Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Colourful Character

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COLOURFUL CHARACTER (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Terry Lynne-Harris Many Happy Hours: Pretoria 35th

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across; 1s+2s dance LH across
9-16 LSh reels of 3 on sides (1s LSh to 2s). At end 1M+2M also 1L+2L pass LSh, 1s face down, 3s face up. 213
17-24 Grand Chain (2s cross, 1s+3s change places on sides to start)
25-32 1s turn ¾ RH while 2s and 3s cross LH with partner, 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance LH across [now (2)(1)(3)], all cross LH to own sides. 213

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

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