Dance The Fruitcake 9350

Also known as “The Fruit Cake” (spelling).

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4

Devised by
John Drewry (1999)
Intensity
848 848 844 888 = 87% (1 turn), 66% (whole dance)
Formations
  • Hands across - 4 (HX;4P;)
  • Hands round - 6 - and back (HR;6P;BACK;)
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
  • Note: Due to limitations in the underlying data, the relative order of formations in this list may be different from the order of formations in the actual dance.
Steps
  • Skip-Change, Slip-Step
  • Note: This list may be incomplete and/or incorrect.
Published in
Extra info
In "New dances by John ...

In "New dances by John Drewry (devised in the period 1999 - 2000)" this dance is spelled "Fruit Cake, The".

The Fruitcake 3/4L · J32

1–
1c+2W & 2M+3c RHA, finish 1W + 3M facing out ; 1c (1W leading) +3c (3M leading) chase clw half round 2c to (3x,2,1x)
9–
3c+2M & 2W+1c LHA, finish 1M + 3W facing out ; 3c (3W leading) +1c (1M leading) chase cclw half round 2c to (1,2,3)
17–
1M+2M & 1W+2W 1½ LH turn to exchange places ; 1M+3M & 1W+3W Turn RH
25–
2c+1c+3c circle6 and back

The Fruitcake 3/4L · J32

1-8
2s dance RH across with 1s/3s (Lady up, Man down), 1s+3s chase clockwise 1/2 way to change places
9-16
2s dance LH across with 3s/1s (Man up, Lady down), 3s+1s chase anticlockwise 1/2 way back to places
17-24
1s turn 2s on sides LH 1.1/2 times, turn 3s RH (once when in 2nd place & 1.1/2 times when in 3rd place
25-32
2s+1s+3s circle 6H round & back

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