May 10th, 2023

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Please note: Our AGM will take place on Wednesday night (May 10th). We may not be able to dance all the dances on the program.

MISS ALLIE ANDERSON  (J8x32)  3C (4C set) Mina Corson  RSCDS Leaflet Dances 16

1-8     All clap as 1L+2L+3L dance RSh round partners; 3s followed by 2s & 1s lead down
9-16    All 1/2 turn (Lady under Man’s R arm) & 1s followed by 2s & 3s lead back to places on opposite sides; 1s+2s+3s set on sides, 1/2 turn partner RH ending in centre of dance facing up ready for …
17-24   1s+2s+3s dance Promenade
25-32   1s+2L dance RH across, 1M ends in 2nd place (2M step up 27-28); 1s+2M dance LH across (2L step up 31-32), 1s end in 2nd place own side. 2 1 3

THE SPIRIT OF THE DANCE  (S8x32)  3C (4C set)  Irene Paterson  TAC 50th Anniv

1-8     1s+2s dance a Tourbillon:-

1-4    1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H, 1M & 2L lead ptnrs by nearer hand 1 place cl’wise to end 1s on Ladies side & 2s Men’s side, 1s set to 2s
5- 8    1s & 2s 1/2 turn ptnrs 2H & lead ptnrs on 1 place clockwise & 2s+1s cross RH to own sides

9-16    1s cast to right on own sides & pass RSh in middle of set, cast to right again & pass RSh to end in 2nd place on opposite side.
17-28   2s+1s+3s dance 3 couple R&L
29-32   1s turn 1.1/2 times to 2nd place own sides.  2 1 3

THE SCALLYWAG  (J8x40)  3C (4C set)                     Jennifer Kelly  RSCDS Bk 52

1-8     1s dance in & cast (2s step up); 1s turn 1.1/4 LH to face 1st corners
9-16    1s set to corners, turn corner RH to end 1L between 2s facing 2L & 1M between 3s facing 3M.  1/2 LSh reels of 3 across ending in lines of 3 across facing down/up
17-24   All Adv+Ret; 1s dance RSh round each other to face 3rd corner pstns
25-32   Repeat 9-16 ending with 2s+3s facing in & 1s facing each other up/down
33-40   1s set advancing joining RH, set with Lady turning under Man’s arm. 1s face up RH joined, lead up, cross & cast.  2 1 3

FAREWELL TO BALFOUR ROAD  (J1x96)  5C set    Andrew Buxton  RSCDS Bk 52

1-8     1s+2s circle 4H round & back
9-16    1s+2s Set+Link; 1s+3s Set+Link
17-24   *2s start* while 1s+4s+5s dance mirror reels of 3 on sides (1s in/down to start)
25-32   1s set, cross down RH to 4th place (4s step up); 1s set, cross down LH to 5th place (5s step up)
*New top couple start every 16 bars. Repeat until 1s back in 1st place, they stand for 16 bars while 5s continue bars 17-32 ending back in 5th place*

BRIDGE OVER THE ATLANTIC  (S3x32)  3C  set Derek Haynes & John Gradon  Carnforth Coll 3

1-8     1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s in & down to start), 1s+2s continue reel to change places & 1s turn to face up on outside
9-16    All dance 3H across on sides (Ladies LH & Men RH), on bar 10 1s cross to join opposite wheel (Lady in front of Man), on bar 13 1s cross back to own side to continue wheels & rotate until 1s are at the top
17-24   1s followed by 3s+2s dance down the middle & back with 3s & 2s dividing to dance up behind 1s in order 1 3 2
25-32   All dance Allemande to end 2 3 1

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

1-8     1s turn RH & cast 1 place (2s step up); 1s dance LSh round 1st corners to 2nd place opp side facing 2nd corners
9-16    1s dance 1/2 RSh reel of 3 on sides & dance 1/2 LSh reel of 3 across (1M with 3s at top, 1L with the 2s, LSh to 3rd corner position)
17-24   1s turn 3/4 LH, turn 3rd corner (pstn) RH & pass RSh to turn 4th corner (pstn) RH ending in 2nd pl own side in prom hold with 4th corner (pstn)
25-32   1s+corners promenade diagonally across (passing RSh) to diag opp corner & 1/2 turn to end 1s in 2nd pl opp side, 1s dance 1/2 Diag R&L (M up, L down).  End 2 1 3