White Ladies Aston
Tune: White Ladies Aston
S T E P S
Short sticks, single step throughout
Chorus – Bit on the side. Progressive half hey on the side: 1 & 2 face up, all others face down. 1 & 2 pass right with 3 & 4 first and work their way down. Everyone pass 3 people total, then 8 clashes by right with partner across (knapping)
Rounds at the top – Top 4 circle left in 8 steps, sticks vertical in middle, while bottom 4 knapping for 8. Reverse roles, then repeat entire sequence.
Cross over – cross over by right shoulders, turning right into partner’s place on beat 7 & 8. Knapping for 8. Repeat back to place.
Process up and back – all face up and single step. Each couple starting with 7 & 8, take 4 to move up the middle and 4 to return to place
Linked hey – Pairs link up and hey as in Chorus, i.e. progressive. Plenty of time, don’t rush it. Extra turns at ends. Knapping until end of phrase if necessary.
Charge up – all face up. Each pair, starting with 7 & 8, take 4 to charge up (bellowing) and 4 to shuffle into top place, while others shuffle back continuously to make room.
Chorus – end with sticks up on last beat of knapping.