Dance "Deer" Friends 12508

Also known as “Deer Friends” (spelling).

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

Devised by
Bob Anderson (2000)
Intensity
800/844/844/888 = 50% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music
Extra info
For Una Lennam to teach ...

For Una Lennam to teach at a workshop in Red Deer, Alberta, Canada

"Deer" Friends 3/4L · S32

1--
1c cross down (2c up), cast behind 3c, cross RH and cast up | turn P LH and join RH with 3cnr into diagonal line
9--
1c+3cnrs set R (change hands with cnr) {1}, 1c+3cnrs turn LH ½, 1c joining RH in middle {1} | 3cnrs set along the diagonal while{2} 1c set R {1} and turn LH ½ to face 3cnr {1} ; ½ Reel4 on 1diag, finish on 2diag, 1c LHJ to P and RHJ to 4cnr
17--
Repeat [9-16] with 4cnrs, 1c at the end crossing LH to (3x,1x,2x)
25--
All S&Link3 twice (2,1,3)

"Deer" Friends 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s cross down RH, cast behind 3s, cross RH, cast up 1 place, turn 3/4 LH to join RH with 3rd corners in a diagonal line
9-12
Balance in Line figure:
9 All set 1 step Right, change hands so that 1s and 3rd corners take LH
10 1s and 3rd corners 1/2 turn LH, retain LH and 1s join RH in middle of line
11 All set 1 step R, 1s join LH & drop hands with corners
12 1s 1/2 turn LH to face 3rd corners while corners set 1 step Left turning to face diagonally in
13-16
1s dance1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd corners, finish facing 4th corners
17-24
Repeat bars 9-16 with 4th corners, 1s crossing LH to finish in 2nd place opp sides End (3)(1)(2)
25-32
Set and link for 3 couples twice to finish 213 on own sides

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Added on: Oct. 26, 2015, 1:37 a.m.
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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Reel club 01/05/17 2017-05-01 April 28, 2017, 11:44 p.m.
160215 The More Unusual Dance Club 2016-02-15 Peter Dixon Nov. 24, 2016, 5 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 161023 Club Night 2016-10-23 James Wilson Sept. 21, 2016, 7:26 p.m.
Gerrards Cross Tea Dance 2017-01-22 Petula Allen Jan. 21, 2017, 8:01 p.m.
20160703 - Summer School ball 2016-07-03 Zsofia Jozsef June 24, 2016, 4:01 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Christmas Social Dance - 15 December 2016 2016-12-15 Stuart Kreloff Oct. 29, 2016, 11:13 p.m.
Berko Dem 2016-11-30 Petula Allen Nov. 29, 2016, 9:47 p.m.
Possible Entries 2018-2019 2018-06-21 Stuart Kreloff April 3, 2018, 11:25 p.m.
TSC Sorrento Week 2 2017-03-24 (Friday) 2017-01-24 Amanda Peart Jan. 15, 2017, 9:01 p.m.
Wembley Spring Social 2017 2017-03-13 March 8, 2017, 10:23 p.m.
Epping Forest Scottish Association Christmas Dance 2017 2017-12-16 Murrough Landon Dec. 16, 2017, 3:04 p.m.
Lucy Clark 2017-04-22 Matthew Goulden April 22, 2017, 12:19 a.m.
Lucy Clark SCDC Spring Charity Dance - Saturday 22 April 2017 Jan Collings April 2, 2017, 10:26 a.m.
Lucy Clark Charity Dance - Saturday 14 April 2018 2018-04-14 Jan Collings Feb. 20, 2018, 3:33 p.m.
Berkhamsted Strathspey & Reel Club Spring Dance 2016-05-21 Jeremy Dent April 7, 2016, 10:13 a.m.
Bedford SDG 2016-06-26 Social & AGM 2016-06-26 Keith Rose June 9, 2016, 1:02 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2017-06-25 Social 2017-06-25 Keith Rose May 27, 2017, 12:14 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 160925 Social Dance 2016-09-25 James Wilson Sept. 24, 2016, 3:42 p.m.
Lucy Clark SCDC Spring Social Dance - Friday 31 March 2017 Jan Collings March 16, 2017, 10:59 a.m.
TSC in Evora 10th March 2018 2018-03-10 Amanda Peart Nov. 23, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Ken & Petula's Wedding Ball 2016-10-28 Ken Martlew Aug. 20, 2016, 4:31 p.m.
Wheathampstead (Copy) (Copy) 2018-04-07 Ken Martlew April 6, 2018, 11:20 a.m.
Rose and Stuart Kreloff's 30th Anniversary Dance 2016-07-16 Stuart Kreloff May 24, 2016, 10:32 a.m.
Berko Dem Dances 2015-09-14 Petula Allen Sept. 13, 2015, 11:15 p.m.
Chemnitz_Friday Feb. 6, 2018, 6:27 p.m.

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The "slither"

Jeremy Dent · May 18, 2016, 4:22 a.m.

We've named the setting and crossing the "slither" and it's an elegant movement merging into diagonal reels of four. It's a feelgood Strathspey.

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