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“Great community entertainment” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs

Baddeck Gathering Ceilidhs
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Brampton, Ontario
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56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
“Great community entertainment”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2014

What a great show for $10. You have to get to these shows early because they do fill fast because of the very small venue.

Visited August 2014
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Not to be missed!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

Wonderful music and cultural experience, great sense of community. Was a highlight of our trip! The local tourist guides sent us there, and we're so glad they did.

Visited August 2014
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Royal Oak
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123 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
“What Fun!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2014

My 8 year old and I both really enjoyed the gathering. There are different musicians every night. We had a singer-song writer, a pianist and a fiddler. The singer sang some of his own songs and all three played traditional Cape Breton celtic music. Four couples volunteered for the dancing, which was fun to watch. We sat next to some local women, so this is not just something for tourists.

Visited August 2014
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Derry, New Hampshire
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23 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Excellent evening in Baddeck”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2014

Friends had suggested we attend a Ceilidh while visiting Cape Breton and we're happy we did. Great fiddle and piano music, some step dancing, but also a tremendous education in Keltic history and tradition. Jennifer Bowman, our fiddler, was superb!. She plays M, W F evenings ans is great fun.

Visited August 2014
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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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73 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
“Fun”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

Lots of fun and the musicians (piano, fiddle, and guitar players) were very personable and talented. Also provided interesting information about the various kinds of music they were playing - jigs, reels, marches, etc. Lots of fun and worth taking in as part of the Cape Breton experience.

Visited August 2014
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