Scottish Country Dance InstructionCRAMOND BRIDGE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Valerie Farr London Jubilee Book
1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, cross LH and cast (Lady up, Man down), to meet in middle in prom hold facing 2nd Man
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 1st corners and ½ reel with 2nd corners, end in middle facing Ladies' side
17-24 1s lead out, Cross&Cast (Lady up, Man down) to meet in middle, 1s turn RH as 2s+3s dance ½ R&L round them
25-32 1s lead up and cast to 2nd place and 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Valerie Farr London Jubilee Book
Reel 8 x 32 bars 3 Couple Repeat 4 Couple Set Longwise Set
1-4 1s cross by the right and cast;
5-8 1s cross by the left, 1L cast up round 2L WHILE 1M cast down round 3M, finishing in promenade hold facing out on Mn's side;
9-12 1s with 2M3L half reel of 3 (right shoulder to 2M to start);
13-16 1s with 3M2L half reel of 3 (right shoulder to 3M to start) finishing facing out on Ls' side;
17-20 1s cross out of the Ls' side and cast (L up, M down) to meet in the centre of the set;
21-24 1s turn by the right 1¼ times, finishing on own sides of the centre line, facing up, WHILE 3s2s half rights and lefts;
25-26 taking nearer hands, 1s lead up;
27-28 1s cast on own sides;
29-32 2s 1s 3s turn by the right.
(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
3-4 2s step up.
13-16 1s finish by releasing right hands.
27-28 On the 2nd, 4th and 6th repeats, 1s cast two places WHILE 3s step up.
29-32 All turn.
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosCramond Bridge - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationValerie Cramond was for many years the RSCDS teacher of the Amersham Scottish Country Dancing Group; she married Bill Farr, leader of MacBain's Band which played widely throughout southern England in the latter part of the 20th century.
Dance information by Reuben Freemantle.