1- 8 1s and 4s turn 1½ times RH and cast 1 place, 1M and 4M also 1L and 4L turn LH on sides to end 1s facing up and 4s down. 2(1)(4)3
9-16 All dance reels of 4 on sides (Bar 16 1s and 4s do not pass LSh but turn right about into centre BtoB facing corner just passed) 2(4)(1)3
17-24 4s and 1s set to corners and change places RH, set and change back LH
25-32 4s+1s dance RH across while 2s and 3s set and cross RH, all set and cross RH back to places. 2413
(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
1-4 1s 4s turn by the right 1½ times;
5-6 1s cast WHILE 4s cast up;
7-8 1L4L 1M4M turn by the left to finish 1s facing up, 4s facing down;
9-16 2M1L4L3M reel of four on Men's side WHILE 2L1M4M3L reel of four on Ls' side (1s and 4s do not pass by the left to complete the reel but cast inwards to finish back to back facing corners);
17-20 2M4L 3M1L 2L4M 3L1M set and change places by the right;
21-24 2M4L 3M1L 2L4M 3L1M set and change places by the left;
25-28 4s1s right hands across WHILE 2s 3s set and cross by the right;
29-32 2s4s1s3s set on the sides and cross by the right.
(MAXICRIB, Scottish country dancing instructions compiled by Reuben Freemantle)
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|