Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

West Head

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

WEST HEAD (J8x48) 4C set Brian Warren

1- 8 2s+3s dance RH across once round and face corners, all set and 2s+3s ½ turn corners to change places
9-24 1s+4s dance RSh round all 4 (new) corners - starting with the person just turned then dance RSh round each corner anticlockwise to end in a line across - 1M on Ladies' side and 4L on Men's side with 1L and 4M (BtoB) facing own partner
25-32 1s+4s dance RSh reel of 4 across (1M and 4L end facing out)
33-40 1M and 4L followed by partners cast to left and cross to original places as 2s and 3s step down/up; all Adv&Ret
41-48 1s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+3s dance ½ RH across, 1s+4s dance ½ RH across and all cross RH to own sides

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

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