Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Groam House

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GROAM HOUSE (R4x40) 4C set Niall Mitchell Thistle Dubh 2

1- 8 Top 3 Ladies dance round partner RSh, dance down and round next Man LSh and back to places
9-16 Men repeat passing partner LSh
17-24 1s and 3s petronella turn (2s/4s step up), all 4 couples set; 1s/3s dance down to face 2s/4s and all set
25-32 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance reels of 4 across
33-40 1s and 3s cast to right round the facing person into centre and dance ½ reel of 4 (up/down set) end passing partner LSh to own side. 2341

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

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Groam House Museum. A lovely little museum dedicated to the Pictish associations of the area in the village of Rosemarkie, about 10 miles north east of Inverness, Scotland.

Groam House Museum
Groam House Museum

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