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0 00:00The Fairy Ring J32 · 1C
Iain Boyd: Happy to Meet · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Circle around the room with partner on Mans right

1-8
All circle round to left & back
9-16
Ladies dance Figs of 8 (in front & round partner, in front of next Man & round back to place)
17-24
Men dance Figs of 8 (in front & round partner to start)
25-32
All dance Grand Chain

Repeat with new partner

0 00:00Beyond the Black Stump J40 · 1RR
Sheila Gradon: Beyond The Black Stump - 16 SCD for Children · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Original Text (available online from Scottish Dance Archives)

The dancers stand in a single circle, boys with their partners on their right.

1 - 8
Circle round and back.
9 -16
Boys advance towards centre with two small skip change of step and join hands to make arches. Girls stand for two bars, dance under partner's right arch, round in front of him under the left arch and out to place. Boys turn round to face partners on bar 16.
17-24
Back to back with partners, turn right hands to finish facing anticlockwise, hands crossed ready for:
25-32
Promenade with an allemande hold. On bar 32 the boy turns his partner under his arm to face him ready for:
33-40
Grand Chain. Taking two steps to each person and counting partner as No.1, pass 4 people. The 5th person (to whom they do not give hands) is the new partner.

0 00:00Wednesday Welcome R32 · 1C
Terry Glasspool: Dances from the Seven Year Itch · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

All couples form big circle facing in, M on L of W.

1–
All facing centre A&R ; set | set to P
9–
All turn P RH ; repeat LH and finish BtoB with P, M facing clw
17–
G-Chain, 2 bars/hand, 4th hand is with new P, M making polite turn
25–
All Circle L and R

0 00:0014.13 J32 · 1RR
Zoltán Gräff: The Second A Reel Goulash · Crib: SCDDB Contributed Cribs & Diagrams · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Couples form big circle Round the Room, L on the right of M

1-8
All circle left, pulling back left shoulder on bar 4 | circle back finish facing partner
9-16
Set to partner ; turn RH | men anticlockwise advance 2 places (pass partner RSH, pass next lady LSH)
17-24
Set to new partner ; turn RH | ladies clockwise advance 2 places (pass new partner RSH, next man LSH)
25-32
BH joined: slip into the middle ; men under left arms turn ladies clockwise | slip out ; men under right arms turn ladies clockwise

0 00:00A Highland Welcome R32 · 2RR
Bill Forbes: Dance Scottish, A resource for teaching SCD in schools · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
Couples circle4 and back
9–
RHA ; LHA
17–
Turn person opposite LH ; turn P RH and face the other C
25–
A&R ; All advance, couples facing clw make arch & others passing under.

0 00:00The Packhorse Rant R32 · 2RR
Ian Brockbank: Collins Little Books: Scottish Dance · Crib: MiniCribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Round the Room dance 2 facing 2

1-8
All dance RH across & LH back
9-16
Ladies dance DoSiDo, Men dance DoSiDo
17-24
Slip step round the room Men passing BtoB & Slip step back Ladies passing BtoB
25-32
All Adv+Ret & advance to meet next couple (one couple making an arch)

0 00:00St Andrew's Fair J32 · 3/4L
Roy Goldring: Five Scottish Country Dances 1982 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast off 2 (2c up) ; cross LH and cast up (2,1,3)
9–
All turn RH ½ | retain hold & set ; all chase clw to own sides (3,1,2)
17–
3c+1c+2c Circle6 and back
25–
All turn LH ½ | retain hold & set ; all chase cclw to (2,1,3)

note: 3c does not move on bars 1-8.

0 00:00It's nae Bother J32 · 2/4L
Derek Haynes: A Second Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c set, 1W+2W cross, passing P Rsh ; 1W (leading) + 2W chase clw to exchanged places
9–
1c+2c RHA ; LHA
17–
1c+2c set, 1M+2M cross, passing W opposite Rsh ; 2M (leading) +1M chase clw to (2,1)
25–
2c+1c R&L

0 00:00The Belfast Hornpipe R32 · 3/3L
Wesley Clindinning: Canada's Irish Rover · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Heiko's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH ½ and twirl to exchanged places ; 2c repeat (1x,2x,3)
9–
3c repeat ; All repeat (1,2,3)
17-
1c slip down the middle ; and up (1,2,3)
25-
1c set and cast off (2c up) ; 1c starting inwards turn 3c EH 1½ (2,3,1)

(Note: A variant for [25-32] is now named Wes Clindinning's Hornpipe)

0 00:00The Summer Assembly R88 · 4S
Roy Goldring: RSCDS XXXV 8 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
All C RH turn ; all M stand as all W pass P Rsh to one place clw | All set to 'new P'
9–
Repeat bars 1-8, with 'new partners' (Women end halfway round the set)
17–32
Repeat bars 1-16, but turn LH, the W stand, and the M dance cclw (all C end halfway round the set)
33–
1c+3c RHA ; both C, M leading, chase clw. round the set to original places
41–
2c+4c repeat [33-40] (1,2,3,4)
49–
All W Fig8 round P and cnr, starting Lsh
57–
Men repeat [49-56], starting Rsh
65–
1c+3c change places, 1c passing under 3c arch | set to P ; repeat back to places, 1c making arch
73–
2c+4c repeat bars 65-72 with 4c making the first arch
81–
All Circle8 and back