Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bonspiel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BONSPIEL (R4x32) 4C set Peter McBryde Bonspiel Collection

1- 4 1s cross RH and cast 1 place (2 step up)
5-12 1s dance in and down for reflection reels of 3 on sides with 3s+4s
13-16 1s and 4s cross RH and cast up 1 place (2s+3s step down)
17-24 4s dance in and up for reflection reels of 3 on sides with 1s+2s
25-28 1s and 4s cross RH and cast down 1 place (2s+3s step up)
29-32 1s cross LH and cast to bottom (3s+4s step up)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

Bonspiel is the Scottish word for '(ice) curling tournament'.

Additional search terms: Bride.

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