Dance The Weathercock 6972

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

Devised by
Veronica Hughes
Intensity
8888 8484 8080 8888 = 81% (1 turn), 81% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
Published in
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The Weathercock 4/4L · J32

1–
Parallel Reels4 on the sides
9–
1c+3c set advancing to midline and join RH with P, LH in middle | BiL (2c+4c up) ; 1c+2c & 3c+4c RHA
17–
1W+3M turn LH ¾ while{} 1M+3W dance round clw ¼ to meet P in line across | BiL ; repeat
25–
3c+2c & 1c+4c RHA ; 1c+3c turn person ahead (»corner«) RH to finish (2,3,4,1) (M turn once and a bit, W turn 1½ and a bit)

note: the set tends to move upwards; ease down gently in the turns to end in the right positions

The Weathercock 4/4L · J32

1-8
All dance RSh reels of 4 on own sides
9-16
1s & 3s set advancing into centre (give RH to partner) & Bal-in-Line, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH across once round
17-24
Centre couple (1L+3M) 3/4 turn LH in centre while 1M & 3L dance round crnr to meet ptnr in line across & set, repeat & set in line up/down dance
25-32
3s+2s & 1s+4s dance RH across once round, turn facing corner RH (2L+3L, 3M+2M, 1L+4L & 1M+4M) onto own sides (Ladies turn 1.1/2 while Men turn once round). 2 3 4 1

