Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Ribble Link

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RIBBLE LINK (R8x40) 3C (4C set) S Gibson Ribble Valley Book

1- 8 1L+2L Set+Link while 1M+2M reverse Set+Link (1s cast, 2s dance up), 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s dance RH across (Man with 2s and Lady with 3s), 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s
17-24 1s followed by 2s dance down for 3 bars, dance up (2s divide) to top and cast to 2nd place
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start) and end facing 1st corners
33-40 1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners ending 2nd places

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

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