Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Nessie's Neuk

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NESSIE'S NEUK (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Dianne Evans

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, dance down between 3s and cast up to face 1st corners
9-16 1s change places RH with 1st corners, 1st corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end dancing in turning right about to face 2nd corners
25-32 1s change places RH with 2nd corners, 2nd corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to 2nd place own side facing out
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s give LSh to person on left)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Nessie is the name given to the Loch Ness Monster, a creature said to live in Loch Ness in the Scottish Highlands.

Neuk is the Scots word for nook or corner.

Loch Ness Monster Image
Nessie - The Loch Ness Monster


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