|Set:||3 couple longways.|
|Trivia:||Popularly known as "Swing Bin".|
|Partners are 1&2, 3&5 and 4&6.|
A's are 1,4&5; B's are 2,3&6.
Note that each figure is twice as long as the figures in most other dances.
|1-2||Cross over passing right shoulders to join line .
facing out on other side of set.|
|1||Quarter turn to centre of lines-to-be (1&6 right, 2&5 left).|
|2||Turn a quarter more in the same direction.|
|There should now be two lines back-to-back (but not too close).|
|3||Put hands on shoulders in lines.|
|4||Ends salute with free hand.|
|5-7||Lines rotate around middle person 180 degrees anticlockwise.|
|9-10||Step into middle of two people on right and face out in lines back-to-back as before.|
|9||Step on the spot.|
|10||Quarter turn to form lines back-to-back (again 1&6 right, 2&5 left).|
|17-24||As 1-8 (1&6 will end up turning left, 2&5 right).|
|25-32||As 9-16, but middles go left (again 1&6 go left, 2&5 right).|
|1-8||Star left, but start moving immediately and go round twice (arm movements as normal).|
|7||Turn to the left to face clockwise round the circle.|
|8||Step on the spot, preparing to catch partner!.|
|9-16||Partners arm turn right as many times as there is time,
ending as appropriate for the next figure.|
|Figure 2:||Polka Turn|
|Finish chorus facing partner in 3-couple star:
|1-8||Using polka step, dance four fast polka turns on the spot.|
Finish last turn facing clockwise round circle in waist hold.
|9-16||Using single step, star promenade right.|
On beat 16 drop hands, release waist hold, face partner and fall back from your partner a little.
|17-24||As 1-8, but finish facing anticlockwise (with same person in centre!)|
|25-32||Using single step, star promenade left.|
On beat 16 drop hands, release waist hold and return to original longways set.
|As A's Chorus, but reversing roles of A's and B's.|
|Beats 1-28 are done without normal single stepping arm movements.|
|Stay standing when not needed.|
|1-4||3&4 right arm turn just over once and a
half (without saluting) until 3 faces 6 and 4 faces 1 (first
This is quite fast.
|5-8||3&6 and 4&1 left arm turn once and a half to change places.|
|9-12||6&1 right arm turn once and three quarters to face 2 and 5 (second corner positions) respectively.|
|13-16||6&2 and 1&5 left arm turn once and a half to change places.|
|17-20||2&5 right arm turn once and three quarters to face 4 and 3 (first corner positions) respectively.|
|21-24||2&4 and 5&3 left arm turn once and a half to change places.|
|25-28||4&3 right arm just over once (don't go
too far!) and slot into in the middle of lines of three at the top and
bottom of the set:
|29-31||Lines of three, 6 heading a line at
the top and 1 heading a line at the
bottom, single step round the outside
of the set one quarter, to home positions, odds facing up and evens
6 and 1 are facing the wrong direction at the start of this – they need to turn over their right shoulder in no time as they start to move.
|32||Quarter turn to the right to face partners.|
|1-4||Middles go right and line up in the centre of the set:
Ends finish facing along sides of square: 1&6 facing in towards centre line of set as normal and 2&5 facing out.
|5||Take stomach hold left.|
|6-7||Salute and turn round three quarters.|
|5-6||Move round to position for next star, 1&2 facing down and 5&6 facing up (make sure you don't go too far).|
|7-8||Step on the spot.
|9-32||Repeat pattern in 1-8 three more times from new orientations.|
Middles may release stomach hold early during the last time in order to return to place.
2&5 do a back turn on beat 32 to return to normal positions.
|Same as figure 1, except|
|29-32||Lines charge into audience.|
Until about 2008, this dance had a different third figure, which managed to be simultaneously impossible to remember and fairly dull to watch. Here it is for posterity.
|Beats 1-12 and 17-28 are done without normal single stepping arm movements.|
|Stay standing when not needed.|
|1||1&2 step towards one another.|
|2||1&2 turn down one quarter and take waist hold.|
|3||1&2 step down to meet 3&4.|
3&4 start single stepping and turn up one quarter.
|4||1&2 drop waist hold and take stomach hold with 3&4 respectively.|
|5-6||1&3 and 2&4 salute and turn on the spot 360 degrees.|
1&2 retake waist hold.
3&4 return to places and finish standing.
|8||1&2 step down to meet 5&6.|
5&6 start stepping and turn up on quarter, coming in on the left foot due to awkward timing.
|9||1&2 drop waist hold and take stomach hold with 5&6 respectively.|
|10-11||1&5 and 2&6 salute and turn on the spot 360 degrees.|
1&2 do not retake waist hold but line up as if they were, resisting the urge to move just yet.
5&6 return to places and finish standing.
|13-16||1&2 step round outside of set on own side back to place using normal arm movements.|
|17-32||Same pattern from the other end with 5&6 leading.|