Cheshire Rounds

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Cheshire Rounds

Longways sets with as many as will. Start with men in one line and ladies in the other, then all odd numbered couples swap sides.
L1,  M2, L3, M4
M1, L2, M3, L4
A1 Right Hands AcrossLeft Hands Back With right hands in to the centre of the groups of 4. Lady 1 takes man 2’s hand and Man 1 and lady 2’s hands on top. All walk in a clockwise direction.
Turn and put the left hands in the same manner and walk anti-clockwise.
A2 Cast offTurn Partner Couple 1 cast off, followed by couple 2 down their own section and return up the centre of the set.
Turn partners with both hands.
B1 1st Couple Galop DownGalop Back 1st couples hold both hands and galop down the sets. They can go into the next sets. 4 bars
Galop back to place.
B2 Set to Corners
Swing Corners 
Set to corners.
Swing with corner, finish in each other’s places.
32 bar Hornpipes AABB Typical English country dance from Playford’s Dancing Master.

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