Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Queen's Jig

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

QUEEN'S JIG (J8x32) 3C (4C set) Jim Haworth Ashmerg SCD

1- 8 1s set, cast and dance ½ Fig of 8 round 2s to end in centre joining RH to partner, LH with 1st corner
9-16 Balance-in-Line, 1s ¾ RH turn to join LH with 2nd corner, Balance-in-Line, 1s ¾ RH turn to face 3rd corner
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 3rd corners, ½ diagonal RSh reel of 4 with 4th corners to end in 2nd place own side
25-32 1s dance ½ Fig of 8 (1L down between 3s, 1M up between 2s) to 2nd place opposite side and all chase clockwise ½ way

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

Dance Information

Devised April 2015 after one of the many enjoyable weekends at the Queen's Hotel, Llandudno, organised by Brian Eckersley.

The dance consists of 'bits' borrowed from Postie's Jig, Seton's Ceilidh Band, The Cooper's Wife and The Kenora Reel.

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