Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Christmas Party Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A CHRISTMAS PARTY JIG (J128) Sq.Set Jean Shaw

1- 8 All circle 8H round and back
9-16 All set to partner and ¾ turn RH (all Ladies BtoB), set to partner and change places RH with Men giving LH across (partner on right)
17-24 All dance anticlockwise ½ way, set to partner and change places RH with Ladies giving LH across (partner on right)
25-32 All dance anticlockwise ½ way, set to partner and ¾ turn LH to original places
33-40 1s+3s dance in and lead out sides with opposite person, cross and dance to opposite positions to ½ turn partner RH
41-48 2s+4s repeat
49-56 All in circle Adv&Ret and turn partner RH to face corners
57-64 All set to corner, dance DoSiDo and set turning right about to face partner
65-72 All set to partner, dance DoSiDo and set to partner
73-80 All turn partners RH into circle and Adv&Ret
81-88 1s+3s dance in and lead out sides with opposite person, cross and dance to original positions to ½ turn partner RH
89-96 2s+4s repeat
97-104 All set to partner and ¾ turn RH (all Ladies BtoB), set to partner and change places RH with Men giving LH across (partner on right)
105-112 All dance anticlockwise ½ way, set to partner and change places RH with Ladies giving LH across (partner on right)
113-120 All dance anticlockwise ½ way, set to partner and ¾ turn LH to original places
121-128 All circle 8H round and back

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


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Published in http://minicrib.org.uk/Publications/JeanShawCollection.pdf.
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