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OPEN TUNNEL
All promenade ccw around hall. All raise joined hands in an arch. The designated lead couple reverse direction and duck under the arches, each couple following under in turn. When the lead couple passes under the last arch, they reverse direction and carry their arch over the top of the others. Each couple follows in turn. When the lead couple again passes over the last couple, they continue the promenade with all following in turn. [Open Tunnel; Napier] [London Bridge; Smith] [London Bridge; Hipps] [Open Tunnel; Bonner] [London Bridge; Gilpin] [The Open Tunnel p. 32; Rohrbough] [The Bridge; Matthews]
 
We'll go through the open tunnel.
Watch your head and watch it close.
If you don't watch out, we'll double the dose.
Back in the grand old circle.
~ Rohrbough
LONDON BRIDGE
  1. Same as Open Tunnel above except lead couple's first arch is over the top. They duck under when the pass the last couple. [Open Tunnel variation; Napier] [London Bridge; Bannerman] [London Bridge; Bonner] [London Bridge p. 14; Rohrbough] [Build a Bridge; Hendrix]
     
    London bridge and all go through
    Wave to the caller with a how do you do
    Right hands up and your left hands too
    Go on down and come back through
    Watch your heads and watch them close
    If you don't watch out we'll double the dose.
    ~ Bonner

  2. Same as 1 above except the lead couple, and each couple in turn, stand in place after forming first arch. When the last couple goes under, the lead couple ducks under and each standing couple follows them in turn through the tunnel and finish with a promenade. [Dunmore The Ending; Dalsemer]
     
    Let's promenade 'em all around the hall - - - form a bridge - - - let's promenade 'em all around the hall - - - now swing 'em in - - - now right back out and gone again - - - ~ John Welch

  3. Same as 1 above except that lead couple, and all in turn, goes over the first couple they meet, under the next, over the next, etc. When the leads pass the last couple, they reverse direction and go under if the last arch was over, or over if the last arch was under. All follow in turn and finish with a promenade. [Dip and Dive; Bonner]
RIGHT AND LEFT GRAND - See more in the squares section.
  1. In a circle partners face each other. Gents travel ccw and ladies cw, using handshake grip. Partners take right hands, tug past each other and take left hands with the next, pull by and take right hands with the next, etc. Dancers maintain their original direction, going hand over hand around the circle until they meet partners halfway around. [Grand-Right- And-Left; Napier] [Grand Right and Left; Bannerman] [Grand Right and Left; Hipps] [Grand-Right-And-Left; Gilpin] [Grand Chain; Bonner] [Grand Right and Left; Levin] [New Creek Ending 2; Dalsemer] [Grand Right and Left; Matthews]
     
    Grand rights and lefts, around you go
    Swing 'em easy but don't be slow
    ~ Hendrix, p.37

  2. Same as 1 above except preceded by a corner allemande. [Filler #7; Napier]
     
    Left to your corner with a left allemande
    Right to your partner, right and left grand.
    ~ Bonner

  3. Same as 1 above except preceded by a corner allemande left. Then gents pass to the right in front of partner and allemande right the right hand lady (that's the lady of the couple to the right of the gent's partner.) Finish with another corner allemande left, give partner a right hand shake and do a right and left grand. [Filler #8; Napier]
     
    Left hand lady with the left hand around
    Right hand lady with the right hand around
    Left hand lady with the left hand around
    Right to your honey with a right and left grand.

  4. Same as 1 above except that no hands are taken. Face partner and pass by right shoulder, pass left shoulders with the next, etc., weaving left and right around the circle. [Weave the Ring; Bonner]
     
  5. Same as 1 above except when partners meet they allemande right halfway around and resume the right and left grand in the reverse direction, gents going cw and ladies going ccw. [Backtrack 2; Bonner]
     
    Right to your partner, right and left grand
    When you meet your partner take a backtrack
    Make those feet go whickety-whack
    ~ edited

  6. Same as 1 above except, when partners meet halfway around, they pass by continue the right and left grand. Travelling hand over hand until they meet again, partners allemande right halfway around and pull by each other to resume the right and left grand in the opposite direction, gent going cw and lady ccw. When partners meet they promenade ccw. [Dunmore The Ending; Dalsemer]
     
    Right hand to your partner, right and left all the way around - - - when you meet her, let's pass her by, gents you know the reason why - - - when you meet her let's turn and go the other way - - - let's promenade 'em all around the hall - - - ~ John Welch
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