Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Her Majesty Is Welcome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HER MAJESTY IS WELCOME (M-4x(S32+R32)) 4C set Iain Stuart Robertson 4 SCDs 1978

Strathspey
1- 8 All Adv&Ret 1 step twice, 1s Cross&Cast 1 place as 2s turn ½ way RH and lead up 1 place and cross RH as 3s+4s ½ turn RH and ½ turn LH
9-16 All dance Grand Chain
17-24 1s+3s dance RH across and LH back
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L 1s end facing 1st corners

Reel
1- 8 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting, set to each other ending BtoB (1M facing up and 1L down)
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on opposite sides giving RSh to 2nd corner and cross back to own sides
17-24 1s+3s Adv&Ret, 1s+3s Adv&Ret Up&Down and 1s dance between 3s to 3rd place while 3s dance up to 2nd place
25-32 1s+4s repeat bars 17-24

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

HM Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother (1900 - 2002) saw this dance performed at Sherborne School for Girls.

This was in honour of her royal visit to celebrate the school's 75th anniversary.

Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother Image
Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother, c. 1938 - 1945


Image Copyright (cropped) Sir Gerald Kelly (1879 - 1972) (Royal Collection object 403423) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

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