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The Travelling Men

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THE TRAVELLING MEN (J5x32) 5C set Roy Goldring Leeds Silver Jubilee

1- 8 1s and 3s dance in and cast 1 place into BtoB position in centre (Ladies face up and Men down), all dance 3H/4H round to left (3H at ends)
9-16 1s and 3s dance LSh round 1st corners to BtoB position (having changed places with partner), all dance 3H/4H round to left, 1s and 3s end facing 2nd corners
17-24 1s and 3s set to 2nd corners, set to 1st corners, turning to right turn partner RH 1ΒΌ times to end facing 4th corner
25-32 1s and 3s set to 4th corner, set to 3rd corner, turning to right turn partner RH and cast 1 place on own sides

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


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This jig, The Travelling Men, was devised in 1986 for "the bands who come to play for the Branch".

The branch was Leeds RSCDS, and Roy Goldring was a member and chairman of the branch.



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