Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Happy Valentine

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HAPPY VALENTINE (J8x32) 3C (4C Set) May Macfarlane Tayside Collection 1983-2003

1- 4 1s lead down and cross to face 3s (2s step up 1-2), 1s turn 3s on sides (1L+3M LH, 1M+3L RH)
5- 8 1s nearer hands joined dance up to 2nd place and turn 2s on the sides (1M+2L RH, 1L+2M LH)
9-16 1s dance 6 bar reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s in/down, 2s out/down, 3s out/up to start), 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
17-24 1s turn 1st corner RH, partner LH, 2nd corner RH and cross LH to own sides
25-32 All circle 6H round and back

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

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