Dance Bridge of Nairn 794

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

Devised by
Robert Bremner (1757)
Intensity
800 822 822 844 = 50% (1 turn), 38% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Published in
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Extra info
Nairn is a town on ...

Nairn is a town on the Moray Firth, north-east of Inverness. It is a tourist resort famous for its golf courses, an annual jazz festival, and one of the largest Highland games in the North. Charlie Chaplin used to go there for his annual holidays.

King James VI. of Scotland (James I. of England) visited Nairn in 1589 and used to boast afterwards that there was a town in his kingdom with a high street so long that the people at one end couldn't understand the language of those at the other. At the time Nairn consisted of two separate settlements, one Gaelic-speaking and one Scots-speaking.

Bridge of Nairn 3/4L · S32

1–
1c cast off 2 places, lead up to the top ; cross over and cast off one place (2c up), meet NHJ facing 2W
9–
1c set to 2W, turn inwards, set to 3M ; veer left and set to 3W, turn inwards, set to 2M, finish facing 1cnrs (1M pulls back Rsh).
17–
1c turn corner, P ; corner, P finishing (2,1x,3)
25–
All A&R ; 1c turn BH 1½ times (2,1,3)

Bridge of Nairn 3/4L · S32

1-8
1s cast below 3s & lead up between to top, cross & cast to meet partner facing 2L
9-16
1s set to 2L, 3M, 3L then 2M & turn to face 1st corners
17-24
1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH & partner LH ending in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32
2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret & 1s turn with 2H 1.1/2 times

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