Dance The Iona Cross 3119

Medley · 192 bars (S96+R96) · 6 couples · Square   (Progression: 264513)

Devised by
John W Mitchell
Intensity
808088 848488 888800 888888 = 13% (1 turn), 79% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step, Strathspey travel
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The Iona Cross 6S · M192

Square set with 5c facing 1c and 6c facing 3c.

1–
1c+5c+6c+3c parallel Reels4 up/down the set, to places
9–
Facing couples (1c+5c & 6c+3c) dance BtoB while{4} 2c+4c A&R across ; facing couples half R&L, 1c & 3c end facing side couples
17–
2W+1c+4M & 2M+3c+4W parallel Reels4 across
25–
Each centre dancer (1c+3c) + his two corners RHA ; 1c+3c LHA in centre while{4} corners Circle8 ¾ L (this circle is very quick and must get round in time ; can be replaced in social events by a ¾ clw chase; or by a circle8 ¼ L or R and set or by chase ¼ clw or cclw and set) (finish 2, 6, 4, 5, 1c facing top, 3c facing bottom)

Danced 3 x 32 as Strathspey, then again as Reel

The Iona Cross 6S · M192

Square set 5s face 1s & 6s face 3s. Dance 3 times Strathspey & 3 times Reel

1-8
1s+5s+6s+3s dance parallel RSh reels of 4 up/down set
9-16
1s+5s & 6s+3s dance DoSiDo as 2s & 4s Adv+Ret, 1s+5s & 6s+3s dance 1/2 R&L (1s & 3s end facing side couples)
17-24
2s & facing couple (1L+3M) with 4s & facing couple (1M+3L) dance parallel RSh reels of 4 across set
25-32
Each centre dancer (1s & 3s) dances RH across with nearest 2 corner dancers, centre dancers dance LH across once round in centre as outside couples (5s+2s+6s+4s) circle 8H round (or chase) to left 3/4 way (quickly) to new pstns with 2s at top, 6s in 2nd place, 4s in 3rd place & 5s in 4th pl

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Brighton 2017 Valentine's Dance 2017-02-18 Elizabeth Rimmington Jan. 31, 2017, 1:24 a.m.
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Erlangen Summer Dance 2016 2016-06-18 Michael Knorr June 4, 2016, 9:55 p.m.
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17 01 07 Brighton and Hove 2017-01-07 Chris Pratt Nov. 20, 2016, 9:50 p.m.
Erlangen Summer Dance 2015 2015-06-13 Michael Knorr April 21, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
15 07 18 Brighton and Hove 2015-07-18 Chris Pratt April 26, 2015, 10:51 p.m.
DUSCDS 2014 Annual Ball Craig Skinner May 10, 2014, 10:55 a.m.
15 12 12 Brighton and Hove 2015-12-12 Chris Pratt Oct. 4, 2015, 10:13 p.m.
SUSCDF 2014 2014-11-29 Andrew Mathieson Nov. 16, 2014, 1:43 p.m.
Geldermalsen White Heather 5 April 2014 2014-04-05 Eric Ferguson April 7, 2015, 11:49 a.m.
St Andrews dance 2016/ SEESS Nov. 11, 2016, 10:25 p.m.
FSCDC 4 December 2012 2012-12-04 Anselm Lingnau Dec. 11, 2012, 12:29 p.m.
SCD-Tanznachmittag-Chemnitz_2.7.2016 2016-07-02 Thomas Groß June 17, 2016, 9:54 a.m.
150701_Freiburg_Hausball 2015-07-01 June 21, 2015, 6:46 p.m.
The Sunday Class St Andrew's Dance 2014.11.30 2014-11-30 Sheila Lewins Nov. 5, 2014, 7:41 p.m.
17 09 23 Tartan Ball 2017-09-23 Chris Pratt March 31, 2017, 11:41 p.m.
Donald's Grand Ball, Cambridge 13 Dec 2014 2014-12-13 Roger Few Oct. 28, 2014, 10:35 a.m.
GUSCDC 2014 Ball Craig Skinner Feb. 20, 2014, 10:45 p.m.
Berlin Hopalots 2013 Ball, 30 November 2013 2013-11-30 Anselm Lingnau Aug. 16, 2013, 9:47 a.m.
2016-03-19 Dunedin Spring Dance 2016-03-19 John Nuttall March 11, 2016, 3:19 p.m.
Oldenburg 2014-04-12 PP Ball 2014-04-12 Martin McWilliam Feb. 12, 2014, 11:47 a.m.
Highland Ball 2015 2015-03-14 Feb. 23, 2015, 1:39 p.m.
SCD Ceilidh Hannover / Hildesheim 2015-02-21 (Sammelliste) 2015-02-21 Cord Walter Feb. 26, 2017, 11:13 p.m.
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Matlock 2015 - evenings Truus de Ceuster Sept. 10, 2015, 2:17 p.m.
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