Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Welcome To Callum

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WELCOME TO CALLUM (R4x32) 4C set Campbell Hunter

1- 8 All dancing in dance up and cast down own sides, cross (Lady in front of partner) and dance up opposite sides
9-16 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s+3s dance ½ R&L
17-24 1s+4s dance ½ R&L and all turn partner RH
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The name Callum is of Gaelic origin meaning "Dove". Callum can refer to a number of places in Scotland (and others around the world, eg. Ontario, Canada), for example Glen Callum on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.

Glen Callum

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