Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Trip O'er The Tweed

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TRIP O'ER THE TWEED (J8x48) 3C (4C set) Playford RSCDS Book 28

1- 8 1s cast 1 place and turning to Right form lines of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s), lines Adv+Ret (up/down)
9-16 1s cast round behind person on their Left and cross to other couple (changing places with partner), lines again Adv+Ret
17-24 1s set advancing for 2 steps, set retiring and cast round behind person on their left to 2nd places opposite sides
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L
33-40 2s+1s dance DoSiDo with partner then DoSiDo with 2s on the sides
41-48 1s cross RH and cast up to top, set and cast back to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The River Tweed is 97 miles (156 km) long and flows primarily through the scenic Borders region of Scotland, and eastwards from the settlements on opposing banks of Birgham and Carham, forms the historic boundary between Scotland and England.
Trip O'er The Tweed Image
Two Ways To Take A Trip O'er The Tweed
The Royal Tweed Bridge On The Right And Berwick Bridge On The Left

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