Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome To Nova Scotia

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME TO NOVA SCOTIA (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Bankhead Book 5

1- 8 1L+3M ½ Turn and Twirl to change place while partners cross and cast behind 2s to change place, 1M+3L ½ Turn and Twirl while partners cross and cast back to place
9-16 1s and 3s cast, meet in 2nd place and set while 2s petronella turn into middle and set, 2s circle 3H round (Lady with 1s and Man with 3s) ending 1s and 3s BtoB facing 2L/2M
17-24 1s and 3s dance up/down making an arch for 2s, 1s and 3s turn inwards to face down/up and set while 2s turn LH, 2s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and end in original places
25-32 1s+2s facing on sides ½ turn 2H, set facing partners and dance RH across

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


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Nova Scotia (Latin for New Scotland; French: Nouvelle-Écosse; Scottish Gaelic: Alba Nuadh) is a Canadian province located on Canada's southeastern coast.
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