Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Old Fairy Bridge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE OLD FAIRY BRIDGE (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Malcolm Guild Iberian Commemorative Book

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 2s+1s+3s Advance, 2s+3s Retire while 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s turn 1st corners RH to end 1M between 3s facing down, 1L between 2s facing up. 1s set and change places LH up/down and cast to left to 2nd place own side. Bar 16: 2s+3s face diagonally in.
17-24 2s+3s Set&Rotate. 312
25-28 1s cross RH while 3s+2s ½ turn partners RH to face down/up nearer hands joined; All set, 1s to each other across, 3s+2s up/down
29-32 All dance 6H ½ round to the left. 213
33-40 2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain (2s cross, 1s+3s change place on sides). 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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