Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Village Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

VILLAGE REEL (S8x32) 2C (4C set) William Campbell RSCDS Book 20

1- 8 1s+2s dance Diamond Poussette finishing back on sides
9-16 1s take prom hold (Lady on Man's right) and dance a Fig of 8 round the 2s passing 2L RSh
17-24 1s lead down the middle and back
25-32 1s+2s dance Allemande

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Village Reel - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dancing Peasants
"Village Scene With Dancing Peasants Outside An Inn" Adriaen van Ostade (1610-1685), Oil On Oak Panel c. 1660

Image copyright Adriaen van Ostade [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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