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BEDRULE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Betty Grant RSCDS Book 33

1- 8 1s+2s turn 2H on sides opening out to 4H round to left, 1s and 2s turn partners 2H and end in centre with 3s for Promenade
9-16 1s+2s+3s Promenade ending with 1s casting to 2nd place
17-24 1s+3s dance RH across once round, 2s+1s dance LH across once round
25-32 2s+1s+3s dance reels of 3 on own sides 1s giving RSh to 3s

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

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Dedicated to the deviser, Betty Grant's, great great grandmother E. Dickson, who moved to Canada from a town called Bedrule, in the heart of Roxburghshire on the Scottish borders. The population of Bedrule in 1801 was just 260.

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A Row Of Houses In Bedrule

Image Copyright James Denham under this Creative Commons Licence.

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