Neidpath Castle

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Name: Neidpath Castle Type: Strathspey Bars: 32
Set: 3 couple longwise (3 couple dance) Devised by: Derek Haynes
Published in: RSCDS Book 22

RSCDS Book 22 (Pocket edition, No 9, page 16), 1984

Own music: Neidpath Castle Suggested music: N/A

Dance instructions

1 - 2 All set to partners.
3 - 6 All turn partners 2 hands twice.
7 - 8 All set to partners.
9 - 16 Grand chain.
17 - 24 1s (joining nearer hands when possible) dance down between 2s, out between 2s & 3s and down round behind 3s, up between 3s,out between 2s & 3s and up behind 2s.

1s finish in the middle of the set in 1st place ready for a ½ diamond pousette with the 2s (2s dance in on bar 24).

25 - 28 1s & 2s dance a ½ diamond pousette. 2s finish in 1st place on own sides, 1s finish by turning in the middle of the set ready for a ½ diamond pousette with the 3s (3s dance in on bar 28).
29 - 32 1s & 3s dance a ½ diamond pousette. 3s finish in 2nd place on own sides, 1s finish in 3rd place on own sides.

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