Gathering Peascods
for a circle of as many couples as will.
Reconstructed by common consensus and Dafydd Cyhoeddwr
Music: Country Capers among many.
Part 1
Verse 1, Part A
1&2: Take hands in a circle and do eight slips to the left.
3: Drop hands and turn single.
Verse 1, Part B
1&2: Take hands in a circle and do eight slips to the right.
3: Drop hands and turn single.
Chorus 1, Part A
1&2: Men take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left.
3: Men fall out of the circle either to your place, or wherever you land if the circle is too large.  DO NOT ATTEMPT TO REACH YOUR PARTNER IF THE CIRCLE IS TOO LARGE.
Chorus 1, Part B
1&2: Women take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left.
3: Women fall out of the circle to your partner, who should be more or less close.
Chorus 1, Part C
1: Men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.
Chorus 1, Part D
1: Women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.
Part 2
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side left with your partner.
3: Turn single.
Verse 2, Part A
1&2: Side right with your partner.
3: Turn single.
Chorus 2, Part A
1-3: Women take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left, and fall back into the outer circle.
Chorus 2, Part B
1-3: Men take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left and fall back next to their partner.
Chorus 2, Part C
1: Women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.
Chorus 2, Part D
1: Men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.
Part 3
Verse 3, Part A
1&2: Arm left with your partner.
3: Turn single.
Verse 3, Part B
1&2: Arm right with your partner.
3: Turn single.
Chorus 3, Part A
1-3: Men take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left and fall back into the outer circle.
Chorus 3, Part B
1-3: Women take hands inside the outer circle and do eight slips around to the left and fall back next to their partner.
Chorus 3, Part C
1: Men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.
Chorus 3, Part D
1: Women double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
2: As the women double backwards to place, the men double into the center of the circle and clap hands.
3&4: As the men double backwards to place, the women double into the center of the circle, do NOT clap hands but turn around and walk a double back to their places.