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

Thursday 5 December
Dancing 7.45 to 9.45


Aviator
Scotch Mist
Flight to Melbourne
Castle of Mey
The Kelpie of Loch Coruisk
Seagreen
James Gray
Bon Viveur
Farewell to Balfour Road
Winding Road
Muirland Willie

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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


SCOTCH MIST (S 5x32) 5C

1s & 3s cross RH & cast down 1 place, dance into centre M facing up, W down.
1M with 2s, 1L & 3M with 4s, 3L with 5s, all circle left; 1s & 3s face 2nd corners.
Pass & turn with 2nd corners. 1s & 3s turn RH with partners to face 1st corners.
Pass & turn with 1st corners.
1s & 3s turn RH with partners, end in centre W facing up & M down.
1s & 3s dance reel of 4 ending in 2nd & 4th places on opposite side.
1L with 2s, 1M & 3L with 4s, 3M with 5s, all dance RH across once round,
1s & 3s end in centre line as before.
1s & 3s 3/4 turn partner RH & cast down on own side to 3rd & 5th places.


FLIGHT TO MELBOURNE (R 4x32) 4C Sq

1M+3L dance Fig of 8 round 2s while 1L+3M dance Fig of 8 round 4s
1s in prom hold dance reel of 3 across with 4M+2L (R/Sh to 4M) while 3s dance reel of 3 with 2M+4L (R/Sh to 2M)
All Set+Link, 1/2 turn partner RH; all chase clockwise 1 place
All circle 8H round & back.
Repeat from new places


CASTLE OF MEY (R 8x32)

1s+2s+3s dance Inveran reels
1s+2s dance double Figs of 8 (1s cross down to start)
1s lead down the middle and back up; end in middle of the set for:
1s+2s dance Poussette.


The KELPIE of LOCH CORUISK (R 7x32) 7C set

1s, 3s & 5s cross RH, cast 1 place. 2s, 4s, 6s step up.
135 M dance 1/2 fig 8 round couple below and
135 W dance 1/2 fig 8 round couple above (pass L/Sh)
to end facing 2nd corner positions (R/Sh to R/Sh)
while 2s, 4s, 6s & 7s set & cross RH.
7M & 2L pause in side lines, but all the rest face half L for diagonal half reels
1s, 3s & 5s dance 'Mairi's Wedding' reels within square;
supporters dance diag half reels of 4 zig-zag up or down.
At ends, 4s and 6s rest for 4 bars, then resume reels in opp direction. Finish 7-1-6-3-4-5-2.
1s, 3s & 5s pass R/Sh to end M facing down & W up, then
turn partner 3/4 RH to face up on own side,
lead up to top & cast into 6th, 4th, & 2nd places.
Finish 7-5-6-3-4-1-2.


SEAGREEN (S 3x32) 3C

All set, 1M & 3L dance in petronella wise, dance out on opp side and cast (M down, W up)
to opp ends, while 3M & 1L cast up/down to opp ends, petronella in & out to opp side.
All set, circle L for 3 steps, dance in & pivot R to dance clockwise to end 3.2.1.
Repeat bars 1-8 with 1s+3s changing back to original places.
2s followed by 1s dance down between 3s, cast up (2s to top & 1s to 2nd pl);
1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s & cast (1s to foot & 3s to 2nd pl).


JAMES GRAY (J 4x32) 3s,4s improper

1s & 4s cross RH, cast in; 1s/4s dance half Fig 8 round 2s/3s
1s & 4s dance R&Ls & end 1s facing up & 4s down
All dance R/Sh reel of 4 on sides & end 1s+4s in line across
(M in centre R/Sh to R/Sh with 1M L/Sh to 4L; 4M L/Sh to 1L)
1M+4M 3/4 turn RH while 1L & 4L dance anticlockwise 1/4 way;
Men 1/2 turn other partner LH to bring W into centre
1L+4L 3/4 turn RH while 1M & 4M dance anticlockwise 1/4 way;
W 3/4 turn Men LH to end 2.4.(1).(3).


BON VIVEUR (S64+R64) 4C Sq

All circle 8H round & back
1s+3s dance Men's Chain; finish with Ladies facing out
All dance Schiehallion reels (12 bars) to finish 1 place clockwise from starting place
All turn partners RH. End 4 1 2 3
Dance 2x32 as Strathspey, 2x32 as Reel


FAREWELL TO BALFOUR ROAD (J 1x96) 5C

1s+2s circle 4H round & back
1s+2s Set+Link; 1s+3s Set+Link
(2s start while) 1s+4s+5s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s start in/down)
1s set, cross down RH to 4th place (4s step up);
1s set, cross down LH to 5th place (5s step up) to 2.3.4.5.1.

New top couple start every 16 bars.
Repeat until 1s back in 1st place, then stand for 16 bars while 5s continue bars 17-32 to end back in 5th place


WINDING ROAD (S 4x32)

1M+2L & 3M+4L passing R/Sh dance reel of 4 in middle of set.
2M+1L & 4M+3L passing R/Sh dance reel of 4 in middle of set.
1s turn RH & cast down while 4s turn & cast up
1s+4s dance 4 hands round.
2s in top place stand still while 1s+4s+3s dance 1/2 reel of 3 on sides,
2s+3s & 4s+1s dance 4 hands round.


MUIRLAND WILLIE (J 8x32)

1s dance down middle, cross over & cast up to 2nd pl
while 2s set and cross RH to 3rd pl
and while 3s cast up to 1st place & cross RH.
All set & 1/2 turn BH to own side. Repeat 8 bars from new positions.
1s lead up to 1st place (4 bars), set once, set with 2s.
1s+2s Poussette.

 

 

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