Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Craigleith

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CRAIGLEITH (R88) Sq.Set Roy Goldring G and S Dances 2

1- 8 1s+3s dance R&L
9-16 1s+3s dance Ladies' Chain
17-32 2s+4s repeat bars 1-16
33-40 All Ladies Adv+Ret for 2 steps and dance RH across to places facing out
41-48 All Ladies dance clockwise round outside of set
49-56 All Men Adv+Ret for 2 steps and dance LH across to places facing out
57-64 All Men dance anticlockwise round set
65-72 1s+3s Promenade anticlockwise round inside of set and set facing in
73-80 2s+4s Promenade clockwise round inside of set and set facing in
81-88 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Craigleith is a small island in the Firth of Forth off North Berwick in East Lothian, Scotland. It is 24 m at its highest point.

Craigleith is also a district of north Edinburgh, Scotland. Its name comes from the Scottish Gaelic Creag liath meaning 'grey rock' which was obtained from Craigleith quarry.

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Craigleith Island From North Berwick Harbour


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