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The Ravelston Reel

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THE RAVELSTON REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Summer Collection 88

1- 8 1s and 3s petronella turn into middle, ½ turn partners RH retaining hands set, ¾ turn partners RH back to original places facing out
9-16 1s dance reels of 3 on own sides dancing out to start and end facing out
17-24 1s cast behind 2s as 2s dance lead up for 2 couple Promenade and end with 2s dancing out to top place while 1s remain in middle
25-32 1M+2M turn LH while 1L+2L turn RH, 1M+3M turn RH while 1L+3L turn LH and 1s end 2nd place own sides

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


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Ravelston is a suburb of Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland, to the south of Queensferry Road.
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Ravelston Heights, Edinburgh


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