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 third Clog and Step Dance Festival on 26th September 1981, was held at the Lodden Hall, Twyford, Berkshire.
Workshops were as follows:
First of August, step dance from South Uist. Jennifer Millest
Lakeland, complicated steps.. Ian Dunmur
Steps suitable for competition, North-East style. Mike Cherry
Sam Bell’s Hornpipe, North-East style. Sammy Bell.
Lakeland beginners. John Walford.
There was also a session on country dances and reels, guest performances and a lecture by Sam Sherry entitled “Dances in the Variety Theatre”.
The following are available: Programme.