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A Canonbie Ceilidh

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A CANONBIE CEILIDH (R40) Circle Caroline and Ian Brockbank New Scotland 50th Anniv Book
Circle, Man has Lady on his right

1- 8 All circle round and back
9-16 All Men dance Fig of 8 round partner and Lady on left (in front of partner to start)
17-24 All Ladies dance Fig of 8 round partner and Man on right (in front of partner to start)
25-32 All Adv+Ret, all Advance and Men retire as Ladies turn to face partner and 2H joined with partner, follow them to end Men facing centre and their partner
33-40 All dance DoSiDo with partner, all Men joining hands to form arches, all Men turn Lady on right (birl) and end in circle with new partner on right

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

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Canonbie is a small village in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland, on the A7 road from Carlisle to Edinburgh, on the River Esk.
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Canonbie, Scotland

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