Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cathie Smith's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CATHIE SMITH'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Sheila Trafford Newcastle 70th Anniversary

1- 8 1s set, dance down nearer hands joined below 3s (2s step up 3-4); 1s cast up and cross LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s ½ turn corners RH into prom hold (corners on their right) and promenade clockwise ½ round (4 bars). 1s leave corners in diagonal opposite place and turn LH to face 2nd corners while 2nd corners set, advance and retire diagonally and set
17-24 1s repeat 9-16 with 2nd corners to end in 2nd place own side while 1st corners set, advance and retire diagonally and all 3 couples set
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (Lady up/Man down). 213

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

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