4699 dance cribs & 75 figures      Version 25_06 (August 2015)
(MiniCrib is updated 9 / 10 times each year)

"Cribsheets", "Cheat Sheets", "Re-Caps", "Dance Assisters", Briefings" or "Aide Memoires" can be easily produced on a computer with "MINICRIB" database which contains dance notes on more than 4600 Scottish Country Dances. No more panic attacks when you are couple No.1 at a Highland Ball and where there is no Caller or Re-caps!

Also useful for MC's looking for new or specific dances.
Click the Sample button for a look at a typical "MINICRIB" cribsheet.
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Software required:
PC's = Microsoft™ 'Word' versions 97, or 2000 upwards - 32 / 64 bit
Mac's = 'Word' for Mac 95, 98, 2000/4 &Office: Mac OS X

The notes are available FREE but in return please leave the MINICRIB footnote that appears on each page! 

If composing your own recap sheets then please acknowledge the source e.g.
"This cribsheet was prepared, with permission, from the 'MiniCrib' database which can be downloaded from www.minicrib.org.uk."  or some similar text.

Thank you,
The MiniCrib Team


The MiniCrib Team prepare recaps with much care but errors can occur.  Please email us at minicrib@minicrib.org.uk  if you find a mistake - we will correct the recaps for release in the next issue of MiniCrib. 

The MiniCrib Team are aware that a number of websites "re-publish" MiniCrib recaps and we are very happy that this should continue as a valuable service to the Scottish Country Dance community.  However, we wish to make it clear that the MiniCrib Team have no direct input to, or control over, any such websites and hence the MiniCrib Team cannot accept responsibility for the accuracy of recaps from websites other than www.minicrib.org.uk   We advise that MiniCrib users check the MiniCrib website from time to time and always download and use the latest version.

MiniCrib recaps are intended to be BRIEF, ideally 1 line of recap = 8 bars of dancing (not always possible!)  Therefore MiniCrib recaps can never replace the detailed instructions carefully written and tested by skilled dance devisers.  When in doubt about a particular dance, it is always best to consult the original instructions in book / leaflet / or website form.

Happy Dancing!
The MiniCrib Team

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