Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cardigan Sunsets

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CARDIGAN SUNSETS (S3x32) 3C set Julia Varney, June 2015

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s cross down to dance mirror reels of 3 on opposite sides (6 bars), 1s ½ turn RH remaining in centre facing down
17-24 1s followed by 2s lead down; 2s separate and follow as 1s lead up to top place, 2s to 3rd place, 3s dancing in to 2nd place (bars 23-24). All remain in centre facing up in prom hold
25-32 1s+3s+2s dance 4 bars of allemande, release RH, Ladies dance forward and turn partner LH to places. 231

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

Cardigan Sunset Image
Sunset Over Cardigan Bay

Image Copyright Peter Broster (Sunset over Cardigan Bay) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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