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St Andrew's Links (Sheffield)

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ST ANDREW'S LINKS (J8x40) 3C (4C set) Martin Sheffield Valleys of the Dauphine

1- 8 1s cast 1 place, cross RH and face in giving LH to 1st corners, Set+Link with 1st corners
9-16 1s+1st corner persons dance RH across, 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round ¾ way to left (1M ends 1st place Ladies' side and 1L ends 3rd place Men's side)
17-24 1s cast round person in 2nd place (who step up/down) and cross LH to 2nd place own side and face in giving RH to 2nd corners, Reverse Set+Link with 2nd corners
25-32 1s+2nd corner persons dance LH across and 1s+2s+3s circle 6H round ¾ way to right (1M ends 1st place Men's side and 1L ends 3rd place Ladies' side)
33-40 1s cast round person in 2nd place (who step up/down), 2s+1s+3s advance (pas-de-basque) and turning right about and dance out to places and set

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


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Also see the dance St Andrew's Links (Finlay) by Georgina Finlay.

St Andrews Links in the town of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland, is regarded as the "home of golf". It is one of the oldest golf courses in the world, where the game has been played since the 15th century.

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St Andrew's Links, The Old Clubhouse On The Old Course


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