Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Paddy In The Car

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PADDY IN THE CAR (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Sheila Brown SCD Archives

1- 8 1s ½ turn partner into Prom hold (L on right) to cast behind 2M and cross between 2L and 3L, 1s cast behind 3L and dance into centre to face up
9-16 1s (nearer hands joined) dance up to 1st place and 1L+2L turn 1½ RH while 1M+2M turn 1½ LH 1s ending 2nd place and 2s in 1st place
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s in and down to start)
25- 32 1s cross RH and cast round 1st corners into middle, 1s change places LH and cast round 3rd corners to 2nd place own sides
33-40 1s+2s dance R&L

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

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