Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fiddlehead Feast

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIDDLEHEAD FEAST (R4x32) 4C set G Cragg New Brunswick Collection

1- 8 4s followed by 3s+2s+1s lead down and back all crossing to partner's place
9-16 1s cast 2 places on opposite sides, dances up to top, cast 1 place, dance up to top and loop into place
17-24 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s+3s dance ½ R&L
25-32 1s+4s dance ½ R&L and all turn RH

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


Dance Information

Fiddleheads or Fiddlehead greens are the furled fronds of a young fern, harvested for use as a vegetable. The name comes from the curled scroll found on the end of a stringed instrument, such as a violin.
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