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A Christmas Ceilidh

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A CHRISTMAS CEILIDH (R8x40) 3C (4C set) Pam Perkins and Ann Gorman, 1992, New Forest SCD

1- 8 1s+2s advance and retire 2 steps and turn RH to end facing the top
9-16 1s+2s Allemande
17-24 1s+3s RH across and LH across
25-32 1s dance up to top, cast behind 2s, dance down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
33-40 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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A Christmas Ceilidh - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Christmas Ceilidh
"Christmas Morning" Joseph Clarke (1834-1926), Oil On Board, c. 1926

Image copyright Joseph Clarke (1834-1926) (Bonhams), public domain, via Wikimedia Commons.

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