Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Garden Party (Richardson)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE GARDEN PARTY (R32) Round The Room Ian and Phyliss Richardson
Round the room dance, 3 facing 3

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 All set to opposite person, cross RH and chase clockwise ½ way
17-24 All set to opposite person, cross RH, centre persons turn RH while others chase clockwise ½ way
25-32 All set, slip step to right for 2 bars advancing, all set and slip step to left for 2 bars advancing to end facing new trio

Repeat with new partners in new set

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

Dance Information

Also see the dance The Garden Party (Ligtmans) by Frans Ligtmans.

Garden Party
Garden Party
"Gartenfest" Ferdinand Brütt (1849-1936), Oil On Canvas, c. 1900

Image copyright Ferdinand Brütt (1849-1936) (Dorotheum) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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