Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Fig Tree Bay

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

FIG TREE BAY (J4x32) 4C set Charles Upton

1- 4 1M and 3M Cross&Cast 1 place into middle while 1L and 3L cross down through couple below and cast up into middle (as Belle of Bon Accord)
5- 8 1s and 3s dance ½ reel of 4 up/down middle
9-12 3s and 1s turn partners RH 1½ times and twirl to face out to own sides
13-16 3s and 1s dance out and cast right then loop round to face 2s/4s for a reel of 4 while 2s and 4s turn partners RH 1½ times to change places facing in
17-24 All dance full reels of 4 across
25-28 3s and 1s cast RSh round the standing 2s/4s then 3M and 1M cross to opposite sides while 3L and 1L cross up through couple above. (3)(2)(1)(4)
29-32 1s and 3s cast down as 2s/4s step up, all cross RH. 2341

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

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