Dance The Blue Mess Jacket 594

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
Douglas Henderson
Intensity
8800 8440 8004 8888 = 59% (1 turn), 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c (leading) lead down, on [4] 1c cross ; 2c lead up to 2pl while{4} 1c cast to the top, and curve in to finish BtoB between 2c facing opposite side
9-24
The Spurtle:
9-12
1c+2c, ½Reel4, 2c ends in 1plx (cast up) as 1c moves down with quick RH turn to face 3c in the same way
13-16
1c+3c repeat
17-20
1c+4c repeat
21-24
1c continue fast RH turn to 4plx (best as a double turn) | all set (2x,3x,4x,1x)
25–
All ½ Petronella to own side (2,3,4,1).

The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1-8
2s followed by 1s lead down the middle, 1s cross & cast up to top & turn in to face 2s who have danced back to place
9-16
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 2s & 1/2 turn partner RH to face 3s, 1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3s & 1/2 turn partner RH to face 4s
17-24
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 4s & 1/2 turn RH & continue turn to end in 4th place opposite sides & all set
25-32
All Petronella to centre & set, Petronella to own sides & set

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Eric Ferguson
Added on: May 4, 2012, 3:04 p.m.
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TSC Sorrento Week 1 2017-03-15 (Wednesday) 2017-03-15 Amanda Peart Jan. 5, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
President's Night Helsby & District Caledonian Society Friday 22nd April 2016 2016-04-22 Andrew Locke March 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Sandbach Highland Ball - 11 April 2015 2015-04-11 Christine Grove March 3, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
Richmond Summer Dance 2015-07-11 Jeremy Dent July 8, 2015, 2:56 p.m.
Richmond Caledonian Summer Dance to Ian and Judith Muir 6.30-10.30 in Teddington TW119HF 2016-07-09 Matthew Goulden June 5, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
waltham class 27.04.2017 2017-04-27 JOSEPHINE THORPE April 26, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Summer Social 2017 2017-06-30 Nicola Scott April 19, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
London_PontStreet_SummerTuesday 2015-08-04 Matthew Goulden Aug. 4, 2015, 8:08 a.m.
Oldenburg 2015-05-11 2015-05-11 Martin McWilliam May 18, 2015, 10:57 a.m.
Cambridge Scottish Society, Annual Ball 2015-05-02 Roger Few April 23, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
Wembley Annual Ball 2017 2017-02-25 Nov. 9, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
The Sunday Class St Andrew's Dance 2014.11.30 2014-11-30 Sheila Lewins Nov. 5, 2014, 7:41 p.m.
Helsby & District Caledonian Society Presidents' Night 2015 2015-04-24 Andrew Locke March 25, 2015, 5:13 p.m.
15 04 25 Herstmonceux 2015-04-25 Chris Pratt March 20, 2015, 8:28 p.m.
RSCDS Dundee Festival dance 2015 Stella Phillips March 17, 2015, 4:43 p.m.
Leicester RSCDS Christmas Dance - 3 Dec 2016 2016-12-03 Margaret Spence Nov. 17, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
London ~ 150901 Summer Tuesday 2015-09-01 James Wilson Aug. 26, 2015, 10:09 a.m.
Maidenhead 2014-01-11 Highland Ball 2014-01-11 David McQuillan Dec. 20, 2013, 2:12 a.m.
London ~ 150804 Summer Tuesday 2015-08-04 Jeremy Dent July 29, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
Richmond Caledonian Society Summer Dance 2017 - 08 July 2017 2017-07-08 Stuart Kreloff June 27, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Scotia Dancers/RSCDS New York Branch End of Year Party. June 23rd, 2014 2014-06-23 Sue Ronald May 26, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
Thistle Club Dance Sept 2014 Jan Jones Oct. 29, 2013, 9:51 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Ball 2013 Andrew Locke Dec. 9, 2012, 10:50 p.m.
Dancing Holiday Club 19 04 2014 2019-04-14 Chris Pratt Sept. 5, 2015, 7:26 a.m.
15 03 28 Ashdown 2015-03-28 Chris Pratt Feb. 7, 2015, 4:11 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Social Weds 16 July 2014 2014-07-16 Christine Grove July 6, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
The Sunday Class Dancing Holiday: Day 2 (Monday) 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 Sheila Lewins June 23, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
Essex Caledonian Ball 2017 2017-04-01 David Ambrose Nov. 25, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
waltham Class 06.04.2017 JOSEPHINE THORPE April 5, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_09_12 2017-09-12 July 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_07_12 2016-07-12 June 10, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_09_06 2016-09-06 July 6, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Watford 2015-08-13 Summer Thursdays 2015-08-13 Stuart Kreloff Aug. 9, 2015, 11:27 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Visitors Night 2013 Christine Grove March 7, 2013, 1:13 a.m.
