Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Peggy's Joy

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

PEGGY'S JOY (J8x32) 3C (4C set) M Waddell Ladies of Dunse

1- 8 1s also 3s advance setting to form a line up/down centre (Men with Ladies on their Right) and set, petronella back to place and set
9-16 1s cross RH, cast 1 place and dance RH across with 3s
17-24 1s cross LH and cast up to top and dance LH across with 2s
25-32 1 dance between 2s and down behind 3s, lead up to top and cast to 2nd place

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

Dance Information

This dance, Peggy's Joy, was dedicated to Mrs. Margaret Spouse of Duns (known to most as Peggy) and published in the booklet "The Ladies Of Dunse", a collection of dances from Duns and district published by The Duns and district branch of the RSCDS.

Front cover of The Ladies Of Duns booklet
Miss Margaret Rae And Wilma Miller, "The Ladies Of Dunse" Booklet

Image copyright Ian Whittaker, all rights reserved, 2022.

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