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Let's Have A Ceilidh

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LET'S HAVE A CEILIDH (R4x32) 4C set Robert M Campbell Glasgow Assembly

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH and cast in 1 place, 1s+4s dance LH across (1s+4s end BtoB in centre facing corners)
9-16 All set and change places RH with corners, set and change back with LH
17-24 1s+4s dance RH across and LH back while 2s+3s chase all the way round anticlockwise
25-32 All set and 1s+4s ½ turn partner RH, 1M+4L chase clockwise ½ way as 1L+4M ½ turn LH, 4s+1s cross RH. 2413

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

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This reel, Let's Have A Ceilidh, was devised in October 1974 for Maureen and Norman Johnson of Oakville, Ontario.

Oakville, Ontario
Oakville, Ontario

Image copyright Alex Krasavtsev from Oakville, Canada (Cloudy Sunset) [CC BY 2.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons.

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