Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Windsor Welcome

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE WINDSOR WELCOME (R4x40) 4C set Dorothy Bell Belfast Belfast 40th Anniversary
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 1s and 4s cross down/up 1 place and cast back to ends to meet partners in centre in prom hold, 1s+4s dance RSh round each other and face up/down
9-16 1s dance RSh reel of 3 across with 2s while 4s dance reel across with 3s, 1s and 4s dance back to original places while 2s and 3s dance into middle
17-24 2s+3s dance RH across and LH back to end facing corner persons
25-32 All set, change places LH and 1s+4s circle left to end 21(4)(3)
33-40 1s+4s dance ½ R&L and all set twice to partners. 24(1)(3)

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

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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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