Dance The Platinum Jubilee 20625

Strathspey · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 3   (Progression: 231)

Devised by
Stephen Webb (2022)
Intensity
800/888/888/800 = 67% (whole dance)
Formations
Steps
  • Strathspey setting, Strathspey travel
Recommended Music
Extra info
In the year 2022, HM ...

In the year 2022, HM The Queen, Patron of the RSCDS, celebrates her Platinum Jubilee. And for the Berkhamsted Strathspey and Reel Club it is its platinum year too. Coming in threes, Jeremy and Anne Newton past-president (1983-1985) and current president respectively, also share in the celebrations with their 70th birthdays in May; this dance commemorates this remarkable year.

Teaching notes:
Bars 1-2 1st couple dancing down to meet use long steps to reach the bottom of the set.
Bars 7-8 1st couple curve into second place to flow into six hands round halfway.
Bars 13-16 2nd and 3rd couples change direction on bar 13 to dance left hands across.
Similarly,
Bars 21-24 2nd and 3rd couples change direction on bar 21 to dance right hands across.
Bar 32 1st couple quarter turn about to face in ie the short way.
For information, progression order: 1/2/3, 2/3/1, 3/2/1, 1/2/3.

Information about the tunes is given in issue 2799.

The Platinum Jubilee 3/3L · S32

1--
1c lead down | cross and cast up to 2plx (2c up) ; set | turn P RH ½ (2,1,3)
9--
Cirlce6 L ½ (to 3x,1x,2x) ; 3c+1W & 1M+2c LHA (3x,1x,2x)
17--
Circle6 R ½ (to 2,1,3) ; 2c+1W & 1M+3c RHA (2,1,3)
25--
1c Petronella turn | set ; Petronella turn to 2plx | cross down LH to 3pl (3c up) (2,3,1)

The Platinum Jubilee 3/3L · S32

1-8
1s lead down, cross RH below 3s & cast up in 2nd place opp sides (2s step up 3-4); 1s set & 1/2 turn RH
9-16
2s+1s+3s circle 6H 1/2 round to left; 1M+2s also 1L+3s dance LH across. (3) (1) (2)
17-24
3s+1s+2s circle 6H 1/2 round to right; 1L+2s also 1M+3s dance RH across. 2 1 3
25-32
1s Petronella turn & set; 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place opp side & 1s cross down LH to 3rd place own side (3s step up 31-32). 2 3 1

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Cumnor Class 1 June 2022 2022-06-01 Sandra McLevy May 31, 2022, 5:14 p.m.
Cumnor Scottish Dancing 2:pm 1st June Cumnor Village Hall OX2 9QF 2022-06-01 Cumnor Scottish May 22, 2022, 11:11 p.m.
Cambridge Scottish Society Summer Dance 2022-06-25 Joanna Camus April 29, 2022, 10:17 a.m.
220702 BSRC J&A Garden 7.15 for 7.30 2022-07-02 Stephen Webb June 30, 2022, 4:43 p.m.
GOD Gathering - Kirkhill Community Centre - Sun 5th June 2022 2022-06-05 Derek Darnell May 27, 2022, 10:18 a.m.
Nantwich Scots Summer Dance 2022-06-24 Christine Grove April 6, 2022, 12:05 p.m.
RSCDS Wirral Tuesday Class 8 February 2022 2022-02-08 Andrew Locke Feb. 8, 2022, 12:16 a.m.
Abingdon Class 30 May 2022 2022-05-30 Sandra McLevy May 30, 2022, 11:46 p.m.
BSRC Club Night 19 April 2022 2022-04-19 Stephen Webb April 9, 2022, 8:50 p.m.
2022_05_31 Social - End of Season Club Night 2022-05-31 Gerard Elliott May 31, 2022, 8:48 a.m.
Epping Forest Summer Dance 2022-07-02 David Ambrose June 26, 2022, 1:30 a.m.
6th July Barn George Hobson July 5, 2022, 12:48 p.m.

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