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The Celebration Jig (Goldring)

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THE CELEBRATION JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring Auld Friends Meet, 1994

1- 6 1s+3s dance The Capstan:
 1-2 1s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 3s cast up to 1st place
 3-4 3s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places while 1s cast up to 1st place
 5-6 1s nearer hands joined dance down 2 places curving into 3rd place while 3s cast up to first place
7- 8 1s+2s ½ turn on side (Men RH, Ladies LH)
9-16 1s cross down to dance reels of 3 on opposite sides (3s out/down, 2s out/up to start). 2s+3s end reels with loops, 1s face 2nd corner (pstn)
17-20 1s join LH with partner, RH with corner (1M+3L and 1L+2M) and Balance-in-Line, 1s ½ turn LH while corners chase 1 place clockwise
21-24 1s join LH with partner, RH with 4th corner position (1M+2L and 1L+3M) and Balance-in-Line, 1s ½ turn RH
25-32 1M+2s (at top) also 1L+3s (at bottom) dance RH across to end all on opposite sides (2)(1)(3); all turn partner 1½ RH. 213

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


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