Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Banff Hornpipe

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BANFF HORNPIPE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Bankhead Book 4

1- 8 1s and 3s set, 1L+3M petronella turn and set while partners petronella turn into centre (between partners) and turn RH, 1s and 3s petronella to opposite sides
9-16 2s set, dance ½ Figs of 8 (2M round 1s and 2L round 3s), 1s and 3s set and all 3 couples ½ turn LH into prom hold facing up
17-24 1s+2s+3s Promenade with 1s casting to 2nd place and 2s leading up to top
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s)

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

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Banff is a town in the Banff and Buchan area of Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

Banff is situated on Banff Bay and faces the town of Macduff across the estuary of the River Deveron.

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