No 19  NORTH KESSOCK SCOTTISH COUNTRY DANCE CLUB  Submitted by Peggy Rose and Alison Sim



1  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) 2 3 4 5 1

            *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*


2  THE MAGIC OF MARY ROSS (S3x32)  3C (4C set) (Rafford Teacher)  Christine Grant

1-8       All 3 couples join hands on the side, set and cross over giving right hands.  All 3 couples join hands on the side, set and turn partner with the right hand half way to stay in the middle facing up, in Allemande hold ready for -

9-16     All 3 couples dance an Allemande.   Order is now     3,2,1.

17-24   Top 2 couples (3C and 2C) dance set and link and circle 4 hands once round to the left. Order   2, 3, 1

25-32   Bottom 2 couples (3C and 1C) dance an all-round Diamond Poussette.     2, 3, 1



3    THE PLANTATION REEL  (R5x32)  5C set                     T Moretti  Pinewoods Coll 2 

 1- 8     1s & 3s cross RH & cast down 1 place, lead down between the couple below & cast back to 2nd/4th place (opposite sides)

 9-16    2s+1s & 4s+3s dance 1/2 R&L & Petronella turn 2 places anticlockwise round square (end in same places as at bar 8)

17-24   All dance RH across (1M with 2s, 1L+3M with 4s, 3L with 5s) & 1s & 3s change places with partners to dance LH across

25-32   1s & 3s cross RH cast down 1 place & all turn RH


4   THE WATERNISH TANGLE  (J8x32)  3C (4C set)         A Barfoot  Skye Coll 2

 1- 8     1s cross down RH, set, cross down LH & set

 9-16    1s cross RH, change places on sides with 3s LH, 2s+1s cross RH & 3/4 turn LH on sides to form line of 4 across

17-24   2s+1s dance the Targe : -

            `17-18 1st & 2nd Ladies  3/4 turn RH while Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise

            `19-20 1st Man with 2nd Lady & 1st Lady with 2nd Man full turn LH

            `21-22 1st & 2nd Ladies  3/4 turn RH while Men dance 1/4 way round anticlockwise

            `23-24 1st Man with 2nd Lady & 1st Lady with 2nd Man turn LH to end on sides to 2(1)3

25-32   1s cross down below 3s, cast up, dance up between 2s & cast to 2nd place








5  THE RING OF BRODGAR  (S4x32)  Sq.Set  ORKNEY         Derek Haynes  Carnforth Coll 5 

 1- 8     1s turn 2H (2 bars), dance down into centre of set, 1M dances LH across with 2s & 1L RH across with 4s

 9-16    2s+1s+4s in prom hold dance reel of 3 across (1s give RSh to 4s to start)-  Dancing couple go to their right.

17-24   1s dance out between 3s, (opposite couple) divide & cast back to centre, turn RH  (2 bars) & 1M dances out between 2s as 1L dances out between 4s, back to places.  All face partners.

25-32   All dance Grand Chain (1 bar per hand)   All finish in original places.

            Repeat with 2s doing reels up/down, 3s reels across then 4s with reels up/down.


6  WE’VE NAE ELECTRIC  (R5x32)  5C set  Gary Coull  Banffshire Jubilee Bk

 1- 8     1s+3s cross down RH into double triangle position & set, dance round 1st corner into a line up/down middle facing partner

 9-16    1s+3s dance RSh reel of 4 in centre while 2s+4s+5s dance LSh reels of 3 on sides (4M in & up, 4L in & down to start)

17-24   1s & 3s 1/2 turn partner RH, dance RSh round 2nd corner & turn partner RH 1.1/2 times to 2nd/4th place own sides

25-32   2s (at top) stand while 1s+4s also 3s+5s Set+Link;  All turn RH to end 2 4 1 5 3


7  ROTHESAY RANT  (J4x32)  Sq.Set               Anna Holden  SCDs

 1- 8     All 1/2 turn partners RH, retain hold & give LH to next person & all set (M facing out), 1/2 turn next person LH & all set end Ladies turning inwards

 9-16    1s+3s (in 2nd & 4th places) dance 1/2 Ladies' Chain & 1/2 R&L

17-24   2s+4s dance 1/2 Ladies' Chain & 1/2 R&L

25-32   All circle 8H round & back


8   FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND  (S5x32)  5C set John Brenchley  Other Kangaroo Paw

 1- 4     1s+ 5s cross RH & cast down/up 1 place (2s+4s step up/down)  Ladies dance down and men dance up to form circles on bar 4. – 3 at each end and 4 in the middle.

 5- 8     1M+2s  also 1L+3s+5M also 5L+4s dance circles round to Left.  1s+5s end in middle facing partners (Men facing down, Ladies facing up) -  1s and 5s pull back right shoulder to face partner.

 9-16    1s+5s set, dance 1/2 RSHLDR reel of 4, set advancing to partners, pass LSh to face 2nd corner positions

17-24   1s+5s dance  RSHLDR 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 2nd corners, turn LH to face 1st corner positions, dance 1/2 RSHLDR diag. reel of 4 with 1st corners, turn LH to face 4th corner positions (partner's 2nd corner position)

25-32   1s+5s dance 1/2 diag. reel of 4 with 4th corners, turn LH to face out on own sides, cast 1 place (3s+2s step up 31-32)    4 3 5 2 1



9  BROADFORD BAY  (R8x32)  3C (4C set)  Anne Grant  Skye Coll 1

 1- 8     1s followed by 2s dance down the middle, cast up round 3s on own sides, dance in & up to top, 1s casting to 2nd place

 9-16    2s+1s+3s dance Grand Chain (2M & 1L end facing out)

17-24   2L+1M turn RH 1.1/2 & dance 1/2 way round clockwise while

            2M+1L dance 1/2 way round anticlockwise & turn LH 1.1/4 times to end facing partners

25-32   2s+1s dance diagonal reel of 4 ending on own sides with 1s in 2nd place. 2 1 3



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