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

Thursday 17 October
Dancing 7.45 to 9.45


Miss Allie Anderson
Aviator
Autumn in Appin
Cat and the Fiddle
Glayva
Minister on the Loch
First Rain of Spring
Campbeltown Loch
Belle of Bon Accord
Lochnagar
Shiftin' Bobbins

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MISS ALLIE ANDERSON (J 8x32)

1s+2s+3s all clap, 1L+2L+3L dance R/Sh around partner & 3s followed by 2s+1s lead down.
All 1/2 turn (Lady under man's R arm) & 1s followed by 2s+3s lead back to top,
1s+2s+3s set & 1/2 turn partner RH ending in centre of dance.
1s+2s+3s dance Promenade.
1s+2L dance RHA (1M finishing in 2nd place); 1s+2M dance LHA with 1s both ending in 2nd place.


AVIATOR (J 8x32)

1s lead down, on bar 4 1M crosses partner in front & 1L followed by 1M cast up behind 4M & 3M & across into 2nd place facing 3L (2s step up 3-4)
1s (1L leading) dance 1/2 alternating tandem reel with 1st corners; 1M continues reel with corners passing 3L LSh as 1L+3M turn LH to face 2L
1s (1M leading) dance 1/2 similar with 2nd corners; 1L continues reel passing 2L LSh as 1M+3L turn LH. 1s end in 2nd place opp sides
1s dance up, round 2s by RSh (1L behind 2M, 1M in front 2L) & 1M followed by 1L cast, across set to end in 2nd place own side (6 bars).
All 3 couples set


AUTUMN IN APPIN (S 4x32) 4C: 3s & 4s improper

2s+3s Pet into centre & set (men back-back), 3/4 turn partner RH & dance 1/2 RH across,
take non-partner in prom hold and face out
1s & 4s Pet into centre, set and turn into prom hold while 2s+3s dance half way round
All Prom clockwise one place to finish in square set
Side couples 1/2 Ladies Chain, then top couples 1/2 Mens Chain (turn so that
man is next to man on the corner)
All set, circle 8H round to left, dance into centre & turn right to spiral out to own side.
Finish 2.4.(1).(3)


THE CAT AND THE FIDDLE (J 8x32)

1s set, cast, dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (1M round 2s & 1L round 3s)
1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on sides (L/Sh to 1st corner) & 1/2 diag reel of 4 R/Sh with 2nd corners
1s dance 1/2 reel of 3 across (L/Sh to 3rd corner) & 1/2 diag reel of 4 R/Sh with 4th corners; end with 3/4 turn LH
1M dances up between 2s while 1L dances down between 3s; 1s cast L to 2nd place own side and 2s+1s+3s turn RH.


GLAYVA (J 8x32)

1s+2s dance 1/2 double fig of 8, 1M+2M turn LH on opp side; 1L+2L turn RH on opp side
1s+2s dance 1/2 double fig of 8, 1M+2M turn RH on own side; 1L+2L turn LH on own side
1s+2s dance RH star, end with dancers rotate to the R to place; all set.
Espagnole -
[1s+2s cross (W dance between M) W change places RH, 1s+2s cross back (M between W);
M change places RH (1s+2s have now changed positions) 2s turn RH & 1s turn LH.]


MINISTER ON THE LOCH (S 3x32) 3C

1s+2s dance full diamond poussette.
1s dance down for 2 steps, turn 2 hands, dance up to top & turn 2 hands.
1s+3s dance double figures of 8 with 1s casting to start.
1M+2M turn LH 1-1/2 times while 1L+2L turn RH 1-1/2 times,
1M+3M turn RH 1-1/2 times while 1L+3L turn LH 1-1/2 times.


FIRST RAIN OF SPRING (J 3x32) 3C

1s dance down, cast up round 3s, meet, dance up to 1st place facing out.
1s+2s half turn (Men LH, Ladies RH)
2s+1s dance double Figs 8 (1s cross up, 2s cast to start)
1s+3s 3/4 turn RH to face partner in line up/down in middle & set
1s+3s dance 1/2 Celtic Reel: 1s+3s pass partner R/Sh
1M+3L dance clockwise while 1L+3M dance 3/4 L/Sh anticlockwise to face partner in line across
1s+3s pass partner R/Sh
1L+3M dance clockwise while 1M+3L dance 3/4 L/Sh anticlockwise to face partner in line up/down
3s+1s turn partner 3/4 RH to sideline; 2s+3s+1s set.


CAMPBELTOWN LOCH (J 4x48) 4C set 2 chords 1L+2L+2M also 3L+4L+4M change places as in Glasgow Highlanders

All adv & retire, cross RH & turn prtnr LH to form 2 lines across, 1s to the left facing 3s,
and 2s to right facing 4s (all W on Mens right).
All adv & retire, cross RH & turn prtnr LH to longways set with 4s in top places (M side)
facing 3s, and 2s (M side) facing 1s (W on Mens right).
4s+3s & 2s+1s dance RH star then LH star.
3s+2s dance diagonal (long) reel of 4; then 4s+1s dance Ladies chain.
3s+4s & 1s+2s dance 1/2 Rs & Ls;
3s+2s change places diag RH & change with prtnrs LH on side.


BELLE OF BON ACCORD (S 4x32)

1L & 3L dance down 1 pl. & cast up on opp side to centre facing down as
1M & 3M dance across & cast R to centre facing up;
1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across.
1s & 3s dance reel of 4 up & down centre of dance.
1s & 3s 3/4 turn RH & face up while 2s & 4s dance up on sides & turn in to face down,
all set & dance 4 hands round & finish on sides.
1s & 3s lead up, cross over, cast down 1 place & turn 2 hands
1s lead down to 4th place while 3s cast up on own sides to 2nd place.


LOCHNAGAR (R 8x32)

1s dance down NHJ to 2nd place; face each other and set;
1s dance up, cast round 2s to face 1st corner
Turn 1st corner RH then pass R/Sh to face partner's 1st corner
Turn partner's 1st corner LH then pass L/Sh to face 2nd corner
Turn 2nd corner RH then pass R/Sh to face partner's 2nd corner
Turn partner's 2nd corner LH then pass R/Sh to middle, back-back for -
Double triangles to own side; double triangles to opp side; back to 2nd place.


SHIFTIN' BOBBINS (R 8x32)

1s cross RH to face opp side in double triangle position with 2s+3s & set;
1s cast up to top & lead down middle to be between 2s & 3s.
1M dances LH T-pot with 2L+3L while 1L dances RH T-pot with 2M+3M;
1s followed by 2s+3s dance down centre.
3s followed by 2s+1s dance up (3s cast 2 to own place);
1L dances LH T-pot with 2M+3M while 1M dances RH T-pot with 2L+3L.
1s lead up to top, cast down to 2nd place opp side & dance 1/2 fig 8 around 2s.
1s finish in 2nd place on own side.

 

 

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