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Budapest Local Club 13.04.2017 2017-04-13 lldikó Szakolczai April 13, 2017, 10:31 p.m.
SQP_20180908Jersey 2018-03-28 Roland Telle March 28, 2018, 1:55 p.m.
Bedford SDG 2018-03-11 Supper Dance 2018-03-11 Keith Rose Jan. 27, 2018, 1:19 p.m.
Budapest Local Club 23.02.2017 2017-02-23 lldikó Szakolczai Jan. 5, 2018, 8:34 a.m.
RSCDS Leicester Class Social 11 Apr 2019 2019-04-11 Margaret Spence April 5, 2019, 8:01 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 25 Feb 2019 2019-02-25 Margaret Spence Jan. 22, 2019, 11:49 a.m.
Hook SCDC October 10th, 2019 2019-10-10 V Gardner Oct. 11, 2019, 11:55 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 02.05.2017 2017-05-02 Zsofia Jozsef May 3, 2017, 1:51 p.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 2. Mai 2014 (MZ) 2014-05-02 Anselm Lingnau April 17, 2014, 6:32 p.m.
Leeds Branch Dance 17th March 2018 2018-03-17 Janet Brayson Feb. 20, 2018, 8:29 p.m.
Harrow & District C.S. 28/10/2017 2017-10-24 alan poh Oct. 24, 2017, 6:24 p.m.
Turin ball 2018-05-12 Nameless Dancer May 5, 2018, 8:38 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_07_18 2017-07-18 Graham Hamilton June 3, 2017, 11:23 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 27.04.2017 2017-04-27 Zoltán Gräff April 27, 2017, 9:41 p.m.
Winchester 19 March 2017 Malcolm Austen March 15, 2017, 11:48 a.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_07_26 2016-07-26 Graham Hamilton July 6, 2016, 12:05 p.m.
RSCDS Pont St to Strathallan 2016-09-10 Matthew Goulden Sept. 10, 2016, 1:13 p.m.
16 07 26 Marian Anderson 2016-07-26 Chris Pratt July 20, 2016, 6:52 p.m.
New Season Dance, 10th September 2016 Sarah B. Aug. 27, 2016, 12:12 p.m.
RSCDS PONT STREET 10/09/16 2016-09-09 alan poh Sept. 9, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Hook SCDC November 28, 2019 2019-11-28 V Gardner Nov. 29, 2019, 10:15 a.m.
Hook SCDC October 24th, 2019 2019-10-24 V Gardner Oct. 25, 2019, 11:32 a.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 3. Juni 2014 (F) 2014-06-03 Anselm Lingnau May 4, 2014, 2:06 p.m.
Hook SCDC September 26th, 2019 2019-09-26 V Gardner Oct. 11, 2019, 11:56 a.m.
Old and new favourites, Ghent, 16 November 2019 2019-11-16 Helena Strandberg Luthi Sept. 8, 2019, 8:27 p.m.
Rhein-Main-Mini-Social, 7. Juli 2014 (DA) 2014-07-07 Anselm Lingnau June 13, 2014, 9:02 a.m.
RSCDS Leicester Class - 14 Mar 2019 2019-03-14 Margaret Spence Feb. 25, 2019, 4:04 p.m.
RSCDS Leicester Dance - Saturday 13th April 2019 2019-04-13 Margaret Spence Feb. 13, 2019, 12:11 a.m.
Mountain View Experienced - 2019 Mar 6 2019-03-06 Rachel Pusey March 7, 2019, 7:07 a.m.
181107 Richmond 2018-11-07 Evelyn Norman Nov. 2, 2018, 1:59 a.m.
Camberley 2012-10-20 Charity Dance 2012-10-20 David McQuillan Oct. 3, 2012, 2:32 p.m.
Fleet 2019-11-30 Autumn Apprentices' Dance 2019-11-30 David McQuillan July 22, 2019, 4:14 p.m.
Hook SCDC October 31st, 2019 2019-10-31 V Gardner Nov. 1, 2019, 11:23 a.m.
TSC in Sorrento (Band Week) 12-03-20 2020-03-12 Amanda Peart Nov. 6, 2019, 10:15 p.m.
Hook SCDC November 7th, 2019 2019-11-07 V Gardner Nov. 8, 2019, 1:13 p.m.
Lesson Plan Irene Dracup Sept. 29, 2015, 10:17 a.m.
Budapest Local Club 29.01.2019 2019-01-29 Zoltán Gräff Jan. 28, 2019, 3:47 p.m.
Richmond 7th November 2018-11-07 Evelyn Norman Nov. 5, 2018, 9:17 a.m.
Bedford SDG 2013-05-18 Annual Ball 2013-05-18 Keith Rose Dec. 31, 2012, 2:33 p.m.
15 08 25 Marian Anderson Summer Tuesdays 2015-08-25 Chris Pratt Aug. 11, 2015, 10:24 p.m.
Laurencekirk, Dickson Hall. Sat 16 Nov 7:30 2019-11-16 Brian Anderson June 13, 2019, 3:19 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 25 Mar 2019 2019-03-25 Margaret Spence Feb. 26, 2019, 11:50 a.m.
London ~ 150825 Summer Tuesday 2015-08-25 James Wilson Aug. 20, 2015, 9:02 a.m.
16 08 23 Pont Street 2016-08-23 Chris Pratt Aug. 2, 2016, 9:51 p.m.
LHC_Pont_Street 4JUNE2016 2016-06-04 Matthew Goulden June 4, 2016, 3:59 p.m.
Harrow Annual Ball 5th Jan 2018 2018-01-05 Simon Stewart Dec. 3, 2017, 3:30 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2016_08_23 2016-08-23 Graham Hamilton July 6, 2016, 12:55 p.m.
