Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Flodigarry Strathspey

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FLODIGARRY STRATHSPEY (S3x40) 3C set Bill Zobel Whiteadder Collection

1- 8 1s dance down the middle, set facing each other with 2H joined, cast up behind 3s on own side and cross LH
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 2nd corner and 1s end turning LH to end 1M between 2s facing up and 1L between 3s facing down
17-20 2s+3s dance ½ R&L changing RH on sides to start while 1s cast to 2nd place opposite sides and cross LH back to own sides
21-24 3s+1s+2s set, 3s+1s turn 2H 1¼ times to end facing partner in middle while 2s cross RH
25-32 3s+1s dance Highland Schottische Poussette:
 3s set Highland Schottische step with both hands joined dance out to Men's side while 1s set and dance out to Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
 3s dance Highland Schottische down Men's side while 1s dance up Ladies' side both couples end with a ¼ turn to right
 1s+3s dance Highland Schottische into centre to reform line of 4 in middle
 1s+3s turn partners with 2H and 1s+3s+2s end ready for Allemande
33-40 1s+3s+2s dance Allemande

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

Dance Information

Flodigarry is a scattered settlement on the north east side of the Trotternish peninsula on the island of Skye with a small island, Eilean Flodigarry just off the coast.

Flodigarry With Eilean Flodigarry
Flodigarry, With Eilean Flodigarry Beyond

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