Scottish Country Dance InstructionCreagan Ruadh (Mrs Gowan's Retreat To Nairn) 32 bar Jig/Reel 3 couples (4C set) Fiona MacDonald Dedicated Dancing, 2004
1 - 8 1s and 2s Set and Rotate (facing in diagonally)
9 - 16 1s lead down for 2 steps, ½ turn RH (2s step up) lead back up for 2 steps, turn RH to face 1st corners
17 - 24 'Hello Goodbye' setting to corners and partners
25 - 32 2s, 1s and 3s Advance and 'Retreat' (retire) 1s Turn RH (or birl) (213)
(Dance crib compiled by the deviser Fiona MacDonald)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance InformationThis dance was devised for Margaret Gowan with thanks for all her patience and perseverance with the Kintail Ceilidh and Country Dance Group.
Creagan Ruadh is the name of the house Margaret and Hugh lived in, in Ratagan, Kintail, before their "Retreat to Nairn".
(Dance information reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Fiona MacDonald)
Published in Dedicated Dancing Collection, reproduced here with the kind permission of the deviser, Fiona MacDonald.