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Balgeddie Reel

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BALGEDDIE REEL (R5x32) 5C set Mary Shoolbraid Brandon Memories of Fyfe

1- 8 1M and 3M set turning on the spot (hands on hips), 1L and 3L dance toward partner and back to places
9-16 1L and 3L followed by partners cast 1 place, dance up between couple above, cast down 1 place (Men's side) and dance in give RH to 1st corner and LH to partner
17-24 1s and 3s Balance-in-Line with corners, dance on to 2nd corners, Balance-in-Line, 1s and 3s ½ turn LH into
25-32 All dance RH across (1L with 2s, 1M and 3L with 4s, 3M with 5s), 1s and 3s ½ turn LH and cast down 1 place

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

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Balgeddie is a location to the north of Glenrothes in Fife, Scotland.

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