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

Conanicut Grange, 6 West Street
Jamestown, RI

Fall 2015 Schedule Will Be Available Soon

We'll be back every other Friday starting in September

We had a GREAT time at the Second Annual Ball on June 5!

Ball program included - "St. John's River

"The Reel of the 51st"

"Davy Nick Nack"

"Mrs. MacLeod"

"Ladies Fancy"

"De'il Amang the Tailors"

All dances are taught and lightly prompted.

$5.00 for an individual, $10 for a family

Cool Links

One of our favorites - "Mairi's Wedding"

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)

Here are links to a few dances we have done:

Davy Nick Nack

Reel of the 51st on YouTube

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.

Contact us at email or at 401-423-1574 or on Facebook

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