Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dalry (Dickson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DALRY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bowie Dickson Lothian Collection

1- 8 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides dancing between 2s to start
9-16 2s dance Fig of 8 round 3s (casting to start) while 1s cross down and follow the 2s ending below 3s on own sides
17-24 1s turn RH and cast back to places, 1s+2s cross RH and circle 4H round to left ½ way
25-32 1s+3s cross LH and circle 4H round to right ½ way, 3s+1s change places on sides (Men RH and Ladies LH)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Dalry is the name of several places in Scotland:
  • Dalry, North Ayrshire
  • Dalry, Edinburgh
  • Saint John's Town of Dalry (Kirkcudbrightshire)

Dalry, North Ayrshire
The River Garnock Running Through Dalry, North Ayrshire

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