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N&D CALLY

    Spring Ball

Britannia Hotel Newcastle Airport

Friday 27th March 2020 6:45 for 7:30 PM.

An evening of celebration of the Society and all things Scottish.

After a welcome from the President and Vice President. The guests will enjoy a three course meal.


Afterwards there is dancing with live music from Matthew McLennan.

Dance programme compiled by Kathleen Gordon.


Ample parking in the hotel car park.


Tickets are priced at just £28

There are still tickets available

Please contact Julie Crystal (Tel: 0191 2663117  

Mob: 07759 679670  

email: jandjcrystal@gmail.com)

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Spring Ball Dance Recap

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SPRING BALL 2020


MAXWELL'S RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) David Rutherford  RSCDS Bk 18

 1- 8 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides

 9-16 1s cross down to dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides

17-24 1s cross RH, cast to 2nd place & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s

25-32 1s dance down between the 3s, cast up to 2nd place & 2s+1s+3s turn partners RH


THE NURSERYMAN  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) S Brown  RSCDS Bk 37

 1- 8 1s set, cross down RH between 2s & cast down behind 3s & dance up centre to 2nd place to face out on opposite sides

 9-12 2s+1s+3s set (as in Double Triangles) 1s PdB out & turn right about to face in while 2s & 3s PdB in & turn right about to face out

13-16 2s+1s+3s set (Inverted Double Triangle formation), 1s PdB in while 2s & 3s PdB out all turning R about for RH across

17-24 2s+1s+3s dance RH across on sides, 1s pass RSh & dance LH across on own side ending in lines across 1L between 2s & 1M between 3s

25-32 Lines Adv+Ret, 1s turn RH 1.1/4 times to end in 2nd place on own sides


THE WATER OF LEITH  (S4x32)  4 Couple Set John Wilkinson  Edinburgh 90th Anniv

 1- 8 1s+3s set. 1L dances down, casts up round 2M into middle facing down as 1M dances across, casts round 2L  into middle facing up while 3s dance same round 4s. 1s+3s change places RH with partner into line of 4 in middle (M face down, L face up)

9-16 1s+3s dance reel of 4 in middle

17-20 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across

21-24 1M followed by 1L casts round 2L to 2nd place own sides as 3M followed by 3L casts round 4L to 4th place (2s+4s step up 23-24)

25-32 1s+4s (middle couples) dance Espagnole

 `25-26   1s+4s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH

 `27-28   1s+4s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH

 `29-32   4s turn RH as 1s turn LH


THE KISSING BRIDGE  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Romaine Butterfield  RSCDS Bk 47

 1- 8 1s cast  & dance behind lines to bottom & turn outwards to dance back to top

 9-16 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides to end in partners place

17-24 1s lead down middle & cross to own sides (Lady under Mans arm), 1s lead up to top & end facing partner with 2H joined

25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette  2 1 3


THE AVIATOR  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Carola Fischer  RSCDS Bk 52

 1- 8 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)

 9-16 1s (1L leading) dance 1/2 alternating tandem reel with 1st corners; 1M continues reel with corners passing 3L LSh while 1L+3M turn LH to face 2L

17-24 1s (1M leading) dance 1/2 alternating tandem reel with 2nd corners; 1L continues reel with corners passing 2L LSh while 1M+3L turn LH. 1s end in 2nd place opp sides, 1L facing out

25-32 1s dance up, round 2s by RSh (1L behind 2M, 1M in front 2L) & 1M followed by 1L cast 1 place, across set to end in 2nd place own side (6 bars). All 3 couples set


THE DUNNINGTON STRATHSPEY  (S3x32)  3C set D  Brown  Dunnington Coll 1

 1- 8 All Set+Link for 3 twice

 9-16 2s followed by 1s dance double Fig of 8 round 3s to end 3 1 2 on opposite sides

17-28 3s+1s+2s dance 3 couple R&L

29-32 All set & cross RH.  3 1 2


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

 1- 8 1s & 3s cross RH, cast 1 place (2s & 4s step up) & dance 1/2 Fig of 8 round couple above them

 9-16 1s & 3s turn RH then turn LH (long turns) to face 1st corners while 2s & 5s change places RH & chase clockwise to other end of set

