Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Bill Meek's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

BILL MEEK'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) John A Johnston Jig Time 1

1- 8 1s+2s dance ½ R&L, 1s face down to dance ½ parallel reels of 3 on sides (1M+3L pass RSh, 1L+3M pass RSh) 3M and 1M face out. 3(1)(2)
9-16 3s+1s dance Ladies' Chain
17-18 All set
19-20 3s+2s dance "The Capstan":- 3s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 2s cast up to 1st place
21-22 2s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 3s cast up to 1st place
23-24 3s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places curving into 3rd place while 2s cast up to first place. (2)(1)3
25-32 2s+1s dance ½ double Fig 8 (2s cross down, 1s dance up) and 1s+2s turn on sides (Men RH, Ladies LH). 213

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



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