Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bide A Wee

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BIDE A WEE (M-2x(S32+J32)) 4C set Iris Clingam

1- 8 1s dance down centre of Set&Cast back to places while 4s cast to top and dance down to places
9-16 2s+3s dance RH across, lead out of ends and cast back to places
17-24 All set Highland Schottische and turn partner twice
25-32 1s and 3s dance down under arches of 2s/4s who dance up, repeat with 1s and 3s making arches; 2s, 3s and 4s make arches and 1s dance to 4th place. 2341

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

Dance Information

"Bide A Wee" is Scots for "stay a small" (while?).

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