Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Royal Mile

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROYAL MILE (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Summer Collection 9

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set twice, 1s cross RH while 2s+3s dance LH across ½ way, 1s+3s dance RH across ½ way while 2s cross LH
9-16 3s cross RH while 1s+2s dance LH across ½ way, 3s+2s dance RH across ½ way while 1s cross LH, 2s cross RH while 3s+1s dance LH across ½ way, 2s+1s dance RH across ½ way while 3s cross LH (all now in original places)
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance RSh reels of 3 on sides
25-32 1s+2s set to each other on sides and change places RH, 2s+1s circle 4H round to left

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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The Royal Mile is a succession of streets which form the main thoroughfare of the Old Town of the city of Edinburgh in Scotland.

Royal Mile
The Royal Mile, Edinburgh

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