Eightsome Reel

Social dance for eight, known in many versions from all over Scotland and also taught in England by various dancing masters where local versions became well-known. Not a true reel in its normal format.  For the English Eight Hand Reel see here.

Known to have been taught by:

Joseph Lowe of Edinburgh.

Information derived from Thomas, A. (ed), A New Most Excellent Dancing Master, New York: Pendragon Press, (1992).

Links:

Tully, Mr and Mrs William, Northumberland, England, 30 March 1962