Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Walk Round

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

Walk Round
Maggie and Duncan Keppie Gaelic College SCD Book 7: Around A Dozen
32 bar Reel
One Circle of couples, woman on right of partner

  1-8   IN AND OUT, WOMEN THEN MEN: women advance and retire, then men advance and retire;

  9-16 TURN AND BACK-TO-BACK: turn partner with right hand and skip change of step, then dance back-to-back with partner;

17-24 GRAND CHAIN: starting passing partner with right hand dance a Grand Chain, 2 steps to each hand;

25-32 PROMENADE: promenade the 5th person anticlockwise, ending in one circle.

Repeat with new partner.

(Dance crib compiled by the devisers, Maggie and Duncan Keppie)

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