Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Billy's 65th Fling

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BILLY'S 65TH FLING (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Sheila Bain

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance set and rotate for 3 couples to finish 321. 1s finishes facing clockwise
9-16 1M followed by partner dances up 1 place and 1s turn RH to face 1st corner positions
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting to finish 1L between 2s (in 3rd place) and 1M between 3s (in 2nd place)
25-32 All 3 couples dance set and link for 3 once to finish 312 all on opposite side; RH across, 1L+2s, 1M+3s
33-40 3s+1s+2s chase ½ round set clockwise and all turn partner RH (or Birl). 213

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

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Billy's 65th Fling' page