Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Crossing The Bay

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CROSSING THE BAY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 5

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 (1M round 2s, 1L round 3s)
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides (1M gives RSh to 3M, 1L RSh to 2L), 1s ½ reels of 3 across (giving LSh to 1st corner pstn) all end opposite sides
17-24 3s+1s+2s Set+Link for 3 twice
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

The bay referred to in this dance is Morecambe Bay, a large bay in northwest England and the largest expanse of intertidal mudflats and sand in the United Kingdom.
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Morecambe Bay


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