The Instep Research Team’s aims are:

To promote, maintain, improve, develop and advance public education by the encouragement of the arts of clog and step dancing through research and by the holding of workshops, conferences, events and demonstrations to encourage people to participate in the said arts.

We welcome proposals focussing on the traditional step dancing originating in regions of the UK including: step dance, clog dance, and other dances with a stepping component.

Instep are delighted to announce that we are now in a position to award bursaries of up to £3,000 to individuals and groups for projects which fall within the above framework, utilising the application form which is available to download here.

Applicants should ensure that their project fulfils the criteria set out on the application form. Forms should be e-mailed to

The deadline for the first round of awards is 1 June 2019 and subsequent deadlines will be announced in due course…