Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Off To Speyside

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OFF TO SPEYSIDE (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Goldring 24 G and S Dances

1- 8 1s slip step down the middle and back to place
9-16 2s repeat, finishing in centre 2nd place facing up
17-24 1s+2s turn 1½ times (Ladies RH, Men LH) to finish on sidelines; 1s dance DoSiDo
25-32 2s+1s dance RH across and LH back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Speyside (pronounced "spay-side") refers to the famous whisky producing region in Scotland properly known as Strathspey, around the strath (large valley) of the River Spey.


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