Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Eighteen Years On

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

EIGHTEEN YEARS ON (R8x32) 3C (4C set) P+A Henry

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 (1M round 2s, 1L round 3s) to end facing 1st corners
9-14 1s dance 6 bars of Dance to Each Corner and Set:-
' 9-10 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh and 1st corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set)
' 11-12 Original 1st corners change places with 2nd corners passing RSh and 2nd corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1s in 3rd corner (pstn) as 1s set
' 13-14 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh and 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right
15-16 1s turn RH to BtoB position in middle (1M facing up 1L down) while corners dance clockwise 1 corner to end 2s facing down and 3s up
17-24 All dance Crown Triangles and end 1s dancing RSh round partner to face out in 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner RSh and end passing LSh to 2nd places own sides

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

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