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This is a bring and share event - please bring a small plate of ready-prepared and plated up finger food.

Dancing 8-10.30pm. NO tuition this evening.

Dances will be selected from:

0 00:00Granville Market J32 · 3/4L
Elinor M Vandegrift: A Second Book of Graded Scottish Country Dances · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c RHA, LHA
9–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up to face 1cnr
17–
1c turn 1cnr RH | pass Rsh ; turn 2cnr RH | pass Rsh to (2,1,3)
25–
Circle6 and back

0 00:00Clutha R48 · 4S
Scottish Country Dances Books 31 to 38 (Combined A5 edition) · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1W+3M turn RH | dance Rsh round P {4} | turn RH again, finishing RHJ and LHJ with P for
9–
1c+3c BiL | turn P ½ LH ; BiL | turn P LH to original places (¼ or ¾ turn)
17–
1c+3c R&L
25–
1c+3c L-Chain (M no polite turn at the end)
33–
All turn corner RH | give P LH to form circle (M face out) and set ; turn P LH into promhold facing cclw
41–
All dance cclw to original positions

repeat 3 times with 2W, 3W and 4W leading in turn

With experienced partner

0 00:00City of Belfast S32 · 3/3L
Lucy Mulholland: RSCDS XLVIII 6 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c ½ Fig8 round 2c ; 1c turn 2c EH 1¼ into line across, 1c in the middle
9–
1c+2c Reel4, finish 2c in 1pl and 1c (last pass is Lsh) facing 1cnr
17–
1c set to 1cnr | set to 2cnr, dancing R into sideline (2,1x,3) ; All set | 1c cross RH
25–
1c+3c Espagnole (2,3,1)

Espagnole: both W lead RHJ to M side, cross and cast back to exchanged places while Men cross to W side, lead RHJ back to M side crossing to exchanged places ; all turn P EH (2,1)

With experienced partner

0 00:00The Starry Eyed Lassie J32 · 3/4L
Martin Sprague: RSCDS XXIII 11 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c RHA ; 1c cast off while{2} 2c dance to top | 1c set advancing swiveling R to finish BtoB facing own sides for
9–
DTr, finish with a petronella to between end couples facing 4cnr
17–
Rsh Reels3 across (to 2,1x,3)
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 L {6} | 1c cross RH

With experienced partner

0 00:00Saint Columba's Strathspey S32 · 5/5L
Vicky Sproule & Sadie L. Gillan: Saint Columba's Strathspey (Leaflet) · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
2c+4c RHA ; lead out between end couples and cast back to face 1cnrs
9–
2c+4c cnrs pass and turn (change places Rsh with 1cnrs, who turn RH, change back, pass P Lsh and repeat with 2cnrs), finish with wide curve to midline facing P with M below W
17–
Reel4 on the centre line, to own places
25–
2c+3c+4c+5c set | 2c+4c cast off one while{2} 3c+5c dance up one (touch NH) ; 1c+2c turn RH and cast off one (3c+5c up). (to 3,1,5,2,4)

Note: In »corners pass and turn«, 1c normally pass Rsh on [4]; for this dance the instructions explicitly specify Lsh

With experienced partner

0 00:00J. B. Milne R32 · 3/4L
Hugh Foss: Angus Fitchet Scottish Dance Album · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1M+2W set advancing and turn RH ; 1W+2M repeat
9–
1c set advancing | turn BH and open upwards ; cast off one (2c up), Petronella Turn to: 1M between 3c and 1W between 2c
17–
1c set, turn ¾ RH, set, turn ¾ RH, while{8} 2c+3c pass RH on the sides, set, cross RH, set
25–
1c set, pass RH, cast R into 2pl, while{6} 2c+3c pass RH on the sides, set ; cross RH | all set. (2,1,3)

In 17-32, the corners traditionally set one bar to the person you just passed, then one bar to the next person to pass. In a variant for [19-24] 1c turns BH in PdB.

With experienced partner

0 00:00Napier's Index J40 · 3/4L
Brian Charlton: RSCDS XLV 8 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set | cast off ; turn LH 1¼ into
9–
1c+1cnrs BiL | 1c+1cnr turn RH {4} | repeat BiL
17–
1c+cnrs Reels3 on the sides, Lsh to 2cnr, 1c finish LHJ and RHJ with 2cnr
25–
1c+2cnr repeat [9-16]
33–
Reels3 across, 1c Lsh to 3cnr, at end 1c cross RH as 2c+3c curve into place (2,1,3)

