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Toast To St Andrews

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TOAST TO ST ANDREWS (R4x48) 4C set John Drewry Summer Collection 9
3s and 4s start on opposite sides

1- 8 All dance RSh reels of 4 on side with 2s+3s passing RSh to end in original places
9-16 2s+3s ½ turn RH on sides, 3s+2s dance RH across, 1s+3s and 2s+4s ½ turn LH on sides (end in St Andrew's Cross 1s+4s giving RH in centre)
17-24 All Balance-in-Line twice, 1s and 4s turn 3s/2s LH to end (3)1(4)2
25-32 1s+4s dance RH across, 1s lead up to top and cast to 2nd place while 4s lead down and cast to 3rd place
33 40 1M+4L and 1L+4M slip step across (Men pass BtoB), set, slip step back again (Ladies pass BtoB) and set while 2s and 3s set advancing, slip step up/down (Men pass BtoB), set and slip step back (Ladies pass BtoB)
41 48 All circle 8h to left ½ way, set, end couples (2s and 3s) cross RH while middle couples set

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

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