Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Northern Meeting

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NORTHERN MEETING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Robert M Campbell Farewell My Fancy

1- 8 1s+2s advance and retire for 1 step, cross RH, advance and retire, cross LH
9-16 1s+2s dance the Bourrel:
 1M+2L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H into BtoB position while partners chase anticlockwise to face own partner, set and ¾ turn 2H to sides
17-24 1s cross RH, 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round ½ way but after 2 steps Men turn Lady (behind) 2H (moving backwards) and continue circle
25-27 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across - 1L with 3s (at top), 1M with 2s giving LSh to 1st corner (position)
28-30 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on sides giving RSh to 2nd corner (position). 1s end in 2nd place opposite sides, 2s at top facing up nearer hands joined, 3s at bottom facing down nearer hands joined
31-32 1s cross RH to 2nd place own side while 2s and 3s separate and curve into place. 213

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

Northern Meeting Crib
Northern Meeting Crib - Before Minicrib

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