Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Newcastle Festival

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NEWCASTLE FESTIVAL (R4x32) 4C set Peter Avery The Geordie Diamond
2 chords: 2nd chord 3s+4s cross to opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s set. 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ¾ Double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s cross down/up, 2s and 3s dance up/down). End (2)1(4)3 with 1s and 4s facing
9-16 1s+4s dance R&L up down. End with ¾ LH turn to line up/down middle, Men in centre, 1s facing Men's side, 4s facing Ladies' side
17-24 1s and 4s dance a men's Targe
17-18 Men turn RH ¾ while women dance anticlockwise ¼
19-20 1s and 4s turn partners LH
21-22 Men turn RH ¾ while women dance anticlockwise ¼
23-24 1s and 4s turn partners LH ¾ to finish 1s in 3rd place opposite sides and 4s in 2nd place own sides. (2)41(3)
25-32 2s and 3s set to partners, ½ RH and all circle 8H ½ round to Left. 31(4)(2)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams



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