Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Blervie Castle

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BLERVIE CASTLE (S4x32) 4C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 1

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8 with couples below them 1s and 3s dancing down to start
9-16 1s and 3s cross to dance reels of 4 on opposite sides passing down between 2s/4s to start to end in original places but 1s and 3s on opposite sides
17-24 1s and 3s ½ turn RH to 2nd/4th place own side as 2s and 4s cast up, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ RH across and all turn partner 2H 1½ times
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette, 1s+4s dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Blervie Castle is a ruined 16th century castle in Moray, Scotland, property of the Dunbars.

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