Dance Auchindoun Castle 280

Reel · 160 bars · 4 trios · Square   (Progression: OnceOnly)

Devised by
John Drewry (1992)
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
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Auchindoun Castle 4 triosS · R160

12 Dancer Square Set, each man between 2 ladies

Part 1

All circle 12H round & back
Men dance RH across with RH partner & next Lady & LH across with LH partner & next Lady
All Men dance reels of 3 with partners (Men give RSh to RH partner to start)
Men dance LH across in centre, pass RH partner & loop round to end outside set behind original pstns
»Wheelie Chain« - Each trio dances 1/2 RH across, LH, partner followed by Man dances anticlockwise 1 place while RH partners dance cl'wise, 3 dancers meet & dance 1/2 LH across, LH ptnr followed by Man again dances anticlockwise 1 pl while RH ptnr dances clockwise
All repeat back to original places
Each trio dance RH across to end with Ladies in orig pls & Men outside set to circle 3H round to left, at end Ladies drop hands to open into circle
All circle 12H round & back

Part 2

»Fiddich Formation« - 1M+3M with their RH partners adv setting & dance 1/2 RH across while 1st LH & 3rd LH partners dance in front of 2s/4s clockwise round their dancing partners to join them on opp sides of square Repeat 1M+3M with their LH partners to end in original places
1s & 3s dance reels of 3 on sides (Men giving RSh to RH partner to start)
1s & 3s Adv+Ret, 1st RH partner & 3rd RH partner turn Ladies on their right with RH while 1st LH partner & 3rd LH partner turn Ladies on their left with LH while all 4 Men dance RH across to end in middle facing partners
Men join hands with partners as in Double Triangles & set, Ladies dance in with 2 steps as Men dance out, all turn right & set again in triangular form, Men set to place while Ladies dance to place
Repeat bars 1-32 with 2s & 4s leading & end Men dancing to a position in front of their original pstns

Part 3

»Wheelie Chain« as in Part 1 but with Men on inside following RH partner clockwise
Each trio dances RH across to end with Ladies in places & Men in centre, Men dance through place of Man originally on his right & behind his LH & own RH partner back to own place
All circle 12H round & back

RSCDS Edinburgh
Added on: May 31, 2019, 12:18 a.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality


Eric Ferguson
Added on: Aug. 23, 2014, 5:57 p.m.
Quality: Demonstration quality


Joan Thompson
Added on: July 16, 2017, 11:24 p.m.
Quality: Good

NameDateOwnerLast changed
12th FSCDC/CGB Tea Dance “Stately Homes and Spooky Castles” 2016-01-16 Anselm Lingnau Jan. 25, 2019, 3:56 p.m.

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