Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Golden Chain

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GOLDEN CHAIN (S3x32) 3C set Chris Ronald Big Apple Collection

1- 8 1s lead down (3 bars) and back (3 bars). 1s cast, pass RSh to 2nd place opposite sides
9-12 2s+1s+3s ¾ circle 6H to Left, Men pull back LSh to face anticlockwise
13-24 3 Couple Ladies' Chain:
   Ladies dance RH across one place while Men dance one place anticlockwise
   Men turn Ladies LH
   Repeat twice more
25-28 All ¾ circle 6H to Right
29-32 1s cross LSh and cast to 3rd place

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Also see the dance Golden Chains devised by Dorothy Bell.

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