Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Spinney Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SPINNEY STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) K Merchand Dunedin 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s turn 2H and chase clockwise ½ way
9-16 3s+1s chase clockwise back to original places while 2s turn 2H 1½ times, 1s+2s dance RH across
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s pass 2s RSh to start)
25-32 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, cross RH and set

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

Dance Information

A Spinney is a small area of trees and bushes.
Spinney Image
The Spinney

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