Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Wellingtonia Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WELLINGTONIA REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Mervyn Short 12 SCD by Mervyn Short

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Link, 1M faces out. 1M followed by 1L casts up, dances down middle to face 3M, 1L faces 2M
9-16 1M+3s and 1L+2s dance reels of 3 across (1M+3M and 1L+2M pass RSh to start)
17-24 1M+3M and 1L+2M turn RH, 1M+3L and 1L+2L turn LH to finish 1M facing down between 3s and 1L facing down between 2s
25-32 1M followed by 1L casts up men's side and dances across to 2nd place opposite sides and 1s turn 1½ RH to 2nd place own sides

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

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