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The Highland Dancer

HD is THE exclusive and dedicated Highland Dancer Brand.

Crafted and dispatched from Scotland on the Isle of Bute and sent out to dancers all over the world.

We started in 2014 from humble beginnings and now run from our purpose built studio on the Isle of Bute.

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Where it all began…

One night in 2014 a friend online messaged Nikki and said, ‘Why don’t you design a Highland Dance brand, there is no one out there doing that kind of thing’.

The answer was ‘OK, yes, why not’ and that was how HD was born.

At the start we were called ‘The Highland Dance Gift Co’… but within weeks we became The Highland Dancer.

So, overnight, the Facebook page was set up with some onscreen mock ideas for clothes and gifts and then marketed direct into the Highland Dance social media pages.

We had an instant hit with our first online sales from local Dunoon and our first stall at the Isle of Bute Highland Dance Festival in the Pavilion Rothesay in April 2014. 

Realising that there was a market and the people and dancers supported us and liked the ideas, HD continued to grow to develop its products, design and website. While always focusing to build up a strong social media presence on Facebook and Instagram.

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Company facts: 

Trading since 2014

Sell all over the world

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The Studio - HD HQ

We are scaling up very fast to meet with the demand and success of HD

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Social media

We are on all main channels

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The Team

Nicola Jones

Founder, Designer & Production Manager

Chloe 

Marketing & Communications Manager

Martin Tytler

MT Photographer

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Advisers & Friends

There has always been a development and sounding board team behind the scenes listening and looking at design ideas and all things business.

Without the input and support of these dedicated few HD would not be where it is today as it has been this active collaboration with these talented and thoughtful people that have helped to help steer HD where we are now. 

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Brand Ambassadors

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Charity & Sponsorship

We are currently looking at our chosen Charity to support.  We have some ideas and when they are formulated we will then actively pursue these.

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Awards

The Highland Dancer does not have any Awards as yet! We would love to achieve some recognition for what we aim to build in the future.  So watch this space…

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Mission Statement

#highlanddancer

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Press releases

Murron our Brand Ambassador bring HD to our 1st printed publication

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TV appearances

One of our t-shirt’s made it on to the Lorraine Kilt Jig TV show

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The future

To continue to build on the success of the brand.

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Founder

Nicola Jones Bsc

Founder / Artist / Designer

dance@thehighlanddancer.co.uk

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Support

Business Gateway Scotland

Mentor

Business Gateway gives assistance and impartial advice to business in Scotland.

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HIE - Highlands and Islands Enterprise

Mentor

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Branding 

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Testimonials

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"Reviewed The Highland Dancer – 5 star 3 May 2018 Just received my daughters gorgeous warm up wear - it is beautiful! Also received personalised hoodies for my business - great communication, meaning that I got exactly what I wanted! Will be back to order again!"

Kirsty MacKenzie

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"Recommends The Highland Dancer. 21 August 2018 Just received another package from the Highland Dancer, this time a hoodie for my son who is a piper! He is competing at Cowal for first time and didn’t want him feeling left out as dancers have their hoodies. So at the last minute I asked if a hoodie could be made up before we leave, fantastic, fast service and hoodie is just what we wanted! Had a number of things made from them and always happy with them! Definitely recommend!"

Susan Russell

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"Reviewed The Highland Dancer – 5 star 5 June 2018 My goodness, not just the quality, but the amazing service means this is the go to shop. All the way to Australia, my parcel arrived unbelievably quick, one happy dancing daughter. ��"

Helen Hamilton

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Contact

For press inquiries, please contact:  dance@thehighlanddancer.co.uk

 

 

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