Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Woodland Reel

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WOODLAND REEL (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Bernard Harris Sheaf Book

1- 8 1s dance Inveran reels with 2s+3s
9-16 1s lead down for 3 bars, lead up and cast to 2nd place
17-24 1s dance Figs of 8 own sides (between 3s to start) and end facing 1st corners while corners set facing on sides and change place RH, set to partner and change place RH
25-32 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners ending 2nd place own sides
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left and back

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

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Bernard Harris lived in Woodland Way, Rotherham when he devised this dance.

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View From Brecks Lane To Gibbing Greave Wood - 10 Minute Walk From Woodland Way

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