Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Rubislaw Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE RUBISLAW JIG (J3x48) 3C set John Drewry Deeside Book 2

1- 8 All circle 6H round and back
9-16 1s+2s set, ½ RH across, all set, 2s and 3s cross RH while 1s ½ turn RH to face 2nd corner pstns
17-24 Reel of 3 on sides (1s RSh to corners), 1s ½ turn RH to face up in prom hold while 2M+3L cast to meet M's side in prom hold and partners meet L's side
25-32 All reel of 3 across in prom hold (1s pass 3M+2L RSh to start)
33-40 1s followed by 3M+2L and 2M+3L) Promenade once round to end but 3M casts and 2M dances up to join partners
41-48 1s+2s+3s dance Poussette. 231

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

Dance Information

Rubislaw is an area of Aberdeen, Scotland.

It is located around Queens Road, Rubislaw Den North and South and is close to Rubislaw Quarry and the Rubislaw Playing Fields used by Aberdeen Grammar School.

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Rubislaw Quarry

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