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Skipinnish Ceilidh House

34-38 George Street, Oban PA34 5NL, Scotland
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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
Saint Paul, Minnesota
A different experience

We arrived late at Skipinish as we didn't realise that it got straight into the traditional dancing... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2017
Douglas M
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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 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

Thank WGoldy
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

Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 12 October 2016

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

Thank Marta Elena S
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
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

Thank joniburns2016
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
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

1  Thank Claire L
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
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

Thank RedSnapper40
Reviewed 13 June 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...More

1  Thank Eat_Praise_Love
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