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LINKTOWN STRATHSPEY (S6x32) 2C (3C set) Linda Cullen (2014) RSCDS Dunfermline 90th Anniversary Dances (8)

1- 8 1s set, petronella turn (2s step up); 1s+2s set to partner, 1s ¾ turn RH to end BtoB 1M facing 2L, 1L facing 2M
9-16 1s+2s dance ½ Celtic Reel:-
' 9-12 1s+2s pass RSh as for reel of 4, 1s dance clockwise ¼ way while 2s dance ¾ LSh round each other to face other partner (up/down)
' 13-16 1s+2s pass RSh as for reel of 4, 2s dance clockwise ¼ way while 1s dance ¾ LSh round each other to face other partner (across)
17-24 1s+2s set, ¾ turn 1M+2L LH to end on Men's side, 1L+2M RH to end on Ladies' side. 2s+1s set and petronella in tandem
25-28 1s+2s circle 4H round to left to end with 1s on Ladies' side, 2s on Men's side (Lady on Man's right)
29-32 1L+2L change places RH, 1s cross RH. 213

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


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