Dance Hugh Roberts' Strathspey 10352

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Wilkinson (2001)
844/888/888/888 = 69% (whole dance)
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
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Extra info
Hugh Roberts was well known ...

Hugh Roberts was well known and well loved in Edinburgh and the Lothians. A mainstay of the Boggs Country Dance Club and other clubs of the district, he helped and encouraged a great many dancers and spectators alike. He was always smiling and joking and was a great ambassador for the world of Scottish Country Dancing. Hugh died in August 2001. He will be remembered with great affection by those who knew him. This dance is devised in his honour.

Hugh Roberts' Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1c set | cross down into 2plx (2c up) ; All set and cross RH, 1c faces out (2x,1,3x)
½ Reels3 on the sides, 1c Rsh to 3cnr, at end 1c turn LH to the other side ; Repeat the ½ Reels3, 1c giving Lsh to 2cnr, 1c finish in 2pl, BtoB facing opp. side
All set | 1c dance out to 2plx and face in while{2} 2c+3c turn P BH ½ into the middle facing P ; All set | 1c cross RH while{2} 2c+3c cast R to own sideline (2,1,3)
Circle6 and back (2,1,3)

Hugh Roberts' Strathspey 3/4L · S32

1s set & cross down RH into 2nd place opp side (2s step up 3-4); 2s+1s+3s set & cross RH. 1s face out
1/2 reels of 3 sides (1s RSh to 3rd corner), 1s turn LH to join 1/2 reel on other side (1s LSh to 2nd corner). 1s finish BtoB in middle in 2nd pstn facing opp sides
All set. 1s dance out to 2nd place opp side & face in while 2s+3s 1/2 turn 2H staying in middle facing prtnrs
All set. 1s cross RH to own sides while 2s+3s pull back RSh and dance out to own sides. 2 1 3
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back. End 2 1 3

Repeat from 2nd place

NameDateOwnerLast changed
East Lothian Pitlochry Friday April17 2017-04-21 John McLean April 12, 2017, 11:38 a.m.
East Lothian Pitlochry Saturday April18 2018-04-21 John McLean March 31, 2018, 12:17 p.m.
PW 2019 Janet Johnston Charles Liu May 14, 2019, 3 a.m.
Budapest SCD Weekend 2015 - dances taught 2015-04-25 Zoltán Gräff April 26, 2015, 8:45 p.m.
Bennochy Parish Church 2018 2018-11-30 Jim Armstrong Oct. 10, 2018, 5:38 p.m.
Friday, E Lothian Residential Weekend, 2023 2023-04-21 Iain McNeill March 6, 2023, 2:49 p.m.

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