Pam Gainsford's Delight

Written by Noreen Grunseit 1985

Formation: Longways Set of 4 couples, with 2nd and 4th couples improper

Music: 4 x 64 bar Reels

2

Lines Advance, join right hands with opposite,

2

Ladies retire to place with man

4

Swing (cross arm swing) then form Top & Bottom Lines

8

Lines advance, ladies retire with opposite man, swing, form side lines

8

Lines advance, ladies retire with opposite man, swing, form top & bottom lines

8

Lines advance, ladies retire with opposite man, swing to finish in place

8

Top two Ladies Chain across and back,

while bottom two ladies chain across and back.

4

Posts up - 1st and 3rd couples act as posts (turning on spot) as 2nd and 4th couples lead up through 1st and 3rd couples respectively and cast around to place. Inside hands joined on side of set between 1&2, 3&4

4

Posts Down - Repeat with 2nd and 4th couples acting as posts while 1st and 3rd couples lead down through them and cast around to places.

2

Top 2 couples (1st and 2nd), RH Star 1/2 way round (4 walking steps)

2

Set once to partners (1st and 2nd couples only)

2

1st and 3rd couples, LH Star 1/2 way round (1st couple progress down set)

2

Set once to partners (1st and 3rd couples only)

2

1st and 4th couples, RH Star 1/2 way round

2

Set once to partners (1st and 4th couples only)

4

Swing partners twice around, reform set with 2nd and 4th couples improper

 

 

64 x 3

Repeat 3 times

1985 Bush Music Club Dance Competition, won the category for Dancerís Dance.

Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2004
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This page last updated May 11, 2004