Colonials Quadrille

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Colonials Quadrille

Quadrille Formation, 4 couples on side of a square.
A1 All Circle Left
Circle Back
All 8 join hands and circle left with slip steps.
Circle back to place.
A2 1’s Visit Right
next time through, its the 2’s then 3’s and then 4’s
Couple 1 visit to the right (anti-clockwise) honouring each couple in turn.
B1 1’s and 2’s Cross Over3’s and 4′ Cross Over Couples 1 and 2 change place, 1’s arch, 2’s pass under, both men turn the lady under to face inwards.
Couples 3 and 4 change place, 3’s arch, 4′ pass under, both men turn the lady under to face inwards.
A1 Half Grand Chain Partners face and give each other right hands, passing by the right shoulders they move on offering alternate left and right hands to the oncoming dancers until they meet their partners again. Men turn their partners under their right arms, then men put their right arms on the ladies waist. 
A2 Couples Star  Ladies put their right hands into the centre and couples star, men following their partners.
B1 Promenade to Place Ladies turn out to the right of their partners and couples promenade around the set back to place.
48 bar reels AABAAB A dance reconstructed and modified, from one done in the Dargo district in the 1930’s.

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