Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Archie's Clootie Dumpling

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ARCHIE'S CLOOTIE DUMPLING (R64) Sq.Set A Marr West Lothian 70th Book

1- 8 All circle 8H round to left, pivot and chase back to places
9-16 1L and 3L followed by partners pass RSh and dance to opposite Man's place and curve round left to opposite places and turn partner LH while 2L and 4L turn partner LH and followed by partners pass RSh and dance to opposite Man's place and curve round left to opposite places
17-24 All repeat bars 9-16
25-32 All Ladies advance setting into centre, circle 4H round to left and retire (pas-de-basque)
33-40 1M+3L also 1L+3M ½ turn RH, twirl and dance out to opposite places, 2M+4L also 2L+4M ½ turn RH, twirl and dance out to opposite places
41-48 All repeat bars 33-48 back to places
49-56 All Men advance setting into centre, circle 4H round to right and retire (pas-de-basque)
57-64 All circle 8H round and back

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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