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St John's Of Abbeydale

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

ST JOHN'S OF ABBEYDALE (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ken Jones Sheaf Book

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s (crossing up)
9-16 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 round 3s (crossing down) and 1s+3s dance ½ R&L
17-24 1L followed by partner casts up to top and crosses to 1st place opposite sides, 1s+2s+3s set, ½ turn RH
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 213

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


Dance Information

This reel, St John's Of Abbeydale, was first published in "The Sheaf Book Of Scottish Country Dances" - 40 Years of Dance from RSCDS Sheffield Branch, 1955 - 1995.

The Sheffield Branch of the RSCDS regularly hold social dances in the Church Hall of St John's of Abbeydale.



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