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Beetlecrushers perform in their traditional 1900 dress at the 2022 Swanage Folk Festival.
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From: Shepton Mallett
Style: Step Clog

Festival locations

Events are located around the town centre, mainly Sandpit Field and the Shore road. Click here for a map of the locations.


Some parts of the Festival are free and others need you to buy a ticket. Click here for more details about tickets.


BEETLECRUSHERS is a clog and step dance group, established in 1982 to perform at folk festivals in the UK and abroad. You will also find find them, with other dance sides, outside pubs, on village greens or in village halls all over the country.

They perform clog routines from England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland, with stepping or step dances from the Isle of Man, Quebec and Cape Breton.

Beetlecrushers perform in their traditional 1900 dress.