Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dancers Cleekit

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

The Dancers Cleekit
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Burns Night In The Annapolis Valley:
32 bar Reel
Round-the-room dance, Line of 3 facing line of 3


  9-12 CENTRE PERSON TURNS RIGHT: hand partner once round with right hand;

13-16 TURN PERSON TURNS LEFT: hand partner once round with left hand;

17-24 REEL OF 3: center person dances a right shoulder reel of 3 with both partners starting passing right hand partner by the right shoulder (end people dance a loop at the end of the reel to end facing opposite line of 3);

25-32 ADVANCE, RETIRE AND PASS THROUGH: join nearer hands in lines of 3, advance, retire and pass through opposite line passing opposite person by the right shoulder.

Repeat with next line of 3.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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