Monthly Archive: July 2012

Jul 31

Tuesday dances

A very chilly Tuesday evening saw us all gather for our class. John kept us moving in order to warm us up – this included John’s warm up special dance. One amongst us needed their own hand warmer – really was quite nippy. We happily danced The Peat Fire Flame (for the second week), it …

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Jul 24

Tuesday Dances

A chilly night saw a group of the faithful gather again to enjoy warm-ups, our movement exercise, followed by dances devised by John Drewry -  Netherby Hall, Bratach Bana, The Quaich and The Peat Fire Flame.  Netherby Hall was inspired by Sir Walter Scott’s poem.  The first 16 bars represent the story of Scott’s poem.  …

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Jul 17

Tuesday dances

Tonight we danced The Ladies of Milford Reel, Gramachie, Links with St Petersburg and Scott Meikle.

Jul 10

Tuesday dances

Tonight the sashes made a rare visit to Tuesday night.  Sashes are usually used when ladies dance as men.  At Scots on The Rocks however we often have equal numbers or sometimes more men than women, which leads to the question should the men wear sashes when dancing as ladies?  Anyway, we had a good …

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Jul 03

Tuesday Dances

A cold and chilly Sydney night saw 20 or so dancers gather to enjoy another varied programme.  We began with warm-ups, concluding the warm up with the dance The Bramble Circle.  We then tackled one with the unpronounceable name “Allt An Duin” (The Burn by the Hillock), progressed to Lady Lucy Ramsay, had a hoot …

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