Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Falkirk Millennium Wheel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FALKIRK MILLENNIUM WHEEL (R96) Sq.Set Campbell Hunter

1- 8 All circle 8H round to left to places
9-16 All dance round in St Andrews Cross formation with Ladies in centre RH and back with Men in centre LH
17-24 1s+3s dance RH across once round and each couple dances out to chase clockwise (Men leading) to opposite side
25-32 2s+4s repeat
33-40 1s+3s repeat but LH across and Ladies leading
41-48 2s+4s repeat
49-56 All Men dance R&L (1M+4M and 2M+3M to start)
57-64 All Ladies dance R&L (1L+2L and 3L+4L to start)
65-72 1s+3s in prom hold cross passing LSh and turn to left and cast back to own place
73-80 2s+4s repeat
81-88 All dance round in St Andrews Cross formation with Ladies in centre RH and back with Men in centre LH
89-96 All circle 8H round to right and end advancing into centre with hands raised

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


Dance Information

The Falkirk Millennium Wheel is a rotating boat lift near to the town of Falkirk in central Scotland.

The lift reconnected the Forth and Clyde Canal with the Union Canal for the first time since the 1930s as part of the Millennium Link project.

Falkirk Millennium Wheel Image
Falkirk Millennium Wheel


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