Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Provost's Chain

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 8 All ½ turn partner RH, turn next person LH once round and ½ turn partner
9-16 1s+3s ½ Ladies' Chain, 1L+3L ¾ turn RH to face side couples and set
17-24 1L and 3L dance out through arches made by 2s and 4s back to places while 1M and 3M dance into centre and dance out to meet partners
25-32 All Promenade anticlockwise ¾ round to end 4123
Repeat with new top couple

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

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