Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Come What May (Butterfield)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

COME WHAT MAY (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Romaine Butterfield RSCDS Book 51

1- 8 1M+2L Adv&Ret. 1M+2L dance DoSiDo
9-16 1L+2M repeat bars 1-8
17-24 1s cross RH, cast (2s step up 19-20). 2s cross RH cast (1s step up 23-24)
25-32 1s+2s Adv&Ret. 1s+2s dance ½ R&L

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


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Dance Instruction Videos

Come What May (Butterfield) - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video

Dance Information

Also see the dance Come What May (Young) by J Young.

The title of this dance, Come What May, was chosen because it was devised on 1st May 2010.

Romaine Butterfield dances and taught at the Johnsonville SCD, just north of Wellington, New Zealand.

Come What May Image
Astronaut Photo Of Wellington, New Zealand - Taken From The International Space Station On May 9, 2010


Image Copyright (cropped) ISS023E037412 NASA Astronauts [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

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