Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Carolside Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE CAROLSIDE JIG (J4x40) 4C set P Jackson SCD Archives

1- 8 1s and 4s set advancing, turn 2H, cast in 1 place and all set
9-16 2s Fig of 8 round 1s while 3s Fig of 8 round 4s
17-24 2s+1L also 3s+4M RH across while 1M+4L turn RH, 2s+1M also 3s+4L LH across while 1L+4M turn LH
25-32 2s lead down to meet 3s leading up, circle 4H round to left to original places and all set
33-40 1s turn RH, cast 1 place, lead down between 3s to 4th place while 4s turn RH, lead up to top and cast to 3rd place

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

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