Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ferry Boats On The Mersey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FERRY BOATS ON THE MERSEY (R3x40) 3C set Douglas J Dean Rodney Rooms Book 2

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast to bottom, all set and cross RH
9-16 All chase ½ way, 1s+2s continue chase while 3s stand and end with 1M and 2M followed by partner dance up/down middle, 2M+1M pass RSh and ½ turn other Lady RH into a line of 4 up/down middle
17-24 1s+2s dance reel of 4
25-32 2M and 1M change places with other Lady, Men change place LH to meet own partner and turn RH (4 bars) to sides. (2)3 1
33-40 2s cross down to dance reels of 3 on own sides. 231

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


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Mersey Ferry - Snowdrop


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