Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bouncing Braids

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BOUNCING BRAIDS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Brian Mortimer Ardbrae 50 Years

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s turn 1st corner, partner, corner and partner to end 2nd place opposite sides facing out
17-24 1s dance a Fig of 8 round 2nd corners (LSh to 2nd corners, passing RH in centre and RSh to 4th corner) to end 2nd place own sides and set while 2s+3s cross RH, 2s set to 3s on sides, change places LH and set to partners
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance diagonal R&L

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

Dance Information

In May 1988 this dance was presented to Peter Schut and Carol Mortimer for their wedding.

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