Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Newcomers' Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

NEWCOMERS' JIG (J3x32) 3C set J Reeves

1- 8 1M followed by partner casts 1 place and cross to opposite side (1M turns left about), 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 across (1M round 2s and 1L round 3s
9-16 1s dance ½ Figs of 8 across (1M round 3s and 1L round 2s) ending in 2nd place opposite sides, 1s turn person on right RH
17-24 1s turn person on the left LH, 1L followed by partner casts to bottom and crosses to own sides
25-32 All dance 6H across RH and back LH

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

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