Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


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BEDRULE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Betty Grant RSCDS Book 33

1- 8 1s+2s turn 2H on sides (2 bars) opening out to circle 4H round to left (4 bars), 1s and 2s turn partners 2H (2 bars) and end in centre with 3s dancing in ready for...
9-16 1s+2s+3s Promenade ending with 1s casting to 2nd place
17-24 1s+3s dance RH across once round, 2s+1s dance LH across once round
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides 1s giving RSh to 3s

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

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Dedicated to the deviser, Betty Grant's, great great grandmother E. Dickson, who moved to Canada from a town called Bedrule, in the heart of Roxburghshire on the Scottish borders. The population of Bedrule in 1801 was just 260.

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A Row Of Houses In Bedrule

Image Copyright James Denham under this Creative Commons Licence.

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