Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Meols Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MEOLS REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) David A Haynes

1- 8 1L followed by partner dancing in tandem crosses down to dance reel of 3 with 2M+3M (2M out/up and 1s pass 3M LSh to start)
9-16 1M followed by partner dancing in tandem crosses down to dance reel of 3 with 2L+3L (2L out/up and 1s pass 3L RSh to start)
17-24 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s in and down to start)
25-32 1s dance down middle and cast up behind 3s to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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


Dance Information

Meols (pronounced "mells") is a village on the northern coast of the Wirral Peninsula, England.

Meols was named as such by the Vikings; its original name from the Old Norse for "sand dunes" was melr.

Meols - Information Video

Meols Image
Oystercatchers At Meols


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