Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bonnie Beauly Blooms

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BONNIE BEAULY BLOOMS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Leslie Broughton Highlander Collection 1

1- 4 1s Set&Cast 1 place while 2s set and cross up LH and 3s set and cross RH
5- 8 1s lead down middle and cast up round 3rd place into centre (LSh to LSh) while 2s+3s change places RH on sides and cross RH with partner
9-16 1s dance RH across (1L with 3s at top and 1M with 2s) and end 2nd place own sides, 1s dance ½ diagonal R&L while 3L+2M chase clockwise ½ way. (2)(1)(3)
17-24 1s dance LH across (1M with 3s and 1L with 2s), 1s dance ½ diagonal R&L while 3M+2L chase anticlockwise ½ way. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Beauly (pronounced "beoollie" with the emphasis on the first syllable, from French "beau lieu", meaning "beautiful place") is a town in the Kilmorack Parish of the Scottish County of Inverness, on the River Beauly, 10 miles (16 km) west of Inverness by the Far North railway line.

The town of Beauly has, in the past, been a national winner of both Britain In Bloom' and Beautiful Scotland awards.

Bonnie Beauly Blooms Image
Hanging Baskets In Beauly High Street, 2014


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