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Loxley Figure Eight

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Loxley Figure Eight

Source: Mrs. Fanny Howkins, collected by Julian Pilling; published in English Dance & Song, Summer 1967, Volume XXIX No. 2
Formation: Three Couples; Longways; Proper

A1 #1s Cross into Full Figure Eight on the Side - #1 Lady starts Left Shoulder with #3 Man, #1 Man starts Right Shoulder with #3 Lady
A2 #1s Cross Back into Full Figure Eight on their own side
B1 #1s face #2s: Balance & #1s Dive Through
#1s face #3s: Balance & #1s Dive Through
B2 Partner Swing

Music:
32 bar reels.

Notes:
The dance was probably stepped, and the balances were probably: step right, kick left (hopping on right).

See More Figure Eights From Herefordshire and See also The Peterchurch Figure Eight for more Figure Eight dances.

Original page from English Dance & Song, Summer 1967

Loxley Figure Eight

Original letter from English Dance & Song, Autumn 1967

Loxley Figure Eight
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