Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Halloween (Bell)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HALLOWE'EN (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Dorothy Bell Starters

1- 8 1s+2s set twice and dance RH across
9-16 1s+2s set twice and dance LH across
17-24 1s lead down the middle and back
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Also see the dance Hallowe'en Jig (MacLeod) by L MacLeod.
Also see the dance Hallowe'en (Mitchell) by John W Mitchell.

Halloween (also spelled Hallowe'en) is an annual holiday observed on October 31.

It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints' Day, but is today largely a secular celebration.

Halloween Image
A Traditional Irish Halloween Turnip Jack-O'-Lantern From The Early 20th Century


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