Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Oban Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE OBAN REEL (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John S Trew Let's All Dance

1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s
9-16 2s dance Fig of 8 round 1s
17-24 1s turn RH, cast 1 place and turn LH to places
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

Dance Notes

May also be danced as a reel.

(Dance notes by MINICRIB)

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Oban (pronounced "oa-bun" with the stress on the first syllable) (Scottish Gaelic meaning "the little bay") is a resort town within the Argyll and Bute council area of Scotland.

Oban occupies a beautiful setting in the Firth of Lorn.

Oban From Druim Mòr

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