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A Forres Fancy

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A FORRES FANCY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Drewry Silver City Book

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast 1 place, cross up and cast to 2nd place opposite sides while 2s cross up, cast 1 place and cross up to 1st place own sides
9-16 2s+1s+3s set, cross RH and circle 6H round to left to end 1L between 2M+3M at top facing down and 1L between in 3rd place facing up
17-24 All set in line across, change place LH with partners and circle 6H round to right to end 1L between 2M+3M on Men's side and 1M between 2L+3L on Ladies' side
25-32 2s+1L also 3s+1M dance reels of 3 across (2M LSh to 2L as 1L casts up and 3L LSh to 3M as 1M casts down), 1s end turning LH to 2nd places

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

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Forres (pronounced "for ess"), is a town and former royal burgh situated in the north of Scotland on the Moray coast, approximately 30 miles east of Inverness. Forres has been a winner of the Scotland in Bloom award on several occasions.

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Forres Fancy

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