Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dancing Lights

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DANCING LIGHTS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Fiona S Miller Trestle Bridge Collection

1- 8 1s set, lead down cross below 3s and cast up to 1st place opposite side
9-16 1s+2s dance 'Bourrel':
 9-12 1L+2L set advancing, ¾ turn 2H and twirl to end BtoB (2L facing up and 1L down) while partners chase anticlockwise to face partner
 13-16 Set to partners and turn RH. 2s end in 1st place own side, 1s finish in centre facing down, 1L on right of 1M
17-24 Mirror reels of 3 on sides, 1s dance down between 3s, 3s out/up, 2s out down to start. 1s end in centre facing down. 2(1)3
25-32 1s cross down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place own side; 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH. 213

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

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