Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gala Water

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GALA WATER (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John M Duthie 8 Scottish Country Dances

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back
9-16 1M+2L turn 1½ times to change places, 1L+2M repeat
17 -24 2s facing down and 1s facing up set Highland Schottische step, 2s+1s circle 4H round ½ way and 1s cast 1 place while 2s lead up to top
25-32 2s+1s set and cross passing RSh, set again and cross back to own side

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


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The Gala Water is a river which flows through Galashiels in the Scottish Borders area of Scotland and is a tributary of the River Tweed.
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Gala Water


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