Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Reel Archie

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE REEL ARCHIE (R4x32) 4C set Alex Taylor

1- 8 1s and 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 down round 2s/4s, 1s+2s also 3s+4s turn 1½ times on sides (LH Ladies' side, RH Men's side) 2(1)4(3)
9-16 All dance reflection reels of 4 on sides (LSh on Ladies' side, RSh on Men's side)
17-24 1s and 4s dance out ends and cast in to places, 1s and 4s turn RH. 2(1)4(3)
25-32 1s+4s set and dance ½ RH across, 4s and 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 up round 2s/1s. 2413

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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