What We Dance

The steps and formations we learn in the new dancers' class and the dances we enjoy each evening are shown below so you can refresh your memory. Thanks to Lower Hutt SCD Club in New Zealand for excellent videos of formations.

If you want other videos or the cribs and diagrams, click the links for My Strathspey or Scottish Country Dance Dictionary and search for the dance by name.

In the autumn term we have a Christmas dance on10 December 2022 with live music from Ian Muir of Prestwick.

Formations in italics, dances in upright text.

9 June 2022 Live music from Ian Robertson

Skye

We had

a dance evening

for the Jubilee

Iona

Live music from

Ian Robertson

Social dancing

26 May classes and Social

Skye

and Iona combined

Petronella

Allemande


Leap Year   24 J

Jubilee Jig  32 J

The Byron Strathspey  32 S

Iona

Social dancing

Jubilee Jig   32 J

The Red Nose Jig  40 J

Three Score Years and Ten  32 S


The Findlays' Jig 32 J

Book 53 Trial S

Book 53 Trial R

19 May 2022 Classes and Social

Skye

and Iona combined

Reels

Allemande


New Year Jig  32 J

It's All Right 32 J

Seattle Landing 32 S

Iona

with Joan D

Reels

Pousette right round


Maxwell's Rant 32 R

The Montgomeries' Rant  32 R

Asilomar Romantic  32 S

Social dancing

Elizabeth's Fancy  32 R

It's All Right  32 J

The Gentleman  32 S


Morrison Measure 32 

Bk 53 Trial M

Bk 53 Trial J

12 May Classes and Social

Skye

Iona

Social dancing

Provost Wynd  32 R

The Haar on Skye  32 S

Pelorus Jack 32 J


MacLeod's Fancy  32 J

Bk 53 Trial S

Bk 53 Trial J

The De'il amang the Tailors 32 R

10 March 2022 Social dance with live music from Ian Robertson

Skye

Social dancing, no class


The Lady Wynd   32 J

The Honeymoon  32 R

Lady Glasgow  32 S

The Starry Eyed Lassie  32 J

Iona

Social dancing, no class


Catch the Wind  32 R

Shiftin' Bobbins  32 R

The Barmkin  88 R

John McAlpin  32 S

Social dancing

17 February 2022 Course Week 6

Skye

Skip change of step

Rights and lefts

Allemande for 2 couples


The Highland Fair   (a Jig)

The Rakes of Glasgow   

                       (a Strathspey)

Iona

One big class 

this evening

Social dancing

6 January 2022 Welcome back for an evening of social dancing

Skye

Classes start 

13 January 2022

Iona

Classes start 

13 January 2022

Social dancing