The Diamond Jubilee Medley
Scottish Country Dance InstructionTHE DIAMOND JUBILEE MEDLEY (M-(S40+R40)) Sq.Set Dorothy Bell Dundonald Collection
1- 8 1s set to partners and turn 2H,set to corners and turn 2H
9-16 2s and 4s repeat bars 1-8
17-24 All dance Grand Chain to opposite sides
25-32 Ladies dance RH across once round while Men dance round anticlockwise ½ way, set to opposite partner and ¾ turn LH
33-40 Men dance RH across once round while Ladies dance round anticlockwise ½ way, set to partners and turn 2H
1- 8 All set to partners and ½ turn RH (give LH to next person), all set and ¼ turn partner RH to Ladies BtoB facing partner
9-16 All petronella turn, set to partner, petronella turn to Men BtoB facing partner and set
17-24 All petronella turn, set to partner, turn 2H to Men facing partner (Men face diagonally to next place to right)
25-28 All travel pas-de-basque to next place (Ladies travel backwards), ¾ turn 2H to new place facing diagonally right
29-40 Repeat bars 25-28 3 times back to places and face in
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationSee Diamond Jubilee by Robert M Campbell.
It is traditional on wedding anniversaries to give your partner (or couples) a gift that symbolises the particular anniversary. These gifts are made of different materials for each wedding anniversary.
Wedding anniversary symbols are often used for other anniversaries. These include the anniversary of an event, or founding of an institution, such as a Scottish country dance club.
The wedding 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|
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