The Reading Step and Traditional Dance Group held day of clog and music workshops in 1979.  In 1980 this was renamed as the Clog and Step Dance Festival

The 21st Clog and Step Dance Festival was held on 23rd October 1999,  at Altwood School, Maidenhead.

In addition to the film clips below a copy of the programme is available. The performances are followed by the Workshop Showcases further down this page.

Performers Showcase

Cumberland Sword Dance by Allenova School of Dance
Sheepskins by Isis
Dance for Five by Woodfiddley
Step Dancing in 6/8 from the Outaousais Region by Pierre Chartrand
Hit the Road Jack by Allenova School of Dance
Sam Sherr’s Jig Routine by Peter Clifton
Lakeland Steps to Ragtime by Pennyroyal Clog Dancers
Step Dancing on 3/2 time from the Saguenny Reion by Pierre Chartran
A Capella by Broken Ankles
A North East Reel by Jane Pollitt
East Lancashirre Routine by Pat Tracey and Camden Sharp Steppers
Step dancing in 2/4 time by Pierre Chartrand

Workshop Showcase


Waltz, Hornpipe, Reel and Jig with Mike Cherry
Mrs. Marhoff’s Single Hornpipe with John Walford
Lakeland Clog Hornpipe with Jennifer Millest
Manx dances with Nigel Close and Woodfiddley
Northumberland and Durham Clog Hornpipe with Peter Brown
Lily of Laguna with Lesley Gowers
The Earl of Erroll with Colin Robertson
Five Step Reel with Jane Pollitt
French Canadian Stepping from the Saguenay Region with Pierre Chartrand.