17-24 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 1st corners, pass partner LSh, dance 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 2nd corners

25-32 1s & 3s dance 1/2 diag reels of 4 with 3rd corner, turn partner LH & cast down 1 place own sides.  2 4 1 5 3


RODNEY’S RANT  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)   Ann Dix  QE Diamond Jubilee

 1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place; 1s dance down between 3s & cast up to 2nd places

 9-16 1s dance Diag R&L.  (3)1(2)

17-24 All Set+Link for 3 twice.  2(1)3

25-32 1L dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 2s as 1M dances 1/2 Fig of 8 round 3s (1L up, 1M down); all turn partners RH


SANDS OF MORAR  (S8x32)  3C (4C set) Barry Priddey  RSCDS Bk 45

 1- 8 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s giving hands when possible

 9-16 1s dance reflection reels of 3 on own sides (1s dance down between 2s to begin)

17-24 1s turn 2H & dance down middle to 3rd pl as 2s+3s continue reel & dance down behind 1s, all set  & 1s followed by 2s+3s cast up to orig pls

25-32 1s+2s dance the Tourbillon : -

 `1s & 2s turn partners 2H 1/2 way, 1M & 2L lead partners on 1 place clockwise to end 1s on Ladies side & 2s on Men’s side, 1s set to 2s

 `1s & 2s 1/2 turn partners 2H, 1L & 2M lead partners on 1 place to end 2s in 1st pl & 1s in 2nd pl & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides


CITY OF STIRLING REEL  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Roy Goldring

 1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance Snowball Grand Chain (1s+2s change places on sides to start).  (3)(1)(2)

 9-16 1s cross (pass RSh) & 1/2 turn RH person in 3rd corner, 1s followed by corners change places (diag) passing LSh & 1s cast to 2nd place (opp sides) as corners end in original places

17-24 1s cross (pass LSh) & 1/2 turn LH person in 4th corner, 1s followed by corners change places (diag) passing RSh & 1s cast to 2nd place (opp sides) as corners end in original places.  2(1)3

25-32 All turn RH (4 bars) & 1s dance 1/2 Figs of 8 (Lady up & Man down


GOTHENBURG'S WELCOME  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Bobby Munro  RSCDS Bk 37

 1- 4 1s cast 1 place & set advancing to 1st corner

 5-16 1s Dance to Each Corner & Set: -

 ` 5- 6 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh & 1st corners pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set),

 ` 7- 8 Original 1st crnrs change places with 2nd crnrs passing RSh & 2nd crnrs pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 1s in 3rd crnr (pstn) as 1s set

 ` 9-10 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh & 1s pass RSh with a 1/4 turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as orig 1st corners set

 `11-16 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s end in centre facing 3rd corner positions with 3s & 2s in 1st & 3rd places opposite sides

17-24 1s dance 1/2 diagonal Reel of 4 with 3rd corner, pass RSh & dance 1/2 diagonal Reel with 4th corners

25-32 1s dance RH hands across (L with 2s & M with 3s) & 2s+1s+3s turn RH


RITA'S RAMBLE  (S3x32)  3C set Lilian Austin  Herrington 10th Anniv Celebration

2s start on opp sides

 1- 8 2s cross RH & cast (2M up, 2L down); 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (2M+1L & 2L+3M pass LSh).  2s end in centre facing down/up

 9-16 2s cross RH up/down, cast to right to 2nd place own side;  1/2 LSh reels of 3 on sides (2M up, 2L down).  (3) 2 (1)

17-24 R&L for 3 couples (all couples now with new partner)

25-32 All turn new partner RH once round & chase 1/2 way round

 Order now: Ladies' side 2L 1M 1L; Men's side 3M 3L 2M.  Repeat twice more from new positions


THE DEIL AMANG THE TAILORS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set) RSCDS Bk 14

 1- 8 1s+2s set & dance RH across 1/2 way, set & dance LH across 1/2 way back to place

 9-16 1s lead down the middle & back to top

17-24 1s+2s dance Allemande

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


Exxtras


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


MAIRI'S WEDDING  (R8x40)  3C (4C set) James B Cosh  22 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


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