Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Haggis Thrash

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HAGGIS THRASH (R8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Grennburn Book 2

1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 1s+2s advance and retire for 2 steps and turn partners 2H
17-24 1s+2s dance RH across and LH back, 1s end facing other partner
25-32 1s+2s dance reel of 4 across, 2s ending 1st place and 1s in 2nd places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Haggis is a dish containing sheep's 'pluck' (heart, liver and lungs), minced with onion, oatmeal, suet, spices, and salt, mixed with stock, and traditionally simmered in the animal's stomach for approximately three hours.


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