Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Campbell's Caper

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CAMPBELL'S CAPER (J8x32) 2C (4C set) John Drewry Silver City Book

1- 8 1s set, cross RH, 1s+2s set and 1L and 2L cast 1 place (1L down and 2L up) while 1M and 2M cross to partner's place
9-16 1s+2s dance Ladies' Chain
17-24 1s+2s set to partners (on sides) twice and turn RH 1½ times
25-32 1s followed by 2s slip step down centre of dance and back (2s to top place)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

This jig was inscribed by John Drewry to Aileen Campbell, of Aberdeen.

The recommended tune is "The Campbells Are Coming".

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