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.
It seems to be rather difficult to find a place in Scotland where you can listen to good folk music. Having said that, this show definitely hosted talented musicians (and dancer) but the whole setting still felt like some kind of folklore show for the tourists (no Scot was present apart from the artists). Well, Fort William probably isn't the... More
The show cannot help but seem touristy as Fort William in summer would have both hillwalkers and Steam Engine tourists around. However, the musicians were exceptionally talented -- playing multiple instruments and singing both fast-paced footstomping songs to throaty Gaelic sings about life and living in the Highlands. We had a marvellous time just listening to good live music and... More
I am Scottish but had never been to a Ceilidh! Although this place is not well advertised, the locals seemed to know about it. The music was brilliant ranging from laemnts to good old fashioned jigs with a young lass playing everything from bagpipes to the harp and singing. The other band members were also excellent. The show didnt last... More
We were wondering around Fort William, when we stumbled upon Skippinish. We booked on the spur of the moment, and we were entertained to a wonderful evening of local Gaelic song and dance by three very talented young musicians. We got up to join in some local jigs (including the Flying Scotsman) which was lots of fun. I would rate... More
5 of us went to the Ceilidh show on a Thursday night and we were the only ones in the audience apart from another couple. The place was dimly lit but atmospheric and the staff were friendly. It must have been quite daunting for the musicians but they were soon demonstrating their considerable skills and had our feet tapping. Our... More
Great wee venue for local entertainment. Staff very helpful and friendly. Can be a bit dark, but that is part of the atmosphere of the place.
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