Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Heather Bank Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HEATHER BANK JIG (J4x32) 4C set D Buchanan Silver Collection

1- 8 1s and 4s set and 1s cross down RH and cast up round 2s while 4s cross up LH and cast down round 3s to meet partners and lead into centre (1s facing 4s)
9-16 1s+4s dance RH across, 1s+4s retaining RH give LH to corners and dance RH across ½ way and end facing corners
17-20 1s and 4s set and turn corners LH ½ way to end with 2s and 3s in centre (2s facing Men's side, 3s facing Ladies' side)
21-24 2s+3s chase - 2L followed by partner dance out Men's side, up behind 4th man and across set to end in 1st place own side while 3M followed by partner dance out Ladies' side, behind 1st lady and across set to end 4th place own side
25-32 All circle 4H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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