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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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. From the very beginning, the shoes were made in England by Gandolfi, a well-known manufacturer of ballet shoes, and we are proud of our long association with them.
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.
New Bobby Munro Jig Shoes are now in stock. They have been tried by dancers from the Donna Kimberley Highland Dance School - they love the split sole, the soft leather and the perfect heel height. See them in this video...