Dance The Blue Mess Jacket 594

Strathspey · 32 bars · 4 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 2341)

Devised by
Douglas Henderson
Intensity
8800 8440 8004 8888 = 59% (1 turn), 59% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
Recommended Music

The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1–
1c+2c (leading) lead down, on [4] 1c cross ; 2c lead up to 2pl while{4} 1c cast to the top, and curve in to finish BtoB between 2c facing opposite side
9-24
The Spurtle:
9-12
1c+2c, ½Reel4, 2c ends in 1plx (cast up) as 1c moves down with quick RH turn to face 3c in the same way
13-16
1c+3c repeat
17-20
1c+4c repeat
21-24
1c continue fast RH turn to 4plx (best as a double turn) | all set (2x,3x,4x,1x)
25–
All ½ Petronella to own side (2,3,4,1).

The Blue Mess Jacket 4/4L · S32

1-8
2s followed by 1s lead down the middle, 1s cross & cast up to top & curve in to end BtoB facing 2s who have danced back to place
9-16
'The Spurtle':
9-12 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 4 with 2s & turn RH to face 3s (M facing L)
13-16 Repeat with 3s but end facing 4s
17-20 Repeat with 4s
21-24 1s continue turn to end in 4th place opposite sides & all set (2) (3) (4) (1)
25-32
All Petronella to centre & set, Petronella to own sides & set. 2 3 4 1

