Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Addlestonian Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ADDLESTONIAN STRATHSPEY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Ann Dix Addlestone 80th

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up bars 3-4), turn 1¼ LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh to face 2nd corners; 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners to finish in 2nd place opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
17-24 All set, all ½ turn partner RH and remain facing partner in the middle. Pull back RSh, all curve out to own sides and chase clockwise for 2 bars to finish Men facing down in 1st place, Ladies facing up in 3rd place
25-32 All set, all ½ turn partner RH and remain facing partner. Pull back RSh, curve out to partner's place and chase clockwise for 2 bars to finish on own sides. 213

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


Dance Information

This dance was devised by Ann Dix for The Addlestone And District Scottish Society to celebrate its 80th Anniversary season, 2013-14.

Published in MiniCrib - The Addlestone 80th Anniversary Book Of Scottish Dances, 1933 – 2013.

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