Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Posting Round The World

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

POSTING ROUND THE WORLD (R5x32) 5C Sq.Set Jenny Bradley Ness House 2
5M facing 2s and 5L facing 4s

1- 8 5s dance reel of 4 with 2s and 4s (2s and 4s in prom hold)
9-16 1s+5L also 3s+5M dance RH across, 5s pass RSh to dance LH across with opposite couple and end passing LSh to original places
17-24 4s+5s petronella turn to face partner in line across and set, 4s+5s dance ½ reel of 4 to end with 5s in 4th places and 4s in centre facing each other
25-32 4s turn (with suitable Highland steps) while others circle 8H round and back
4s Repeat with 1s+3s leaving 3s in centre, 3s repeat with 2s+4s leaving 2s in centre, 2s repeat with 1s+3s leaving 1s in centre and 1s repeat with 2s+5s leaving 5s in centre

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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