We meet in the Hall behind Christ Church,
620 High Road, Finchley N12 0NU
Contact: Lucille 01707 691 522

Thursday 19 July
Dancing 7.45 to 9.45


Wooden Horse
City of Stirling
Cherrybank Gardens
Glastonbury Tor
Macdonald of Keppoch
Fire in the Rye
Black Mountain Reel
Dundee City Police Jig
Swan and the Tay
Swiss Lassie
Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh

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WOODEN HORSE (J 3x32) 3C

1s cross RH and cast while 2s set & dance up; 1s turn 2s on sides with nearer hand
1s cross RH and cast while 3s set & dance up 1 place; 1s turn 3s on sides with nearer hand
1s cross up to dance reels of 3 on opp sides to end 2.3.(1)
1s dance 1/2 Fig 8 round 3s; all turn partner RH. 2.3.1.


CITY OF STIRLING (R 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance Snowball Chain (1s+2s change places on side to start) to (3)(1)(2).
1s cross (pass R/Sh), 1/2 turn RH person in 3rd corner; 1s followed by corners change places (diag)
passing L/Sh & 1s cast to 2nd place opp side as corners end in original places
1s cross (pass L/Sh), 1/2 turn LH person in 4th corner; 1s followed by corners change places (diag)
passing R/Sh & 1s cast to 2nd place opp side as corners end in original places. 2(1)3
All turn RH (4 bars) & 1s dance 1/2 Fig 8 (1L up, 1M down)


CHERRYBANK GARDENS (S 3x32) 3C

1s+2s set and petronella in tandem twice
1s+2s set. 2s cross RH while 1s cross LH. 1L up, 1M down, for RH teapots.
1s+3s set and petronella link. Four hands round. 3s finish in middle facing down, ready for -
Chain. 2s (at top) start by crossing.


GLASTONBURY TOR (R 8x32)

1s+2s set & dance 1/2 RHA, 1s+3s set & dance 1/2 LHA
1s set & cross RH, 1s cast up and turn LH to face 1st corner positions
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 with 1st corner positions; pass left to face 2nd corner positions
1s dance 1/2 reel of 4 and curve right to end 1M between 3s facing down & 1L between 2s facing up
1M+3s also 1L+2s Set+Link for 3; 1s turn RH 1-1/2 times to 2nd place as
2s & 3s dance clockwise 1/2 way to end 2 1 3.


MACDONALD OF KEPPOCH (M: 2S32 + 2R32) 4C Sq

1s+3s dance 6 bars R&L (M polite turns) to finish in centre B-to-B
with partner facing side couples (1L+2L, 1M+4M, 3L+4L, 3M+2M). All set
Reels of 4 across. Finish in line up/down with W (middles) facing, 1M facing down, 3M facing up
Reel of 4 (ends pass L/Sh, 1L+3L pass R/Sh); finish in original place facing partner
All set, all turn partner RH 1-1/4 into prom hold and dance 1 place anticlockwise.

Repeat from new positions in Strathspey, then twice in Reel time back to original places


FIRE IN THE RYE (R 6x32) 6C set 4s+5s+6s improper

1s+2s+3s also 4s+5s+6s circle 2 x 6H round & back
All dance half Grand Chain (1s & 6s cross to start);
[pass 6 people to end diag opposite: 6.5.4 (3)(2)(1)]
6s+5s also 4s+3s also 2s+1s set & dance half RH star;
end couples stand while 6s+3s also 4s+1s set & dance half LH star
Centre couples (6s+1s) set to each other on sides, change places RH on side;
All set & cross RH to end 5.3.1 (6)(4)(2)


BLACK MOUNTAIN REEL (R 5x32) 5C set.

1s & 3s cross RH & cast, dance 1/2 fig 8 round the couple above, cross to face 1st corner.
1s & 3s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH to face 1st corners again.
1s & 3s dance full diagonal reels of 4 with 1st corners.
All dance RH across once round (1L with 2s, 1M & 3L with 4s, 3M with 5s),
1s & 3s turn partners LH & cast one place.


DUNDEE CITY POLICE JIG (J 5x32) 5C set

1s face out, join hands with 2s on sides & set
1s 1/2 turn 2s on sides & dance 1/2 figures of 8 round 2s.
1s dance reels of 3 on opp sides with 2s+3s (start in and down); end by 1/2 turning 3s.
Bar 17. 2s (at top) now start repeating the dance from bar 1; original 1s continue as follows:-
1s face out, hold nearer hands with 4s & set, 1/2 turn 4s on sides
cross RH to own side & cast down to 5th pl; 5s+1s dance Rs & Ls.
Original 3s (at top) now start repeating the dance from bar 1 while 2s continue at bar 17 etc.


SWAN AND THE TAY (S 3x32) 3C

1s dance Figs 8 on own side, starting in & down (join hands where possible)
1s dance reels of 3 on opp sides (join hands where possible) to end facing 1st corner (2s end at top)
1s dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners; pass R/Sh to face 2nd corner
1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners; pass R/Sh to end 2nd place own side
All set & cross RH; all chase clockwise 1/2 way to own side. 3.1.2.


SWISS LASSIE (R 8x32)

1s dance in & cast to 3rd place; 2s alert!
2s+1s turn partner RH 1-1/4 times to form a line up/down middle of set (M face down; W up).
2s+1s dance reel of 4 up/down middle of set, end with 2M facing W side & 1L facing M side.
2s+1s chase round clockwise 1/2 way, to 1.3.2.
1s+3s+2s advance & retire.
3s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH, dance RHA 1/2 way to 1.2.3.
1s+2s 1/2 turn partners RH & dance RHA 1/2 way to 2.1.3.


DUKE & DUCHESS OF EDINBURGH (R 8x40)

1s+2s+3s advance for 2 bars, retire, & turn partner 2 hands.
1s cast, lead down between 3s, cast up behind 3s, lead up between 2s & cast to 2nd place.
1s dance RH T-pots (1L with 2s, 1M with 3s),
pass R/Sh & dance LH T-pots with other couple; end facing 1st corner.
1s turn corner, partner, corner, partner to end 2nd place own side.
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.

 

 

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