Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Monmouth Ramble

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MONMOUTH RAMBLE (S4x32) 4C set Gillian Charters 50yr Boston Br

1- 8 All dance Grand Chain
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s turn RH 1¼ times moving down the set to end RSh to RSh, Man facing 2L and Lady facing 2M
17-24 1s dance the Spurtle:-
' 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 2s and turn partner RH to face 3s, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 3s and turn partner RH to face 4s
25-32 1s dance ½ reel with 4s and turn RH to 4th place opposite sides, all set and cross RH 1s ending in 4th place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Monmouth (Welsh: Trefynwy meaning "town on the Monnow") is a traditional county town in Monmouthshire, Wales. It is situated where the River Monnow meets the River Wye, within 2 miles (3.2 km) of the border with England.
Monmouth Image
River Monnow
The Left Bank Is In England - The Right Bank Is In Wales

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