Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Ottery St Catchpole Reel

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THE OTTERY ST CATCHPOLE REEL (R88) Sq.Set Anselm Lingnau

1- 8 1M+3M set advancing and turn RH back to place, 1L+3L set advancing and turn RH
9-16 1s+3s set advancing and ½ turn 2H opposite partner, 1M+3L also 1L+3M dance between 2s/4s and cast to each others place
17-32 2s+4s repeat bars 1-16
33-40 Ladies dance RH across and dance LSh round corner person
41-48 Ladies dance LH across and RSh round corner person
49-56 Men dance RH across and dance LSh round corner person
57-64 Men dance LH across and RSh round corner person
65-72 1s+3s dance in, turn right about and chase clockwise ½ way end turning partner RH to original places
73-80 2s+4s dance in, turn left about and chase anticlockwise ½ way end turning partner LH to original places
81-88 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Ottery St Catchpole is the fictional small town in Devon, England, made famous in the J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

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