Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tea With Sylvia

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

TEA WITH SYLVIA (J4x32) 4C set Lyn Wilson 2013

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up). 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s
9-16 1s dance mirror (reflection) reels of 3 on own sides with 2s+3s (1s in/up to start)
17-24 1s dance mirror (reflection) reels of 3 on opposite sides with 3s+4s (1s cross down through 3rd place, 3s out/up, 4s in/up to start) 2(1)34
25-32 1s cross RH, cast 2 places (3s+4s step up 27-28) All 4 couples turn RH (or birl)

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Tea With Sylvia Painting Image
Tea With Sylvia
"Tea-Time" By Emile Eisman-Semenowsky 1859-1911, c. 1900


Image Copyright Emile Eisman-Semenowsky 1859-1911 [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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