The Royal Patron
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE ROYAL PATRON (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Philip Whitley Queen's Diamond Jubilee
1- 4 1L cast 2 places and 1M Crosses&Casts 1 place
5- 8 1L crosses below 3s and casts up round 3M to end between 3s while 1M crosses below 2s and casts up round 2M to end between 2s all facing down
9-16 1L+3s and 1M+2s dance down and all turn to right, 2s+3s dance up while 1s 1¼ turn RH moving up to end between 3s facing opposite sides
17-24 3s+1s dance ½ RSh reel of 4, 1s turn LH 1½ moving up to end between 2s facing own sides while 3s set and cross RH
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ LSh reel of 4, 1s turn LH moving down to 2nd place (4 bars) while 2s set and cross RH
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance Instruction VideosThe Royal Patron - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationThe Happy and Glorious Tea Dance on 11 June 2016 was a celebration by Toronto RSCDS of the 90th birthday of Queen Elizabeth II. This photograph of the attendees was made into a birthday card to which Her Majesty, as Royal Patron of the RSCDS, replied personally.
Happy And Glorious Tea Dance
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