Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Kirrie Boys

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE KIRRIE BOYS (J4x32) 4C set Charles Upton
Easier version of "The Kirrie Lads"

1- 8 All set and cross RH, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across once round
9-16 All dance ½ 4 Couple R&L:-
' 9-10 All cross Right Hands
' 11-12 Dancers in 1M and 2M places also 3L and 4L places change places Left Hands on sides while dancers in 1L place and 3M place cross diagonally LH as dancers in 2L place and 4M place cross diagonally LH
' 13-16 Repeat Bars 9-12 to end facing own partner. 4321
17-24 Bottom 3 couples (3s+2s+1s) set, cross RH and chase clockwise ½ way round to end 4123
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

Dance Information

Kirriemuir, sometimes called Kirrie, is a burgh in Angus, Scotland.

Peter Pan Statue At Kirriemuir
"Peter Pan" Playwright J.M. Barrie Was Born And Buried In Kirriemuir

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