Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Right Hands Across Halfway

In Right hands across halfway, 3, 4 or more Scottish Country Dancers join right hands in the centre to form a Star, Face clockwise and Dance round with a Travelling Step, normally for 2 bars and normally Finishing diagonally opposite the Place in which they started the Figure.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Right hands across halfway, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Airie Bennan
Ballindalloch
Company At The Manor
Hamilton's Strathspey
Hutton Castle
Lomondside
Shawlands Cross
Storybook Glen
Turnberry Tensome
Unit 5

Links To Pages Related To 'Hands Across'

Figures

Additional search terms: ½ RH across, RH across ½ way.