Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lads Of Tain

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LADS OF TAIN (S8x32) 2C (4C set) Dances collected by Miss Milligan

1- 8 1s lead down and back remaining in middle at top in prom hold, 1s facing Men's side, 2s step in, take prom hold to face Ladies' side (2L on right of 2M)
9-16 Couples dance out to sides and face across (2 bars), set, dance into middle with 1s facing up, 2s at top facing partner (2 bars), 1s set while 2s ½ turn RH to face top ready for...
17-24 2s+1s dance promenade
25-32 1s cast up (2s step down), turn 2H, cast down to 2nd place (2s step up) and turn 2H to end in 2nd place own side. 21

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

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