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St Aidan's Church Hall

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ST AIDAN'S CHURCH HALL (S4x32) 4C set Gaye Collin The Musicians' Wedding

1- 4 1L dances ½ Fig of 8 round 2M while 1M dances across the set and casts round 2L to finish 1L facing down, 1M facing up
5- 8 1s turn 1¼ RH to finish in 2nd place facing up in promenade hold while 2s cast to top (bars 5-6) and 3s dance in on left foot on bar 8 to promenade hold
9-16 1s+3s dance 6 bars of Allemande. On bars 7 and 8 continue flow to left, drop RH and turn LH to finish in middle of set facing own sides
17-24 1s cast down round 4s while 3s cast up round 2s, 1s+3s dance into centre and dance 4 Hands round to the left to finish on the sides. 2314
25-32 1s cross RH, face down. 1s+4s dance ¾ double Fig of 8 (4s cross up) at end 4L loops into 3rd place while 4M dances directly into side

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

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Dance Information

The music for this dance is on the CD, The Musicians' Wedding, by Marian Anderson and her Band.

This dance, St Aidan's Church Hall, is named after St Aidan's Church Hall, where I do all of my YouTubing.

Dance information by the deviser, Gaye Collin.

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