Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

New Biggin

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NEW BIGGIN (J8x48) 3C (4C set) David Young RSCDS Leaflet Dances 23

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and turn RH to face out on own sides
9-16 1L dances up behind 2L and down middle to meet 1M who has danced down behind 3M and up the middle, 1s turn LH to Lady facing up and Man down
17-24 1L+2s also 1M+3s circle 3H round to left, 1s pass RSh to circle 3H round to right with other couple
25-32 1s 'Slip Step' down the middle for 2 steps and back, dance up between 2s and cast to meet in middle (2nd place)
33-40 1s 'Slip Step' up the middle and back again, lead down between 3s, cross over and cast up to 2nd place
41-48 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s dancing in between 2s to start) and cross to 2nd place own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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