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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 TBA.

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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