Over 5700 dance cribs & 80 figures     
Version 30_10  (October 2020)

Scottish Country Dance "Cribsheets" or "Re-Caps" can be easily produced on a computer with "MINICRIB". The MiniCrib template contains dance notes on some 5700+ 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.

System Requirements:
Microsoft Windows (any version from Windows 97 to Windows 10)
Microsoft Word  (full version of Microsoft Word (Word 97 - Word 2016). 

Please note that the MiniCrib template will
NOT work with the free "starter" versions of Word often bundled with new computers.


If you have an Apple Mac computer, Android device or a different word processor (such as Open Office or LibreOffice) the MiniCrib template will not work BUT you can still download the MiniCrib Crib Database ("book" of dance cribs) in .doc or pdf format which work with any word processor - just copy and paste selected dances into a new document.

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.

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 Remember - MiniCrib is free, so why use an out of date version?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