Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Gleniffer Circle

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

GLENIFFER CIRCLE (R32) Round the Room Nan Lawson The West Wynd
Round the Room, 3 facing 3

1- 8 Lines of 3 advance and retire and circle 6H round to left, back to place
9-16 Centre dancers + partner to right + dancer opposite to right dance RH across; centre dancers pass RSh to dance LH across with other couple
17-24 Centre dancers dance Fig of 8 round own partners (LSh to partner on right to begin)
25-28 Dancers on inside of circle change places RH, dancers on outside of circle change places RH
29-32 Lines of 3 join hands and set, centre dancers pass RSh to rejoin partners while partners turn right about so lines of 3 face original direction facing a new group of 3 dancers

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

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