Scottish Country Dance InstructionSOLWAY FIRTH (J4x48) 4C set John Drewry Bon Accord Book
1- 8 All set, 1s and 3s cast down 1 place, cross up and cast 1 place opposite sides while 2s and 4s cross up, cast 1 place and cross up to own sides. 2(1)4(3)
9-16 1s+4s set and dance RH across ½ way to end facing corners, All set, ½ turn corners LH to form St Andrew's Cross
17-24 All set twice, turn corners LH onto sides and 4s+1s dance RH across ½ way, 1M facing up, 4M facing down
25-32 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance Ladies' Chain
33-40 2s (at top) stand while 1s+4s+3s dance ½ reel of 3 on sides (1s and 4s pass RSh to start), 1s+3s set and cross RH. 2341
41-48 All circle 8H round and back
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationThe Solway Firth is a firth (large sea bay) that forms part of the border between England and Scotland, between Cumbria (including the Solway Plain) and Dumfries and Galloway.
The Solway Firth
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