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Leith Country Dance

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LEITH COUNTRY DANCE (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Thomas Wilson RSCDS Book 18

1- 8 1M+2L cross RH and cross back RH, turn to face each other and form an arch
9-16 1L dances under the arch and followed by her partner dances to the bottom (2L falls back to original place), 1s lead up to top
17-24 1s+2s Promenade
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 2 1

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

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Leith Country Dance is a Scottish Country Dance of uncertain origin and interpreted in RSCDS Book 18 in 1955.

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Leith is a district and former municipal burgh in the north of the city of Edinburgh at the mouth of the Water of Leith.

It is the port of Edinburgh, Scotland, lying on the south shore of the Firth of Forth.

Leith Shore

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