Jamestown Scottish Dancers
Jamestown Scottish Dancers
Buchanan Tartan
(Most Every Other Friday)

Conanicut Grange, 6 West Street
Jamestown, RI

2014 Fall Schedule:

September 19 - October 3 - October 17 - November 7 - November 21


7-8:30 P.M.
All Are Welcome! No Experience Needed. All dances taught and prompted. Please wear comfortable shoes.

$5.00 for an individual, $10 for a family

The dance program for the June 6, 2014 Drancy Fess Ball included:

Machine Without Horses

De'il Amang the Tailors

Mrs. MacLeod

The Gay Gordons

Lady Auckland's Reel

St. Johns River

The Reel of the 51st


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1-8 - 1s turn RH & cast down to 2nd place, 1s turn LH to face 1st corners

9-16 - 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 2nd corners

17-24 - 1s dance 1/2 diagonal reel with 3rd corner (positions,) 1/2 diagonal reel with 4th corner (positions)

25-32 - 1s dance reel of 3 across (Lady up with 2s, Man down with 3s - LSh to 1st corner)

33-40 - 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back (slipping ring)


Informative video and instructions of "The Reel of the 51st Division"

Check out the crib diagram to the strathspey Lady Auckland's Reel:

Buchanan Tartan

The first and second lady take near hands, cross, cast around the men, return to place and do a two-hand turn. The men do the same.

1st couple goes down the center and back. Then the 1's and 2s allemande. First couple repeats.


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Links for further information about Royal Scottish Country Dancing: Royal Scottish Country Dance Society -Dictionary of Scottish Dancing: Scottish Dance Dictionary