Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Ring Of Friendship

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A RING OF FRIENDSHIP (J32) Round The Room Betty Grant Laurel Collection
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All circle 4H round and back
9-16 All dance Ladies' Chain finishing in promenade hold facing anticlockwise
17-24 All couples in prom hold dance interlocking 2 couple Promenade (anticlockwise, looping LSh round couple in next set and back to places)
25-32 All couples dance LH across, turn opposite partner RH 1½ times to face new couple

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Ring Of Friendship
Ring Of Friendship
"Children Dancing In A Ring" Hans Thoma (1839-1924), Oil On Canvas, c. 1872

Image copyright Hans Thoma, public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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