Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Blair Silver Jubilee

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BLAIR SILVER JUBILEE (S4x40) 4C set I Souter Hamilton Ont

1- 8 1s and 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place (2s+3s step to ends), 1s and 4s ½ turn partner 2H and set facing up/down
9-16 2s and 3s face in diagonal as 1s+4s dance ½ RH hands across and turn corner person LH, 1s+4s dance ½ RH across and ½ (wide) turn corner to original places
17-24 1s+2s and 3s+4s Set&Link (1M and 4L end facing out), 1s and 4s ½ turn LH and all set. 2413
25-28 All dance the Twirl:
 Advance towards partner (without joining hands) join RH with partner and Men raise hands above Ladies' heads, Ladies dance under Man's arm (release hands end of bar 26), Ladies curve up and out to own sides to end facing down as Men retire (without joining hands)
29-32 2s+4s and 1s+3s dance RH across blending into
33-40 All circle 8H round and back

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

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