Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Right Hands Across

In Right hands across, 3, 4 or more Scottish Country Dancers join right hands in the centre to form a Star, Face clockwise and Dance round with a Travelling Step, normally for 4 bars and normally Finishing where they started the Figure.
For example, here are some Scottish Country Dances in which the term, Right hands across, is used in either the MiniCrib or the MaxiCrib Dance instructions or both -
Auchinellan Jig
Cherry Blossom Time
Craven Reel
Fairy Flag
Jubilee Jig
Newmachar Strathspey
Queen Mary Of Scotland
Swirling Waters (Drewry)
Trail Of The Swan

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