Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Trip To Windsor

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A TRIP TO WINDSOR (R4x48) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 4
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 1s and 4s dance ½ Figs of 8 round 2s/3s while 2s and 3s set and cross RH and on bar 8 1M+4L (prom hold) end facing down to 3M with their partners (prom hold) facing up to 2M
9-16 All dance RSh promenade reels of 3 on sides
17-24 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance double Fig of 8 (1s and 4s cross up/down to start)
25-28 1s+4s dance LH across to end BtoB facing corners (1M+2L, 1L+2M, 4L+3M, 4M+3L)
29-32 1s and 4s turn corners RH to end BtoB facing corners again
33-40 1s set to corners, set on sides/ends, set to next corner and into centre facing 'new' corner (Hello-Goodbye Setting)
41-48 1s and 4s change places with 'new' corner RH, 2s+3s (in circle) set, opening out to face partner across set and cross RH and cast up/down to. 24(1)(3)

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

Dance Information

There are many locations called Windsor but perhaps the most famous is the town and unparished area in the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead in Berkshire, England.

It is widely known as the site of Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of the British Royal Family.

Windsor Castle

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