Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Lobster In The Pot

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

LOBSTER IN THE POT (J8x32) 2C (4C set) Roy Clowes Ormskirk 1

1- 8 1s dance down for 3 and 1M swings his partner round in front of him and they dance up on opposite sides, 2s face top with inner arm on hip which 1s link and turn to change place
9-16 2s+1s dance R&L
17-24 2s+1s dance Ladies' Chain
25-32 1s set, 4 spring points and set, cross RH to own sides

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


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Clawed lobsters comprise a family of large marine crustaceans.

Lobsters are found in all oceans and live on rocky, sandy, or muddy bottoms from the shoreline to beyond the edge of the continental shelf. They generally live singly in crevices or in burrows under rocks.

European Lobster Image
European Lobster


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