Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Lantern Of The North

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LANTERN OF THE NORTH (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Canadian Book

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, set and ½ turn LH into prom hold
9-16 1s+2s+3s Promenade and end with 1s casting to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s cross RH down to start) and 1s end facing 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corner, turn RH and repeat with 1st corners ending in 2nd place

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

Dance Information

Elgin Cathedral, consecrated in 1224, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was sometimes referred to as The Lantern of the North and is an historic ruin in Elgin, Moray, north-east Scotland.
The Lantern Of The North Image
The Lantern Of The North, Elgin Cathedral

Dance Information licensed under this Creative Commons Licence.
Text from this original Elgin Cathedral article on Wikipedia.
Image Copyright Billreid.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'The Lantern Of The North' page