Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hole In The Wa'

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HOLE IN THE WA' (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson Dunedin 3

1- 8 1s cast 1 place, cross RH, cast to right into centre, dance towards each other and turn right about to face up/down
9-16 2s+1s+3s set and petronella twice (in diamond formation with 'a hole in the wa') to end 1L facing down, 1M facing up and 2s+3s on opposite sides
17-24 2s+1s+3s set, dance RH across ½ way (1L+2s and 1M+3s), 1s turn LH 1½ times to face 2nd corner
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 2nd corner) and 1s cross RH to 2nd place (second time to 4th place)

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



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