Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Peterhead Lassies

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PETERHEAD LASSIES (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Goldring 24 G and S Dances

1- 8 1L+2M advance to give RH and 1L turns under Man's R arm. 1L curves back to place as 2M retires to place; 1L+2M turn RH
9-16 1M+2L repeat
17-24 1s+2s dance RH across, set facing in diagonally and 1s cast while 2 dance up
25-32 2s+1s dance double Fig of 8 (2s cast to start). 2 1

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

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Peterhead is a town in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.

It is Aberdeenshire's largest settlement, having a population of 17,330 (2006), and sits at the easternmost point in mainland Scotland.

Peterhead was founded by fishermen and was developed as a planned settlement. In 1593 the construction of Peterhead's first harbour, Port Henry, encouraged the growth of Peterhead as a fishing port and established a base for trade.

Peterhead Harbour
Peterhead Harbour

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