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

Thursday 25 July
Dancing 7.45 to 9.45


Hoopers Jig
Scott Meikle
Swan and the Tay
Never at Sea
Wild Geese
Dundee City Police Jig
Broadway
Jennifer's Jig
Elephant Stampede
Deer Friends
Montgomeries' Rant
Mairi's Wedding

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HOOPERS JIG (J 8x32)

1s clap crossing RH & cast to 2nd place to dance RH across with 3s.
1s clap crossing RH & cast to 1st place to dance LH across with 2s.
1M+3L change places RH, 1L+3M change places RH,
1M+3L change places RH (1M casts to 2nd pl.),
1L+3M cross LH, 1L ends in 2nd place.
2s+1s dance Rs & Ls.


SCOTT MEIKLE (R 4x32) 4C

1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place, dance 1/2 Fig 8 round 2s
1s+3s dance RH across, LH back
1L + 3L dance Tandem reel of 3 across with 2s (1L ends 3rd pl) while
3M + 1M dance Tandem reel of 3 with 4s (3M to 2nd pl)
1s+4s dance 1/2 R&L, turn partner RH 1-1/2 times


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.


NEVER AT SEA (3R48) 6C 4,5,6 improper

1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place, cross LH & cast to 3rd place while 6s cross RH, cast to 5th place, cross LH & cast to 4th place
1M+6L Prom hold dance reel of 3 with 4s (pass 4M L/Sh) while 6M+1L dance reel of 3 with 3s (pass 3M LSh);
end 1s in 3rd place side by side facing up & 6s in 4th place facing down ready for:..
1s & 6s dance reflection reels on sides dancing up/down between 3s/4s to start
1s+6s dance R&L ending with 1s facing up & 6s facing down
End couples cross RH while cpl in 2nd+3rd pl also cpl in 4th+5th pl dance 1/2 RHA & all change pl LH on side
Repeat last 4 bars; again repeat 4 bars
All 4-bar turn partner RH to 5.4.6.(1).(3).(2).
Dance 3 times to end 6.5.4.(3).(2).(1) or 6 times to end 1.2.3.(4 ).(5).(6).


WILD GEESE (J 8x32)

1s+3s dance in & balance in line, turn partners RH;
1s cast to 3rd place while 3s lead up to 1st place.
3s+1s dance in & balance in line, turn partners RH;
3s cast to 3rd place while 1s lead up to 1st place.
1s lead down & back to 2nd place.
2s+1s dance Rs & Ls.


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.


BROADWAY (S 3x32) 3C

1s dance down, turn BH; dance up & cast to 2nd place
All dance Set+Link for 3; 1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L start Diag left
All dance Set+Link for 3; 1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L start Diag left. (3)(1)(2).
All set & 1/2 turn RH, face partner and pull back R/Sh, dance out to places & all set. 3 1 2.


JENNIFER'S JIG (J 8x32)

1s+2s+3s set cross RH, set & cross back RH
1s & 2s dance double figures of 8.
1s cross & dance Inveran reels with 2s & 3s. (1s crossing at top & bottom)
1s followed by 2s lead down for 2 steps, full turn RH &
2s lead up followed by 1s to new places.


ELEPHANT STAMPEDE (J 4x48) 4C Sq

All circle 8H round and back
1s and 3s adv to centre NHJ; with free hand take 2s and 4s and retire to lines across; then 1/2 R/Sh reel
All dance 1/2 R & L at each end, turn approaching person (on L of man) RH 1-1/2 to square set
All W petronella one place and set, repeat to meet partner facing out
All dance full Schiehallion reel


DEER FRIENDS (S 8x32)

1s cross down (2s up), cast behind 3s, cross RH; cast up, turn partner LH and join RH with corner into diag line
Set R (change hands with cnr), half turn LH, 1s join RH in middle; corners set along the diag while 1s set R and half turn LH to face corner;
Half reel of 4 on diag, finish on 2nd diag, 1s LHJ to partner and RHJ to 4th corner
Repeat 8 bars with 4th corners, 1s at the end crossing LH to (3),(1),(2)
All Set & Link for 3 twice to end (2,1,3)


MONTGOMERIES' RANT (R 8x32)

1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH & cast left (1L up, 1M down).
1s dance reels of 3 across, 1L with 2s & 1M with 3s.
1s meet, join nearer hands, set to 2L; turn inwards & set to 3M,
set to 3L, turn inwards & set to 2M.
2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides, 1s giving R/Sh to 2nd corner,
1s cross to 2nd place own side.


MAIRI'S WEDDING (R 8x40)

1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, then turn LH to face 1st corners.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel of 4 with 1st corner then with 2nd corner.
1s dance 1/2 diag Reel with 3rd corner (partners 1st corner) then with 4th corner.
1s dance reel of 3 across, L with 2s & M with 3s.
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.

 

 

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