Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Dunedin Folly

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

DUNEDIN FOLLY (R4x32) 4C set Jim Gardiner Dunedin Dances Book 4

1- 8 All ¾ turn partners RH, 1M+2L also 3M+4L turn LH 1½ times while their partners chase clockwise to change places, 1L+4M turn RH retaining hold until side by side (Lady facing up and Man down) partners now join them for RH across to own sides while 2s and 3s turn ¾ RH to 2413
9-16 1L followed by 4L dances down behind 3L and up centre as 4M followed by 1M dances up behind 2M and down centre, 4M and 1L pass LSh to dance a ½ reel of 4
17-24 1M followed by partner dances down round 3M and crosses to 3rd place opposite sides while 4L followed by partner dances up round 2L and across to 2nd place opposite sides, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance RH across
25-32 4s and 1s cross RH while 2s and 3s set, 2s+4s also 1s+3s dance ½ double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s casting to start) and all cross RH. 2413

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

Dance Information

Devised for Dunedin's first entry at the Newcastle festival.

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