Culture, Music & Art

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Oban, Lorn & the Isles cultural offer is thriving thanks to a network of cultural businesses, venues, artists and makers. They are inspired by the environment and communities they live within, as everywhere you turn, there’s something special to see and do.

Here you can discover a selection of remarkable experiences or how to live like a local, and we're sure you'll just love Oban!

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Culture, Heritage & Arts Assembly

CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles) fosters collaborative working and help showcase the rich culture, heritage, and arts activities happening across Oban, Lorn & the Isles.

CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles)

CHARTS

Search their website of 500 cultural and creative practitioners and places across Oban, Lorn & the Isles.

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Gaelic in Oban

Oban is also home to the Royal National Mod and has an important place in Gaelic culture and language. Here we have two traditional proverbs from Gaelic tradition about Oban, Lorn & the Isles.

Proverb

Nuair a bhitheas tu san Óban (When in Oban)

Dèan mar na h-Óbanaich (Do as the Obanites!)

With thanks to partners CHARTS

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Experiences

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Kevin McGarry Studio

Kevin McGarry is a fine artist and professional photographer/artist, born and now based in Scotland. He combines 35 years of University teaching and fine art...

Tel: 0742 1768174

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Live Argyll - The Corran Halls, Oban

As a multifunctional facility, the hall offers the perfect setting for a wide range of events and is completely flexible in catering for your specific needs....

54 Corran Esplanade
Oban
PA34 5AB

Tel: 01631 567333

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The Rockfield Centre

The Rockfield Centre is the heart of our creative community in Oban, accommodating four themes; Arts & Culture, History & Heritage,  Community Wellbe...

Rockfield Brae
Oban
PA34 5DQ

Tel: 01631 701921

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CHARTS (Culture Heritage & Arts Assembly, Argyll & Isles)

CHARTS is a growing network of artists, makers, producers and spaces, who value creativity and the impact it has on individuals, communities and visitors to...

c/o Mackay & Co CA
120 George Street
Oban
PA34 5NT

Tel: 01499 305 055

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Alba Art Shop

7 Albany Street
PA34 4AR

Tel: 01631 563645

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Harris Tweed Oban

18b Argyll Square
PA34 4AT

Tel: 01631 564469

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Made in Argyll

Unit 5 Waterfront Centre
11 Railway Pier
PA34 4LW

Tel: 07703 301831

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The View

38 George Street
PA34 5NL

Tel: 01631 569599

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The Modern Croft

71 George Street
PA34 5NN

Tel: 07881 344727

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Argyllshire Gathering Hall

3 Breadalbane Street
PA34 5NZ

Tel: 01631 569407

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The Wee Gallery

3 Stafford Street
PA34 5NJ

Tel: 07776 072052

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EAT & DRINK

Whether it’s seafood, whisky, chocolate or ice cream, our larder is overflowing with delectable edibles.

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STAY

From modern luxury in the heart of Oban to family-friendly self-catering, we have just the place.

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PLACES TO SHOP

Looking for clothing, whisky, shoes, soaps, jewellery, art, souvenirs or just a little something for yourself?

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