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Craigievar Magic

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CRAIGIEVAR MAGIC (R40) Round The Room Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 4
Round the room dance, 2 facing 2

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All dance RH across with opposite couple and LH back
17-24 All dance ½ R&L with opposite couple, middle couples dance ½ R&L
25-32 All dance RSh reels of 4
33-40 All with new partners Adv+Ret for 2 steps and dance on (under/over) to new line

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

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Craigievar Castle is a pinkish harled castle six miles (10 km) south of Alford, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was the seat of Clan Sempill.

The setting is among scenic rolling foothills of the Grampian Mountains. The contrast of its massive lower story structure to the finely sculpted multiple turrets, gargoyles and high corbelling work create a classic fairytale appearance.

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Craigievar Castle

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