0 00:00The Montgomeries' Rant R32 · 3/4L
Castle Menzies (18C): RSCDS X 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast off (2c up) ; cross LH | cast L (W up, M down)
9–
2c+1W &1M+3c Rsh Reels3 across
17–
1c NHJ set to 2W (swivel ½ inwards), set to 3M (veer L together), set to 3W (swivel ½ inwards), set to 2M (and face own 2cnr)
25–
Reels3{6} on the sides, Rsh to 2cnr | 1c cross RH to 2pl

With experienced partner

0 00:00The Dream Catcher S96 · 4S
Eileen Orr: RSCDS XLV 9 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

Part 1

1–
All Circle8 and back
9–
The Swirl: 1c+3c turn RH into Allemande hold facing in | dance Lsh round other C half way ; 1c+3c LHA, on [16] let go and swivel L to face side couples, BtoB with P, 1c below 3c
17–
Parallel Rsh Reels4 across, finish as at start
25–
All set | 1M+3W & 3M+1W NHJ dance out between side couple, cross and cast to own places, change place with P RH

Part 2

1–
All set | advance to middle and form circle ; retire with cnr | set
9–
1W+4M & 3W+2M R&L, starting across the set
17–
1M+2W & 3M+4W R&L, starting across the set
25–
All set | advance to middle and form circle ; retire with P | set

Part 3

1-24
2c+4c starting, repeat part 1, 9-32 in the other orientation (The Swirl, Reels4 up/dn, return to places)
25–
All Circle8 and back

With experienced partner

0 00:00Inchmickery J32 · 5/5L
Roy Goldring: 14 Social Dances for 2000 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c+2c circle4 L ; 1c long cast to 3pl (2c+3c up) (2,3,1,4,5)
9–
Teapots R ; and L (1c RHA with C on R ; LHA with C on L)
17–
1M+5W & 1W+2M Turn RH to places ; 1M+2W & 1W+5M repeat LH
25–
1c long cast to 5pl (4c+5c up) ; 5c+1c circle4 R (2,3,4,5,1)

0 00:00Butterscotch and Honey S32 · 4/4L
Jean Attwood: Alexander Leaflets · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c set, ½RH turn to promhold facing down ; ½ Rsh Reel3 across with 2c, 2c finish in 1plx
9–
½ Lsh Reel3 across with 3c, 3c finish in 2plx ; repeat Rsh with 4c to (2x,3x,4x,1x)
17–
1c leading, all cast up outside sidelines to the top, cross Lsh to P and dance down on own sidelines (2,3,4,1)
25–
All set and turn partners BH ; 2c+3c & 4c+1c Circle4 L.

0 00:00Mairi's Wedding R40 · 3/4L
James B Cosh: Twenty Two SCD · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c turn RH | cast (2c up) ; turn LH to face 1cnrs
9–
1c ½Reel4 with 1cnrs (pass P Lsh) ; Repeat with 2cnrs
17–
Repeat with 3cnrs (1cnr person) ; Repeat with 4cnrs (2cnr person)
25–
1W+2c & 1M+3c Reels3 across, Lsh to 1cnr
33–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

Note: Cosh explicitly tells 1c to pass Lsh in [9-24]; however the Rsh pass is quite common, and nicknamed »Mairi's Divorce«.

With experienced partner

0 00:00Scott Meikle R32 · 4/4L
Alice McLean: RSCDS XLVI 3 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH | cast (2c up) ; ½ Fig8 up (2,1,3,4)
9–
1c+3c RHA, LHA (2,1,3,4)
17–
Lsh opposing Reels3 across: (1W+3W behind dancing as one) with 2c and (3M+1M behind) with 4c (to 2,3,1,4)
25–
1c+4c ½ R&L ; turn RH 1½ (2,3,4,1)

With experienced partner

0 00:00Pelorus Jack J32 · 3/4L
Barry Skelton: RSCDS XLI 1 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1–
1c cross RH, cast (2c up) ; 1c+3c RHA, finish 1M facing 1cnr, 1W behind him
9–
1c in tandem +1cnrs ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 3W (1M & 1W loop R singly for lead change, so 1W now leads P) ; ½ diagonal Reel3, Rsh to 2W (+ lead change)
17–
Continue pattern twice
25–
2c+1c LHA ; 1c turn LH ½ | all set (2,1,3)

With experienced partner

0 00:00Miss Eleanor S32 · 3/3L
Ann Dix: RSCDS XLIX 5 · Crib: E-cribs · Diagram: Keith Rose's Diagrams

1--
Mirror Reels3 on the sides, 2c start out and up
9--
1c set | cast off (2c up) ; turn RH and cast R (2M steps down, 3W up), (to 1,2,3 on M side, 2,3,1 on W side)
17--
3 couple Bourrel (3,1,2)
25--
Circle6 and back (3,1,2)

With experienced partner