Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Haig Of Bemersyde

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HAIG OF BEMERSYDE (S4x32) 4C set Wilma Miller 5 SCDs 1982

1- 8 All couples turn partners RH, dance ½ Grand Chain and cross RH back to own sides
9-16 End couples (4s+1s) set, cast in 1 place and dance RH across while 2s+3s dance ½ RH across, dance out to ends, set and cross back RH
17-24 4s+1s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ Diamond Poussette back to original places
25-32 All set and turn RH, 1s cast to bottom while 2s+3s+4s lead up and all set

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Haig Of Bemersyde probably refers to Field Marshal Douglas Haig, 1st Earl Haig of Bemersyde, born in Edinburgh 1861, a British senior officer during World War I.
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Haig Of Bemersyde

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