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Fingask Castle

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FINGASK CASTLE (J5x32) 5C set Heather Cowan Glasgow 90th Anniversary

1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s set and rotate. 21435
9-16 1s and 3s pass partners RSh, turn 1st corners RH, pass partners RSh, and turn 2nd corners RH retaining hands
17-24 1M with 2s, 1L+3M with 4s and 3L+5s dance RH across once round. 1s+3s join LH with partners, set facing own sides and cast 1 place (4s+5s step up bars 23-24) 24153
25-32 All circle 10H round and back

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

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The deviser, Heather Cowan, named this dance after the elegant country house in Perth and Kinross where her wedding was celebrated.

Fingask Castle, Edinburgh
Fingask Castle

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