History

History

Stepdancing has a long history. Today we see it mainly as a competition between dancers, but it was much more commonly to be found as part of a social gathering. It also has a strong following within the gypsy community.

 

 

Funded By: TASC, Dartmoor Folk Music, Heritage Lottery Fund
Information on this website was compiled by the Taking Steps Project carried out by TASC in partnership with Dartmoor Folk Festival. It was funded by the Heritage Lottery Fund with additional contributions from The Dartmoor Trust and Sarah Croft, in memory of Doug Adams