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Ladies Of Berkeau

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LADIES OF BERKEAU (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jon Allen-Friend

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set and ½ turn 2H to opposite sides, repeat back to own sides
9-16 1s cross down and dance reflection reels of 3 on opposite sides ending in partner's place
17-24 1s dance down for 2 bars and Lady turns under Man's R arm, turn 2H and dance up to places
25-32 1s+2s dance the Knot:
   25/26 Couples turn partners RH ½ way to end in the centre facing down in Allemande position, the Lady having turned clockwise under her partner's arm
   27/28 Bottom couple followed by the others dance up on Ladies' side
   29/32 Couples turn partners (slowly) by LH to own sides

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

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