WATCH: Beat It Cloggers at Rothbury Traditional Music Festival

Beat It Cloggers had feet tapping at Rothbury Music Festival today.

Clogging, or clog dancing, is a lively dance with roots in Irish jig, English country dances and Scottish dances in which the dancers beat out Traditional clogging involves fewer than 10 basic movements, but these combine to make quite a variety of steps.

Beat It Cloggers

Beat It Cloggers

New steps and styles from other dances are often incorporated into traditional clogging steps to make even more variety in contemporary clogging.

For a report and pictures of the festival, see Thursday’s Gazette.