Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Hoy Head

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HOY HEAD (R5x32) 5C set

1- 8 1s and 3s lead down (2s and 4s step up) and lead back up, finish in promenade hold, 1s facing 2L, 3s facing 4L
9-16 1s and 3s dance RSh reels of 3 across, crossing RH at end to face 1st corners
17-24 1s and 3s turn 1st corner RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to finish in 2nd/4th place own sides
25-32 1s and 3s set, cast 1 place (4s and 5s step up). All 5 couples turn RH (birl). 24153

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


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