Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Three Sisters Of Glencoe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THREE SISTERS OF GLENCOE (S3x32) 3C set N Humphries

1- 8 1s and 3s dance Double Figs of 8 round 2s (1s cross down to start)
9-16 1M+2L change places RH then 1M+3M change places LH, 1L+2M change places RH then 1L+3L change places LH. (2)(3)1
17-24 3M+2s also 3L+1s circle 3H round to left, 3s pass RSh to circle round to right with other couple
25-32 2s and 1s set and cross RH, 3s and 1s set and cross RH

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


Dance Information

Bidean nam Bian, lying to the south of Glen Coe, Highland, Scotland, is the highest point in the former county of Argyll.

The most noticeable features of Bidean nam Bian are the famous Three Sisters of Glen Coe, three steeply-sided ridges that extend north into the Glen.

Three Sisters Image
The Three Sisters - Glen Coe


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