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The Road To Rothesay

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THE ROAD TO ROTHESAY (R3x32) 3C set Daphne Gair Imperial Book 2 1971

1- 8 1s set, cast (2s step up); 1L+2s and 1M+3s dance RH across
9-16 1s dance RSh round 1st corner, approach partner in centre, pull back RSh and dance RSh round 4th corner into 2nd place own side (1M face down, 1L face up)
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance 6 bar reels of 3 on sides (1s RSh to 4th corner), 1s turn LH to face 3rd corner
25-32 1M+2s and 1L+3s dance 6 bar reels of 3 across (1s LSh to 3rd corner), 1s cross down RH to 3rd place own side (3s dance up). 231

Note: If danced in 4C set, Bars 31-32: 1s cross to 2nd place own side. 213

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

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The town of Rothesay is the principal town on the Isle of Bute, Scotland.

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