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A Summer Meeting (Townshend)

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A SUMMER MEETING (S3x32) 3C Irene Townshend 2014 RSCDS Book 48

1- 4 1s+3s turn ¾ RH into line in middle (M face up, L face down) and set while 2s turn RH ½ way, face, pull back RSh, dance out to opposite sides
5- 8 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4, finish 3L/1M in middle facing own sides (3M+1L remain at ends in middle)
9-12 1M+2s+3L dance ½ reel of 4 across. Finish facing partners in line up/down middle (2s finish in original places)
13-16 3s+1s set, turn partners ¾ RH to own sides. 321
17-24 3s+2s (top 2 couples) dance 6 bars of Bourrel:
 17-20 3M+2L set advancing, turn ¾ 2H, pull back RSh to face down/up while 3L+2M dance anticlockwise round to finish facing partners
 21-24 2s+3s set to partners and petronella turn to own sides. 231
25-32 3s+1s dance Diamond (all-round) Poussette

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

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Also see the dance Summer Meeting (Watson) by Marilyn Watson.

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