Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Bearsden Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BEARSDEN JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) James McMillan Glasgow 85th Anniversary

1- 8 1s cross RH and cast 1 place, 2s+1s+3s set and turn RH ½ way to end in middle in prom hold (2s facing down and 1s+3s facing up with 3L on partner's left)
9-16 2s+1s+3s dance a Promenade reel of 3 (2s+1s pass RSh to start) all ending on own sides. 213
17-24 2s+1s+3s dance Inveran reels of 3 on sides (1s dance up between 2s to start, cast and cross down to 3rd place) 2(1)3
25-32 2s+1s+3s Adv+Ret, 1s turn RH 1½ times. 213

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



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