Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Castle Park Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CASTLE PARK JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Repeat Prescription

1- 8 1s and 3s set and ¾ turn partners RH, 1s+3s dance ½ reel of 4 up/down centre
9-16 3s and 1s ¾ turn partner RH while 2s set, 3s+2s+1s chase clockwise ½ way and cross RH
17-24 1s+2s+3s dance Grand Chain
25-32 1s+2s dance Espagnole:-
' 25-26 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 27-28 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 29-32 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH

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

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