Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome To Witney

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME TO WITNEY (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Frank Coutts Cotswold Gateway Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:-
' 1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to end facing own sides
9-16 1s dance Double Triangles ending with 1s ½ turning 1st corners RH
17-24 1st corners dance reels of 3 on sides (RSh to 1s to start)
25-32 1s dance RH across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s) until 1s meet in centre, 1s turn LH to Lady facing up and Man down while 2s and 3s ½ RH to own sides
33-40 All set as double triangles, 1s ½ turn 4th corners and dance reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) 1s end 2nd places. 213

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


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Witney is a town just outside the Cotswolds, on the River Windrush, 12 miles (19 km) west of Oxford in Oxfordshire, England.
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