Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bellstane

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BELLSTANE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Heather Knox

1- 8 1s and 3s petronella turn into middle and set, 1s+3s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 up/down middle
9-16 1s and 3s change places with partners RH, 3M+1L change places LH and 1L+3M+2s dance LH across while 1M+3L chase clockwise ½ way
17-24 1s and 3s petronella turn to own sides and set, 1s cast 1 place and turn LH into...
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) ending in 2nd places (NB 2nd time - 1s dance between 3s to 4th place)

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

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