Chris Metherell went up to Edinburgh on Wednesday 15th May to meet up with the trustees from the Historic Dance Society, the Traditional Dance Forum of Scotland, and others to discuss a project to film the Scottish dances described by Tom
Q: What is a Flett Frenzy? A: Several Instep members get together to put more of the archive material we have onto the website. A lot of it is from Tom and Joan Flett. Q: Wasn’t that finished last time?
Well, we are just about recovered from our AGM weekend! The AGM itself only takes half an hour, but we have so much more to talk about! The forms and processes are being polished for applying for, deciding, and following
Last year the IRT were able to upload the great majority of Tom Flett’s manuscript notes relating to England to the website. All that material is now indexed, cross-referenced and his informant’s identities added to the relevant page. Whew! There
Friday 21 September the EFDSS are running a course at Cecil Sharp House called ‘Keeping Folk Dancers On Their Feet’, a course written for us by Edel Quin, ex dancer with Riverdance and Dance Science Programme Leader at Chichester University.