Sorry, this browser doesn't seem to do SVG graphics :^(

4knCwlGgQXE

Eric Ferguson
Added on: May 4, 2012, 3:04 p.m.
Quality: Reasonable

NameDateOwnerLast changed
LHC President's Night 2/9/17 2017-09-02 alan poh Aug. 30, 2017, 11:26 p.m.
Highland club Ball 2020-02-01 Iris Ronayne Feb. 1, 2020, 5:14 p.m.
TSC Sorrento Week 1 2017-03-15 (Wednesday) 2017-03-15 Amanda Peart Jan. 5, 2017, 1:10 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2019_08_20 with Jim Lindsay 2019-08-20 Graham Hamilton July 17, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Summer Social 2017 2017-06-30 Nicola Scott April 19, 2017, 12:17 p.m.
New Year Dance Bathampton George Hobson Nov. 18, 2019, 12:33 p.m.
London_PontStreet_SummerTuesday 2015-08-04 Matthew Goulden Aug. 4, 2015, 8:08 a.m.
Headington Class 21 February 2019 2019-02-21 Sandra McLevy Feb. 20, 2019, 6:50 p.m.
Richmond Summer Dance 2015-07-11 Jeremy Dent July 8, 2015, 2:56 p.m.
Sandbach Highland Ball - 11 April 2015 2015-04-11 Christine Grove March 3, 2015, 12:20 p.m.
15 04 25 Herstmonceux 2015-04-25 Chris Pratt March 20, 2015, 8:28 p.m.
Helsby & District Caledonian Society Presidents' Night 2015 2015-04-24 Andrew Locke March 25, 2015, 5:13 p.m.
Wembley Annual Ball 2017 2017-02-25 Graham Hamilton Nov. 9, 2016, 6:29 p.m.
Cambridge Scottish Society, Annual Ball 2015-05-02 Roger Few April 23, 2015, 1:29 p.m.
Oldenburg 2015-05-11 2015-05-11 Martin McWilliam May 18, 2015, 10:57 a.m.
Bristol 2019 Day School Margaret Chambers May 18, 2019, 2:39 p.m.
London ~ 150804 Summer Tuesday 2015-08-04 Jeremy Dent July 29, 2015, 1:30 p.m.
London ~ 150901 Summer Tuesday 2015-09-01 James Wilson Aug. 26, 2015, 10:09 a.m.
Westbury Scottish Club (Bristol) Spring Dance 2019-04-06 Maggie Kirkup Jan. 4, 2019, 1:18 p.m.
18 10 17 Harrogate 2018-10-17 Chris Pratt Sept. 13, 2018, 1:34 p.m.
11/9/18 HSCDC 2018-09-10 Lesley Cashell Sept. 10, 2018, 6:56 p.m.
Hereford 50th Anniversary Ball May 2018 2018-05-05 Ian Russell March 18, 2018, 11:43 p.m.
Leicester RSCDS Christmas Dance - 3 Dec 2016 2016-12-03 Margaret Spence Nov. 17, 2016, 10:31 a.m.
President's Night Helsby & District Caledonian Society Friday 22nd April 2016 2016-04-22 Andrew Locke March 8, 2016, 3:41 p.m.
Richmond Caledonian Summer Dance to Ian and Judith Muir 6.30-10.30 in Teddington TW119HF 2016-07-09 Matthew Goulden June 5, 2016, 12:53 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2018_09_04 2018-09-04 Graham Hamilton July 13, 2018, 3:04 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian Society - New Year Dance 2020 2020-01-11 Margaret Spence Nov. 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Maidenhead 2014-01-11 Highland Ball 2014-01-11 David McQuillan Dec. 20, 2013, 2:12 a.m.
Hayes Scottish Association Annual Ball 2019-11-09 Graham Hamilton Oct. 18, 2019, 9:19 a.m.
Leicester Caledonian New Year Dance 2020 2020-01-11 Murdo Ferrier Oct. 16, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
waltham class 27.04.2017 2017-04-27 JOSEPHINE THORPE April 26, 2017, 8:18 p.m.
The Sunday Class St Andrew's Dance 2014.11.30 2014-11-30 Sheila Lewins Nov. 5, 2014, 7:41 p.m.
Hayes and District 2019 Annual Ball - 09 November 2019 2019-11-09 Stuart Kreloff May 8, 2019, 11:08 a.m.
Westbury Spring Dance George Hobson March 28, 2019, 11:28 a.m.
2019_05_18 BS&RC Spring Dance 2019 2019-05-18 Gerard Elliott March 1, 2019, 9:47 a.m.
RSCDS Dundee Festival dance 2015 Stella Phillips March 17, 2015, 4:43 p.m.
Richmond Caledonian Society Summer Dance 2017 - 08 July 2017 2017-07-08 Stuart Kreloff June 27, 2017, 1:40 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian Class - 11 Nov 2019 2019-11-11 Margaret Spence Nov. 2, 2019, 2:01 p.m.
Leicester Caledonion Class - 11 Nov 2019 2019-10-23 Murdo Ferrier Oct. 23, 2019, 10:51 a.m.
