Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Celebration Jig (Bowlen)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

CELEBRATION JIG (J4x32) 4C set F Bowlen Blackadder Collection

1- 8 2s+3s circle 4H round to left, 1s+2s also 3s+4s circle 4H round to right
9-16 1s and 4s cross RH, cast in 1 place, dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s/3s and end facing other partner
17-24 2s+3s dance RSh reel of 4 on sides as 1s+4s dance ¾ double RSh diagonal reel of 4 (give LH in centre) and end facing in centre. 2413
25-32 4s+1s dance LH across and end 4s facing up and 1s down (on opposite sides), 4s and 1s lead out ends crossing to own side and cast to 2nd/3rd place

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

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