Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Barr's Wedding Birl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BARR'S WEDDING BIRL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Damaris Hermey

1- 4 1L+2L change places LH while 1M+2M change place RH, 1L+3L change place RH while 1M+3M change place LH
5- 8 2s and 1s set advancing and ½ turn 2H to form circle with 3s (2s facing 3s and 1s facing each other)
9-16 2s+3s+1s dance interlocking reels of 4 and end on sides
17-24 2s and 1s cross RH, 1s cast up to 2nd place and turn (or spin) RH
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left for 6 steps, all pivot left and 2s+3s chase back to places while 1s turn (or spin) LH to 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Additional search terms: Kermey.

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