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

Thursday 17 January
Dancing 7.45 to 9.45


Burns Night
Iona Reel
Paisley Weavers
White Heather Jig
Arran Chase
Dagmar's Fancy
Ray Milbourne
The Zoologist
Sauchie Haugh
Clansman
Macdonald of Keppoch
Duke & Duchess of Edinburgh

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BURNS NIGHT (J 8x32) 2C (4C set)

1M+2L cross RH, 1L+2M cross RH, 2s+1s Set+Link, to (1).(2).
1L+2M cross RH, 1M+2L cross RH, 2s+1s Set+Link back to original places
1s+2s half turn RH, slip step for 2 bars down & 2 bars back; half turn BH (PdB) to face up
1s+2s dance Allemande.


IONA REEL (R 8x32)

1s and 2s, nearer hands joined, set, and dance RH across half way
1s and 3s, nearer hands joined, set, and dance LH across half way
1s dance fig 8 around 3s above them
1s taking NH lead up between 3s, dance behind 2s to original place. 2s and 3s move down
1s, 2s and 3s join nearer hands and set
1s cast one place while 2s cross diag to top giving RH, and 3s cross RH to original place
2s, 1s and 3s dance reel of 3 on sides, 1L L/Sh to 3L; 1M R/Sh to 3M.


PAISLEY WEAVERS (S 3x32) 3C 2s imp.

1s cross down RH & cast down behind 3s, cross up & cast up round 2s
1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain
1s+2s dance Ladies Chain
1s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 1s+3s dance 1/2 R&L.


WHITE HEATHER JIG (J 4x40)

1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, turn 1-1/2 LH to finish between 2s facing opposite sides.
1s+2s dance Reel of 4 across; 1s pass R/Sh to face 1st corners.
1s turn corner, partner, corner, partner, to finish between 3s facing opposite sides.
1s+3s dance Reel of 4 across; 1s finish in middle between 3s & 4s.
1s turn LH, cast to 4th place on own side & turn RH


ARRAN CHASE (R 8x32)

1s cast to 2nd place, 2s+1s+3s set, 1s turn RH to face 3rd corner (position) as 2s & 3s chase clockwise to other end.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 1st corners, 1s turn partner RH to face 2nd corner while
2s & 3s chase clockwise to other end.
1s dance 1/2 reel with 2nd corners, 1s turn RH to end in 2nd place b-to-b facing own side while
2s & 3s set & change places RH on side.
1s dance Double Triangles; 2s+3s cross RH to own sides as
1s turn to face opp sides; 1s pass R/Sh to 2nd place own side.


DAGMAR'S FANCY (S 3x32) 3C

1s, 2s and 3s petronella to centre and set.
All turn RH 3/4 to opp sides, join nearer hands and set
All dance crossing reels of 3 on sides to finish on own sides -
1s start by crossing between 2s and 3s; 2s and 3s likewise from the top of the set.
1M and 1L dance mirror figs 8 round M and W respectively, dancing down middle of set to begin, NHJ when possible.
All dance progressive grand chain:
1s turn RH while 2M and 3M (also 2W and 3W) change places RH.
2s turn LH while 1M and 3M (also 1W and 3W) change places LH.
3s turn RH while 1M and 2M (also 1W and 2W) change places RH.
1s turn LH while 3M and 2M (also 3W and 2W) change places LH.
End 2,3,1.


RAY MILBOURNE (R 4x32) 2s, 4s improper

1s & 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place & dance 1/2 figures of 8 round end couples.
1s+4s dance 1/2 Rs & Ls, all dance 1/2 reels of 4 on sides.
3s+1s & 4s+2s dance Mens chain.
All dance 8 hands round & back.


THE ZOOLOGIST (J 8x32)

1s cross down between 2s+3s and cast to R to face 3M/2L;
dance 1/2 L/Sh reel of 3 across (1M with 3s, 1L with 2s); end facing 1st corner (pstn)
1s dance two 1/2 diag reels of 4 and end in Double Triangles (facing opp side)
1s dance Double Triangles and end in middle facing opp sides R/Sh-R/Sh
1s dance LHA (1M with 3s at top and 1L with 2s); 1M followed by 3M+3L also
1L followed by 2L+2M pass R/Sh diag across to change ends and loop round to R to end on own side 2.1.3.


SAUCHIE HAUGH (S 8x32)

1s lead down the middle & back; face down
1s+2s dance Rondel.
2s+1s adv & retire, turn partner 2H & circle 4H round to left.
2s+1s dance diamond Poussette all the way round.


CLANSMAN (R 8x32) 2C

1s cross RH & cast; 1s+2s dance 1/2 RHA & set.
1s+2s dance Rs & Ls, ending with M turning W into centre to form a line across.
1s+2s dance the Targe :-
1L & 2L dance RHA 1/2 way while M dance anti-clockwise 1/4 way
1M with 2L, also 1L with 2M, full turn LH.
1L & 2L dance RHA 1/2 way while M dance anti-clockwise 1/4 way
1M with 2L, also 1L with 2M, turn LH to finish on sides, 1s facing up & 2s facing down.
2s+1s set facing on side, turn to face partner & set;
1s lead up crossing RH & cast to 2nd place on own side


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


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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