Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary


Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELLBRAE (S4x32) 4C set John Drewry Cherry Blossom Book
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to left, 1s+2s also 3s+4s set to each other on sides and 2M+3L dance out Men's side and cast to ends while 2L+3M dance out Ladies' side and cast to ends while 1s+4s dance down/up and out to sides. 21(4)(3)
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance double Fig of 8 across (2s and 3s crossing down/up to start) and 1s+4s end with ½ turn RH on sides. 2(4)1(3)
17-24 All dance Grand Chain
25-32 4s and 1s dance out ends and cast in 1 place, 4s and 1s turn partners 1½ times 2H. 24(1)(3)

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

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Wellbrae is a small hamlet to the east of Lanark in South Lanarkshire.

Looking Across The Top Of Swaites Hill, The Much Bigger Tinto In The Background
Wellbrae On The Left

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