The Garden Party (Richardson)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE 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 InformationAlso see the dance The Garden Party (Ligtmans) by Frans Ligtmans.
"Gartenfest" Ferdinand Brütt (1849-1936), Oil On Canvas, c. 1900
Image copyright Ferdinand Brütt (1849-1936) (Dorotheum) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.