Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Plessey Woods

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PLESSEY WOODS (S3x40) 3C Set Maureen Robson From North to South

1- 8 1s set. 1s cast down 1 place (2s step up), 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s, dance up nearer hands joined to finish back to back between 2s (1L facing 2M, 1M facing 2L)
9-16 1L+2M also1M+2L set and turn RH; 1s pass RSh to change places (1M faces 2M, 1L faces 2L). 1M+2M also 1L+2L set and turn RH, 1s pass RSh to finish in middle with RH joined, 1L facing up and 1M facing down. 2s finish in 1st place
17-24 1s turn RH moving down the middle to finish in 2nd place on opposite sides (2 bars) facing down, 1s dance down nearer hands joined between 3s, cast up round 3s and dance down nearer hands joined to finish back to back between 3s (1L facing 3M, 1M facing 3L)
25-32 1s+3s repeat bars 9-16. At end 1s join RH to finish in middle 1L facing up and 1M facing down. 3s finish in 3rd place
33-40 1s turn RH to finish on opposite sides facing down (2 bars), 1s dance down nearer hands joined, cast up round 3s and cross down to 3rd place on own sides. 3s step up bars 35-36. 231

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



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