Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Celtic Crossing

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CELTIC CROSSING (J5x32) 5C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 3

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance ½ R&L, set, 2s and 4s cross back RH while 1s and 3s ¾ turn RH to face 2nd corners
9-16 1s and 3s dance full diagonal reels of 4 with 2nd corners
17-24 1s+3s dance Figs of 8 - Men round couple above them and Ladies round couple below while 2s+4s+5s set, cross RH set and cross back LH
25-32 1s+3s dance RH across - Ladies with couple above them and Men with couples below, 1s and 3s turn LH and cast 1 place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This dance, Celtic Crossing, was devised by Bill Forbes for Andy and Gillean Lippok who were members of St. John's Scottish Dancing Club, Wokingham and moved to Dublin in 1996, hence the dance title, Celtic Crossing.

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