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WELCOME TO AYR (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Jill Henricksen and Kathy Stewart RSCDS Book 47

1- 8 1s+2s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross down to start)
9-16 1s turn 2s on sides (Men RH, Ladies LH) and 1s dance down to turn 3s on sides (Men RH, Ladies LH) and 1s end facing 1st corners
17-24 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with corners and pass RSh to face 2nd corner, 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with corners and 1s end in middle LSh to LSh facing own sides
25-32 1M+3s (at top) also 1L+2s dance RH across (1s end in 2nd place opposite sides), all chase clockwise ½ way to own sides

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


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Ayr is a town and port situated on the Firth of Clyde, in south-west Scotland. Ayr is the largest settlement in Ayrshire with a population of around 46,000 and has held royal burgh status since 1205.
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