Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dunedin Festival Dance

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE DUNEDIN FESTIVAL DANCE (R32) Round The Room Derek Haynes Dunedin Dances Book 4
Round the room dance, 3 Couple Circles

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 All dance DoSiDo with partner and turn partner RH
17-24 All dance RH across, Lady (whose hand is underneath) dances out under arch into prom hold with next partner followed by next Lady etc.
25-32 All Promenade with new partners anywhere round the room and meet with another 2 couples to start again

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

This dance was adapted by Derek Haynes and presented to Dunedin Dancers. It was first used as a mixing dance at the 11th Dunedin International Folk Dance Festival, in 1991.

Tune 'Chester Hornpipe' recorded by Iain MacPhail.

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