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Wileycat Wood

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WILEYCAT WOOD (S4x32) 4C set Ian Barbour Cleveland Collection

1- 8 1s and 3s lead down middle, 1s and 3s lead up, 1s dance out between 2s+3s and up to 1st place while 3s dance out below 4s and cast up to 3rd place
9-16 1M+2L also 3M+4L change places RH, set, change RH back to place and set while 1L+2M also 3L+4M set and change place RH, set and change back
17-24 All circle 8H round and back
25-32 1L dances down middle to 4th place as 1M dances down behind own line to 4th place while 4L dances up behind Ladies to 1st place as 1M dances up middle to 1st place (Men and Ladies passing on their own side LSh), 4s+2s also 3s+1s dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 2413

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

Dance Information

This strathspey, Wileycat Wood, is part of the Cleveland Collection.
Cleveland was an area in the north east of England. Its name means literally "cliff-land", referring to its hilly southern areas, which rise to nearly 1,500 ft (460 m).
Wileycat Wood is just due west of Guisborough, Cleveland.

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Wileycat Wood

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