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Address: 13 Middle Street, Fort William PH33 6DP, Scotland
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+44 1397 700666

This venue can accommodate 200 people with a large bar in the centre of the...

This venue can accommodate 200 people with a large bar in the centre of the premises. Our cosy intimate atmosphere is ideal for enjoying our music. From late June until September we will be running our Ceilidh Show seven nights a week, especially designed to give you a true insight into our fascinating music and culture.

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A good night out

Good music, great atmosphere, highly recommended. Very mixed crowd so suitable for anyone even if you just want to sit and listen.

Reviewed 24 August 2016
Pat C
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Reviewed 24 August 2016

Good music, great atmosphere, highly recommended. Very mixed crowd so suitable for anyone even if you just want to sit and listen.

Thank Pat C
Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 September 2015

What fun for all ages! And not dear at all! A real eye opener, good Scottish Folk Music, a wonderful Scottish dancer , then they get everyone on the floor to dance in the Ceilidh. Surprisingly not all tourists, lots of locals too , which is a good recommendation.

Thank John G
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Reviewed 8 September 2015

My wife and I were in Oban, she talked with several of the locals and was informed of the Skippinish.... a place to listen to live music and also learn how to dance some of the local traditional dances, within an hour or so the whole place was packed! Angus Macphail and his band had the people dancing,singing and clapping... More 

1 Thank buffet67
Halesowen, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 20 December 2014

Included in the Holiday I had in Oban this year with Highland Heritage The MD Ian Cleaver put on a matinee show with the Skipinnish band for all the holiday makes in that week from all the group hotels which I thought how good of him to do this I did not know what it would be like but what... More 

1 Thank BARRY C
Fresno, California
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

The website states, "From June to September, we run our spectacular Scottish Ceilidh Show seven nights a week," and in a second place on the website, "8PM – 10PM (Doors open 7.30PM). Open every night from June to September," but we showed up on a Friday night to find the place dark. Upon inquiry at the restaurant next door, we... More 

2 Thank Trains26
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Reviewed 7 July 2014

Not sure why this is still listed as being in Fort William because it isn't. Although it should be. The actual venue is in Oban about 40 miles or so away. Apparantly there used to be a venue in Fort William but not now. Found this out when I tried to book tickets. Was disappointed as was really looking forward... More 

2 Thank fliff
Lewes, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 March 2014

Skipinnish Ceilidh House is run by professional musicians & record company owners Andrew Stevenson & Angus MacPhail of the well- known Celtic Music band Skipinnish. When we are in Scotland we like to really get into the swing of things and we like to listen to Scottish music whenever possible. On the night we went to Skipinnish there were three... More 

2 Thank Peter C
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Reviewed 29 December 2012 via mobile

was disappointed as it is just a pub/nightclub and times of entertainment are very limited would have given it amiss if l had realised.

2 Thank alison0001
Southampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 November 2012

tourist themed ,no locals apart from band would be better to find local pub with folk music.by the time you reach this far north you ll probably seen better.

1 Thank alan k
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

People here are just mad, good to enjoy but not be overjoyed and overexcited. It disturbs other who are a bit calm and enjoyable

Thank A C

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