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Orpington Caledonians

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ORPINGTON CALEDONIANS (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Brenchley RSCDS Book 49

1- 8 1s set, 1L casts and followed by 1M, dances across to 2M's place facing out (2s step up 5-6). 1L+3M also 1M+3L turn LH ½ way and Men face out
9-16 3s+1s dance Ladies' Chain, 1M finishes facing out
17-24 1M followed by 1L casts up, dances across to 2M place (3s step down 19-20). 2s+1s dance RH across. 1M and 2L face out
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on sides (1s+3s pass LSh to start)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Dance Information

The dance was originally devised to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Orpington and District Caledonian Society in 1987.

Dance Information by Hadyn Davies.
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