The Grassmarket Reel
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE GRASSMARKET REEL (R32) Round The Room Tim Wilson 5 Dances 2009
Round the room dance, 3 facing 3
1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 Centre persons dance RH across with dancers on the right, LH across with dancers on left
17-24 Corner dancers advance and retire on diagonal, centre dancers dance DoSiDo
25-32 All pass facing dancer RH and pass next dancer LH, all turn facing dancer RH once round
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Grassmarket Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationGrassmarket is the site of an old market square below Edinburgh Castle, used as a market from the 15th to 20th centuries. A rock was placed there in 1977 to celebrate 500 years since Edinburgh's markets were re-organised by James III.
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