Bath RSCDS 70th Anniversary Dance Crib




REEL OF THE 51ST DIVISION  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                         Atkinson  RSCDS Bk 13

 1- 8      1s set & cast below 3s, lead up to face 1st corners

 9-16     1s set & turn 1st corners RH to balance in diagonal line, set & 1s turn LH

                        to face 2nd corners

17-24    1s set & turn 2nd corners RH to Bal-in-Line, set & 1s turn LH to 2nd place

                        own sides

25-32    2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back


QUARRIES' JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                         Kent W Smith  RSCDS Bk 36

 1- 8      1s set, cast 1 place & dance round 1st corners passing corners LSh

 9-16     1s dance reels of 3 across (1st Man with 2s & 1st Lady with 3s), 1s turn LH

                        to face 1st corners

17-18    Centre dancers change with 1st corners RH while 2nd corners set

19-20    1st corners (in centre) change places LH while new 1st & 2nd corners

                        dance clockwise round to next corner place

21-24    Repeat the Fig in bars 17-20 from new places

25-32    Repeat 17-20 from new places, 1s end by turning LH to 2nd place

                        on opposite sides, 2s+1s+3s set on sides & 1s cross back RH


JOHNNIE WALKER  (M-(S64+J64))  Sq.Set                                   N&H Robson  Whisky Coll

 1- 8      All circle 8H round & back

 9-16     All set to corners & turn RH, set to partners & turn LH

17-24    1s & 3s advance to centre & lead out through sides with opposite partner,

                        cross & dance to opposite sides & turn partner RH 1.1/2 times

25-32    2s & 4s repeat 17-24

33-40    All Ladies petronella one place to right & all set, Ladies petronella on

                        to next place to right & set

41-48    All Men petronella one place to right & all set, Men petronella on

                        to next place to right & set

49-64    All dance Grand Chain once round & dance Allemande anticlockwise

65-128  Repeat in Jig time


THE SALTIRE SOCIETY REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set)  Roy Goldring  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 28

 1- 8      1s cross down & dance out between 2s+3s turning 3s by near hand to meet ptnr,

                        dance up & turn 2s by nearest hand to 2nd place opp sides

 9-16     1s cross down to 3rd pl & dance reel of 3 own side (2s dance out & down

                        as 3s dance in & up b’tw’n 2s), 1s end (hold LH) facing 1st crnrs

17-24    1s set to 1st crnrs, turn inwards & set to 3rd corner as 3rd crnrs set adv

                        to dance RH across with 1s, 1s end turning to face 2nd crnrs

25-32    1s repeat bars 17-24 with 2nd/4th corners but dancing LH across


MARGARET PARKER'S  STRATHSPEY  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)          John Drewry  RSCDS Bk 31

 1- 8      1s cross below 2s & cast down behind 3s, dance up, 1L dances LH across

                        with 2M+3M & 1M dances RH with 2L+3L

 9-16     1M+2L also 1L+2M continue to turn until 1s are in 2nd place, 1s 3/4 turn 2H

                        (to end Man above 2s & Lady above 3s), 1M+2s also 1L+3s dance 3H round

                        to left to end in lines of 3 across

17-24    Both lines dance down, all turning right about, dance back & end with top line

                        turning to face 1L+3s

25-32    2s+1s+3s set & change places RH with person opposite, set, 1s cast into

                        2nd place while 2s & 3s change places RH with opposite person


POLHARROW BURN  (R5x32)  5C set                              Hugh Foss  Glendarroch SD Sheets

 1- 8      1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above them

 9-16     1s & 3s turn RH then LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while 2s & 5s 1/2 turn RH

                        & chase clockwise to other end of set

17-24    1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reels of 4 with 1st corners then 2nd corners

25-32    1s & 3s dance 1/2 Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down

                       1 place own sides.  2 4 1 5 3


THE WIND ON LOCH FYNE  (S3x32)  3C Triangular set          John Bowie Dickson  Dunedin 1

