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

Conanicut Grange, 6 West Street
Jamestown, RI

The Second Annual Ball will be Friday, June 5!


Dancing will start at 7:00PM until 9PM

Ball program will include: "Mairi's Wedding"

"St. John's River

"The Reel of the 51st"

"Davy Nick Nack"

"Mrs. MacLeod"

"Ladies Fancy"


All dances taught and lightly prompted. Please wear comfortable shoes.

$5.00 for an individual, $10 for a family

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