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Appalachian dancing originates from traditional English, Irish and Scottish clogging and stepping styles as danced by the immigrants who settled in the Appalachian Mountains in North America. The dance evolved in remote mountain communities and incorporated steps from the dance style of native Indians and former slaves.

Mind the Step was formed in 1990 by a group of dancers wanting to “do something different “ and we have been performing our unique style of Appalachian dancing ever since! We choreograph all our own dances using traditional Appalachian clogging, stepping and flatfooting styles drawing inspiration from many sources ranging from the American flag in a dance called Liberty to the name of the local pub in Windmills. This energetic and exciting dance form will take your breath away, both dancers and spectators alike!

Forthcoming events

Sale Folk Club4th Dec 2018
Barn Dance spot for Urmston Sports Club30th March 2019
Chester busking with Raise the Dust31st March 2019
Abbey Leys Farmers Market 7th Aril 2019
Steam Fair The Black Swan Hollins Green 12th May 2019
Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival16th June 2019
Singleton Cloggers Day of Dance7th Sept 2019
Leek Blues and Americana Festival6th Oct 2019

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