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Campsie Glen

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CAMPSIE GLEN (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Robert M Campbell Glasgow Assembly SCDs

1- 8 1s dance down the middle below 3s and set to each other, turn 2H and cast up to 2nd place
9-16 1s+2s dance the Bourrel:-
' 1M+2L set advancing and ¾ turn 2H pivoting right to end BtoB to 2L facing up and 1M down while 1L+2M chase anticlockwise and face partner
' 1s+2s set and turn RH into prom hold 1s facing down and 2s up
17-24 1s dance ½ RSh reel of 3 with 2nd corners and ½ reel of 3 with 1st corners ending in 2nd place own sides facing out. (3)1(2)
25-28 1s cast round 3rd corners, cross and cast to 2nd places while corners (in circle) set and circle left and right 1 step and loop round to right to place (opposite side)
29-32 3s+1s+2s turn 2H and circle round to left ½ way

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


Dance Information

Campsie is a hilly district in Stirlingshire, Scotland.

It is noted for the beauty of Campsie Glen, a stunning, secluded beauty spot within easy reach of Glasgow and the grandeur of the mountains known as the Campsie Fells.

Campsie Glen Image
Waterfalls On Kirk Burn Above Campsie Glen


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