Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Sark Bridge

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

SARK BRIDGE (S4x32) 4C set Joseph Killeen Anniv Book

1- 8 1s and 3s cross LH, 1s+2s and 3s+4s turn ¾ RH on sides to end with 2M+1M and 4M+3M in line up/down centre of set, all set twice
9-16 Ladies dance all the way round clockwise as Men dance a Reel of 4
17-24 1s+2s and 3s+4s dance RH across and LH back to positions with Men in centre
25-32 2s+1s and 4s+3s turn LH to end (1)2(3)4, 1s ½ turn RH as 3s cross RH, 1s cast to bottom (2s+3s+4s dance up) and all set. 2341

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

Dance Information

Sark Bridge carries the road over the River Sark, which here forms the border between England and Scotland just outside Gretna.

Sark Bridge
Sark Bridge

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