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Cream Tea

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CREAM TEA (S3x32) 3C set Ian Dall Third Sheaf Collection

1- 4 1s turn 1¼ with 2H, moving down then pass RSh to face 1st corners (2s step up 3-4)
5-16 Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
   Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s in middle ½ turn RH on bar 16 to face opposite sides
17-20 1M+3s (at top) and 1L+2s dance LH across. 1s end RSh to RSh in middle facing opposite sides
21-24 1M followed by 3L+3M dance down Ladies' side, across at 3rd place and up to 2nd place own side while 1L+2M+2L dance similarly up Men's side, across and down to 2nd place. (2)1(3)
25-28 2s+1s+3s circle 6H ½ round to left
29-32 3s+2s turn 2H while 1s turn 2H 1½ times. 312

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


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