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The Lass Of Richmond Hill

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THE LASS OF RICHMOND HILL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Fiona Turnbull Richmond Anniv Book

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to top
9-16 1s cast 1 place and cross passing LSh, cast round 1st corner and turn partner LH to face 1st corners
17-32 1s dance Corner Chain with 1st and 2nd corners:-
' 1s change places RH with 1st corners, 1st corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s who turn LH in centre to face 2nd corners
' 1s change places RH with 2nd corners, 2nd corners turn LH in centre and return to places giving RH to 1s and 1s end with ½ turn LH to end 2nd place own sides

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


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Dance Information

The Lass of Richmond Hill can be called the Richmond RSCDS (North Yorkshire) branch dance, first published in Richmond Anniversary Book 1952-1992.

It was devised by Fiona Turnbull, one of Richmond RSCDS members, a RSCDS teacher and honorary president.

Suggested music is The Lass of Richmond Hill played by Andrew Lyon's Band (Scottish Measure Scottish Country Dance Band).

Richmond Hill, Yorkshire - Information Video

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Markington Beck Flowing Below Low Bridge Near Richmond Hill, North Yorkshire


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