In Tobermory

Macgochan's Pub, Ledaig (tel. 01688/302-350;, is an old traditional pub that has free Scottish music most nights from 9pm to 1:30am. There's also a game room with a pool table. The Mishnish Hotel, Main Street (tel. 01688/302-009;, is a faux-traditional pub featuring Scottish music nightly. In pleasant weather, you can get a breath of fresh air in the beer garden.

In Dervaig

Located 14km (8 2/3 miles) west of Tobermory, the Mull Little Theatre, Tobermory-Dervaig Road (tel. 01688/302-673;, is indeed quite small, with an audience capacity of 43 people for the dramas staged inside a former byre (stable). The season runs from Easter to September, with visiting companies, as well as the small-but-capable Mull Theater Company, filling the bill. Adult tickets run £10; seniors, students, and children pay £6. Tickets should be reserved in advance. There's no seat allocation, so arrive early.

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