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President’s Progression

Gosforth Parish Church Hall

Friday 20th September 2019 7:15 PM

An evening to celebrate the President moving into her final year of office.


There will be a programme of Scottish dancing with music from the Caledonian Sound System. Programme and music by Jocelyn & David.


During the interval there will be a finger Buffet.




Tickets £3 from Secretary or Treasurer or any committee member.

Please contact Julie Crystal (Tel: 0191 2663117  

Mob: 07759 679670  

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President’s Informal  Dance Recap

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President’s Reception Friday 20 September 2019


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


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


MACDONALD OF THE ISLES  (S3x32)  3C Set  D 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 cples 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


THE REEL OF THE ROYAL SCOTS  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Roy Goldring  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 27

 1- 8 1s 1/2 turn 2s on sides (1M RH - 1L LH) to face out, 2s+1s+3s set, 1s 1/2 turn 3s on sides (1M LH - 1L RH) end 3s facing out & 2s+3s+1s set

 9-16 1s followed by 3s dance up between 2s, cast down 1 place, dance in & 1s cast up to 2nd place 3s end in 3rd place

17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass partner RSh turn 2nd corners RH & cross passing partner RSh to 2nd place own sides

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


NAPIER'S INDEX  (J8x40)  3C (4C Set)   Brian Charlton  RSCDS Bk 45

 1- 8  1s set & cast 1 place, turn LH 1.1/4 times to end in Bal-in-Line position between 1st corners

 9-16 1s+1st corners Bal-in-Line & turn corners RH (4 bars) to Bal-in-Line again with 1st corners

17-24 1s dance reel of 3 on sides (LSh to 2nd corner) & end diagonally between 2nd corners

25-32 1s+2nd corners Bal-in-Line & turn corners RH (4 bars), Bal-in-Line again with 2nd corners

33-40 1s dance reels of 3 across (LSh to 3rd corners) & cross RH to 2nd places


BUTTERSCOTCH & HONEY  (S4x32)  4C set  Jean Attwood  Alexander Leaflet 24

 1- 8 1s set & 1/2 turn RH into prom hold, 1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 2s (2s end on opposite sides)

 9-16 1s dance 1/2 LSh Reel of 3 with 3s & 1/2 RSh reel of 3 with 4s

17-24 1s followed by 4s+3s+2s cast up on opposite sides to top, cross over to own sides each Lady passing in front of partner & down own side

25-32 All set to partners & turn 2H into 4H round (2s with 3s & 4s with 1s)


TAMBOURINE REEL (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Lawrie Bowlen  East Ivanhoe Bk

 1- 8 1s lead down the middle & back to 2nd place own side (2s step up 3-4)

 9-16 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across, passing 1st corners LSh. 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides (Man up, Lady down).1s end in 2nd place opp sides, all dancing loops into place

17-24 1s dance 1/2 LSh reels of 3 across (Man up Lady down). 1s dance 1/2 RSh reels of 3 on own sides (Man down, Lady up). End 2 1 3 4

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


JOIE DE VIVRE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)  I van Maarseveen  RSCDS Bk 39

 1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place, 1s dance down between 3s & cast back to 2nd place on own sides

 9-16 2s+1s+3s turn RH & chase 1/2 way round clockwise

17-24 3s+1s+2s dance DoSiDo, set & 1/2 turn partners RH for Allemande

25-32 3s+1s+2s dance Allemande


SUGAR CANDIE  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)  RSCDS Bk 26

 1- 8 1s set & cast 1 place, cross passing LSh & cast RSh round their 1st corner into centre ending BtoB (Lady facing up, Man down)

 9-16 1L circle left with 2s & 1M with 3s, turn to face partner & set, 3/4 turn partner 2H to end facing 1st corners

17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH, partner LH & end facing 1st corners

25-32 1s dance Reel of 3 on opposite sides passing 1st corner LSh & cross RH to 2nd place own sides


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)


HOOPER'S JIG  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)  MMM 2

 1- 8 All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 2nd place & dance RH across with 3s

 9-16 All clap & 1s cross passing RSh, cast to 1st place & dance LH across with 2s

17-24 1M+3L change places RH & 1L+3M change places RH (as 1M+3L loop round), 1M+3L change places RH (as 1L+3M loop round) & 1L+3M cross LH 1L ending in 2nd place (as 1M casts to 2nd pl)

25-32 2s+1s dance R&L


THE MONTGOMERIES' RANT  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Castle Menzies  RSCDS Bk 10

 1- 8 1s cross RH & cast down to 2nd place, cross LH & 1L casts up while 1M casts down

 9-16 1s dance reels of 3 across, 1L with 2s & 1M with 3s

17-24 1s with nearer hands joined (Lady on Mans left) set to 2L & turn inwards to set to 3M, set to 3L & turn inward & set to 2M

25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides 1s giving RSh to 2nd corner, 1s cross RH to 2nd place own sides