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The Edinburgh Castle Reel

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THE EDINBURGH CASTLE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) SCDs for Children

1- 8 1s cast down behind own lines, turning out dance back to places
9-16 1s lead down for 3 steps, lead up to top and cast 1 place to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and partner LH to end in middle facing out Ladies' side (Man below Lady)
25-32 1s dance out between 2L+3L, divide and cast up/down into middle, dance out between 2M+3M divide and cast up/down to 2nd place own sides

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

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Edinburgh Castle (pronounced "edinburrah") is a fortress dominating the skyline of the city of Edinburgh, Scotland.

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Edinburgh Castle

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