Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Scarborough Holiday

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A SCARBOROUGH HOLIDAY (J96) Sq.Set Jean Shaw

1- 8 All change places RH with partner and chase clockwise ½ round, change places RH with partner and Ladies face out
9-16 ½ Schiehallion reels (8 bars) back to original places, Ladies facing out
17-24 Double Men's Chain (LH across in centre)
25-32 1s+3s dance ½ R&L; turn partners RH
33-40 2s+4s dance ½ R&L; turn partner RH. All face partners
41-56 Grand Chain ½ way, set; Grand Chain back to places and set using 2nd setting to face in
57-64 1s+3s dance ½ R&L; turn partners RH
65-72 2s+4s dance ½ R&L; turn partner RH. All Ladies face out
73-80 Double Men's Chain (LH across in centre) All Ladies face out
81-88 ½ Schiehallion reels (8 bars) to place opposite start position and face partner
89-96 All change places RH with partner, chase clockwise back to original position and change places RH with partner

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



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