Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

St Margaret's Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST MARGARET'S STRATHSPEY (S4x32) Sq.Set Alice McLean Laurieston Collection 1

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ R&L, 2s+4s dance ½ R&L and all end facing corners
17-24 All dance Interlocking reels of 4 (RSh to corner to start)
25-32 All Petronella-in-tandem to next place anticlockwise, set to partner and turn 2H ready to start again

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


Dance Information

This dance, St Margaret's Strathspey is from the Laurieston Collection of dances by Alice McLean. Laurieston is a district in the Gorbals area situated south of the River Clyde, in the Scottish city of Glasgow and St. Margaret's Place is less than a mile away.

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Text from this original Laurieston, Glasgow article on Wikipedia.
Additional search terms: Saint Margarets.

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