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Anniversary Celebration Reel

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ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION REEL (R5x40) 5C Set Peter Marshall Alderley and District CS 50th

1- 6 1s+3s set, dance dow, 1s cast up behind 4s into 2nd place while 3s cast up behind 5s into 4th place (2s+4s step up bars 3-4) 21435
7- 8 1s+3s set advancing to face 1st corners
9-16 1s+3s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with Petronella turn (with a clap) into 2nd and 4th places own sides. (4s, in 3rd place, face out on bar 16) 21435
17-24 1s+4s+3s dance a Chaperoned Chain Progression:
 17-18 1s and 3s ¾ turn partner RH into middle while 4s dance clockwise ¼ round the set picking up 1L/3M
 19-22 who promenade ½ way clockwise while middle people (1M+3L) turn LH 1½.
 23-24 3s and 1s turn partner RH ¾ to own sides while 4s dance clockwise ¼ round to end in 3rd place
 2s+5s turn RH into promenade hold (2M with partner on right, 5M with partner on left), dance clockwise to own side at opposite end of set. 53412
25-32 5s+3s also 1s+2s dance RH across (4 bars). All turn partner RH or birl (4 bars)
33-40 5s+3s+4s+1s+2s dance 10H round and back

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

Published in MiniCrib - Alderley & District Caledonian Society 50th Anniversary.

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