Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tea Time

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TEA TIME (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Malcolm Austen Harwell Caledonian Society 1948-1998

1- 8 1s set, 1s+2s+3s Adv&Ret, 1s cast to 2nd place (2s step up)
9-16 1L+2s (at top) and 1M+3s (at bottom) dance RH across; 1s pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple
17-24 All step in (1 bar) to meet partner, 2s followed by 1s+3s lead up, cast (2s bar 20, 1s bar 21, 3s bar 22) and lead down to end 312 on own sides
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance 6 bars ½ Grand Chain (3s cross, 1s+2s change place on side to start) and all cross LH with partner. 213
33-40 All circle 6H all way round to Left, on bar 38 all pull back RSh and dance out to own sides. 213

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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