Sailor's Hornpipe


In one of the interviews with Les Rice he sings "The Sailor's Hornpipe" whilst demonstrating steps with his hands. It has the ideal rhythm and uniformity for Dartmoor Stepdancing and it is a well-known tune across the country. 

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