Ceilidh Dance Instructions

Here are the steps for some of the band's favourite Ceilidh Dances 

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Great one to start off the nigh

Gay Gordons

Couples Dance

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Fast dance names after the famous steam train

Flying Scotsman

Sets of 4 couples

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Easy, fun American influenced dance

Virginia Reel

Sets of 4 couples

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Progressive round the room dance

Canadian Barn Dance

Couples

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Progressive dance with a difference

Dance Instructions

Borrowdale Exchange

Sets of 3 couples

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A favourite of Reelers

Duke of Perth

Sets of 4 couples

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Promendae, Waltz, Skip

Dance Instructions

Swedish Masquerade

Couples

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Round the room progressive dance

Dashing White Sargeant

Sets of 6 (two trios)

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A fun dance for those with plenty stamina 

Eightsome Reel

Sets of 4 couples

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Round the room dance

Military Two-Step

Couples

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Great for the last dance of the night

Orcadian Strip the Willow

Long line of couples

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A great progressive dance that involves everybody in once big circle around the room. 

Circassian Circle

One big circle of couples

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A popular Scottish Country Dance

Reel of the 51st

Sets of 4 couples

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Energetic set dance 

Cumberland Square 8

Sets of 4 couples

HotScotch Ceilidh Band in Edinburgh's Te

One of the most famous

Ceilidh Dances 

Strip the Willow

Sets of 4 couples

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Named after the famous Riverside Club in Glasgow

Riverside Jig

Long line of couples

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Gentle Waltz

St Bernard's Waltz

Couples

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Progressive round the room dance

Dance Instructions

Britannia Two-Step

Trios

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A Russian inspired dance

Dance Instructions

Troika

Trios

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Irish Waltz

Dance Instructions

Pride of Erin Waltz

Couples