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Taunton Capers

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TAUNTON CAPERS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) R Russell Taunton Caledonian Society

1- 8 1s+2s ½ turn partners RH and dance RH across ½ way, 2s and 1s turn partners RH. 213
9-16 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s) and ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Man up Lady down) and ½ reels on own sides and 1s end side by side facing down
25-32 1s dance down and cast up own side. 2s+1s+3s turn RH

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


Dance Information

Taunton is the county town of Somerset, England and is the largest town in the shire county of Somerset.

Capers means dances or skips about in a playful, lively way.

Taunton Caledonian Society meets weekly at Staplegrove Village Hall, Taunton, but uses the Barrington Village Hall for more major events.

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Barrington Village Hall, Taunton


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