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Sophie's Sand Castle

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SOPHIE'S SAND CASTLE (R8x32) 2C (4C set) Romaine Butterfield, 2019

1- 8 1s lead down (2s step up 3-4); 1s lead back up and finish between 2s and take prom hold
9-16 1s dance reel of 3 across with 2s (1s pass 2L RSh). 1s end in centre, 2nd place facing up in prom hold
17-24 1s dance up, separate and cast to 2nd place own side; 1s turn RH
25-32 2s+1s dance R&L

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

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Sophie's Sand Castle was inspired by the book "Sophie's Castle" by Heather Levine.

It was on the programme for the Waikanae Scottish Country Dancing Club's annual dance in the Paraparaumu Memorial Hall on June 8, 2019. Romaine Butterfield is the club's current tutor (2019).

Suitable recorded music: "Miss Nellie Wemyss" recorded by Frank Thomson and his Scottish Dance Band on "RSCDS Book 27", track 11.

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