Dance The Surbiton Frolic 18309

Reel · 40 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
David Horwill (2017)
Intensity
800/866/844/866/844 = 50% (whole dance)
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Extra info
Devised in honour of the ...

Devised in honour of the 70th anniversary of the Surbiton & District Caledonian Society.

The instructions were revised slightly in July 2018 to be clear that 1st couple pass each other left shoulder on bars 17 and 33 when entering the (right shoulder) half reels and pass right shoulder between the half reels.

The Surbiton Frolic 3/4L · R40

1--
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up (2,1,3)
9--
2c+1W & 1M+3c 1½ RHA | 1c cast to 2pl (2x,1,3x)
17--
1c ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 1cnr[pos]), 1c pass Rsh ; ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 2cnr) (3,1x,2)
25--
3c+1W & 1M+2c 1½ LHA | 1c cast to 2plx (3x,1x,2x)
33--
1c ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 3cnr), 1c pass Rsh ; ½ diag. Reel4 (Rsh to 4cnr) (2,1,3)

The Surbiton Frolic 3/4L · R40

1--
1s cross RH & cast down 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round the 2s
9--
1s dance RH across 1½ times (1M with 3s, 1L with 2s) to end 1L at top, 1M at bottom, facing own sides, supporting couples having changed sides; 1s cast to 2nd place own sides
17--
1s pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 1st corner positions; then pass RSh to dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corner positions, ending in 2nd place opposite sides
25--
1s dance LH across 1½ times (1M with 2s at bottom, 1L with 3s at top) to end 1L at top, 1M at bottom, facing opposite sides, supporting couples having changed sides; 1s cast to 2nd place, opposite sides
33--
1s pass LSh to dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 3rd Corners then pass Rsh to dance ½ diagonal reels of 4 with 4th corners to end in 2nd place own sides

The Surbiton Frolic 3/4L · R40

1-8
1s cross RH & cast down 1 place (2s step up), dance 1/2 Fig of 8 up round the 2s. End 2 (1) 3
9-16
1M+3s & 1L+2s dance RH across 1.1/2 times (6 bars) to end 1L in centre above 1st place, 1M in centre below 3rd place, facing own sides; 1s cast down/up to 2nd place own sides. (2) 1 (3)
17-24
1s pass LSh and dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corner positions; then 1s pass RSh to dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 2nd corner positions, ending in 2nd place opp sides. 3 (1) 2
25-32
1M+2s (at bottom) & 1L+3s (at top) dance LH across 1.1/2 times (6 bars) to end 1L at top, 1M at bottom, facing opp sides; 1s cast down/up to 2nd place, opp sides. (3) (1) (2)
33-40
1s pass LSh to dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 3rd Corners then pass RSh to dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 4th corners to end in 2nd place own sides. End 2 1 3

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James Wilson
Added on: July 9, 2018, 8:15 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality

NameDateOwnerLast changed
Surbiton ~ 180517 Dance 2018-05-17 James Wilson May 14, 2018, 10:05 a.m.
Surbiton 2018 - Autumn Feature & Popular Dances Jenny Kendrick Sept. 11, 2018, 6:25 p.m.
Surbiton 2018 September 6th - New Season 2018-09-06 Jenny Kendrick Aug. 30, 2018, 11:12 p.m.
Chiswick - 9 December 2018 Kilts & Posh Frocks 2018-12-09 James Wilson Oct. 30, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
Surbiton 2019 April 11th 2019-04-11 Jenny Kendrick April 5, 2019, 11:54 a.m.
Surbiton 2018 September 13th 2018-09-13 Jenny Kendrick Sept. 7, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
Surbiton 2019 January 10th 2019-01-10 Jenny Kendrick Jan. 4, 2019, noon
Surbiton Caledonian 27 Sep 2018-09-27 Cathy Daldy Sept. 24, 2018, 11:47 a.m.
Richmond 181121 2018-11-21 Evelyn Norman Nov. 19, 2018, 11:02 a.m.
Surbiton 2018 June 23rd Saturday - 70th Anniversary Dance - music from The Calum Mitchell Trio 2018-06-23 Jenny Kendrick May 6, 2018, 3:26 p.m.
Surbiton 2018 May 3rd 2018-05-03 Jenny Kendrick April 29, 2018, 12:32 a.m.
Surbiton ~ 181220 Dance 2018-12-20 James Wilson Dec. 18, 2018, 12:42 p.m.
Surbiton 2019 June 13th 2019-06-13 Jenny Kendrick June 8, 2019, 12:09 a.m.
Surbiton Caledonian 2019 New Year Party 2019-01-03 Cathy Daldy Dec. 17, 2018, 2:44 p.m.
Surbiton 20 Sept 2018 2018-09-20 Nameless Dancer Sept. 17, 2018, 9:50 p.m.
Cheam ~ 181020 Dance 2018-10-20 James Wilson Oct. 19, 2018, 3:44 p.m.
Surbiton 2018 September 20th 2018-09-20 Jenny Kendrick Sept. 18, 2018, 9:26 a.m.
Chiswick - 7 October 2018 2018-10-07 James Wilson Oct. 8, 2018, 10:28 a.m.
Chiswick - 25 November 2018 2018-11-25 James Wilson Nov. 26, 2018, 11:14 a.m.
Surbiton 2018 May 24th 2018-05-24 Jenny Kendrick May 18, 2018, 5:31 p.m.
18.05.12 Northey Avenue 2018-05-12 Evelyn Norman May 10, 2018, 4:50 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 181007 Social Dance 2018-10-07 James Wilson Oct. 2, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Chiswick - 7 October 2018 (orig) 2018-10-07 James Wilson Oct. 8, 2018, 10:25 a.m.
Chiswick - 25 November 2018 (orig) 2018-11-25 James Wilson Nov. 26, 2018, 11:10 a.m.
Surbiton 2019 January 17th - Burns Rehearsal 2019-01-17 Jenny Kendrick Jan. 10, 2019, 1:28 p.m.
Surbiton 2019 Friday May 10th - CEILIDH - Claygate Village Hall 2019-05-10 Jenny Kendrick April 20, 2019, 1:30 a.m.
SURBITON 2019 January 25th - BURNS SUPPER 2019-01-25 Jenny Kendrick Nov. 19, 2018, 5:26 p.m.
Chiswick - 11 November 2018 Club Night 2018-11-11 James Wilson Oct. 18, 2018, 5:59 p.m.

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