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Skipinnish Ceilidh House

34-38 George Street, Oban PA34 5NL, Scotland
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Visited Skipinnish as part of our Contiki tour recently. Learning Ceilidh dancing was so much fun... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TMM818
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Bunbury, Australia
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Entertaining Music and Dancing

After researching places to enjoy a Ceilidh (social event with traditional singing and dancing) I... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
WGoldy
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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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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34-38 George Street, Oban PA34 5NL, Scotland
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited Skipinnish as part of our Contiki tour recently. Learning Ceilidh dancing was so much fun! Everyone enjoyed themselves, highly recommend!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

After researching places to enjoy a Ceilidh (social event with traditional singing and dancing) I found Skipinnish. The music was great and the owners have found a formula of teaching dancing (about every other song) to tourists that can sustain the traditional music. The venue...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017

We arrived late at Skipinish as we didn't realise that it got straight into the traditional dancing right away. We missed the start which was a pity but were only charged half price for entry. I really fun night was had by all however. Get...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

great local band with traditional dancing, followed by a DJ with pop songs. Fun last night in Scotland!

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Good live music venue, the traditional Highland music really lets you immelse yourself in the Scottish culture. Quite a cheap bar and plenty of seating. The two guys performing were good and interacted with the Audience getting a lot of them up and dancing. More...More

Thank Charles P
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Reviewed 8 August 2016

We spotted Skipinnish when searching online for things to do in in the evenings in Oban. What a fun place! Good traditional Scottish music; bagpipes, a drummer, accordion. They play a few songs, then invite people up to learn how to dance. The crowd was...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

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...More

Thank keithraker
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Reviewed 9 July 2016 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...More

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Reviewed 26 October 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...More

Thank Marie C
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Reviewed 26 July 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...More

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