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Rhodes House Reel

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RHODES HOUSE REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 1

1- 8 1s+2s+3s set on sides, 1s cross down RH to 2nd place and turn 2nd corners LH and pass LSh to face 1st corners
9-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance ½ reel with 2nd corners 1s end facing 1st corner (position)
17-24 1s set to 1st corners, set to 2nd corners, dance out ends passing own 1st corner (position) LSh and cast to 2nd place opposite sides
25-32 1s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on sides (Man up and Lady down), 1s dance ½ reels of 3 across (Man up and Lady Down)

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

Dance Information

Rhodes House is part of the University of Oxford in England.

It is located on the south of South Parks Road in central Oxford, and was built in memory of Cecil Rhodes, an alumnus of the university and a major benefactor.

The building was designed by Sir Herbert Baker in a colonial style and was completed in 1928.

Rhodes House Oxford
Rhodes House Oxford

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