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Milton's Welcome

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MILTON'S WELCOME (R8x32) 3C (4C set) John Bayly RSCDS Book 33

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set, cross RH, 1s+2s+3s set and 1s+3s ¾ turn RH (to form line up and down centre) as 2s cross RH to original places
9-16 1s+3s dance reel of 4 in centre of dance end with 1L+3M taking LH as partners end on sides
17-24 1L+3M ¾ turn LH to face own sides, dance out and cast behind 2s to original places, 1s+2s+3s turn LH
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 213

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

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The Deviser of this dance, John Bayly, lived in New Milton.

New Milton is a market town in south west Hampshire, England and dates back to before the Domesday Book. It encompasses Old Milton, Barton-on-Sea, Ashley, and Bashley and is recorded as having a population of approximately 23,000 in 2001.

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Cliffs At Barton-On-Sea, Milton

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