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Grand National

Author:  Alan Simpson-Vlach
Formation: Set dance, 6 couples
Difficulty:  1
Style:  English

A1: Take hands along the sides and gallop (or prance) sideways 4 steps to the left, then come back with 4 to the right; meet partner and left-arm turn once round.
A2: (Same as A1 but in the other direction) Take hands along the sides again and gallop sideways 4 steps to the right, then 4 to the left; meet partner and right-arm turn once round.
B1: Top couple cross and weave down the opposite side going in between dancers, to the bottom of the set.
B2: All swing.

Published in The Oak Tree by Paul Hudson

Music:  6 x 32-bar jigs
Thumbnail:  Gallop sideways and turn partner, again other way, tops cross and weave down, all swing