Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Where The River Almond Flows

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WHERE THE RIVER ALMOND FLOWS (S4x32) 4C set Rosalind Morrison

1- 8 1s+4s set, ½ turn 2H in centre and face down/up, 1s+4s dance down/up and out to 2nd/3rd place opposite sides while 2s+3s set and cast up/down
9-16 2s+1s dance RH Ladies' Chain while 4s+3s dance LH Ladies' Chain
17-24 1s and 4s set, dance ½ Fig of 8 round end couples, 1s+4s+3s set and end ready for Allemande
25-32 1s+4s+3s dance Allemande. 2341

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

Dance Information

There are two rivers in Scotland which go by the name of The River Almond. One (28 miles (45 km) long) in east-central Scotland which rises at Hirst Hill in North Lanarkshire near Shotts and runs through West Lothian, draining into the Firth of Forth at Cramond near Edinburgh and one (30 miles (48 km) long) which rises in the hills to the south-east of Loch Tay, flows eastwards through Glenalmond and runs through the village of Almondbank, before joining the Tay immediately north of Perth, Scotland.

The River Almond Image
River Almond At Newton Bridge
(The River Which Joins The Tay)

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