Rushden & District Caledonian Society

 

Burn's Night-25th January 2020

 

 

Dances

 

A Highland Welcome

Mairiís Wedding

Square Tango

Virginia Reel

The Belle of Bon Accord

Barn Dance

Fishermanís Reel

Modern Waltz

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RAFFLE

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Waltz Country Dance

Gay Gordons

Quickstep

Duke of Perth

The Dashing White Sergeant

The St Bernardís Waltz

A Trip to Bavaria

Pride of Erin/Gordon Two-step

Breakaway Blues

Shiftiní Bobbins

Last Waltz

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Auld Lang Syne

The Queen

M.C.Kevin McDonald


A HIGHLAND WELCOME(R32)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Bill ForbesCraigievar Bk 1

Round the Room 2 facing 2

1- 8†††††††† Both couples circle to left & back again

9-16††††††† Both couples dance RH across & LH back to places

17-24†††††† All turn opposite partner LH & face own partner, turn partner RH & end facing other couple

25-32†††††† All Adv+Ret, all couples advance (couples facing clockwise round the room make arches) & pass to meet new couple

 

MAIRI'S WEDDING(R8x40)3C (4C set)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Cosh22 SCDs

1- 8†††††††† 1s turn RH & cast to 2nd place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

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

17-24†††††† 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 3rd corner (pstns), 1/2 diagonal reel with 4th corner (pstns)

25-32†††††† 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady with 2s, Man with 3s - LSh to 1st corner)

33-40†††††† 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

 

VIRGINIA REEL(R4x40)4C set†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Guide To SCD (ex-Collins)

1- 8†††††††† All Adv+Ret 2 steps twice

9-16††††††† All turn partner RH & turn partner LH

17-24†††††† All turn partner 2H & dance DoSiDo

25-32†††††† 1s slip step down the centre & back

33-40†††††† 1s followed by 2s+3s+4s cast to bottom & 1s form arch as 2s+3s+4s dance under arch & up to top

 

THE BELLE OF BON ACCORD(S4x32)4C set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† John DrewryDeeside Bk 2

1- 8†††††††† 1L & 3L cross down 1 pl & cast up on opp side into centre as 1M & 3M dance across & cast down into centre, 1s+2s & 3s+4s dance RH across

9-16††††††† 1s & 3s dance reel of 4 up & down centre of dance

17-24†††††† 1s & 3s 3/4 turn RH to face up while 2s & 4s dance up on sides & turn in to face down & all set, all circle 4H round to left & end on sides

25-32†††††† 1s & 3s lead up between 2s/4s crossing over & cast down 1 place, 1s & 3s turn 2H & 1s dance down to 4th place as 3s cast up on own sides to 2nd pl

 

FISHERMAN'S REEL(R5x32)5C Sq.Set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† Sue PetytDunblane Holiday

5 couple square set, 5s in centre facing, 5M back to 4s, 5L back to 2s

1- 8†††††††† 1s+2s+3s+4s circle 8H round & back while 5s turn RH once & LH 1.1/2 times to end 5M facing 2s & 5L facing 4s

9-16††††††† 5M+2s also 5L+4s dance RH across, 5s pass LSh & dance LH across with next couple anticlockwise (M with 1s & L with 3s)

17-24†††††† 5M dances reel of 3 with 1s+2s (in prom hold) giving RSh to 2s while 5L reels with 3s+4s giving RSh to 4s

25-32†††††† All take ptnrs in prom hold, 5s change pl with 1s RSh, 1s pass 4s RSh, 4s pass 3s RSh, 3s pass 2s RSh & 2s end in centre facing each other

 

WALTZ COUNTRY DANCE(W40)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 4

Round the Room Dance 2 facing 2

1- 8††††††††† All set to person opposite, change places passing RSh (Lady making waltz turn to right, Men moving straight forward), set to partners & change places as before

9-16††††††† Repeat above Fig back to original places

17-32†††††† All join hands & balance backward & forward, Men pass Lady on left over to the right (2H) & repeat 3 times, finishing in ballroom hold with partner

33-40†††††† Couples waltz around each other (Men pass by left), moving anti-clockwise, to meet next couple

††††††††††††††† Variation bars 33-40:Couples Poussette passing to meet next couple

 

GAY GORDONS(M16)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

Couples facing anticlockwise around room

1- 4†††††††† All in Allemande hold walk anticlockwise 4 steps & all turn about & walk backwards (still anticlockwise) 4 steps

5- 8†††††††† Repeat clockwise

9-16††††††† All Men set (moving anticlockwise) as Ladies dance under Mans right arm, all polka round the room

 

DUKE OF PERTH (Brounís Reel or Clean Pease Strae)(R8x32)3C (4C set)†††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 1

1- 8†††††††† 1s turn RH, cast to 2nd place, turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16††††††† 1s turn 1st corner, partner, 2nd corner, & partner to face 1st corners

17-24†††††† 1s set to & turn 1st corner 2H, set to & turn 2nd corner

25-32†††††† 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corner & cross back to own sides

 

THE DASHING WHITE SERGEANT(R32)Round the Room††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† RSCDS Bk 3

Round the Room Dance3 facing 3

1- 8†††††††† All circle 6H round & back

9-16††††††† Centre dancer sets & turns 2H person on right, sets & turns 2H person on left (popular variation Ė turn person on right RH, turn person on left LH)

17-24†††††† All dance reels of 3 with centre dancer passing LSh with person on right (popular variation Ė RSh to person on right)

25-32†††††† All Adv+Ret, advance to meet next group of 3 dancers (1 group of 3 passing under arches made by opposite group)

 

THE ST BERNARDíS WALTZ(W16)Round the room dance††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††

1- 8†††††††† All in waltz hold take 3 steps anticlockwise & stamp both feet, 3 steps in opposite direction then 2 steps inwards

9-16††††††† All take 2 steps outwards & Lady turns under Mans right arm, all waltz round room

 

A TRIP TO BAVARIA(R4x32)4C set††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† J MacGregor-BrownGuide To SCD (ex-Collins)

1- 4†††††††† 1s & 4s cross RH while 2s+3s dance 1/2 RH across, 1s+3s & 2s+4s change places LH on sides

5- 16†††††† Repeat 1-4 another 3 times (end cpls cross RH, middle cpls 1/2 RH across;cpls in 1st+2nd place also 3rd+4th place change places LH) All finish in original places

17-24†††††† 1s set to 2s & cross over to face 3s, set & cross to face 4s

25-32†††††† 1s set to 4s & cross over to 4th place on opposite sides, all Adv+Ret 2 steps & 1s change places RH (2H popular) to retire to own sides

 

SHIFTIN' BOBBINS(R8x32)3C (4C set)††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††††† R ClowesOrmskirk 6

1- 8†††††††† 1s cross RH to double triangle position with 2s+3s & set, 1s cast up to top & dance down until they are between 2s & 3s

9-16††††††† 1L dances RH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances LH across with 2L+3L, 1s followed by 2s+3s dance down centre

17-24†††††† 3s followed by 2s+1s dance up & 3s+2s cast down to places, 1L dances LH across with 2M+3M while 1M dances RH across with 2L+3L

25-32†††††† 1s dance up to top & cast down to 2nd place opposite side, 1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 around 2s to end in 2nd place on own sides