Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Honeysuckle And The Bindweed (Wilson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE HONEYSUCKLE (And The Bindweed) (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Donald Wilson Cambridge Diamond Jubilee

1- 8 1s+2s advance and retire 1 step, 1s cast 1 place as 2s dance up, 1s turn LH to face 2nd corners and turn corners RH into prom hold (corners on 1s right)
9-12 1s+2nd corners dance ½ reel of 4 with 3rd corners (RSh to 3rd corner) while 3rd corners dance in and turn LH in centre to dance out to 2nd corners (opposite sides)
13-16 1s turn LH to face 2nd corner (positions) and turn RH into prom hold while original 2nd corner persons dance out to other corner on own sides
17-24 1s repeat with bars 9-16 with 'new' corners but 1s end turning LH to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L

Note: 3rd time through bars 1- 4 with original 1s in 3rd place all 4 couples advance and retire, then new 1s and original 1st couples both cast 1 place
The Bindweed (Optional) - 2nd time through read right for left and 1st corner for 2nd corner and vice versa

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Also see the dance The Honeysuckle And The Bindweed (Bradley) by Jenny Bradley.

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