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August 2017

The Oban Sea Kayak Race

August 26, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Oban Bay North Pier Oban, United Kingdom
£25

The 2016 race saw a fantastic mix of single and double sea kayaks, sea kayak teams and a new performance race category including ocean surf ski.  Covering a distance of 20km, the race circumnavigated the beautiful and rugged Island of Kerrera, beginning and ending at Oban on Scotland’s beautiful west coast. It’s a demanding route, through remote and exposed waters, but one that makes for a memorable and fun event.

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September 2017

World stone skimming championships

September 25, 2017
Easdale Island Community Hall, Easdale
by Oban, United Kingdom

Easdale Island is the smallest permanently inhabited island of the Inner Hebrides. It was once the centre of a thriving Scottish slate mining industry, and one of the disused quarries forms a perfect arena for the World Stone Skimming Championships. The championships are held every year on the last Sunday in September. Anyone of any age and any level of skill can enter. Each competitor is allowed 3 skims using specially selected Easdale slate skimming stones. For a skim to qualify…

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October 2017

Craggy Island Triathlon

October 7, 2017 - October 8, 2017
Kerrera Ferry, Oban United Kingdom

Unique in the UK and probably the World, the Craggy Island Triathlon will have you swimming across the sound from the mainland to an island to start your race. How cool is that?. The island in this case is the rugged spectacular and completely unspoilt Isle of Kerrera, just off the West coast of Scotland near the busy town and harbour of Oban. The race is entirely off-road (there are no roads on the island, so there’s not much choice about that!),…

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November 2017

Appin Arts & Crafts Fair

November 25, 2017 - November 26, 2017
Appin Hall, Appin United Kingdom

A chance to browse and buy arts and crafts from our talented local artisans. Free parking and entry. **Artists/Crafters** Tables available from £15,00. Please contact me on 07799310592 or 01631730070

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September 2018

Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final

September 15, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mossfield Stadium, Oban United Kingdom

Shinty’s Big Day Out The 2018 Tulloch Homes Camanachd Cup Final is the premier competition for shinty, the “Greatest Day” in the annual shinty calendar, attracting thousands of spectators and broadcast live by BBC Scotland across TV, radio and online platforms. First contested in 1896, this event is the final game of shinty’s national knock-out cup competition, and is a brilliant opportunity to watch two of the top teams in what’s sure to be an exciting sporting spectacle! Throw-up is…

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October 2018

Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life

October 15, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Corran Halls, Oban United Kingdom

Join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories in a show that is both entertaining and informative as well as being suitable for all the family. With 35 years experience of filming wildlife in some of the most remote places on the planet, from the Arctic to some of the deepest of oceans, Doug highlights the most challenging assignments of his career. Find out if snow leopards or leopard seals are the most…

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November 2018

Charlie Landsborough

November 9, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Corran Halls, Oban United Kingdom
£23.50

British Country Music Association’s Hall of Fame Star Charlie Landsborough performs at the Corran Halls on Friday 9th November. All tickets £23.50, reserved seating, available now from the box office 01631 567333

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July 2019

West Highland Yachting Week

July 26 - August 2

Scotland's largest yachting event - West Highland Yachting Week provides a spectacle of sail on the west coast of Scotland based around Craobh Marina, Oban and Tobermory from the end of July to the beginning of August each year.

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August 2019

Tower 10’s @ Oban Lorne RFC

August 10
Oban Lorne RFC, Glencruitten Club House
Oban,

10-a-side Rugby All teams welcome Dj & party at night email for entry form: obanlornerfc@gmail.com

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September 2019

The World Stone Skimming Championship

September 29
Easdale Island Community Hall, Easdale
by Oban, United Kingdom

The World Stone Skimming Championship is a fabulous annual event for all the family. Sunday 29th September registration starts from 10am -1pm or until the first 350 competitors have registered. Only 30 mins south of Oban. Family day out to participate, watch the events and join in the fun. Individual & team entrance – registration on the island. 2 minute ferry crossing. BBQ, Tea,coffee, home baking, soup, Merchandise Stall selling T-shirt,Hoodies, Hats with logo design, Tombola, Facepainting balloon design, Live…

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