Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The White Gull Of Tay

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WHITE GULL OF TAY (S4x32) 4C set I McBride Imperial 4

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s (facing on sides) set, pass giving RH, 1s+4s set (facing on sides) and pass LH while 2s and 3s set to partners and cross LH
9-16 2s+4s+1s+3s dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 4s+1s dance RH across and dance ½ R&L. (2)(1)(4)(3)
25-32 All circle 8H round to left for 4 steps (to own sides), 1s turn RH and ½ turn 2s LH on sides. 3421

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Gull Beside Tay Image
Black-Headed Gull Beside The River Tay At Dunkeld

Image copyright Mike Pennington under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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