[BOOK] Oban’s 200th Birthday Celebrations

Oban 200 Photobook

A beautiful photobook by Wee Beauty Photography remembering Oban’s 200th birthday celebrations in July of this year. A great gift for someone no longer in Oban or just as a wee memento of the festivities. Please help to spread the word. “We are really pleased to announce the launch of our first photo book. Ten Days in July is a colour rich documentation of the people, places and events that took place in Oban this year during the towns bicentenary celebrations. The book comes in the splendid 8?x10? landscape size and in a range of formats. We have the standard softcover book and for the true photo book lovers we have the hardcover with image wrap or dust jacket. Both … Read more

[VIDEO] Oban Strip The Willow Breaks World Record

Oban Strip The Willow World Record

“Hundreds of people turned out for a Scottish country dancing world record attempt in Oban, Argyll. Crowds filled the streets around the piers and along the esplanade in Oban Bay to take part in a Strip the Willow dance at 1830 BST on Saturday.  People formed into groups of eight and danced for five minutes to music by world-famous piper Angus MacColl.  It has not yet been confirmed whether they beat the record set in 2000, when 1,917 people danced in Edinburgh.  Organisers said everyone who took part in the Oban Bay event was given a badge saying “I’ve stripped for Oban”.  The event was part of Oban’s Bicentenary Celebrations.” Source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-14177251 To plan a trip to Oban check out our … Read more