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 Each Corner and Set:-
' 17-18 1s change places with 1st corners passing RSh and 1st corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right in centre to face 2nd corners (as 2nd corners set),
' 19-20 Original 1st corners change places with 2nd corners passing RSh and 2nd corners pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 1s in 3rd corner (pstn) as 1s set
' 21-22 Original 2nd corners change places with 1s passing RSh and 1s pass RSh with a ¼ turn to right to face 2nd corner (pstn) as original 1st corners set
' 23-28 Repeat this Fig once more until 1s meet again in centre with 3s and 2s in 1st and 3rd places opposite sides
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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