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The Ribblesdale Strathspey

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THE RIBBLESDALE STRATHSPEY (S3x32) 3C set Jeff Middleton Ribble Valley Book

1-12 1s+2s+3s dance R&L for 3 couples
13-16 1s set (1M to right but 1L to left) and cast to 2nd place
17-24 2s+1s dance a Diamond Poussette
25-32 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s with 3s stepping up on bar 31 as 1s dance into 3rd place

Note: 1L leads with Left foot throughout bars 13-24

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


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Ribblesdale is in North Yorkshire, Great Britain.

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