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Bonnie Shira Glen

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BONNIE SHIRA GLEN (M-4x(S16+R16)) 4C set James B. Cosh 22 SCDs

1- 8 1s cast to 4th place while 4s lead up to top, 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ½ R&L
9-16 4s+1s dance ½ RH across, 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance ½ LH across, 1L+2L and 3M+4M change place RH, 1M+2M and 3W+4W change place RH. (2)14(3)

17-24 2s cast to 4th place while 3s lead up to top (both couples on opposite sides), 3s+1s also 4s+2s dance ½ R&L
25-32 3s+2s dance ½ RH across, 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance ½ LH across, 1s+4s+3s dance ½ reel of 3 on own sides (1s dance in to start)

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

Dance Information

Glen Shira is a glen within Argyll at the northern end of Loch Fyne, just to the north of Inveraray. It is named after the River Shira, which runs through the centre down from a dam in the northern end, to the Dubh loch at the base of the glen.

Bonnie Shira Glen
Creag Dhubh Above Glen Shira

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