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Dancing In Kirkcudbright

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DANCING IN KIRKCUDBRIGHT (S4x32) 4C set Gaye Collin SCD Is All Around The World

1- 4 1s+2s petronella turn, set advancing passing partner LSh, Men pull back LSh to all face down with Men following partners
5- 8 2s+1s dance down below 3s, cast up, 2s to 1st place own side, 1s to 2nd place opposite sides. 2(1)34
9-12 1M+2s (at top) dance RH across, 1L+3s (at bottom) dance ½ reel of 3 across (3s cast up to start, 1L passes 3M RSh)
13-16 1M+1L pass RSh to swap end, 1L dances LH across with 2s, 1M ½ reel of 3 across with 3s, 1M passes 3M (in 1st corner position) LSh. 2(1)3
17-24 1s+3s dance R&L
25-28 2s+1s+3s set advancing (2 bars), 2s dance up (1 step) and cast back to 1st place as 3s dance (nearer hands joined) up to 2nd place as 1s cast to 3rd place opposite sides
29-32 1s+4s turn once round (1M+4L with LH, 1L+4M RH), 1s cross down to 4th place own sides while 4s cast up to 3rd place. 2341

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

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Kirkcudbright, (pronounced "kirkcoobray", with the accent on the second syllable) is a town and parish in Kirkcudbrightshire, of which it is traditionally the county town, within Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland.

The town lies southwest of Castle Douglas and Dalbeattie at the mouth of the River Dee and is said to be the UK's main harbour for scallops landed.

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Fishing Boats At Kirkcudbright Harbour

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