Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Letham Ladies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LETHAM LADIES (S4x40) 4C set James Donaldson Collins Pocket Ref

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance full R&L
9-16 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s lead down centre, cross and dance up opposite sides
17-24 All set, 1s+3s cast 1 place while 2s+4s dance up, all set, 2s+1s and 4s+3s dance ½ RH across back to places
25-32 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place, cross LH and cast to 3rd place
33-40 1s cross RH, cast to 4th place and turn partner 2H 1½ times

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Letham Ladies was also published in a leaflet by Mozart Allen, Glasgow, with music composed by John P. Galloway and arranged for piano and piano-accordian by Ian Powrie and others.

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