Dance The Honeysuckle (and the Bindweed) 2975

See also: Honeysuckle and the Bindweed (4/4L, Bradley: Nottingham 10:30)

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

Devised by
Donald Wilson
Intensity
851 866 866 844 = 72% (1 turn), 55% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey travel
Published in

The Honeysuckle (and the Bindweed) 3/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c Adv{1}&Ret{1} | 1c cast as 2c dance up ; 1c turn LH to face 2cnr | turn 2cnr RH into promhold and face 3cnr
9–
½ Reel4 on 1diag, but at the end the cnrs turn LH ¾ to finish at 2cnr (across from their starting position) ; 1c turn LH to face 2cnr while{2} guiding their cnr RH to 1cnr | turn 2cnr (=3rd cnr person) RH into promhold and face 3cnr (all cnr persons have moved one place clw)
17–
Repeat [9-16] with the new corners, but at the end 1c turn to own side (3x,1,2x)
25–
Diag R&L (2,1,3)

On 3rd time through, new 3c+4c copy [1-4] to progress.
Note: numbered cnrs refer to positions

The Honeysuckle (and the Bindweed) 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s+2s Adv+Ret 1 step, 1s cast 1 pl as 2s dance up, 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners & turn corners RH into prom hold (corners on 1s right)
9-12
1s+2nd corners dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 3rd corners (RSh to 3rd crnr) while 3rd crnrs dance in & turn LH in centre to dance out to 2nd crnrs (opp sides)
13-16
1s turn LH to face 2nd corner (pstns) & turn RH into prom hold while original 2nd corner persons dance out to other corner on own sides
17-24
1s repeat with bars 9-16 with 'new' corners but 1s end turning LH to 2nd place own sides
25-32
1s dance Diag R&L

Note - 3rd time through bars 1- 4 with original 1s in 3rd place all 4 couples Adv+Ret, then new 1s & original 1st couples both cast 1 place
The Bindweed (Optional) - 2nd time through read right for left & 1st corner for 2nd corner & vice versa

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Cologne Ball 2012 - A Dancers Picnic 2012-09-22 Anja Breest Sept. 30, 2015, 4:30 p.m.
Cambridge Society Annual Ball - 5th May 2018 2018-05-05 Armaiti Bedford May 4, 2018, 11:57 a.m.
Oxford & Cambridge Highland Ball 2018 2017-10-03 Nameless Dancer Oct. 13, 2017, 7:54 p.m.
Oxford and Cambridge Highland Ball 2018 2018-03-03 Joan Blake March 6, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Matlock 2015 - workshops Truus de Ceuster Oct. 13, 2016, 12:51 a.m.
Donald's Grand Ball, Cambridge 13 Dec 2014 2014-12-13 Roger Few Oct. 28, 2014, 10:35 a.m.
Bedford SDG Tuesday Class Autumn 2014 Keith Rose Oct. 29, 2014, 12:44 a.m.

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