Shoes

Shoes

For many years tap shoes - flat shoes with small steel plates fixed to the soles to make a sound - were used. But there's an older tradition of dancing in hob-nailed boots that have a sound all of their own, and other shoes with hard soles can also be used.

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