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Oban Winter Festival: 16th – 25th November 2012

November 12, 2012 by admin

Once again Oban is hosting a Winter Festival fortnight in November to get you ready for the coming festive season. All the main businesses in Oban are taking part such as; Dunollie Castle ‘The 1745 house’ with castle tours, carriage rides and cream teas most days, Oban Phoenix Cinema is showcasing family classics such as Polar Express and The Railway Children.

Winter fun in the snow at Loch Melfort Hotel.

Winter fun in the snow at Loch Melfort Hotel.

Atlantis Sports Centre and Kilbowie Outdoor Centre have a range of activities such as express skating, gorge walking and dry slope skiing whilst The War and Peace Museum is open daily for tours.

The fortnight is finished off with a lantern parade leaving from Corran Halls. If you wish to visit and fancy making a weekend of it, check out our Special Offers or phone us on 0843 886 0233 direct to grab a bargain.

Friday 16th

Ballet West ‘Winter Wonderland’ 7pm Corran Halls £10/£8
Art Auction Regent Hotel 7pm
Pipe Band Family Ceilidh Argyllshire Gathering £7.50/£5
Festival Film ‘Harry Potter’ Oban Cinema £5/£4 (come dressed as a character from the book)
Atlantis Express skating 12-6 £3.50 Family ticket £10.00

Saturday 17th

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Food and Drink Market, Oban Distillery 10.30-4pm free
Dry Ski Slope Kilbowie Outdoor Centre 9.30-12.30pm
1.30-4.30pm £8 book on 01631 563287
Gorge Walking Kilbowie Outdoor Centre £8
Cycling Kilbowie Outdoor Centre £8
Victorian Market and Food Stalls Caledonian Hotel 2-7pm
Reindeer Parade down George Street to Station Square leaving Corran Halls 5pm
Festival Film Happy Feet Oban Cinema 1pm £5/£4
Little Women Oban Cinema 3pm £5/£4
Roller Express Atlantis Leisure 10am-6pm

Sunday 18th

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Winter Wonderland with Live Wood Carving, Sea Life Centre 10-5pm £5
Festival Film Polar Express Oban Cinema 3.30 £3
Castle Tours, carriage rides & cream teas, Dunollie House 1pm & 3pm £3
Cook-a-long with kids Alex Needham at The Waterfront Restaurant

Monday 19th

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Victorian Puddings Workshop Dunollie House book 570550 2pm £5
Sequence Choir In Concert Corran Halls
Christmas Canapé Ideas Kitchen Garden 7pm £5
Art Exhibition: Competition entries
Festival Film 39 Steps 7pm £5/£4

Tuesday 20th November

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm admission free
Sam’s Student Lecture part 2 Oban Cinema 7pm free
Festival Film Gangs of New York Oban Cinema 8.30pm £5/£4
Art Exhibition: Competition entries
Cocktail Master class Sloan’s 7pm £10

Wednesday 21st November

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm admission free
Music Workshops Corran Halls
Christmas Flower Demonstration Argyllshire Gathering 7.30 £10
Great Train Robbery Oban Cinema 8.30 £5/£4
Bruce MacGregor in Concert Corran Halls 7.30 £12/10

Thursday 22nd

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Gaelic Carols by Candlelight Dunollie House 7.30 £10
Music Workshop Corran Halls
Chocolate Shop Late Opening Tasting Music and Demonstrations Open ‘till 9pm
Festival Film Gone with the Wind Oban Cinema 1pm & 8pm £5/£4
Festival Film Sherlock Holmes A Game Of Shadows 5.30 £5/£4

Friday 23rd

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Vintage Fashion Show Glencruitten Church Hall 7.30 £10
Ghost Walk Dunollie House 7pm £5/£2.50
Lecture by Dr H Style 7.30pm
Big Fat Electric Ceilidh Corran Halls

Saturday 24th

War & Peace Museum open daily 10am-4pm, free
Festival Film Polar Express Oban Cinema 1pm £3
Festival Film Railway Children Oban Cinema 3pm £5/£4
Winter Fairground Corran Halls
Animal Aid Craft Fair Corran Halls 11am-3pm
Dry Ski Slope Kilbowie 9.30-12.30pm 1.30-4.30pm £8
Gorge Walking Kilbowie 9.30-12.30 1.30-4.30pm £8
Cycling Kilbowie 9.30-12.30pm 1.30-4.30pm £8
Santa Dash Atlantis Leisure 1.30pm
Comedy Club Extravaganza Corran Halls 8pm £12/£10

Sunday 25th

Winter Fairground Corran Halls
Children’s Market Corran Halls 12-4pm free
Massed Choir & entertainment Corran Halls 12-4pm free
Festival Film Polar Express Oban Cinema 3pm £3
Carriage Rides Dunollie House
Lantern Parade Corran Halls 5pm