Waltham weekly 2020-01-09 2020-01-09 John Aitken Jan. 6, 2020, 10:24 a.m.
Wembley Christmas Dance 2018 2018-12-17 Graham Hamilton Oct. 30, 2018, 5:59 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogamany 1992 - 1993 1992-12-31 Andy Peterson Jan. 6, 2018, 10:04 p.m.
OUSDS End of Term dance 2019-06-18 susan Koffler-Sluijter June 6, 2019, 5:05 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Social Weds 16 July 2014 2014-07-16 Christine Grove July 6, 2014, 9:04 a.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Branch Social -10 July 2019 2019-07-10 Andrew Locke June 5, 2019, 7:01 p.m.
19 07 13 Moulsecoomb 2019-07-13 Chris Pratt May 19, 2019, 11:43 a.m.
Dancing Holiday Club 19 04 2014 2019-04-14 Chris Pratt Sept. 5, 2015, 7:26 a.m.
17 10 07 Tunbridge Wells and Crowborough 2017-10-07 Chris Pratt Sept. 17, 2017, 8:56 p.m.
West MACS Charity Ball 2020 2020-04-25 Graham Hamilton Jan. 30, 2020, 6:12 p.m.
SEHSCDS February Dance 2020-02-14 Peter Dixon Nov. 20, 2019, 12:18 p.m.
15 03 28 Ashdown 2015-03-28 Chris Pratt Feb. 7, 2015, 4:11 p.m.
Thistle Club 2014 Jan Jones Oct. 28, 2017, 4:55 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Ball 2013 Andrew Locke Dec. 9, 2012, 10:50 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Branch - Visitors Evening 2019-05-15 2019-05-15 Andrew Locke Jan. 28, 2019, 11:19 p.m.
Silver Cross March 2020 HSCDS 65th Anniversary Lesley Cashell Jan. 25, 2020, 6:24 p.m.
Scotia Dancers/RSCDS New York Branch End of Year Party. June 23rd, 2014 2014-06-23 Sue Ronald May 26, 2014, 5:30 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch Experienced Class Feb 28 2019 2019-02-28 Sue Ronald Feb. 25, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Essex Caledonian Ball 2017 2017-04-01 David Ambrose Nov. 25, 2016, 12:37 p.m.
The Sunday Class Dancing Holiday: Day 2 (Monday) 2016-09-12 2016-09-12 Sheila Lewins June 23, 2016, 9:20 a.m.
waltham Class 06.04.2017 JOSEPHINE THORPE April 5, 2017, 10:23 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_09_12 2017-09-12 Graham Hamilton July 7, 2017, 10:49 p.m.
TSC in Evora 14th March 2018 2018-03-14 Amanda Peart Nov. 23, 2017, 4:05 p.m.
RSCDS Leicester Class - 5 Dec 2019 2019-12-05 Margaret Spence Oct. 29, 2019, 7:26 p.m.
DB Spring 2020 2020-01-09 Bill Milne Jan. 15, 2020, 5:09 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - Bring and Share - Christmas Social 2019-12-09 Ron Gregory Dec. 3, 2019, 11:49 p.m.
15 10 24 Hastings 2015-10-24 Maddy Coelho Sept. 13, 2015, 12:07 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Visitors Night 2013 Christine Grove March 7, 2013, 1:13 a.m.
Watford 2015-08-13 Summer Thursdays 2015-08-13 Stuart Kreloff Aug. 9, 2015, 11:27 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_07_12 2016-07-12 Graham Hamilton June 10, 2016, 1:58 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Spring Ball Brunch Dance 1990 1990-03-25 Andy Peterson March 11, 2018, 5:03 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_09_06 2016-09-06 Graham Hamilton July 6, 2016, 12:52 p.m.
Strawberries & Cream MK Jan Jones March 31, 2013, 8:01 p.m.
AWEsome social Fri 2.2.18 2018-02-02 Diana Hastie Nov. 17, 2017, 5:15 a.m.
17 05 27 Bognor Regis 2017-05-27 Chris Pratt March 21, 2017, 8:05 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Branch Social - 27 June 2018 2018-06-27 Andrew Locke April 24, 2018, 4:15 p.m.
Scotia Social June 16th 2014 2014-06-16 Sue Ronald June 10, 2014, 3:16 p.m.
Guildford 2013-05-04 Spring Dance 2013-05-04 David McQuillan March 23, 2013, 1:18 a.m.
LHC Pont Street, President's Night. 2019-09-07 alan poh Sept. 6, 2019, 4:59 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Dance 2014-06-20 2014-06-20 Sheila Lewins April 27, 2014, 5:15 p.m.
