Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Company At The Manor

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COMPANY AT THE MANOR (J4x32) 4C set Barry Priddey Fairy Bridge Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ R&L. 1s and 4s dance ½ Fig of 8 round end couples
9-16 1s+4s set on sides, dance RH across ½ way and 1M followed by 4L dances down between 3s and casts up Men's side while 4M followed by 1L dances up between 2s and casts down Ladies' side (2)1(4)3
17-24 1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 on Men's side (LSh to 2L to start) while 4s in prom hold dance reel of 3 on Ladies' side (LSh to 3L to start)
25-28 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across with 2s (RSh to 2M to start) while 4s dance ½ reel of 3 across with 3s (RSh to 3M to start).
29-32 1s dance down between 3s, separate and cast to 3rd place opposite side while 4s dance up between 2s (passing 1s RSh), separate and cast to 2nd places. 24(1)(3)

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

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