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The Sands Of Seamill

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THE SANDS OF SEAMILL (S8x32) 3C (4C set) J Johnston

1- 8 1s+2s set and ¾ turn RH, 1M+2L change places LH while partners dance clockwise ½ way and ¾ turn partner RH (2s to 1st place and 1s to face 1st corners)
9-16 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and turn LH to face 1st corners (pstn), 1s dance ½ reel of 4 with 1st corners and pass LSh to face 2nd corners
17-24 1s repeat bars 9-16 with 2nd corners and end dancing to and turning right about in lines across (1M between 2s facing down and 1L between 3s facing up)
25-32 2s+1s+3s set and 1s petronella turn to own sides, all turn partners 2H

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

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Seamill is a village in North Ayrshire on the west coast of Scotland, about 5 miles north of Ardrossan and 8 miles south of Largs.

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