Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bank Street Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BANK STREET REEL (R4x32) 4C set Nicholas Skiera

1- 8 1s and 3s dance ½ Figs of 8 round couples below them and dance RH across with same couples
9-16 1s followed by 2s also 3s by 4s, lead down and 2s and 4s lead back; 1s/3s end in lines across BtoB with partners facing 2s/4s (Men face Men)
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 across dance; 1s and 3s end in a line down centre of dance (Men face up and Ladies down)
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ RSh reel of 4; turn partners ¾ RH, 1s cast round 4s to 4th place as 3s cast round 2s to 2nd place

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

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