Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Braes Of Glenshiel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BRAES OF GLENSHIEL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Dorothy Bell Starters Book

1- 8 1s turn RH and cast 1 place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set then turn corners 2H and face 2nd corners, 1s set then turn corners 2H and end between corners
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (LSh to 1st corner to start)
25-32 All circle 6H round and back

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


Dance Information

Braes are what the Scottish call the sloping banks of a river-valley, slope or hillside and a glen is another name for a valley. Glenshiel (or Glen Shiel) is a glen in the northwest highlands of Scotland running approximately from Loch Cluanie to Loch Duich, about 40 miles (70km) north of Fort William.
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Braes Of Glenshiel from Sheil Bridge, Highlands Of Scotland


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