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TWESLEDOWN (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Peter Loveland, 2018

1- 8 1s+2s+3s dance "Slip Knot":-
' 1-6 All 3 couples dance first 6 bars of standard Knot
' 7-8 3s (top place) turn LH to own side while 2s+1s dance ½ LH across to end on own side, 1s facing out. 312
9-12 3s+1s+2s dance ½ LSh reels of 3 on sides (1M down, 1L up) 1s face out;
13-16 2M+1M also 1L+3L turn 1½ RH to end - Men's side: 1M 2M 3M, Ladies's side: 2L 3L 1L
17-24 All 3 couples dance Bourrel. 312
25-32 3s+1s+2s dance ½ RSh reels of 3 on side (1L up, 1M down)); 3s+1s+2s turn RH, remain in centre facing partner pull back RSh and dance out to place. 213

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

Dance Information

Tweseldown (sometimes Twesledown) is a locality to the east of Church Crookham, Fleet, in the English county of Hampshire.

Tweseldown Racecourse in Fleet, Hampshire was originally a National Hunt steeplechasing venue and the home of the equestrian dressage and eventing competitions in the 1948 Summer Olympics. Until 2012 the venue hosted Point to point racing. The interior of the course continues to be used for cross country eventing.

Tweseldown Racecourse
Tweseldown Racecourse

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