Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

A Golden Celebration

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

A GOLDEN CELEBRATION (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Helen M Murray Helensburgh 50th Anniv

1- 8 2s pass LSh and dance ½ diagonal reel of 4 with 1st corners, pass RSh and dance ½ reel of 4 with 2nd corners and end 321 on opposite sides
9-24 3s+2s+1s dance 3 Couple R&L and end with 1s casting up to 2nd place (opposite sides) and 3s+1s+2s set
25-32 3s+1s+2s circle 6H round to left ½ way and turn partners RH

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


Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams


Dance Information

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 'Gold' is the 50th.

Here is a list of the materials associated with traditional anniversary gifts in the UK for the various years.

1st      Cotton11th     Scent30th     Pearl
2nd     Paper12th     Silk and Fine Linen35th     Coral
3rd      Leather13th     Barometer40th     Ruby
4th      Fruit and Flower14th     Clock45th     Sapphire
5th      Wooden15th     Crystal50th     Gold
6th      Sugar16th     Holloware55th     Emerald
7th      Woollen18th     Coloured Gems60th     Diamond
8th      Salt, Pottery19th     Furniture65th     Blue Sapphire
9th      Copper20th     China70th     Platinum
10th    Tin, coal25th     Silver75th     Diamond
80th     Oak


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