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The Three Kings Of Cullen

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THE THREE KINGS OF CULLEN (S3x32) 3C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set advancing to partner and ¾ turn 2H (to form line up/down), set to partner and ¾ turn 1s+2s facing up and 3s down
9-16 1s+2s+3s dance reflection reels of 3 on sides (1s and 3s cast) but all cross RH when dancing up through 2nd place, 2s end facing 1st corners
17-24 2s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting and end by turning RH to face out between 1s and 3s on own sides
25-32 2s cast down 1 place, 1s+3s+2s ½ turn partners LH to face down, dance down cross over and dance up own side to 231

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

Dance Information

Cullen is a village and former royal burgh in Moray, Scotland, on the North Sea coast 20 miles (32 km) east of Elgin.

The Three Kings Of Cullen refers to the three quartzite stacks on Cullen Beach.

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Two Of The Three Kings Of Cullen

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