Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Cherry Blossom Time

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CHERRY BLOSSOM TIME (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Cherry Blossom Book

1- 8 1L+2M change places RH and cast to partner's place while 1M+2L set and dance down/up 1 place, 1s+2s dance RH across
9-16 1L+2M change places LH and cast to original places while 1M+2L set and dance to original places, 1s+2s dance LH across
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance LSh reels of 3 on own sides
25-32 1M+2M also 1L+2L turn LH 1½ times and 1s+3s dance RH across

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Instruction Videos

Cherry Blossom Time - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

Dance Information

Cherry blossom time in the UK is April to May.

Cherry Blossom Image
Cherry Blossom In Kensington Gardens, London

Image Copyright David Hawgood under this Creative Commons Licence.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Cherry Blossom Time' page