Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Summer In Assynt

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SUMMER IN ASSYNT (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Eric Forbes SCDs

1- 8 1s+2s set, circle 4H round and turn partner 2H, 1s end facing in and 2s facing out
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s dance in and down)
17-24 1s+2s dance Chain Progression:-
' 1s+2s turn RH, 1M+2L turn LH 1½ times as partners chase clockwise ½ way, 2s+1s turn RH to...
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Assynt is a parish in west Sutherland, Highland, Scotland - north of Ullapool.

It is famous for its landscape (Inverpolly Nature Reserve) and its remarkable mountains (Quinag, Canisp, Suilven, Cul Mòr, Stac Pollaidh, Ben More Assynt). Knockan Crag National Nature Reserve, which includes a visitor centre interpreting the geological feature the Moine Thrust, is part of the North West Highlands Geopark. Assynt hosts the longest cave in Scotland, Uamh An Claonaite, which lies five miles south of Inchnadamph.

Assynt Image
Ardvreck Castle On The Shore Of Loch Assynt

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