Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Airy Holme Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

AIRY HOLME JIG (J3x32) 3C set J Trevor Stevenson SCD Archives

1- 8 2s turn LH, 2s cast 1 place (L up and M down) as 1s and 3s petronella turn to middle, 2s cross between 1s/3s and cast to 2nd place as 1s and 3s petronella to opposite side
9-16 1s and 3s set as 2s cross RH and all dance RSh reels of 3 on sides (2M up and 2L down)
17-20 1L+2M also 2L+3M change places RH (on sides), 1L+3L also 1M+3M change places LH (on sides)
21-24 3L+2M also 1M+2L change places RH (on sides), 2s turn LH to end facing 3rd corner (pstn)
25-28 2s change places with 3rd corners RSh, corner persons turn in middle LH to face their partners (in 4th corner positions)
29-32 1s and 3s pass partner RSh to change places and corner persons turn LH in middle to end in 2nd place own sides. (All now have new partners)
Repeat with new partners

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)

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