15 10 24 Hastings 2015-10-24 Sept. 13, 2015, 12:07 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Dance 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 Sheila Lewins April 27, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
17 05 27 Bognor Regis 2017-05-27 Chris Pratt March 21, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
Strawberries & Cream MK Jan Jones March 31, 2013, 8:01 p.m.
Guildford 2013-05-04 Spring Dance 2013-05-04 David McQuillan March 23, 2013, 1:18 a.m.
16 10 01 Tunbridge Wells & Crowborough 2016-10-01 Chris Pratt Sept. 14, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
Scotia Social June 16th 2014 2014-06-16 Sue Ronald June 10, 2014, 3:16 p.m.
FSCDC 12 May 2015 2015-05-12 Anselm Lingnau May 18, 2015, 10:46 a.m.
ZA 2015 CelticCritters Examples for Cribs Diagrams Workshop Heather McBurnie Oct. 16, 2015, 1:48 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Visitors NIght 2017 2017-05-03 Andrew Locke Jan. 23, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Scotia Social June 2nd - at Pearl Studios, Room 406, 4th floor , 500 Eighth Avenue, 7:00PM Sue Ronald May 28, 2014, 6:41 p.m.
Bristol 2017 New Season Dance 2017-10-14 Margaret Chambers June 22, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
Summer Tuesday's 26 Aug 2014 2014-08-26 David Ambrose Aug. 26, 2014, 1:39 p.m.
Bude - Friday 2nd October 2015 2015-10-02 Brian Rose Aug. 28, 2015, 10:55 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Summer Social Weds 27 July 2016 2016-07-27 Christine Grove July 12, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
ASCDS Festival - Afternoon Programme 2017 2017-05-06 Margaret Spence Jan. 16, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
ASCDS Festival 2017 - Massed Dances 2017-05-06 John Aitken Jan. 18, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Bristol 2015 Day School Dance 2015-11-15 Margaret Chambers June 22, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_11 2017-07-11 June 3, 2017, 12:01 a.m.
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17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
17 03 04 Crawley 2017-03-04 Chris Pratt Oct. 11, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
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17 04 01 Ashdown 2017-04-01 Chris Pratt Jan. 23, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
17 07 08 Goring 17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2014-11-07 2014-11-07 Sheila Lewins Aug. 25, 2014, 12:43 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire - Summer Social Dance - all welcome - Weds 15 July 2015 2015-07-15 Christine Grove May 24, 2015, 7:46 p.m.
Iberian Gathering - Barcelona 2014 - Saturday Fiona Perez Peterkin Sept. 13, 2013, 11:46 p.m.
Ruthinn St Andrew Society President's Night 2016-10-22 Andrew Locke Oct. 10, 2016, 12:05 a.m.
140308 Barcelona Iberian WE Sat. 2014-03-08 Martina Mueller-Franz Dec. 24, 2013, 10:25 a.m.
16 04 16 Tunbridge Wells 2016-04-16 Chris Pratt Feb. 23, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch J. C. Ball and Brunch 2013 Sue Ronald Sept. 28, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
Eppin init 2016-06-25 Matthew Goulden June 25, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
14 11 22 Brighton & Hove Scottish Assn 2014-11-22 Chris Pratt Nov. 9, 2014, 1:50 p.m.
Epping Forest Scottish Association Christmas Dance 2016 - 17 December 2016 2016-12-17 Stuart Kreloff Dec. 15, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Oxford Open Air Dance 2014 Richard Stamper June 30, 2014, 9:55 p.m.
Camberley Spring Ball 2015 2015-03-21 David Talbot Feb. 20, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Caledonian Ball 2017 - 18 March 2017 2017-03-18 Stuart Kreloff March 16, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Watford & West Herts Class - 16 February 2017 2017-02-16 Stuart Kreloff Feb. 12, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
15 09 19 Ashdown 2015-09-19 Chris Pratt Aug. 8, 2015, 6:12 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Class - 02 February 2017 2017-02-02 Stuart Kreloff Feb. 2, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
16 09 17 Ashdown 2016-09-17 Chris Pratt July 12, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
Lancs and Cheshire Federation Ball 22 Nov 2014 2014-11-22 Christine Grove April 7, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
2013-14 New York Branch Dance List Sue Ronald June 19, 2013, 5:40 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch J. C. Ball and Brunch 2013 Sue Ronald Sept. 28, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
SEHSCDS Core Dance List Strathspeys 2016-10-24 Dance ForFun Oct. 24, 2016, 5:16 p.m.

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