Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Tulloch Circle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Tulloch Circle
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 7: Around A Dozen
32 bar Reel
One Circle of couples, woman on right side of partner

  1-4   SET TWICE: set to partner (with two Pas de Basque, or a Highland step);

  5-8   TULLOCH TURN: turn partner with right arm and Tulloch turn twice around;

  9-12 SET TWICE: set to partner;

13-16 TULLOCH TURN: turn partner with left arm and Tulloch turn twice around;

17-24 IN AND OUT: women advance and retire twice AS men set, advance, retire and set;

25-32 GRAND CHAIN: starting with right hands to partner, dance a Grand Chain with 2 steps to each hand: end facing the 5th person who is your new partner.

Repeat with new partner.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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