Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

May Day

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

MAY DAY (S3x32) 3C Set Veronica Hughes Clifton Collection

1- 8 1s dance in and cast (2s step up); 2M+1M dance between partners and cast back to place. 213
9-16 9-10 2L+1L advance nearer hands joined while 2M+1M also advance to end 2M-2L-1L-1M
11-16 2s turn 1½ RH while 1s turn 1½ LH, couples dance out to sides curving into place. 213
17-24 1s Petronella turn to 1M between 3s facing up, 1L between 2s facing down, 1L+2s advance and retire and set while 1M+3s set, advance and retire
25-32 1s Petronella turn to 2nd place opposite sides and 2s+1s+3s set; 1s cast to 3rd place (3s step up) and cross RH. 231

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

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