Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Mrs Cholmondeley's Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MRS CHOLMONDELEY'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Book of Graded SCDs

1- 8 1s in prom hold dance out and down behind 2M, dance up between 2s, out behind 2L and dance in to 2nd place own side
9-16 2s repeat above Fig (Bars 1- 8)
17-24 1s lead down the middle for 4 steps, turn inwards, lead up, divide and dance up behind 3s on own sides and up to 2nd places
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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