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Dancing Girls

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DANCING GIRLS (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John Brenchley Kangaroo Paw

1- 8 1s set and cast 1 place, 1s dance RH across (1L with 2, 1M with 3s)
9-16 1s turn LH and turn 1st corners RH, turn partner LH and turn 2nd corners RH to end 2nd place opposite sides
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides giving LSh to 1st corner, 1s dance ½ reel of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corner and end in 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s turn RH 1¾ times while 2s+3s dance ½ R&L (up/down to start), 1s dance up/down and round 4th corner to 2nd place own side

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

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This dance was devised by John Brenchley in 2005 for his wife Christine and daughters Michelle and Helen.

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