The Kissing Gates
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE KISSING GATES (S3x32) 3C set Ken Jones Sheaf Book SCD's
1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1M and 2L set while 1L+2M change places RH, 1s+2s chase clockwise 1 place
9-16 2s+1s dance RH across, 1s+3s dance LH across
17-24 1s+3s repeat bars 1- 8
25-32 2s+3s+1s circle 6H round and back
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosThe Kissing Gates - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationKissing gates are a simple design of gate used to keep animal stock in place but allow easy pedestrian access.
They are called kissing gates because if more than one person enters it can get very intimate when swinging the gate.
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