Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Trip To Windsor

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A TRIP TO WINDSOR (R4x48) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 4
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place (2s+3s step up/down) 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s/3s while 2s and 3s set and cross RH. Bar 8: 1M+4L (prom hold) end facing down to 3M, 4M+1L (prom hold) facing up to 2M
9-16 All dance RSh promenade reels of 3 on sides. Bar 16: 2s dance slightly towards each other facing up/out, 3s likewise down/out ready for...
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance Double Figs of 8 (1s and 4s cross up/down to start, 2s and 3s cast)
25-32 1s+4s dance LH across to face corners. 1s+4s turn corner RH to end BtoB facing corners
33-40 1s set to corners, set on sides/ends, set to next corner and into centre facing 'new' corner (Hello-Goodbye Setting)
41-42 1s and 4s change places with 'new' corner passing RSh, while 2s+3s join hands in circle
43-44 2s+3s set opening out to face partner across set
45-48 2s+3s cross RH with partner and cast up/down (4s+1s step down/up bars 47-48) 24(1)(3)

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

Dance Information

There are many locations called Windsor but perhaps the most famous is the town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.

It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.

Windsor Image
Windsor Castle

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