New Cumberland Town

Written by Anthony Simon 2000

Formation: Longways Set, 4, 5 or 6 couples

Music: 32 bar jigs

4

Introduction

4

Right Hand Stars - top 2 couples make star, bottom 2 couples, centre couple(s) also join right hands

4

Left Hand Stars, finish in place

4

Galop Up/Down top/bottom 2 couples join 2 hands with partners and galop towards other end, top couple passing through bottom couples, who drop hands (just) before they pass through.

4

Galop Back to place, original top couple drop hands as bottom couples pass through

4

Cast out, Men to left. Ladies to right, Top couple only make 2 hand arch at bottom of set

4

Couples pass through arch, take lower promenade hold with partner and cast as a couple, first couple to left, second to right, third or left etc. After last couple passes through arch, the couple forming arch join in behind them and cast to left/right.

8

Couples interleave to reform set

32

Repeat as required

 

Dance Description Copyright Don Richmond  2004
This may be reproduced for self-educational purposes.

Last updated May 24, 2004