Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Pittencrieff Panic

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Pittencrieff Panic
Town House Posse  
Reel   8 x 32 bars   3 Couple Repeat   4 Couple Set   Longwise Set

  1-4   1s dance in and cast to 2nd place;

  5-8   giving right shoulder (no hands) 1s dance around each other with strong eye contact, finishing facing out on own sides;

  9-16 giving right shoulder to partners' first corners, 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides, finishing facing in;

17-24 2L1L3L set, advance, retire and set WHILE 2M1M3M set twice, advance and retire;

25-32 all 6 hands round and back, finishing 2s1s3s.

(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)


Dance Information

The dance is named after Pittencrieff Park, donated to the citizens of Dunfermline by Andrew Carnegie, in which the local RSCDS Branch holds summer dances.

Pittencrieff Park Image
Pittencrieff Park



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