Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Kings Town Spurtle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE KINGS TOWN SPURTLE (R3x32) 3C set W. Ernst Eder Martello Tower 3

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance RH across ½ way, set and dance LH across ½ way
9-16 1s Cross&Cast to bottom, lead up and turn to face 2s (Lady facing Man)
17-24 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 4 with 2s and turn partner RH to face 3s, 1s dance ½ RSh reel with 3s and turn partner RH to 3rd place (facing out)
25-32 All dance reel of 3 on sides (2s out and 3s in and up to start) but as each couple dance down through 2nd place they cross to their own side to complete the reel

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

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