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Taught/practised on: 2013 May 12 th 2015 February 1 st February 15 th March 1 st March 22 nd April 12 th
TIARAS & TEAPOTS  (J8x40) Amanda Peart  1- 8 1s set, dance in & down between 2s, out & cast around 3s, dance up between 3s to end BtoB facing own sides in Crown Triangles position  9-12 Dance 4 bars of Crown Triangles i.e. Half a Crown = a Tiara, ending with 1L between 3s facing down and 1M between 2s facing up 13-16 Giving RSh to 2 nd  corner, dance ½ reel of 3 across, ending with 1s where they began reel (bar 12) 17-20 Dance 4 bars of Crown Triangles (a Tiara), ending with 1L facing Men’s side, 1M facing Ladies’ side 21-24 Giving RSh to 1 st  corner, dance ½ reel of 3 on sides ending with 1L at top facing down & 1M facing up in middle of the set in 3 rd  place – 2s & 3s now diagonally opposite positions at Bar 9 25-26 1s cross LH 27-30 1M+3s (in 1 st  place) & 1L+2s (in 3 rd  place) dance RH across (Teapots) 31-32 1s turn ¾ LH whilst 2s & 3s continue to turn RH ½ way to change sides 33-36 1L+3M+2M & 1M+3L+2L dance RH across (Teapots) 37-38 1s cross LH whilst 3M+2M & 3L+2L continue to turn RH ½ way to change places 39-40 2s+1s+3s all set Notes:  1- 8 1s set on bars 1-2 was added (to take up the music!) in April 2015 21-26 There is plenty of music here for 1 st  couple - think Regal and Stately!
The recommended recording for this dance is The Rakish Highlandman, which is a good steady pace. The inspiration for this dance came whilst dancing Roselath Cross (two half Crown Triangles) at an Afternoon Tea Dance in the summer of 2012 amidst the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee celebrations, when the question was asked, “What’s half a Crown?”. Of course the other answer is 2 shillings and sixpence and so, if the 6 bar movement in bars 27-32 (and again in bars 33-38) is given the name ‘a Shilling’, the alternative name for this dance is “2 Half Crowns and a Florin”!