Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Old Newton

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OLD NEWTON (R8x32) 3C (4C Set) Ron Arrowsmith Doune Collection

1- 4 1L dances crosses down and casts down behind 3M and into middle below 3s while 1M dances across, round 2nd Lady and into centre below 2s
5- 8 1s+3s dance LH across
9-16 1L dances round 3L into middle below 2s facing up while 1M dances round 2M into middle above 2s and faces down; 1s+2s dance RH across
17-24 1s set to each other (up/down), 1s ¾ turn RH and face up, 1s dance up and cast to 2nd place own sides (2s step up 23-24)
25-32 1s dance LSH reels of 3 across (1L with 2s and 1M with 3s)

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

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