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
Superb interview with IRT member Lisa Sture describing her research into Devon stepping is published in the latest edition of Living Tradition. Access it here.
Annual Review, InstepRT 2019. This last year has been a very productive and busy one for Instep as a group and for individual members within the group. We have raised our profile considerably and have strengthened our membership with the
On Friday 10th January, many of the Instep members were checking their sat-navs and train timetables, and a satellite view would have shown them gradually coalescing on a small village in the Peak District. We were staying in the old
We’ve just finished uploading the main batch of video clips of the performers’ and workshop showcases from the Reading Clog Festivals from 1993 to 2002. Access via https://insteprt.co.uk/reading-day-of-dance/ Now to start work on the earlier videos! This included the 250th
Looking forward to a weekend in Derbyshire with lots of our Instep colleagues…lots of dancers and fun. Watch this space!
Please check out IRT member Heather Clarke’s excellent presentation given at the Stepping On conference in London 16-17 November 2019.
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