Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

No Ghosts A Roamin'

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

No Ghosts A Roamin' 4x32 Jig for 4C by Sue McKinnell

1-8 1C set, the 1M followed by 1W cast to 3rd place on opposite sides. 1C turn once round LH to end 1W facing 3M, 1M behind her. 2C step up on bars 3-4. Meanwhile, 4C set, then 4W followed by 4M cast to 2nd place on opposite sides. 4C turn once round LH to end 4M facing 2W, 4W behind her. 3C step down on bars 3-4.
9-16 1C and 3M; 4C and 2W dance six bar reels of three. On the last two bars, 1C turn LH to end 1M facing 3W, 1W behind him and 4C turn LH to end 4W facing 2M, 4M behind him.
17-24 1C and 3W, 4C and 2M dance six bar reels of three. On the last two bars, 1C and 4C turn LH to opposite sides. Ending order is 2, 4, 1, 3 with 4C and 1C on opposite sides.
25-32 1C and 4C dance right hands across, then 1C cross down between 3C and cast up to 3rd place on own sides WHILE 4C cross up between 2C and cast down to 2nd place on own sides.

Repeat 4 times.

(Dance crib compiled by the deviser Sue McKinnell, 2018)

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Dance Information

Recommended Music: Old Spedling Castle's Ghost from Gang on the Same Gate by Green Ginger.

(Dance information by the deviser, Sue McKinnell)

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