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The 'Inn' Strathspey

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THE 'INN' STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Lucy Mullholland Stagger Inn

1- 8 1s dance in, cast to 3rd place (2s+3s step up 3-4); 2s+3s+1s set and cross RH
9-12 All dance 4 bars of Bourrel:
 2L+3M also 3L+1M set advancing, ¾ turn 2H to line up/down middle, pull back RSh to BtoB in centre while
 2M+1L chase clockwise ½ round to end 1L 3M 2L 1M 3L 2M (Ladies facing down, Men facing up)
13-16 All set and turn opposite person RH once round. 1L, 3M and 2L face up, 2M, 3L and 1M facing down
17-20 1L followed by 3M+2L dance down Ladies' side while 2M followed by 3L+1M dance up Men's side. 2(3)1
21-24 3s dance ½ Fig of 8 (3L up round 2s, 3M down round 1s). 231
25-32 All advance and retire (1 step each), dance DoSiDo with partner and set. 231

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

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