Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Thistle And The Trillium

Scottish Country Dance Instruction


1- 8 1M dances round partner RSh back and turns partner 2H
9-16 1M+2M dance round partners RSh and 1s+2s circle 4H round
17-24 1s followed by 2s dance down for 3 bars, 2s followed by 1s dance up (2s cast to 1st place), 2s+1s also 3s+4s set facing on sides. 2134
25-32 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
33-40 1s dance up to top and cast to 4th place and all turn RH

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

Dance Information

The thistle, is Scotland's floral emblem and the white trillium serves as the emblem and official flower of the Canadian province of Ontario.

Scotland's Thistle
Scotland's Thistle

White Trillium
White Trillium

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