Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Wood Of Fyvie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WOOD OF FYVIE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) J Young 18C Dances

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, 2s set and cast back to places
9-16 1L+2M cross RH, 1M+2L cross RH, 2s+1s turn partners RH 1½ times
17-24 1s lead down below 3s, cross and cast to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corners to start) and 1s cross LH to 2nd places

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


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Fyvie is a village in the Formartine area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Fyvie lies alongside the River Ythan and Fyvie castle is reputed to have been built by King William the Lyon in the early thirteenth century. It was the site of an open-air court held by King Robert the Bruce and home to the future King Charles I as a child.
Wood Of Fyvie Image
Woodland Beyond Fyvie Loch, In The Grounds Of Fyvie Castle, Aberdeenshire, Scotland


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