Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lews Castle Gathering

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LEWS CASTLE GATHERING (R8x40) 3C (4c set) Alison Austin A Dunfermline Collection

1- 8 1s+2s DoSiDo; 1s+2s set and dance ½ RH across. (2)(1)3
9-16 1s+3s DoSiDo; 1s+3s set and dance ½ RH across. (2)(3)1
17-20 1s cross RH, cast up 1 place (3s step down). (2)(1)(3)
21-24 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance ½ RSh reel of 3 across. 213
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance Slip Knot (as for 3 couple knot but on last 2 bars 1s+2s dance ½ LH across while 3s ½ turn LH). 321
33-36 3s+2s+1s chase anticlockwise ½ round. (1)(2)(3)
37-38 1s+3s cross LH while 2s ½ turn LH and face up (retain LH)
39-40 1s cast down 1 place while 2s lead up 1 place. 213

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

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