Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Off To Pastures New

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OFF TO PASTURES NEW (J8x32) 3C (4C set) L Fordyce

1- 8 1s cast 1 place and cross RH, cast behind 3s and dance up to 2nd place opposite sides to end in middle facing up
9-16 1L dances LH across and RH across with 2M+3M while 1M dance RH and LH across with 2L+3L
17-24 1s dance down cross below 3s, cast up to 2nd place and turn RH to end facing out on own side
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on sides (1M RSh to 2M, 1L RSh to 3L)

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

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