The Red Lion Of Stow
Scottish Country Dance Instruction
THE RED LION OF STOW
(J4x32) 4C set J McColl To Friendship
1- 8 All set, cross RH, set and cross RH
9-16 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8 (2s and 4s cast up to start)
17-24 All dance reels of 4 on sides (Men RSh reel and Ladies LSh)
25-32 All dance Poussette with 1s dancing to bottom
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Anyone who has stayed in the UK for a while will know that 'The Red Lion' is a very common name for public houses (inns, or pubs).
The Red Lion Of Stow narrows the field down a little, but without knowing exactly which one the deviser had in mind, I will go with The Red Lion, Stow Hill, Newport, Wales.
One of the long-established pubs of Newport, there has been a Red Lion public house here on the corner of Stow Hill and Charles Street for well over a century. Cheers.
Red Lion Of Stow Hill, Newport
Image Copyright John Grayson
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