Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Renwick Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RENWICK REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) James B. Cosh New Glenshee Collection

1- 8 1s cross down to dance mirror reels of 3 on opposite sides and end facing 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners and ½ diagonal reel with 2nd corners
17-18 1M+3s (at top) and 1L+2s (at bottom) dance ½ RH across
19-20 2s+3s dance ½ LH across (just touch hands) while 1s cast (1M down, 1L up) into 2nd place opposite sides. (2)(1)(3)
21-24 1s turn partner LH, turn 1st corner (position) RH
25-32 1s turn partner LH, turn 2nd corner (position) RH; 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance ½ reels of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corner position) 213

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

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