Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The West Wynd

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WEST WYND (S32) Round the Room Nan Lawson The West Wynd
Round the Room - 2 face 2, 1s face clockwise, 2s face anticlockwise

1- 8 1s nearer hands joined dance between 2s and cast back to place; all circle 4H round to left
9-16 2s nearer hands joined dance between 1s and cast back to place; all circle 4H round to right
17-24 Ladies pull back RSh to turn about and cross RH to change places; Men repeat, pulling back LSh and crossing LH
25-32 All advance and retire nearer hands joined with partner; retain hands and pass opposite couple LSh and turn partner 2H opening out to face new couple

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



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