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Dance The Celtic Cross 1128

See also: Celtic Cross (M160, 6S, Priddey: 4 SCD), Celtic Cross (R32, 4/4L, Mitchell: Heston Thurs/Friday), The Celtic Cross (S32, 4S, Arrowsmith: Doune)

Reel · 48 bars · 4 couples · Square   (Progression: ChangePtnr)

Devised by
Derek Haynes (1991)
Intensity
8888 8888 8080 0808 8888 8888 = 83% (1 turn), 83% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Recommended Music
The Celtic Cross 4S · R48
1–
All W RHA while{4} all M dance cclw half round ; W keep RHJ and give LH to new M, All set | all turn LH ½ to put M in middle
9–
All M RHA while{4} all W dance cclw half round ; M keep RHJ and give LH to P, all set | turn LH ¼ to new places (3,4,1,2)
17–
1c+3c A&R ; ½ R&L to places
25–
2c+4c repeat
33–
All set to P | turn RH to face cnrs ; set to and turn cnr RH to promhold, M inside
41–
All Promenade cclw, M finish in own places, with the cnr as new P

Repeat 3 times, each time with a new partner

The Celtic Cross 4S · R48
1-8
All Ladies dance RH across once round as Men dance anticlockwise 1/2 way, Ladies give LH to opp Man, set & 1/2 turn Men into centre
9-16
Men dance RH across once round as Ladies dance anticlockwise 1/2 way; Men give LH to partners, set & turn partners 1/4 round. 3 4 1 2
17-24
1s+3s Adv+Ret 2 steps & dance 1/2 R&L. End in original places
25-32
2s+4s Adv+Ret 2 steps & dance 1/2 R&L End in original places
33-40
All set to partners & turn RH, set to corners & turn corner RH into prom hold facing anticlockwise
41-48
Men Promenade their corners round anticlockwise & bring corners across in front of them to repeat dance with new partner on right

