Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Our Highland Queen

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

OUR HIGHLAND QUEEN (S4x40) 4C set John Drewry Deeside Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s cast to start)
9-12 1s cast to 3rd place and turn 2H while 3s turn 2H and dance up between 2s
13-16 1s dance down between 4s and cast up to 3rd place while 3s cast to 3rd place then turn 2H
17-20 1s turn 2H and dance up between 2s while 3s dance down between 4s, cast up to 3rd place
21-24 1s cast to 3rd place and turn LH to face 2nd corners while 3s turn 2H and dance up top
25-32 1s dance Pass+Turn with 2nd corners and turn RH to face 1st corners, dance Pass+Turn with 1st corners to end in 3rd place own sides. 3214
33-40 All set, 3s+2s also 1s+4s dance RH across, 3s cast to 2nd place while 2s dance up and 1s dance down. 2341

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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