The Fiddling Preacher A 32 bar Reel for three couples
1-4: First couple set and cast off one place. Second couple move up on bars 3-4.
5-8: First couple dance half figures of eight, man round third couple and woman round second couple.
9-12: First couple dance right hand wheels, man with second couple and woman with third couple.
13-16: First couple turn by the left hand one and a half times to finish facing first corner.
17-24: First couple dance hello-goodbye setting and finish man facing up and woman facing down.
25-30: First couple dance reels of three on the sides with their corners, passing second corner by the right shoulder to enter the reel.
31-32: First couple cross giving right hand to finish in second place on their own side.
Repeat with a new top couple.
Devised by Ann Campbell on October 13 2007 for Ed Elliotson, who, as well as playing the fiddle, was training and is now a qualified lay preacher.
Music chosen by Paul Maloney:
“The Snibbet Bibliotheck” from David Cunningham Junior & Senior & Ron Gonellla, Platinum – 70 Years St. Andrew’s Branch (SBJ0701).