Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Haste To Hillockhead

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HASTE TO HILLOCKHEAD (J4x32) 4C set Niall Mitchell Thistle Dubh 2

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to top while 4s cross RH, cast to top, cross RH and cast back to place
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides (1s and 3s dancing down and out to start)
17-24 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across and all chase clockwise ½ way
25-32 All turn partner RH 1½ times, 4s+3s+2s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on sides. 2341

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

Dance Information

Hillockhead is on the coast on the Moray Firth just north of Inverness, Scotland.

Beach Below Hillockhead

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