Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Jamie's Jig (Buckle)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JAMIE'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Marie Buckle Cambridge Diamond Jubilee

1- 8 1s+2s set, 1s cast 1 place while 2s dance up, 1s+3s set, 1st cast 1 place while 3s dance up
9-16 1s turn RH, lead up to top and cast to face 1st corners
17-28 1s Dance to Corners and Set (12 bars):
   Couple in middle change places with corners passing RSh, corners pass RSh in middle with a ¼ turn to right to face next corner while supporting corners set (2 bars). Repeat 5 more times to end with corners in diagonally opposite place and 1s meet again in the middle facing each other, 1L facing up, 1M facing down
29-32 1s pass RSh and 1L dances up between 2s and casts to 2nd place as 1M dances down between 3s and casts up to 2nd place while 2s+3s set advancing and dance RH across ½ way. 213

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


Dance Notes

'Dance to each Corner and Set' is also known as Courage Reels.

Dance Information

Also see the dance Jamie's Jig (Rhodes) by Harry Rhodes
Also see the dance Jamie's Jig (St Amand) by Deanna Saint Amand

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