Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Thistle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE THISTLE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) MMM 2

1- 8 1s petronella to opposite side
9-16 1s petronella to 2nd place own side
17-24 2s+1s+3s advance and retire twice
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

There is also a Scottish highland dance, The Thistle - Highland Dance Video sometimes danced today at Highland games around the world, as part of Scottish National dances repertoire.

Scotland's Thistle
Scotland's Thistle

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