 1- 8      1s cross over (Man between 3s, Lady between 2s) & dance Fig of 8 & end

                       turning RH 1/2 way to face partner in original places

 9-16     All dance interlocking RSh reels of 4 & end by turning RH to bring Men

                      into centre

17-24    Men dance LH across in centre 2 places while Ladies dance clockwise 1 place,

                      turn partner RH & repeat ending in triangular set order 2 3 1

25-32    All set & circle 6H round for 2 steps, turn partner 2H & continue

                     to circle 6H round to pstns.  2 3 1



MR IAIN STUART ROBERTSON  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                      B deWinton  RSCDS Bk 42

 1- 8      1s set advancing & turn 2H to face down & give nearer hand to 2s (2s face up),

                       1s+2s set & 1s turn 2s on sides with nearer hand

 9-16     1s followed by 2s (who dance up to follow) dance down for 3 bars, 1s dance to top

                      as 2s divide & follow, 1s cast to 2nd place & 2s to top & face out

17-24    2s+1s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s in & down to start, all giving

                      hands where possible) 2s & 3s ending with a loop

25-32    1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s & Man with 3s), 1s dance 1/2 reels

                      of 3 across (Man with 2s & Lady with 3s)


TRIBUTE TO THE BORDERS  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)      Roy Goldring  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 31

 1- 8      1s cross RH & cast 1 place, turn RH 1.1/2 times to end in prom hold facing 2M

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 on Mans side, cross to face 3L & dance 1/2 RSh reel

                       on Ladies side 1s end facing 3L (in top place)

17-24    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 Allemande

25-32    3s+1s+2s Allemande





THE DIAMOND JUBILEE  (J4x32)  4C set                                        R M Campbell  RSCDS Bk 31

 1- 8      1s & 4s turn 1.1/2 times RH & cast 1 place, 1M & 4M also 1L & 4L turn LH

                       on sides to end 1s facing up & 4s down.  2(1)(4)3

 9-16     All dance reels of 4 on sides (1s & 4s do not fully complete reel but

                       turn right about into centre BtoB facing corner just passed).  2(4)(1)3

17-24    4s & 1s set to corners & change places RH, set & change back LH

25-32    1s+4s dance RH across while 2s & 3s set & cross RH, all set & cross RH

                       back to places  2 4 1 3


THE HAZEL TREE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)                                               John Drewry  Brodie Bk

1- 8       1s+2s dance Espagnole: -

            `1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies

                       changing places RH

            `3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men

                       changing places RH

            `5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

 9-16     1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 3rd corner LH & pass LSh

                      to face 2nd corner

17-24    1s turn 2nd corners RH, pass RSh, turn 4th corner LH, 1s pass LSh

                      to face down in middle (opposite sides) left hands joined

25-32    1s lead down below 3s, cross, cast up to 2nd place own sides, 2s+1s+3s turn RH


NEW SCOTLAND STRATHSPEY  (S4x40)  4C set           E Elder  Edinburgh Uni 50th Anniv

 1- 8      1s & 3s set & cross RH, 1s set to 2s & turn RH, while 3s set to 4s & turn RH

 9-16     All dance reel of 4 on sides

17-24    All circle 8H round & back

25-32    All dance Grand Chain

33-40    1s turn RH while 3s cross RH, 1s on opposite sides change places LH with 2s,

                       RH with 3s, LH with 4s & 1s turn RH 1.1/2 times


BRATACH BANA  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                        John Drewry  Bon Accord Bk

 1- 8      1s turn RH & cast 1 place, 1s dance LSh round 1st corners to 2nd place

                      opposite side facing 2nd corners

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 Reel of 3 on the sides & dance 1/2 Reel of 3 across

                      (1M with 3s at top, 1L with the 2s)

17-24    1s turn LH, turn 3rd crnrs RH (1st crnr person) & pass RSh to turn 4th crnr RH

                      ending in 2nd pl own side in prom hold with 4th crnr

25-32    1s+4th crnrs Prom diag across (pass RSh) to diag opp crnr & 1/2 turn to end 1s in

