Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Black Bear

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE BLACK BEAR (R8x32) 3C (4C set) Ian C J Galbraith Berkhamsted Golden Jubilee Book

1- 8 1s+2s set and dance RH across ½ way, set again then 2s turn LH to sides while 1s turn LH to face 1st corners
9-16 1s set to 1st corner and set to partner, set to 2nd corner and set to partner ending facing 3rd corner
17-24 1s dance ½ diagonal reel with 3rd corners, pass RSh to dance ½ diagonal reel with 4th corners ending 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance diagonal R&L (M down)

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Instruction Videos

The Black Bear - Scottish Country Dancing Instruction Video
Black Bear Image
Black Bear

Image Copyright Harlan Kredit [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons.

Back to the top of this Scottish Country Dancing Instructions 'The Black Bear' page