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.
Instep members Lynette Eldon and Sue Jenkinson share their memories of the revived Northern Counties Clog Championships in a new article here
Several members of Instep RT met at Chris and Hazel’s Northumbrian residence over the Easter weekend to complete the final furlong to the Flett Frenzy finish. Buoyed up by good company, excellent food and plenty of alcohol, we dedicated our
The Instep AGM this year was great. We met in Derbyshire, courtesy of Toby, with a scattering of snow courtesy of the Met Office fitting this early February gathering. On Friday evening we were all arriving and had much to
Instep member Toby Bennett visited the Irish World Academy of Music and Dance at the University of Limerick, Ireland in the beginning of March 2018. He taught several workshops in different clog traditions to a mix of students on the
We assembled in Sydney, Cape Breton, on Friday 1st April over breakfast in the hotel where we were mostly staying. There were: Our hosts: Heather Sparling: Primarily a musician, interested in the social background of Cape Breton dance and music.
Once again Instep Research Team is organising a series of workshops, talks and sessions at Sidmouth Folk Week. This year we’ll also be launching the new InstepRT.co.uk website. Download a pdf version of this schedule MONDAY 4th AUGUST 9.30-11.00 Sidmouth