Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Joan's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

JOAN'S JIG (J4x32) 4C set Derek Haynes Carnforth Collection 2
2 chords - on 2nd chord 2s and 4s cross to opposite sides

1- 8 1L+2L also 3L+4L set to each other and change places RH, Men repeat. 2(1)4(3)
9-16 2s+1s also 4s+3s dance RH across, 1s+4s dance LH across while end couples chase clockwise to other end of set. 3(1)4(2)
17-24 3s+1s also 4s+2s dance Men's Chain across dance
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The deviser dedicated this dance to Mrs Joan Newby of Kingston, Waterhead.

The tune for the dance is Mrs Joan Newby by Iain MacPhail.

Derek Haynes
Derek Haynes

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