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WELCOME TO GLASGOW (S8x32) 3C (4C set) John Wilkinson Glasgow 90th Anniv

1- 8 1s+2s Set&Link. 1s set, turn RH to finish in middle taking promenade hold facing 2L
9-12 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 with 2nd corners passing 2L RSh to start. Finish facing 2M
13-16 1s dance ½ diagonal reel of 3 with 1st corners passing 2M RSh to start. Finish on opposite sides. (3)(1)(2)
17-20 3s+1s+2s join hands on sides, set, ½ turn partners 2H staying in middle facing partners
21-24 3s+1s+2s join hands and set, cast to own sides (2M followed by 1M+3M; 3L followed by 1L+2L)
25-32 1s+3s dance all-round (Diamond) Poussette

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

Glasgow is the largest city in Scotland, and third most populous settlement with city status in the United Kingdom.

Glasgow is situated on the River Clyde in Scotland's West Central Lowlands. Inhabitants of the city are referred to as "Glaswegians" or "Weegies" and it is the fourth most visited city in the UK.

Glasgow grew from a small rural settlement on the River Clyde to become the largest seaport in Britain. Expanding from the medieval bishopric and royal burgh, and the later establishment of the University of Glasgow in the fifteenth century, it became a major centre of the Scottish Enlightenment in the eighteenth century. From the eighteenth century onwards, the city also grew as one of Great Britain's main hubs of transatlantic trade with North America and the West Indies.

With the onset of the Industrial Revolution, the population and economy of Glasgow and the surrounding region expanded rapidly to become one of the world's pre-eminent centres of chemicals, textiles and engineering; most notably in the shipbuilding and marine engineering industry, which produced many innovative and famous vessels.

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Glasgow City Centre
Glasgow City Centre - Panorama From Lighthouse Tower

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