Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Dancing Bees

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THE DANCING BEES (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Roy Goldring 24 G and S Dances

1- 8 1s lead down the middle and back to face 2L in prom hold
9-16 1s dance reel of 3 across with 2s (giving RSh to 2L)
17-24 1s dance reel of 3 across with 3s (LSh to 3L) ending in the middle (Man facing down and Lady facing up to partner)
25-32 1s set in middle, petronella to 2nd place own sides and 2s+1s+3s turn RH (4 bars)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

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Bees perform a 'Waggle Dance' to tell other bees the distance and direction to fly to find the best patches of flowers yielding nectar and pollen, to water sources, or to new housing locations.
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Western Honey Bee

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