Bonnie Charlie

4x32 reel for 4 couples in a longwise set
1-8 1C with 2C, 3C with 4C, CIRCLE 4 hands round and back.
9-16 1C PROMENADE down the middle of the set and up behind the men's line. End in original places, facing down to flow into
17-24 REELS OF 4 on the sides.
25-28 1C CROSS RH and cast to the bottom (2C, 3C, 4C step up on 27-28).
29-32 1C, now in 4th place, TURN RH 1 1/2 to own sides.

Devised by Ed Stern to teach reels of 4. The title refers to Bonnie Prince Charlie. Published in 1985 by the RSCDS Twin Cities Branch in The Blue Ribbon Collection.

If you enjoyed this dance, please consider purchasing a copy of The Blue Ribbon Collection, 11 dances (4 with original music) published by the RSCDS Twin Cities Branch in honor of its tenth anniversary in 1985. Copies are available from the branch secretary, Judith Palmateer ( or TACBooks (e-mail:

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