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The Somerset Children's Reel

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THE SOMERSET CHILDREN'S REEL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Elizabeth Beckinsale RSCDS Book 51

1- 8 1s+2s dance RH across, LH back
9-16 1s lead down (2 steps), retain RH and set to each other, lead up to top and cast (2s step up 15-16)
17-24 1s+3s dance Double Fig of 8 (1s cross down, 3s dance up to start)
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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