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The Fentham Jig

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THE FENTHAM JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Gillian Jennings Birmingham Platinum Book 2017

1- 8 1s set to 2s on side and change places (Men RH, Ladies LH). 1s+3s set on sides and turn once round (Men LH, Ladies RH). 1s face out. 213
9-16 1s dance Fig of 8 on sides, 1M dancing down behind 3M, 1L up behind 2L to start. 1s pass RSh to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corners RH, pass RSh, turn 2nd corner RH, pass RSh to end 1M facing 3M, 1L facing 2L (corners dance 4 bars in turns)
25-32 RSh reels of 3 across (6 bars) and 1s cross RH (bars 31-32) with 1M polite turn to face down

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


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