Dance Peacocks in the Glen 19078

Reel · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2413)

Devised by
Alison Austin (2015)
Intensity
8008/8448/8448/8008 = 62% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
Extra info
Peacocks have lived in Pittencrieff ...

Peacocks have lived in Pittencrieff Park (known locally as The Glen) in Dunfermline since 1905, and books have been published about their fictional adventures.

The four bar left hand turns can be performed as a birl by energetic dancers.

Peacocks in the Glen 4/4L · R32

1--
1c+4c set | 1c+4c cast inwards (2c+3c step to ends) ; 1c & 4c ½ Fig8 round end cpl (2,1x,4x,3)
9--
1c+4c RHA, finish in middle facing cnr ; middles turn cnrs LH 1½ to change places (option: Birl)
17--
2c+3c RHA, finish in middle facing cnr ; middles turn cnrs LH 1½ (option: Birl), finish on sides (2,1x,4x,3)
25--
1c+4c S&Link ; 4c & 1c dance ½ Fig8 round end cpl (2,4,1,3)

Peacocks in the Glen 4/4L · R32

1-8
1s+4s set, cast down/up & dance 1/2 Fig 8 round end couples (2s & 3s step up/down bars 3-4)
9-16
1s+4s dance RH across & face corners; 1s+4s turn corners 1.1/2 LH (or birl) to change places
17-24
2s+3s dance RH across, turn corners 1.1/2 LH (or birl) to end 2 (1) (4) 3
25-32
1s+4s Set+Link; 1s dance 1/2 Fig 8 down round 3s while 4s dance 1/2 Fig 8 up round 2s. 2 4 1 3

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Aberdour Spring Party - 24 April 2019 @ 7.30pm 2019-04-24 Bill O'Donnell April 22, 2019, 4:55 p.m.
munlochy w 18 9 19 2019-09-18 Peter Jamieson Sept. 16, 2019, 5:17 p.m.
Aberdeen Weekend Fri Perth 2019-09-20 Mark Hagger Sept. 15, 2019, 10:39 p.m.
Nantwich Summer Dance - Fri 19 June 2020 2020-06-19 Christine Grove Dec. 5, 2019, 5:23 p.m.
Dunfermline 90th Dances - Published 2018 2019-01-01 Bill O'Donnell March 21, 2019, 5:37 p.m.
Blairgowrie 21Feb 2020 2020-03-21 Mark Hagger Jan. 25, 2020, 5:04 p.m.
RSCDS Dunfermline Branch 90th Anniversary Ball 2019-05-31 Bill O'Donnell May 2, 2019, 4:52 p.m.
Kirkcaldy Branch Winter Dance 2019-11-22 Jim Armstrong Sept. 26, 2019, 1:45 p.m.
Carnoustie 8Nov2019 2019-11-08 Mark Hagger Nov. 4, 2019, 5:55 p.m.

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