Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Silver Glen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE SILVER GLEN (S4x32) 4C set Barry Priddey Fairy Bridge Book

1- 8 All cross RH and set, 1s and 3s turn 2H, open out to face down and turn next couple (pass between them and end with 2s and 4s facing out)
9-16 1s +2s and 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8
17-24 1s lead down the middle in Allemande hold followed by 2s, 3s and 4s, cross over at bottom and dance up to original places
25-32 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH and cast to bottom

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

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The Silver Glen lies approximately 1 km to the east of the town of Alva, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, and takes its name from the silver that was mined there in the early 18th century. The story of the silver mine is remarkable.

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Silver Glen

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