Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Have A Bashie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HAVE A BASHIE (J4x32) 4C set John Drewry Cherry Blossom Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 4 1s and 4s petronella turn into centre, change places with partners RH while 2s and 3s step up/down
5- 8 1L and 4L followed by partner pass LSh to face corner (1L faces 3M, 1M - 3L, 4L - 2M and 4M - 2L) and change places RH into St Andrew's Cross
9-16 All Balance in cross formation, change place with corner RH and 4s+1s dance LH across ½ way all end on sides 2(1)4(3)
17-24 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides 1s and 4s do not end passing LSh but turn about to face other corner 24(1)(3)
25-32 4s and 1s turn corner RH and 2s+4s also 1s+3s circle 4H round to right

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

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