Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Kind Robin (Drewry)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

KIND ROBIN (S8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Summer Collection 6

1- 8 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s, 1s+2s dance RH across ending with 1M between 1L and 2L at top facing down and 2M facing down in front of 1M
9-16 2M followed by 1M+Ladies dance down for 4 bars, turn to right and 1M followed by 2M+Ladies dance up to top, 1M turns to face 2M in centre (both with partners on their right)
17-24 1s+2s set in diamond formation, circle 4H round to left, turn partners 2H and open out to circle 4H round into diamond formation
25-32 1s+2s set in diamond formation, Ladies set again on sides while Men pass RSh to face partner, turn partner to end on own sides (1s in 2nd place)

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

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Also see the dance Kind Robin (Little) by William Little.

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