Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

Hello In July

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

HELLO IN JULY (S8x32) 3C (4C set) Jens Heckmann Freiburg Corona Collection

1- 8 1s cast behind lines (2s step up 3-4) and cast back up to 2nd place and pass LSh to face 1st corners. 213
9-16 1s dance RSh reels of 3 on opposite sides (1L up, 1M down), finish facing 1st corners
17-24 1s dance 'Hello-Goodbye' setting ending with petronella turn to 2nd place own sides
25-32 1s dance Fig of 8 round 2s

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

Keith Rose's Crib Diagrams

Dance Information

The title of this dance, Hello In July, is a play on the words Hello And Goodbye.

Devised by Jens Heckmann and published in The Freiburg Corona Collection, it only involves figures which require no giving of hands and was meant as a welcome dance after weeks of lockdown due to the coronavirus.

Hello In July
Hello In July - No Hands Welcome

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