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Brodick Castle Gardens

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BRODICK CASTLE GARDENS (M-(S32+J32)) Sq.Set Eric Finley North Ayrshire 50th Anniversary

1- 8 All set, 1s and 3s cast to 2nd/4th places while 2s and 4s dance in and turn to face out to 1s/3s, all dance ½ reels of 4 across ending with 2s and 4s in centre facing opposite sides while 1s and 3s loop round to face anticlockwise
9-16 2s and 4s set, dance out to opposite sides while 1s and 3s dance to each other's places, 1s+3s dance LH across while 2s and 4s chase anticlockwise to opposite side (all Ladies on left of Men)
17-20 3s and 1s dance anticlockwise ½ round to original side while 2s+4s dance LH across
21-24 All face partner and set, all turn partner RH once round. 2s and 4s take prom hold (Lady on Man's left)
25-32 2s+4s in prom hold dance reels of 3 up/down set with corners (2s give RSh to 1L, 4s to 3L to start) All on wrong side of partner

Repeat 1-32 with 2s and 4s casting to start, 2s and 3s dance into centre etc. 1s and 3s dance promenade reels across set with partner on right (1s+4M and 3s+2M pass RSh) and all end in original places

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

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Brodick Castle lies outside the port of Brodick on the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, Scotland.
It is now owned by the National Trust for Scotland and has a walled garden, which was built in 1710.

Brodick Castle
Brodick Castle

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