Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Ruislip Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

RUISLIP REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) A Forbes

1- 8 1s cross down RH, dance down behind 3s, cross up RH and dance up behind 2s to places
9-16 1s turn RH 1¾ times to face 1st corners, set to 1st corners and set to 2nd corners
17-24 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (RSh to 2nd corner to start) and end BtoB facing own sides
25-32 1s dance Double Triangles with 2s+3s and end in 2nd places

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

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Ruislip is a suburban area of northwest London, centred on an old village in Greater London and is part of the London Borough of Hillingdon. The parish appears in the Domesday Book, and some of the earliest settlements still exist today.

St Martin's Cottages, Eastcote Road, Ruislip

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