Golden Anniversary Strathspey
Scottish Country Dance InstructionGOLDEN ANNIVERSARY STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C set Bill Forbes Craigievar Book 4
1- 8 1s+2s also 3s+4s dance RH across 1s/4s end in original places, 2s and 3s cross out through ends, cast and change places LH on sides. 1(3)(2)4
9-16 All dance RSh reels of 4 on sides
17-24 3s and 2s dance ½ Figs of 8 round end couples, all turn partners 2H opening into...
25-32 1s+3s also 2s+4s circle 4H round to left and dance ½ Diamond Poussette. 3142
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Dance InformationIt 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.
The wedding anniversary associated with the material 'Gold' is the 50th.
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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Text from this original Wedding Anniversary article on Wikipedia.