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The Haggis Hunters

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THE HAGGIS HUNTERS (M-(S64+R64)) Sq.Set Ann Dix Reel Friends 1

1- 8 All set to partners, ¾ turn RH to end with Men (on outside) facing clockwise and Ladies facing anticlockwise, Ladies dance LH across and end in partner's place while Men dance round set ½ way to face new partner
9-16 All set to new partners, ¾ turn RH to end with Ladies (on outside) facing clockwise and Men facing anticlockwise, Men dance LH across while Ladies dance round set ½ way (all now opposite original places)

Fig 1
1- 8 1s+3s RH across and end facing corners (1s and 3s BtoB with partner), dancing couples dance out between side couples and cast back to place (as at bar 16)
9-16 2s+4s repeat


Fig 2
1- 8 All circle 8H round to left, set to partner and turn RH to end facing corners
9-16 All set to corners and turn LH and circle 8H round to right

Repeat in Reel time all ending in original places

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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