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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

Leek Blues and Americana Festival7th Oct 2018
Sale Folk Club4th Dec 2018
Busking in Chester - tbc31st March 2019
Abbey Leys Farmers Market - tbc 7th April 2019
Middlewich Folk and Boat Festival - tbc15th-16th June 2019
Rocky Tops Festival, Llandudno - tbc6th-7th July 2019

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