Many Happy Returns (Briscoe)
Scottish Country Dance InstructionMANY HAPPY RETURNS (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Melbourne Briscoe Slip Knot Collection
1- 8 1s+2s set, turn partners 2H, and dance 4H round to the left, back to place
9-16 1s+2s Set&Link, 1s turn RH 1½ to face 1st corners
17-24 1s dance Pass&Turn with 1st corners (corners turn RH) and pass RSh to face 2nd corners, dance Pass&Turn with 2nd corners, 1s turn RH to finish facing partner in middle on own sides
25-32 1s petronella to 1L between 2s facing down, 1M between 3s facing up; 1s set, 1s turn RH 1¼ to 2nd place own side
(MINICRIB. Dance crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)
Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams
Dance Instruction VideosMany Happy Returns (Briscoe) - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Dance InformationAlso see the dance Many Happy Returns (Adams) by J Adams.
Many Happy Returns, Card, c. 1910-1919
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