Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Red Rose Of Lancaster 2

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RED ROSE OF LANCASTER 2 (S, R or M 64) 5C set Arthur C Boswell Arnside Coll
5 couple set in circle

1-16 1s set to each other and 1M dances across between 3s/4s and casts into 2M place, 1M turns 2L RH as 2M dances between 4s/5s and casts into 3M place and turns with 3L as 3M repeats the figure... and so on until 5M turns 1L
17-32 Repeat with top couple setting and 1L crossing between 3s/4s pstns and casts into 5L place and turns as 5L crosses and casts into 4L etc...
33-40 Men cast 1 place anticlockwise while Ladies dance into centre to form circle, all set Ladies turning out to face new partner, all change place RH and set
41-48 Ladies cast 1 place clockwise to face original partner, all set and Men dance out and round partner back to original pstns
49-56 All dance interlocking reels of 4 (RSh to partner)
57-64 All circle 10H round and back

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

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The Red Rose of Lancaster is the county flower of Lancashire and it is believed that the Red Rose of Lancaster was the House of Lancaster's badge during the Wars of the Roses.

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