Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Haytor Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HAYTOR REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Gillian Jennings 4th Catherine de Barnes Collection

1- 8 1s lead down for 2 steps and turn ¾ RH to face each other, set (retaining RH) and 1L turns under partner's arm to dance up to face 2L (1M behind 1L) 2s step up
9-16 1s dance RSh diagonal Alternating Tandem reel with 2nd corners and end facing 2M
17-24 1s dance LSh diagonal Alternating Tandem reel with 1st corners and end in middle facing up nearer hands joined on own sides
25-32 1s dance up and cast to 2nd place, all turn RH

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

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