Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Newholme Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE NEWHOLME JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian Barbour Magic Medicine

1- 8 1s+2s dance Espagnole:-
' 1-2 1s+2s cross (Ladies lead across RH passing between Men) with Ladies changing places RH
' 3-4 1s+2s cross back (Men lead across RH between Ladies) with Men changing places RH
' 5-8 2s turn RH as 1s turn LH
9-16 1s dance RH across (Lady with 2s and Man with 3s), 1s pass RSh and dance LH across with other couple
17-24 1s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to person on their right, 3s+1s+2s turn partners RH
25-32 3s+1s+2s Set and Rotate for 3 couples - set, rotate singly, chase 1 place clockwise and form lines of 3 across (Men facing down and Ladies up), all change places with partner and chase clockwise to own sides. 213

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

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