Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Lichted Ha' (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE LICHTED HA' (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Summer Collection 7
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 4 All set, 1s and 4s cross down/up while 2s and 3s cast to ends
5- 6 2L+1M and 4M+3L change places LH while 2M+1L and 4L+3M change places RH on sides. (1)23(4)
7- 8 1s and 4s cross down/up to position between 2nd and 3rd places - Men BtoB facing other Lady (4L on Men's side) while 2s and 3s dance up/down to ends
9-12 1M and 4M dance out passing Ladies RSh, face in and set while Ladies dance in and passing each other LSh petronella turn to face each other (1L facing up and 4L facing down) and set moving to right to face own partner
13-16 Repeat bars 9-12 with Men setting in centre and end facing other partner
17-24 Men turn other partner 2H 1¾ times onto sides (4s in 2nd place and 1s in 3rd place), 4s+1s dance 4H round to left
25-28 All set, turn partners 2H to end in centre (top 2 couples face down and bottom 2 couples face up)
29-32 4M+1L also 4L+1M dance out sides, cast to ends, 4M+2M also 3M+1M change places RH on sides while partners change places LH. 24(1)(3)

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance Lichted Ha' (Mitchell) by John W Mitchell.

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