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The Surbiton Frolic

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THE SURBITON FROLIC (R8x40) 3C (4C set) David Horwill Surbiton and District Caledonian Society 2017

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast down 1 place (2s step up), dance ½ Fig of 8 up round the 2s. 2(1)3
9-16 1M+3s and 1L+2s dance RH across 1½ times (6 bars) to end 1L in centre above 1st place, 1M in centre below 3rd place, facing own sides; 1s cast down/up to 2nd place own sides. (2)1(3)
17-24 1s pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corner positions; then 1s pass RSh to dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 2nd corner positions, ending in 2nd place opposite sides. 3(1)2
25-32 1M+2s (at bottom) and 1L+3s (at top) dance LH across 1½ times (6 bars) to end 1L at top, 1M at bottom, facing opposite sides; 1s cast down/up to 2nd place, opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
33-40 1s pass LSh to dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 3rd Corners then pass RSh to dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 4th corners to end in 2nd place own sides. 213

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


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