Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Walkers Of Avonlea

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WALKERS OF AVONLEA (S4x32) 4C set Heather Knox Bannockburn 700

1- 8 1s+3s petronella turn into centre (2s+4s step up). All set, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across, 1s+3s remain in centre in line of 4 as 2s/4s dance out to 1st/3rd places
9-16 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4, finish facing partners. 1s+3s change places RH with partner (1M+3L face clockwise). 1L+3M turn LH ¾ to face out (opposite sides) while partners dance clockwise round to meet. 1s+3s take prom. hold, 1L on 1M R facing up, 3L on 3M L facing down
17-24 Reels of 3 on sides (1s+2M, 3s+4L pass RSh) 1s finish between 4s facing up, 3s between 2s facing down
25-32 Lines of 4 advance (2), retire (2). 1s+3s turn back-to-back with partners and all set to opposite person. All turn ¾ (Ladies RH, Men LH) to sides. 2341

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

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