Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pitlochry Celebration

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PITLOCHRY CELEBRATION (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Rosalind Morrison

1- 8 1s set, cast to 2nd place (4 bars), set advancing and turn right about to face 3rd corner
9-16 1s change places RH with corners, 1s set as corners pass LH, 1s change places RH with 1st corner persons and turn LH to face 4th corner
17-24 Repeat with 4th corners and 1s turn LH in middle to Lady facing up and Man facing down
25-32 1s dance RH across (Lady with 3s at top and Man with 2s), 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple ending in 2nd place own sides
33-40 1s dance Diag R&L

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

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Pitlochry is a burgh in the council area of Perth and Kinross, Scotland, lying on the River Tummel. Its success as a tourist resort was due to Queen Victoria visiting the area in 1842, and the arrival of the railway in 1863.

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