Dance Saint John's Jig 5830

See also: The Saint John's Jig (3/4L, MacLennan: Dance Around)

Jig · 32 bars · 3 couples · Longwise - 4   (Progression: 213)

Devised by
John Drewry (1975)
844 888 800 888 = 75% (1 turn), 56% (whole dance)
  • Pas-de-Basque, Skip-Change
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Saint John's Jig 3/4L · J32

1c cross down RH to 3plx and cast up one while{4} 2c set and cross down RH to 3plx while{4} 3c cast up to 1pl and cross RH (3x,1x,2x) ; 1c cross LH and cast L to midline, all cpls face person opposite up/dn
All turn person opposite RH, 3c & 2c finish facing out the ends ; Half Reels3 on the sides, 1c on own side giving Rsh to 3cnr pos, and finishing 1M at top between 2c and 1W between 3c
1c ½ Fig8 on own side (Lsh to 4cnr pos) ; pass P RH up/dn and cast R round 2cnr pos to (2x,1x,3x)
All turn P RH, 2c & 3c end facning out ; Half Reels3 across, 1c giving Rsh to 4cnr pos (2,1,3)

Saint John's Jig 3/4L · J32

1s cross down RH below 3s & cast up 1 place while 3s cast up to top & cross RH while 2s set & cross down 1 place
1s cross LH & cast to left to end between 2s/3s facing up/down
All turn facing person RH, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 on own sides giving RSh to 3rd crnr (pstn) & end 1M between top couple/1L between bottom cpl
1s dance 1/2 Fig of 8 on own sides, 1s change places RH (up/down) & cast to 2nd place opposite side
All turn partners RH, 1s dance 1/2 reels of 3 across giving RSh to 4th corner (pstn)

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NameDateOwnerLast changed
Muirland WIllie dances Bruce Herbold June 11, 2019, 5:42 p.m.
Eastbourne and Grange-over-Sands 2013 Truus de Ceuster Nov. 3, 2013, 9:44 p.m.

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