Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

St Andrew's Day (RSCDS Book 24)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST ANDREW'S DAY (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 24

1- 8 1s, followed by 2s, cast on own sides below 3s, meet and lead up to top, 1s cast, pass LSh to face 1st corners while 2s dance up to top
9-16 1s dance round 1st corners (RSh), pass LSh in centre, dance round 3rd corner RSh, pass partner LSh to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s repeat above Fig round 2nd corners and 4th corners to end BtoB facing corners (1M facing Ladies' side, 1L facing Men's side)
25-32 1M with 2L+3L also 1L with 2M+3M circle 3H round to left (4 bars), and dance ½ Double Triangles and petronella turn to end in 2nd place own side

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


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Also see the dance St Andrew's Day (Hynes) by Cynthia Hynes.

Additional search terms: Saint Andrews.

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