                      2nd pl opp side, 1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L (M up, L dn) to end in 2nd pl


DUNSINANE  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)                                                     John Drewry  Canadian Bk

 1- 8      2s followed by 1s dance a Fig of 8 round the 3s & end with 2s dancing up

                      to 1st place

 9-16     1L dances RH across with 2s & 1M with 3s, pass LSh to dance 1/2 diagonal reel

                      with 2nd corners

17-24    1M dances RH across with 2s on Men’s side & 1L with 3s on Ladies side,

                      1s pass LSh to dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 1st corners & 1s end turning right

                      about to BtoB (1L facing up & 1M down)

25-32    1L circles 3H round to left with 3s (in top place) & 1M with 2s, open out

                      into 6H round & 1s cross RH to own sides


SETON'S CEILIDH BAND  (J4x64)  4C set                                B Fordyce  Morison's Bush Coll

 1- 8      1s cross RH & cast 1 place, lead down between 3s & cast down behind 4s

 9-16     1s dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides beginning by dancing up

                      between 4s

17-24    1s cross RH & cast up 1 place, lead up between 3s & cast up behind 2s

25-32    1s dance reels of 3 on own sides beginning by dancing down between 2s

33-40    1s cross RH & cast down 1 place to give RH to partner & LH to 1st corners,

                     Bal-in-Line & turn partner RH to give LH to 2nd corners

41-48    Bal-in-Line & 1s dance out & cast down behind 3s, lead up to top crossing to

                     1st place own sides

49-60    1L+2L & 1M+2M change places RH on sides & 2s+1s cross over LH,

                     repeat with 3s & 4s until reaching the bottom of the set

61-64    All turn RH 1.1/2 times


MACDONALD OF THE ISLES  (S3x32)  3C Set                         Derek Haynes  Carnforth Coll 2

 1- 8      2s dance full diagonal Reels of 4 with 1st corners, passing by the LSh

                     to face 2nd corners

 9-16     2s dance full diagonal Reel of 4 with 2nd corners to end in original places

17-24    All dance Snowball Grand Chain for 3 cpls to end 3 (2) 1:

            `1s cross RH & change places LH on side with 2s

            `1s change places RH with 3s while 2s cross over RH

            `1s cross LH while 2s & 3s change places LH.  3 (2) 1

25-32    3s+2s dance 1/2 R&L, 3s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round end couples (3M up & 3L down)

                      to end in 2nd places


SALUTE TO BATH  (R3x40)  3C set                                                 A Paterson  Salute to Bath

 1- 8      2s followed by 1s dance down, 2svdance up to top while 1s cast & dance up

                    behind 2s to end 1L facing up to 2s & 1M down to 3s

 9-12     1s set as double triangles, 1s set advancing up/down & turn R about

                    while 2s & 3s set advancing & turn R about to face up/down

13-16    All set, 1s pass LSh & dance out opposite sides while 2s & 3s set & dance

                    back to place

17-24    1s dance reels of 3 on sides giving LSh to 2nd corners 1s ending

                    in diagonal line between 1st corners

25-32    1s+1st corners Bal-in-Line, 1s 3/4 turn LH, Bal-in-Line with 4th corners &

                    1s turn LH to 2nd place opposite sides

33-40    1s cast round 2nd corners, 3/4 turn RH to 2nd place own sides & cast to 3rd place


THE IRISH ROVER  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)                                                  James Cosh  22 SCDs

 1- 8      1s dance down below 3s & cast up to 2nd place own sides, 1L dances RH across

                     with 2s while 1M dances RH across with 3s

 9-16     1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1/2 reel with 2nd corners &

                     1/2 turn LH in centre to face 1st corners

17-24    1s dance reels of 3 across giving LSh to 1st corners ending in 2nd place own sides

25-32    1s dance Diag R&L (1M crossing down & 1L crossing up to start)


Charles Upton’s       MINICRIB by The MiniCrib Team  June 2017 

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