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SGVB Wednesday Class 10/18/2023 2023-10-18 Doug Macdonald Oct. 19, 2023, 8:59 a.m.
SGVB Wednesday Class 10/4/2023 2023-10-04 Doug Macdonald Oct. 5, 2023, 9:25 a.m.
170313 Nürnberg 2017-03-13 Annette Lotz July 23, 2017, 10:48 a.m.
RSCDS Cambridge Annual Dance 2024 2024-03-09 Thomas Ibbotson Jan. 14, 2024, 8:08 p.m.
ZA 2017-03-06 Fish Hoek Dance Class 2017-02-27 Heather Hodgson March 6, 2017, 11:49 a.m.
170321 Nürnberg WS Advanced 2017-03-21 Annette Lotz July 23, 2017, 10:49 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 05.10.2017 2017-10-03 Zoltán Gräff Oct. 3, 2017, 9:36 p.m.
SCD & Walking Hols Eastbourne Tue evening 2023-05-09 Geoff Entwistle March 24, 2023, 5:26 p.m.
Berkhamsted 28 November 2023 2023-11-28 Andrew Brown Nov. 25, 2023, 6:07 p.m.
Duddingston 09 March 2017 2017-03-09 John Watkins March 5, 2017, 3:03 p.m.
Los Angeles Dance Program 2019-21 2019-09-01 Tony McQuilkin May 19, 2023, 6:38 p.m.
LA 2021 Halloween Dance 2021-10-23 Ward Fleri Sept. 21, 2021, 1:34 a.m.
FSCDG - Dance List For Monday Party on 17th April 2021-09-11 Gordon Mackenzie Sept. 10, 2023, 11:04 a.m.
170327 Nürnberg 2017-03-27 Annette Lotz July 23, 2017, 10:51 a.m.
A&P social 2019 2019-03-16 Holly Boyd Sept. 1, 2023, 8:11 p.m.
LA 2019 Halloween Dance 2019-10-26 Ward Fleri Aug. 24, 2019, 5:46 p.m.
L A Halloween Pgm 2021-Oct-23 2021-10-23 Tony McQuilkin June 1, 2023, 5:25 p.m.
Bedford SDG Demonstration Dances 2016 Keith Rose June 7, 2016, 12:45 a.m.
17-03-04 Roosendaal 2017-03-04 Truus de Ceuster Jan. 30, 2017, 1:33 p.m.
sympapatrics 120122 George Hobson Jan. 12, 2022, 11:50 a.m.
SGVB Sunday Night Class 10/22/2023 2023-10-22 Doug Macdonald Oct. 23, 2023, 8:01 a.m.
191216 The More Unusual Dance Club 2019-12-16 Peter Dixon Nov. 25, 2019, 5:49 p.m.
2023_12_01 Nice & Easy 2023-12-01 Gerard Elliott Sept. 19, 2023, 10:38 a.m.
ZA 2017-02-27 Fish Hoek Dance Class 2017-02-27 Heather Hodgson March 3, 2017, 10:56 a.m.
Minstead Scottish Country Dancers Dancing at Minstead Village Hall - December 2008 2008-12-06 Andy Peterson Jan. 3, 2021, 12:02 a.m.
231010 BS&RC Club Night 2023-10-10 Gerard Elliott Oct. 8, 2023, 10:10 a.m.
SGV October 2023 Cakewalk Dance 2023-10-21 Ward Fleri Sept. 23, 2023, 11:56 p.m.
Berkhamsted Strathspey and Reel Club Carnforth Dance 2019-11-16 Andrew Brown July 18, 2024, 10:26 p.m.
Glenmoriston Rally Practice - Kilmorack Hall 2019-03-24 Peter Jamieson March 13, 2019, 5:22 p.m.
The More Unusual Dance Club 220718 CANCELLED Will be on 15th August 2022-07-18 Peter Dixon July 18, 2022, 11:45 a.m.
CGB 2022 October course 2022-10-16 Wolfgang Kutsche Oct. 17, 2022, 10:37 a.m.
Cockermouth 60th Anniversary Ball 2020-05-09 Alexander Jeffries Dec. 27, 2019, 5:10 p.m.
Margaret's 90th Birthday Celebration 2024-04-18 Susan Watson April 12, 2024, 1:40 p.m.
SCD & Walking Hols Gt Malvern Mon evening 2023-10-16 Geoff Entwistle Aug. 17, 2023, 10:58 a.m.
SCD & Walking Hols Cober Hill Mon evng 2023-11-27 Geoff Entwistle Oct. 22, 2023, 1:04 p.m.
Berkhamsted 7 November 2023 2023-11-07 Andrew Brown Nov. 3, 2023, 5:41 p.m.
20171014 - Budapest Party ideas 2017-10-14 Zsofia Jozsef Oct. 11, 2017, 9:07 a.m.
Cockermouth SCD 60th Ball (re-scheduled) 2022-05-14 Ron Currie Oct. 22, 2021, 7:08 p.m.
RSCDS-LA Torrance & Zoom Class, 2022-06 June 2022-06-24 Tony McQuilkin June 1, 2023, 3:35 a.m.
Los Angeles Branch Halloween Dance 2018 2018-10-27 Ward Fleri Sept. 24, 2018, 3:27 a.m.
SGVB New Cues 2022 2022-09-14 Anthea Macdonald Oct. 8, 2023, 9:22 a.m.
Tustin Class 10-11-2023 2023-10-11 Connie Walker Oct. 16, 2023, 9:48 p.m.
Van Isle Social Feb 10 Gordon Robinson Jan. 20, 2012, 2:06 p.m.
Los Angeles Branch 2017 St. Andrew's Ball 2017-11-25 Ward Fleri Sept. 28, 2017, 7:20 a.m.
L A AGM Dance 2022-6-25 2022-06-25 Tony McQuilkin May 30, 2023, 6:54 p.m.
Los Angeles Hogmanay Party 2019 2018-12-31 Ward Fleri Oct. 10, 2019, 12:20 a.m.
RSCDS-LA Torrance & Zoom Class, 2021-10 October 2021-10-01 Tony McQuilkin Nov. 5, 2021, 2:19 a.m.
Los Angeles AGM 2022 Dance 2022-06-25 Ward Fleri May 5, 2022, 3:16 a.m.
Los Angeles Branch Hogmanay Party, December 31, 2019 2019-12-31 Tony McQuilkin June 1, 2023, 5:26 p.m.
Aase classes, 2021 October 2021-10-04 Tony McQuilkin Oct. 28, 2021, 2:13 a.m.
Spring Dance Montreal 2017 2017-03-11 Holly Boyd Jan. 1, 2017, 11:37 p.m.
San Gabriel Valley Supper Dance, 17 February 2018 2018-02-17 Eric Ferguson Feb. 11, 2018, 10:59 p.m.
Eastbourne and Grange-over-Sands 2013 Truus de Ceuster Nov. 3, 2013, 9:44 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2013-05-18 Annual Ball 2013-05-18 Keith Rose Dec. 31, 2012, 2:33 p.m.
Glenmoriston Dancers 20th Anniversary Rally 2019-04-06 Peter Jamieson March 9, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
SGVB Yearly Dance Program 2023 2023-08-28 Doug Macdonald Aug. 29, 2023, 8:12 a.m.
Kilmorack 22-23 Dances done in class 2022-08-31 Peter Jamieson May 10, 2023, 8:45 a.m.

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