Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Geordies' Diamond Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GEORDIES' DIAMOND REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring 14 Social Dances

1- 8 1s cross down to 2nd place (no hands) and change places with 3s (LH Men's side, RH Ladies' side) into ½ reel of 3 (3s out and down)
9-16 1s repeat bars 1-8 all ending in original places
17-24 1s followed by 2s dance down the middle 4 steps, set to partner and dance up 2s leading and 1s end ready for...
25-32 1L dances RH across with 2L+3L and 1M LH across with 2M+3M, 1s dance up to top and cast to 2nd place

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

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