Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hallowe'en Jig (MacLeod)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HALLOWE'EN JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) L MacLeod SCD Archives

1- 8 1s set, cast 1 place and dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s)
9-16 1s dance LH across with other couple, 1s turn RH 1½ times to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending between 2s/3s
25-32 1s Adv+Ret down/up, change places RH and cast to right to 2nd places while 2s+3s dance R&L

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


Dance Information

Also see the dance Halloween (Bell) by Dorothy Bell.
Also see the dance Hallowe'en (Mitchell) by John W Mitchell.

Halloween (also spelled Hallowe'en) is an annual holiday observed on October 31.

It has roots in the Celtic festival of Samhain and the Christian holiday All Saints' Day, but is today largely a secular celebration.

Halloween Image
A Traditional Irish Halloween Turnip Jack-O'-Lantern From The Early 20th Century


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