Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Punch Bowl

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE PUNCH BOWL (R8x32) 3C (4C set) RSCDS Book 5

1- 8 1s cross RH, cast 1 place, cross LH and cast down below 3s
9-16 1s dance up and out between 2L+3L, Man casts up and Lady down, meet in middle, dance out between 2M+3M, cross and Lady casts up and Man down to meet in middle
17-24 1s lead down middle and back to top
25-32 1s+2s dance Poussette. 213

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


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Dance Information

The Punch Bowl Appears in "Rutherford's Compleat Collection of 200...Country Dances both Old and New...Voll. 1st." collected by David Rutherford in 1756.

Punch Bowl Image
Punch Bowl, England, Staffordshire, c. 1750


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