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The Charlestown (Newcastle) Set

From county Non-Ireland. First sides is on the left.

4 Figures

Figure No Bars Figure name Style Avg time
1 192 Reel 03:12
2 192 Jig 03:01
3 160 Polka 02:23
4 176 Hornpipe 03:17

Usual dancing time (no breaks): 11:53.


This set was written by Julia Smith of the Newcastle Irish Set Dancers who dance in the Charlestown
suburb of Newcastle in NSW, Australia and is dedicated to these dancers. While this set is composed
mainly of traditional elements, newer elements reflect some of the diversity of dancing enjoyed in
Australia in the 21st century. First side couple is on the left of first top couple. Swings are in waltz
hold. Some sections suit battering steps.

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Author Title Ref Last Updated
Arthur Kingsland Newcastle Irish Set Dancers - Dance Notes
Michael and Susan Harrison DanceMinder


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