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620 High Road, Finchley N12 0NU
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Tally Ho Thursday, 25 Nov 2021

Miss Hadden's Reel
Moray Rant
Gothenburg's Welcome
Crossing the Line
Butterscotch & Honey
Irish Rover
Quarries Jig
Rose of the North
Tribute to the Borders
Mrs Macpherson of Inveran

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MISS HADDEN'S REEL (J 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.
1s set & cast; 2s+1s+3s all turn RH.
2s+1s+3s dance Allemande.
3s+1s+2s Adv & Ret for 2 steps; 3s cast to 3rd place while 1s+2s lead up,1s casting to 2nd place.


MORAY RANT (S 3x48) 3C

1s dance 1/2 mirror reel of 3 on opp side & 1/2 reel of 3 on own side (Inveran Reel);
1s cross RH to opp side
1s set advancing & turn 2 hands, lead down & dance out between 2s & 3s,
cast behind 3s & turn in to face 3s in line across.
1s set & turn 3s (1s dance out between 2s & 3s), lead up between 3s,
dance out between 2s & 3s, cast up behind 2s & turn in to face 2s.
1s set & turn 2s (1s dance out between 2s & 3s) into 1st place opp side &
dance 1/2 fig 8 round 2s back to 1st place own side
1s+2s dance 4 hands round to Left,
1s facing 2s set, cast to 2nd place as 2s lead up to 1st place.
1s+3s dance 4 hands round to Left,
1s facing 3s set, 1s cast to 3rd place as 3s lead up to 2nd place.


GOTHENBURG'S WELCOME (J 8x32)

1s cast to 2nd place, & set advancing to 1st corner.
1s dance 12 bars dance to corner & set with 2s & 3s;
finish with 1s facing 3rd corner
1s dance two 1/2 diagonal reels of 4; finish in 2nd place own side.
1s dance RH T-pots (1L up with 2s, 1M down with 3s); all turn partner RH.


CROSSING THE LINE (R 6x32) 3C

1s dance mirror reels of 3 on opposite sides.
1s (on opp sides) take prom hold, dance a reel of 3 across with 2s (R/Sh to 2M)
1s (on opp sides) dance down to foot, cross, cast up, turn RH to face out own side
1s cast R round partner's 1st corner R/Sh as 2s & 3s petronella turn into centre,
1M/1L dance thru 2s/3s as 2s & 3s set to partner,
1s cast to 2nd place opp side as 2s & 3s petronella turn to opp side
All set. End in order (2).(1).(3), all on opp sides.
Repeat in S. Hemisphere (mirror image), with old 3s now the dancing couple
Repeat 4 more times, alternating ends


BUTTERSCOTCH & HONEY (S 4x32)

1s set & 1/2 turn RH into prom hold; dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 2s.
1s dance 1/2 LSh Reel of 3 with 3s, then 1/2 RSh Reel of 3 with 4s.
1s followed by 4s+3s+2s cast up on opposite sides to top,
cross over to own side (Lady passing in front of partner) & down own side.
All set to partner & turn BH into 4 hands round (2s with 3s; 4s with 1s).


IRISH ROVER (R 8x32)

1s lead down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides.
1L dances RH T-pot with 2s while 1M dances RH T-pot with 3s.
1s dance 1/2 diag reel of 4 with 1st corner then 1/2 reel with 2nd corner
1/2 turn LH in centre to face 1st corners.
1s dance reels of 3 across giving L/Sh to 1st corner, ending in 2nd place own sides.
1s dance diagonal Rs & Ls (1M crossing diag down & 1L crossing diag up).


QUARRIES JIG (J 8x32)

1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners L/Sh.
1s dance reels of 3 across (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners.
* Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set.
1st crnrs (in centre) change places LH while
new 1st+2nd corners dance clockwise round to next corner position *
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions.
Repeat 4 bars * - * from new positions, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place on opp sides,
2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH.


ROSE OF THE NORTH (S 8x32)

1s lead down below 3s, cross & cast up to 2nd place on opp side
2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple Rs & Ls, 1s finish facing 1st corners.
1s set & turn 1st corner, set & turn 2nd corner.
1s circle 3 hands round to left (1M with 2s & 1L with 3s),
1s set to partners (down/up) & Petronella turn to place.


TRIBUTE TO THE BORDERS (J 8x32)

1s cross RH & cast 1 place, turn RH 1-1/2 times to finish in promenade hold facing 2M.
1s dance 1/2 R/Sh reel of 3 on M side, cross & dance 1/2 reel on W side;
end facing 3L (now at the top).
1s set to 3L, turn & set to 2L, turn & set to 2M, turn & set to 3M ending with 3s, 1s, & 2s in centre, ready for
3s+1s+2s Allemande.


MRS MACPHERSON OF INVERAN (R 8x32)

1s dance Inveran Reels (1/2 mirror reel of 3 on opp side & 1/2 mirror reel of 3 on own side)
1s turn RH 1-1/2 times to 2nd place opp side facing out,
dance 1/2 figures of 8 round 2s to 2nd place own side facing 3s.
2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain (2s at top cross to start as 1s and 3s change).
2s+1s+3s dance 6 hands round & back.

 

 

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