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Cherrybank Gardens

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CHERRYBANK GARDENS (S3x32) 3C set John Drewry Bankhead Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s set and Petronella-in-tandem twice to end with 2s+1s on opposite sides having changed places. (2)(1)3
9-16 2s+1s set, 2s cross RH while 1s ¾ turn LH; 1L+2s (at top) and 1M+3s dance RH across
17-24 1s+3s set and link and circle 4H round to left. 3s face down, 1s face up ready for...
25-32 2s+3s+1s dance Grand Chain (2s cross, 3s+1s change places RH on sides)

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

Cherrybank Gardens
John Drewry Bankhead Book
Strathspey 3 x 32 bars 3 Couple Repeat 3 Couple Set Longwise Set

  1-2   1s2s set on the sides;

  3-4   1M 1L 2L 2M petronella turn one place anticlockwise, finishing Mn facing up, Ls down;

  5-6   1s2s set facing up and down;

  7-8   1L 2L 1M 2M petronella turn one place anticlockwise, finishing on opposite sides, 1s in 2nd place;

  9-10 2s1s set on the sides;

11-12 2s cross by the right WHILE 1s turn ¾ by the left;

13-16 2s1L 1M3s right hands across;

17-20 1s3s set and link for 2 on the sides:

17-18 1s3s set on the sides;

19-20 1M dance down to 3M's place WHILE 3M cast up WHILE 1L cast WHILE 3L dance up to 2L's place;

21-24 3s1s 4 hands round to the left, finishing on the sides, 3s facing down, 1s up;

25-32 2s3s1s grand chain.

(MAXICRIB. Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)

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The Cherrybank Gardens to the west of Perth are home to Europe's largest collections of heathers (over 900 varieties, on 7 acres), known as "The Bell's National Heather Collection".

The gardens were sponsored by the Bell's Scotch Whisky brand.

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Autumn Colours At Cherrybank, Perth

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