Wrexham Caledonian & Malpas Scottish Societies Joint President's Night 2017 2017-10-06 Andrew Locke Aug. 24, 2017, 10:19 p.m.
16 10 01 Tunbridge Wells & Crowborough 2016-10-01 Chris Pratt Sept. 14, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
RSCDS Birmingham - Welcome Social 2018 2018-09-29 Nicola Scott June 18, 2018, 10:22 p.m.
Dumfries social 2019-11-05 John Riddet Oct. 31, 2019, 10:32 a.m.
FSCDC 12 May 2015 2015-05-12 Anselm Lingnau May 18, 2015, 10:46 a.m.
RSCDS Leicester Class Party - 13 Dec 2018 2018-12-13 Margaret Spence Dec. 10, 2018, 11:54 a.m.
ZA 2015 CelticCritters Examples for Cribs Diagrams Workshop Heather Hodgson Oct. 16, 2015, 1:48 p.m.
Scotia Social June 2nd - at Pearl Studios, Room 406, 4th floor , 500 Eighth Avenue, 7:00PM Sue Ronald May 28, 2014, 6:41 p.m.
Chester St Andrews Presidents Night - Friday 13th April 2018 2018-04-13 Andrew Locke March 8, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Visitors NIght 2017 2017-05-03 Andrew Locke Jan. 23, 2017, 7:26 p.m.
Nottingham RSCDS Hogmanay Dance 31.12.19 2019-12-31 Elizabeth Gull Oct. 10, 2019, 10:32 a.m.
ASCDS Festival 2017 - Massed Dances 2017-05-06 John Aitken Jan. 18, 2017, 3:54 p.m.
Bristol 2015 Day School Dance 2015-11-15 Margaret Chambers June 22, 2017, 11:42 a.m.
Bristol 2017 New Season Dance 2017-10-14 Margaret Chambers June 22, 2017, 11:43 a.m.
RSCDS Cheshire Summer Social Weds 27 July 2016 2016-07-27 Christine Grove July 12, 2016, 6:54 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_11 2017-07-11 Graham Hamilton June 3, 2017, 12:01 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2018_07_10 2018-07-10 Graham Hamilton June 8, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Netherlands Welcome Dance 2019-05-03 Jan Jones Nov. 19, 2018, 5:33 p.m.
Bude - Friday 2nd October 2015 2015-10-02 Brian Rose Aug. 28, 2015, 10:55 p.m.
TSC in Madeira (Band Week) 03-03-19 2019-03-03 Amanda Peart Nov. 9, 2018, 10:19 p.m.
Silver Cross Dancing Group 190601 2019-06-01 Peter Dixon April 12, 2019, 5:57 p.m.
Summer Tuesday's 26 Aug 2014 2014-08-26 David Ambrose Aug. 26, 2014, 1:39 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2019_07_09 with The Craigellachie Band 2019-07-09 Graham Hamilton July 9, 2019, 3:54 p.m.
ASCDS Festival - Afternoon Programme 2017 2017-05-06 Margaret Spence Jan. 16, 2017, 7:04 p.m.
20 05 23 Bognor Regis 2020-05-23 Chris Pratt Feb. 13, 2020, 1:34 p.m.
17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:15 p.m.
20 04 04 Ashdown 2020-04-04 Chris Pratt Jan. 22, 2020, 5:43 p.m.
17 07 08 Goring 17 08 12 Moulsecoomb 2017-07-08 Chris Pratt May 14, 2017, 11:02 p.m.
25th Bonn Ball - Licence to Reel. Scottish Country Dancing Meets James Bond 2015-05-30 Uta Hasekamp Feb. 19, 2015, 1:56 p.m.
Chiswick - 9 December 2018 Kilts & Posh Frocks 2018-12-09 James Wilson Oct. 30, 2018, 3:35 p.m.
17 03 04 Crawley 2017-03-04 Chris Pratt Oct. 11, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Chester Caledonian SCDS Xmas & Presidents Night 14 December 2013 2013-12-14 Anne MacDonald Dec. 7, 2013, 10:26 p.m.
17 04 01 Ashdown 2017-04-01 Chris Pratt Jan. 23, 2017, 2:54 p.m.
RSCDS Cheshire - Summer Social Dance - all welcome - Weds 15 July 2015 2015-07-15 Christine Grove May 24, 2015, 7:46 p.m.
Iberian Gathering - Barcelona 2014 - Saturday Fiona Perez Peterkin Sept. 13, 2013, 11:46 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2019-10-04 2019-10-04 Amanda Peart June 5, 2019, 8:09 p.m.
Peterborough RSCDS Afternoon Tea Dance 2014-11-07 2014-11-07 Sheila Lewins Aug. 25, 2014, 12:43 p.m.
2017 SEHSCDS December 2017-12-10 Dance ForFun Feb. 19, 2018, 10:33 a.m.
Ruthinn St Andrew Society President's Night 2016-10-22 Andrew Locke Oct. 10, 2016, 12:05 a.m.
