Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE VALENTINE (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Linda Gaul 5 Dances 2009
1- 8 1s set and turn 2H to face down, 1s dance down below 3s and cast up to 2nd place
9-16 2s+1s dance double Fig of 8 (1s cross up to start) and 1s end facing 1st corners
17-20 1s set to 1st corners as 2nd corners set diagonally. 1s dance RSh round each to face 2nd corners (now in 1st corner pstns) while 2s+3s dance clockwise 1 place
21-24 1s set to corners as 1st corners set diagonally. 1s dance RSh round each other into 2nd place opposite sides while 2s+3s dance clockwise 1 place. (3)(1)(2)
25-32 3s+1s+2s ½ turn RH and face partners. All set in lines of 3 to finish facing up nearer hands joined, 3s followed by 1s+2s dance up and cast to new positions. 213
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
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Dance InformationSaint Valentine's Day, commonly known as Valentine's Day is observed on February 14 each year in many countries around the world.
Since the 15th century the day has been used by lovers to express their affection for each other by presenting flowers, offering confectionery, and sending greeting cards.
Valentine - Around 1850
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