Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Boozle Plant

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BOOZLE PLANT (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Pam Perkins and Ann Gormon Big Birthday Book

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, lead down between 3s and cast up and turn LH to face 1st corners
9-20 1s Dance to Each Corner and Set:-
' 9-10 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh and 1st corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set)
' 11-12 Original 1st corners change places with 2nd corners passing RSh and 2nd corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1s in 3rd corner (pstn) as 1s set
' 13-14 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh and 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as original 1st corners set
' 15-20 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s meet again in centre with 3s and 2s in 1st and 3rd places opposite sides
21-24 1s dance LH across (Lady with 3s at top and Man with 2s) ending 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 All chase anticlockwise ½ way and circle 6H all the round to left

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

Dance Notes

'Dance to each Corner and Set' is also known as Courage Reels.

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