Welcome to Munro Competition Shoes, Scottish Country and Highland Dancing Shoes.
Bobby Munro was both a dancer and teacher of highland and scottish country dancing. He was taught by Pipe Major Peter Quinn in London and Bobby Watson in Aberdeen. He competed as a highland dancer, gained his highland dance teaching qualifications and taught a weekly class in London and taught at St. Andrews and Southern Summer School at Dinton.
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New Bobby Munro Jig Shoes are now in production. There is nothing on the market quite like these state-of-the-art shoes, designed for the modern highland dancer by Craig Coussins and made in Britain by Hullachan Pacelli. The samples in this photo are beautiful shoes, and would grace the foot of any dancer! You can find out more about Craig and read his message about the new shoes here.
NB we're now changing to open toe (removing the front tab) for these shoes - in the Bobby Munro tradition.
Bobby Munro was an R.S.C.D.S. teacher for Scottish Country Dancing which he taught in England and in Europe. He designed his highland dance shoes in the late 1960's. The shoes are made with leather uppers and soles; have no front seam or tab. They are both flexible and light and were designed to fit like a second skin and enhance the dancer's foot. The shoes are manufactured in England by a well-known manufacturer of ballet shoes. They are available in sizes -
The country danceshoe has a full length sole, with a draw-string to adjust fitting to the upper foot.They are made of leather and are available in black and red.