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Bob Gilmour's Return To Scotland

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BOB GILMOUR'S RETURN TO SCOTLAND (J5x32) 5C set Graham and Fay Cattell

1- 8 1s and 3s set, cast 1 place on own sides and dance ½ Fig of 8 round couple above them to end 1 place down on opposite sides
9-16 1s and 3s set into centre and dance Double Triangles (Men face up to couple above and Ladies face down (to start), 4s face in and 2s and 5s face down/up)
17-24 All dance RH across, 1L with 2s, 1M+3L with 4s and 3M with 5s, 1s and 3s pass partners RSh to change places and dance LH across
25-32 1s and 3s dance down under arch made by 4s or 5s, all cross to opposite sides passing LSh, all set, all cross LH to own sides

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Bob Gilmour was the London Highland Club's president from 1964 to 1974.

On his retirement in 1974 he returned home, to Scotland. Bob was subsequently the 'Chief' of the club.

Frank Reid wrote the tune Campsie Glen for this dance. The music may be found on the LP "Welcome To The London Highland Club"

The setting sun was casting a remarkable glow on the hillside above the Campsie Glen
Sunset Glow - Hillside Above Campsie Glen

Image copyright Alan O'Dowd under this Creative Commons Licence 2.0.

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