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SAVE THE CHILDREN (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Minnie Bänninger RSCDS Book 51

1- 8 1s+2s set, turn partner 2H finishing nearer hands joined facing up. 1s cast, 2s dance up to top place and 2s+1s set
9-16 1s pass LSh to dance RSh round 1st corner to 1M between 3s, 1L between 2s. Lines of 3 across Adv&Ret. 2s+3s face in
17-24 1s pass LSh to dance RSh round 2nd corner to end in 2nd place opposite sides. 2s+1s+3s turn partner RH (1s turn 1½) All end on own sides
25-32 2s+1s+3s circle 6H round and back

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

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The deviser hoped this strathspey would be an inspiration to young dancers to give dance demonstrations to raise money for children's charities.

The Save the Children Fund, commonly known as Save the Children, is an international non-governmental organization that promotes children's rights, provides relief and helps support children in developing countries.

Save The Children
Save The Children
"Playing Children, Enghave Square" Peter Hansen (1868-1928), Oil On Canvas, c. 1907-1908

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