5175+ dance cribs & 80 figures     
Version 29_01 (January 2019)

Scottish Country Dance "Cribsheets" or "Re-Caps" can be easily produced on a computer with "MINICRIB". The MiniCrib template (for use with Microsoft Word) contains dance notes on some 5050 Scottish Country Dances. MiniCrib is also useful if looking for new dances or dances containing specific figures or for a particular set shape or size.

MiniCrib works with Windows (any version up to Windows 10) and full version of Microsoft Word (Word 97 - Word 2016). 
Please note that the MiniCrib template will
NOT work with the free "starter" version of Word often bundled with new computers, nor will it work with Libre Office, Open Office or similar.  If that is what you have, then you can still download the MiniCrib Crib Database ("book" of dance cribs) in .doc or pdf format - copy and paste selected dances into a new document.

For Apple Mac users a limited version of MiniCrib is available. You will need 'Word' for Mac 95, 98, 2000 or 2004.  We do not support any later versions of Mac Word, nor will MiniCrib work with Mac Pages

MiniCrib cribs 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 from the 'MiniCrib' database 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. 

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.

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. Remember - MiniCrib is free, so why use an out of date version?

Happy Dancing!
The MiniCrib Team

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