Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Holly Bush

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HOLLY BUSH (J8x48) 3C (4C set) 18C Dances

1- 8 1s facing 2s set and 1s cross RH to opposite sides, facing 2s again set and 1s cross back to own sides RH
9-16 1s cross RH and cast to 2nd place, dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s
17-24 1s lead down below 3s and cast up 1 place, lead up between 2s and cast back to 2nd place
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L
33-40 1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)
41-48 1s dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 3s and Man with 2s)

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

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