Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Teddybear's Picnic (Leyffer)

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE TEDDYBEAR'S PICNIC (J4x32) 4C set Sven Leyffer

1- 8 All set, ½ turn RH and chase clockwise ½ way
9-16 Repeat ½ turning LH and chasing anticlockwise ½ way
17-24 1s slip step down, slip step back up and cast to 4th place
25-32 All circle 8H round and back

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

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Also see the dance The Teddy Bears' Picnic (Collin) by Irene Collin.

"Teddy Bears' Picnic" is a song consisting of a melody by U.S. American composer John Walter Bratton, written in 1907, and lyrics added by Irish songwriter Jimmy Kennedy in 1932. It remains popular as a children's song.

Teddy Bears' Picnic Image
Teddy Bears' Picnic - Campsie Mural

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