Dance The Barmkin 413

Reel · 88 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
Roy Goldring
Intensity
8080 8080 0808 0808 8080 8080 0808 0808 6666 6666 8888 = 59% (1 turn), 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
Smailholm Tower
A »barmkin« is a part ...

Smailholm Tower
A »barmkin« is a part of a castle or fortified manor, commonly behind an outer wall, used, e.g., to protect cattle from reivers. The photograph shows Smailholm Tower near Kelso in the Borders; the barmkin's wall can be seen in the foreground.

The online Dictionary of the Scots Language places the earliest known appearance of the word »barmkin« in 1460; it is apparently derived from »barbican«.

The Barmkin 4S · R88

1–
1c+3c turn RH and face clw ; chase ½ round set into
9–
3c+1c RHA ; LHA to exchanged places (3,2,1,4)
17-32
2c+4c repeat [1-16] (3,4,1,2)
33–
1c+3c turn LH and face cclw ; chase½ round set to own places
41–
1c+3c R&L (1,4,3,2)
49-64
2c+4c repeat [33-48] (1,2,3,4)
65–
All C NHJ advance | retire »diagonally« NHJ with cnr ; all W dance clw round their cnr
73–
All pairs advance | retire NHJ with P to places ; all M dance clw round P
81–
All circle8 and back

The Barmkin 4S · R88

1-8
1s+3s turn partners RH & Men followed by Ladies chase clockwise 1/2 way round set
9-16
1s+3s dance RH across in centre & LH back to »new« places
17-32
2s+4s repeat bars 1-16
33-40
1s+3s turn partners LH & Ladies followed by Men chase anticlockwise 1/2 way round set
41-48
1s+3s dance R&L
49-64
2s+4s repeat bars 33-48
65-72
All dance into centre & return with corners, Ladies dance round corners passing in front to begin & back to place
73-80
All with corners dance into centre & return with partners, Men dance round partners passing in front to begin & back to place
81-88
All circle 8H round & back

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