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Stick Dances

Balance the Straw

Balance the Straw is a stick dance with standard Fieldtown figures. Chorus includes striking butt of stick on the ground twice, then striking forehand and backhand with partner. Sticking repeats, with different rhythm, and is followed with a half hey.

Steamfitters

Steamfitters is a stick dance with standard Fieldtown figures. Chorus includes crossing with partner, then extending sticks to the center and taking turns striking and being struck.

Hanky Dances

Cuckoo’s Nest

Cuckoo’s Nest is a Fieldtown jig, danced solo or double with hankies. Larger groups often dance in Circle.

Glorishears

Glorishears is a hanky dance with standard Fieldtown figures. Chorus has each couple in turn stepping away with bold hanky flourishes. A rarity: this hanky dance has no capers.

Lass of Richmond Hill

Lass of Richmond Hill is a hanky dance with standard Fieldtown figures. Chorus has each couple in turn doing a side-step sequence, then bottom couple dances to the top, with side-steps, capers, or leap-frogs!

The Nutting Girl

The Nutting Girl is a Fieldtown jig danced with hankies. As there is no set, it can be danced by any number. Renegades and Kingsessing often take turns, dancing with a first and second group.