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Address: 34-38 George Street, Oban PA34 5NL, Scotland

Skipinnish Ceilidh House in Oban not only offers live Scottish music shows...

Skipinnish Ceilidh House in Oban not only offers live Scottish music shows throughout the summer, but is also a club night venue on Saturday nights and throughout the winter for locals and visitors to the area. Visit our Facebook page to see the up-to-date listings of what is on - Skipinnish Ceilidh House.

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Too much whisky

This was a great night out. The entertainment was awesome and appeared to get better as the night wore on. Not sure if this was proportional to the amount of local whisky i... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
Brisbane, Australia
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stumbled across this place as we were headed back to our car after dinner. The super lively traditional music called to us. Upon entering we found 100+ young Scots having a wonderful time while learning traditional dance. Watching was mesmerizing. We weren't brave enough to join in, but loved watching it.

Thank keithraker
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had never been to a Ceilidh and this was so much fun! One of the band members. And to our hostel in his kilt with his bagpipes and escorted my tour group to the ceilidh playing the bagpipes. What a way to travel! And when we got there, even though we were terrible and had no idea what we... More 

1 Thank Claire L
Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

As part of Highland Heritage we visited Skippinish on the final afternoon. Although the steps were difficult for me being severely handicapped I managed to get up them with help and had a good seat on the third row. I was greatly impressed by the whole ensemble, particularly the fiddler, and loved the complete concert, even buying the three records!... More 

Thank Marie C
Port Hardy, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 via mobile

We had an amazingly fabulous evening - from the Scottish country dances to the disco afterward and everything in between. It didn't matter that we didn't know the dances - the band gave us all the instructions, there was staff helping, and they were easy and fun. The band was engaging and their music totally awesome. The dancing is great... More 

Thank RedSnapper40
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

Went on a Thursday night as part of a tour to learn some traditional Scottish dancing and had a really fun night! The band were unreal and the dances were great! It was a great atmosphere and there were plenty of people...the dance floor was always packed and we even got to learn a song and have a sing a... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015 via mobile

This was a great night out. The entertainment was awesome and appeared to get better as the night wore on. Not sure if this was proportional to the amount of local whisky i consumed.

Thank molecular_4u
Southampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Good local but professional entertainment. A good selection of acts and staff ask you up to dance if you don't know how to do it!

3 Thank Christine R
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

The music, singing and dancing were excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our time there and the acts were very good.

Thank Jennifer W
Louth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

Varied programme. Close contact with performers. The professionalism and talents were exceptionally good and a great experience. It was helpful to have the songs explained when sung in Gaelic. Stairs to hall a problem for handicapped.

Thank Janet H
Canton, Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

We had bought tickets online for the Saturday night show, and when we arrived the nice young lady outside said the show had been cancelled. Then the magnetic personality called Angus came downstairs apologizing, handing us our money back and giving us all copies of their new CD. He suggested we come back the following week for another show, and... More 

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