LHC Annual Ball 3/2/2018 2018-01-31 alan poh Jan. 31, 2018, 12:15 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2018_07_31 2018-07-31 Graham Hamilton June 8, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Hayes_Ball_UB100EJ_SwakelySchool 7.30..11.30 with Strathallan and MC Caroline Hamilton 2017-11-11 Matthew Goulden Nov. 10, 2017, 4:14 p.m.
Saturday 30.05.2015 2015-05-30 Lena Hamelbeck-Galle May 25, 2015, 9:46 p.m.
Joanna's birthday dance 2019-01-19 Joan Blake Jan. 19, 2019, 3:43 p.m.
Possible Entries 2019-2020v1 2019-06-20 Stuart Kreloff March 22, 2019, 9:21 p.m.
Abingdon & Harwell Ball 2017 2017-12-02 Malcolm Austen Aug. 23, 2017, 1:39 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2018_08_21 2018-08-21 Graham Hamilton July 13, 2018, 2:33 p.m.
Mini bal 17 novembre 2017-11-17 Raphaelle orgeret Oct. 26, 2017, 6:51 p.m.
Bude - Saturday 3rd October 2015 2015-10-03 Brian Rose Aug. 28, 2015, 11:10 p.m.
Malta Friday September 18 2015 2015-09-18 Nameless Dancer Aug. 20, 2015, 9 a.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 11 Feb 2019 2019-02-11 Margaret Spence Jan. 22, 2019, 11:45 a.m.
Leicester Caledonian - 18 Mar 2019 2019-03-18 Margaret Spence Feb. 26, 2019, 12:21 p.m.
Watford & West Herts Scottish Society Summer 2019 Social Dance - 4 July 2019 2019-07-04 Stuart Kreloff April 1, 2019, 5:03 p.m.
Camberley 2013-10-18 Charity Dance 2013-10-18 David McQuillan Oct. 7, 2013, 11:21 p.m.
Charleston 2019-11-02 Tina Carr Oct. 21, 2019, 8:12 p.m.
Aboyne xmas party 2019-12-16 Mark Hagger Dec. 3, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
November 2017 Friday 2017-11-24 Raphaelle orgeret Sept. 6, 2017, 12:04 p.m.
Chiswick - 13 October 2019 2019-10-13 James Wilson Oct. 14, 2019, 2:30 p.m.
Harrow Spring Dance 24 Mar 2018 2018-03-24 John Aitken Feb. 22, 2018, 3:34 p.m.
140723 + 140806 w1+3 Wednesday 2014-07-23 Martina Mueller-Franz April 1, 2014, 3:51 p.m.
17-12-11 St Columba's Dancers Sarah B. Aug. 20, 2017, 2:20 p.m.
St Columba's Dancers 30-01-17 Sarah B. Dec. 11, 2016, 8:36 p.m.
St Andrews 2014 Week 3 Wednesday Andrew Locke July 6, 2014, 7:18 p.m.
Budapest SCD Weekend 2017 - Welcome dance 2017-05-05 Zoltán Gräff Sept. 27, 2016, 12:16 p.m.
Guildford 2019-05-04 Spring Dance 2019-05-04 David McQuillan Jan. 8, 2019, 1:16 a.m.
Lochaber Dancers 28 June 2019 2019-06-28 Sandra McLevy May 19, 2019, 3:51 p.m.
London Highland Club New Year dance 2019-01-05 Joan Blake Jan. 1, 2019, 3:06 p.m.
Leeds Scottish Country Dance Club 26th May 2018 2018-05-26 Cherry Connnolly March 20, 2018, 11:24 p.m.
Chiswick - 13 October 2019 (orig) 2019-10-13 James Wilson Oct. 14, 2019, 2:28 p.m.
London Highland Club 2016-03-05 Kevin Kearns March 3, 2016, 8:11 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 161030 Social Dance 2016-10-30 James Wilson Oct. 29, 2016, 2:29 p.m.
Summer Tuesdays 2017_08_15 2017-08-15 Graham Hamilton July 7, 2017, 10:33 p.m.
RSCDS Second Graded Book Ward Fleri Jan. 17, 2015, 8:43 a.m.
LHC Pont Street, X'mas Dance 7/12/2019 2019-12-07 alan poh Dec. 7, 2019, 3:03 p.m.
RSCDS Graded Book 2 Martina Mueller-Franz June 9, 2016, 3:49 p.m.
Pitlochry with Marian Anderson 2017-07-29 Kate Kinnear July 3, 2017, 2:59 p.m.
Chiswick ~ 160529 Social Dance 2016-05-29 James Wilson May 28, 2016, 11:44 a.m.
Camberley 2014-03-29 Spring Ball 2014-03-29 David McQuillan Feb. 10, 2014, 10:46 p.m.
Cambridge Scottish Society Annual Ball 190504 2019-05-04 Ken Martlew May 2, 2019, 8:25 p.m.
Bonn 2019-04-08 2019-04-08 Eva-Maria Beckmann April 6, 2019, 7:49 p.m.
Leicester Caledonian Society New Year's Dance - 7 Jan 2017 2017-01-07 Margaret Spence Jan. 8, 2017, 3:26 p.m.
Dunedin Spring 2018-03-17 Hamish Gibb March 10, 2018, 9:49 p.m.
Dunedin Spring Dance 2018 - Draft Prog V 2 John Nuttall Nov. 1, 2017, 7:36 p.m.
S&G's Diamond Wedding Dance 2019-09-20 2019-09-20 John Aitken Aug. 18, 2019, 9:41 a.m.
Rhein-Main Mini Social: Dances Anselm Lingnau July 17, 2018, 1:30 a.m.
Possible Entries 2018-2019v2 2019-06-20 Stuart Kreloff Feb. 25, 2019, 4:53 p.m.
Summer school 2014 weeks 1 and 2 Truus de Ceuster April 6, 2014, 8:37 p.m.

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