TSC in Sorrento (Band Week) 07-03-20 2020-03-07 Amanda Peart Nov. 6, 2019, 9:56 p.m.
16 04 16 Tunbridge Wells 2016-04-16 Chris Pratt Feb. 23, 2016, 5:44 p.m.
Nottingham RSCDS Hogmanay Dance 2018-12-31 Elizabeth Gull Sept. 28, 2018, 12:07 p.m.
Chester St Andrew Society end of year dance 2019 2019-12-28 Andrew Locke Nov. 24, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch J. C. Ball and Brunch 2013 Sue Ronald Sept. 28, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
ASCDS Evening Dance 2020 2020-05-09 Debbie Crossley Jan. 28, 2020, 10:49 a.m.
140308 Barcelona Iberian WE Sat. 2014-03-08 Martina Mueller-Franz Dec. 24, 2013, 10:25 a.m.
Chiswick - 18 November 2018 (orig) 2018-11-18 James Wilson Nov. 19, 2018, 3:57 p.m.
RSCDS Sheffield 2019 October Social 2019-10-05 Debbie Crossley Sept. 26, 2019, 1:56 p.m.
London Highland Club New Year dance 2019-01-05 Joan Blake Jan. 1, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Xmas New Year and Tuesday George Hobson Nov. 16, 2019, 9:23 p.m.
Abbeyview Christmas Party - 11 Dec 18 2018-12-11 Bill Austin Nov. 7, 2018, 10 p.m.
Silver Cross December Lesley Cashell Nov. 14, 2018, 10:30 p.m.
Peterborough & District RSCDS Annual Dance 2019 2019-10-12 Amanda Peart June 5, 2019, 12:54 a.m.
RSCDS Exeter Christmas 'Glitter' Dance 2018 2018-12-08 Edmund McIntosh Oct. 26, 2018, 12:09 a.m.
14 11 22 Brighton & Hove Scottish Assn 2014-11-22 Chris Pratt Nov. 9, 2014, 1:50 p.m.
Eppin init 2016-06-25 Matthew Goulden June 25, 2016, 5:41 p.m.
Epping Forest Scottish Association Christmas Dance 2016 - 17 December 2016 2016-12-17 Stuart Kreloff Dec. 15, 2016, 1:44 p.m.
Oxford Open Air Dance 2014 Richard Stamper June 30, 2014, 9:55 p.m.
Newark Charity Ball 14 Dec 2018 (FRIDAY) 2018-12-14 John Aitken Oct. 17, 2018, 10:21 p.m.
19 09 28 SASS Newick 2019-09-28 Chris Pratt Sept. 8, 2019, 9:43 p.m.
19 01 12 SASS at Moulsecoomb 2019-01-12 Chris Pratt Oct. 28, 2018, 12:48 p.m.
Wyche Ball 2020 2020-03-28 Anne MacDonald Sept. 16, 2019, 7:38 p.m.
Camberley Spring Ball 2015 2015-03-21 David Talbot Feb. 20, 2015, 11:38 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Caledonian Ball 2017 - 18 March 2017 2017-03-18 Stuart Kreloff March 16, 2017, 9:17 a.m.
Watford & West Herts Class - 16 February 2017 2017-02-16 Stuart Kreloff Feb. 12, 2017, 10:06 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Class - 02 February 2017 2017-02-02 Stuart Kreloff Feb. 2, 2017, 12:36 p.m.
15 09 19 Ashdown 2015-09-19 Chris Pratt Aug. 8, 2015, 6:12 p.m.
16 09 17 Ashdown 2016-09-17 Chris Pratt July 12, 2016, 2:53 p.m.
ZA 2017-10-14 RSCDS Pretoria 45th Anniversary Ball 2017-10-14 Heather Hodgson Sept. 10, 2017, 9:53 p.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 1990-1991 1990-12-31 Andy Peterson March 11, 2018, 4:47 a.m.
Delaware Valley RSCDS Hogmanay - 2010-2011 Andy Peterson April 1, 2018, 5:09 a.m.
Lancashire & Cheshire Federation Ball 2019 2019-11-16 Andrew Locke Nov. 10, 2019, 10:03 p.m.
Lancs and Cheshire Federation Ball 22 Nov 2014 2014-11-22 Christine Grove April 7, 2014, 3:59 p.m.
2013-14 New York Branch Dance List Sue Ronald June 19, 2013, 5:40 p.m.
RSCDS New York Branch J. C. Ball and Brunch 2013 Sue Ronald Sept. 28, 2013, 5:50 p.m.
SEHSCDS Core Dance List Strathspeys 2016-10-24 Dance ForFun Oct. 24, 2016, 5:16 p.m.
Brussels Dance Scottish // complete list of dances season 2017-18 Jette Rossen Sept. 16, 2018, 1:19 p.m.

SCDDB User Ratings

3.5 stars average (2 votes)
. 0 votes
. 1 vote (50%)
. 1 vote (50%)
. 0 votes
. 0 votes
. 0 votes

This dance ranks 410th out of 1284 rated dances in the database. (More info.)

Rate this Dance

Sign in to rate this dance!

User Reviews

Sign in to review this dance!