Hip Hip Hooray!


Music: The Blair Hip Project


Instructions



A 32 bar jig for three couples in a 4-couple set



1-4 1st couple dance in towards each other and cast off into 2nd place. 2nd couple step up on bars 3 & 4.
5-8 1st couple, giving left hands, turn to face first corners.
9-12 1st couple and first corners dance half a diagonal reel of four. 1st couple pass each other by the right to face second corners.
13-16 1st couple and second corners, giving right hands, turn. Corners dance for four bars; 1st couple pass each other by the right to face first corners in third corner positions.
17-20 1st couple and first corners dance half a diagonal reel of four. 1st couple pass each other by the right to face partner's second corner.
21-24 1st couple and fourth corners, giving right hands, turn. 1st couple finish in second place on own sides.
25-28 1st man dances a half figure of eight round 2nd couple while 1st woman dances a half figure of eight round 3rd couple.
29-32 1st woman dances a half figure of eight round 2nd couple while 1st woman dances a half figure of eight round 3rd couple.


Repeat, having passed a couple.


Devised by Helen McGinley 2016 for Blair Halliday on his return to dancing after a hip replacement.

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