Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Royal Wedding

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE ROYAL WEDDING (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Gene A MacKinnon RSCDS 5 SCDs 1982

1- 8 1s set, turn 2H, dance down to 2nd place and turn 2H to face 1st corner
9-16 1s turn 1st corner RH to end between 2s/3s, set advancing to 2nd corner while corners set, turn 2nd corner RH to between corners, set advancing to 3rd corner while corners set
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 4 with 3rd corners, pass LSh and face 4th corner, dance ½ reel with 4th corners, pass LSh to end between 2s and 3s on opposite sides)
25-32 All chase clockwise ½ way and turn partner 2H

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

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This strathspey, The Royal Wedding, was presented to the RSCDS in 1981 by the Ardbrae Dancers of Ottowa, Canada, as part of the celebrations for the wedding of the Prince of Wales and Lady Diana Spencer.

Royal Wedding Image
Combined Coat Of Arms Of Charles And Diana, The Prince And Princess Of Wales, (1981-1996)

Image Copyright Heralder, all elements by Sodacan [GFDL ( or CC BY-SA 4.0-3.0-2.5-2.0-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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