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The Kirrie Lads

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THE KIRRIE LADS (J4x32) 4C set Charles Upton

1- 8 1s+2s and 3s+4s set, dance ½ RH across, couples in 2nd and 4th places (1s and 3s) dance ½ Figs of 8 round couples above them
9-16 All dance ½ 4 Couple R&L:-
' 9-10 All cross Right Hands
' 11-12 Dancers in 1M and 2M places also 3L and 4L places change places Left Hands on sides while dancers in 1L and 3M places cross diagonally LH as dancers in 2L and 4M place cross diagonally LH
' 13-16 Repeat Bars 9-12 to end facing own partner. (3)4(1)2
17-24 Bottom 3 couples (4s+1s+2s) set, cross RH and chase clockwise ½ way round
25-32 Couples in 2nd and 4th places (2s and 4s) dance ½ Figs of 8 round couples above them, all dance ½ R&L. 2341

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


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Kirriemuir, sometimes called Kirrie, is a burgh in Angus, Scotland.
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