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Old Heddon
Tradition Bessels Leigh
Hands sticks
Set size 4
Tune Idbury Hill
Musical sequence Need sequence
Notes

Bessels Leigh stick dance for 4.

Figures

  • Once-to-yourself
  • Foot-up
  • Through-the-middle
  • Cast
  • Half-rounds
  • Crossover
  • Whole-hey (just leave out the middles)

Chorus

  • with partner stick self R over L, pause
  • R with partner/R with self/R with partner
  • turn to your left clashing through the middle w corner;
    • 1st corners clash forehand high L
    • 2nd corner clash backhand low L
  • clash with neighbor 2x R forehand
  • stick w/ self L over R, pause
  • L with neighbor/L with self/L with neighbor
  • turn back through center clashing R through the middle w/ corner;
    • 1st corners clash forehand high R
    • 2nd corners clash backhand low R
  • clash with partner 2xL forehand
  • coda: clash with partner R (fore-back-fore)
  • clash with partner L (fore-back-fore)
  • 2crossback foot-together jump
  • Whole DF repeats exactly as above.

Notes

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Music

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