Diamond Celebration (Cook)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionDIAMOND CELEBRATION (Cook) (S4x32) 4C set Isobel Cook Edinburgh Ladies Jubilee Book
1- 8 1s and 4s cast down/up 1 place (2s+3s step up/down). 1s+4s dance ½ Poussette
9-16 All set, 2L+4M and 1L+3M change places RH. All set, 2M+4L and 1M+3L change places RH
17-24 All set, all circle 8H ½ way round to Left. All set advancing ready for...
25-32 2s+4s and 3s+1s dance ½ Poussette. 2s+4s and 1s+3s dance RH across. 3142
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationAlso see the dance The Diamond Celebration (Willitt) by E Willitt.
Also see the dance The Diamond Celebration (Tucker) by D Tucker.
It is traditional on anniversaries to give your partner (or couples) a gift that symbolises the particular anniversary. These gifts are made of different materials for each anniversary.
The anniversary associated with the material 'Diamond' is the 60th.
Here is a list of the materials associated with traditional anniversary gifts in the UK for the various years.
|1st Cotton||11th Scent||30th Pearl|
|2nd Paper||12th Silk and Fine Linen||35th Coral|
|3rd Leather||13th Barometer||40th Ruby|
|4th Fruit and Flower||14th Clock||45th Sapphire|
|5th Wooden||15th Crystal||50th Gold|
|6th Sugar||16th Holloware||55th Emerald|
|7th Woollen||18th Coloured Gems||60th Diamond|
|8th Salt, Pottery||19th Furniture||65th Blue Sapphire|
|9th Copper||20th China||70th Platinum|
|10th Tin, coal||25th Silver||75th Diamond|
Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'Diamond Celebration (Cook)' page