There seem to be LOTS of circles on tap this week!
MACLEOD'S TABLES J8x32 3C (4C set) Derek Haynes, Carnforth Collection 3
1-8 1s cross down to dance mirror reels with 2s and 3s on opposite sides. 1s and 3s end facing up and down.
9-16 1s and 3s couples dance a mens’ chain up and down the middle.
17-24 1s set, cast off, and turn RH 1½ times to own side. 2s step up on bars 19–20.
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back.
Duirinish is a peninsula on the island of Skye in Scotland. It is situated in the north west between Loch Dunvegan and Loch Bracadale.
The main peaks on Duirinish are Healabhal Mhòr and Healabhal Bheag, which reach 469 metres (1,539 ft) 488 metres (1,601 ft) respectively and are better known as MacLeod's Tables.
They lie in the centre of the Duirinish peninsula and their distinctive shapes are visible throughout much of northwest Skye.
THE LORDS OF THE WIND R8x32 3C (4C set) Ian Boyd, Lord of the Rings Collection
1-8 1M set to 2L, 1M cast off one place (2M step up). 1L sets to 2M, 1L cast off one place, (2W step up).
9-16 RH across: 1M with 3s, 1L with 2s (top couple). 1M followed by 3s, and 1L followed by 2s, pass left shoulders in the middle and lead their lines to the other end of the set, finishing 3-1-2 (“snake pass”).
17-24 LH across: 1M with 3s, 1L with 2s. 1M followed by 3s, and 1L followed by 2s, pass right shoulders in the middle and lead their lines back to place, finishing 2-1-3 (“snake pass”).
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back
Program A and B
SIMON BRODIE S8x32 3C (4C set) J Young 18C Dances
1- 8 1M and 2L set advancing, turn 2H. 1L and 2M repeat (set advancing, turn 2H).
9-16 1s lead down, cross below 3s & cast up to 2nd place on opposite sides (2s step up bars 11-12). 2s and 1s dance rights-and-lefts (1 bar per hand), 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s set to and turn 2H with 1st corners & 2nd corners, ending in 2nd place (middle) facing ladies’ side: lady on man’s left (1M below).
25-28 1s dance out on ladies’ side (between 2L & 3L), cast round nearer lady to meet in the middle, turn 2H to end facing men’s side: lady on man’s left (1M below).
29-32 1s dance out on men’s side (between 2M & 3M), cast round nearer man to meet in the middle, turn LH to place on own side.
THE GATHERING R8x32 3C (4C set) MMM 1
1- 8 1s cross RH & cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round to left and back to places
9-16 2s+1s+3s set, cross RH, set, 2s & 3s cross back while 1s turn RH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s set & turn 1st corners, set & turn 2nd corners
25-32 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides, passing 1st corner LSh to start. 1s cross RH to 2nd place on own sides.