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World’s “most remote” nightclub opening this year on Scottish island

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A new nightclub, thought to be the world’s “most remote”, is set to open its doors this year.

The music venue, created by pop-up promoters Detour Discotheque will be based on the Isle of Coll — a tiny island within the Inner Hebrides of Scotland.

The 250-capacity nightclub will be taking over Coll’s community centre, the island currently has a population of around 200 people.

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Detour Discotheque has previously worked on parties at “the edge of the world” in Iceland.

The collective work between the UK, Iceland and now Scotland with local support in the local area where the events are due to take place.

Running for two nights from September 22 and 23 you can reach the island by taking the CalMac ferry from Oban.

Names announced to play the venue include Auntie Flo, Free Love and Coll’s own Cosmic Ceilidh Band.

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“Detour Discotheque is back for another spellbinding weekend,” organiser Jonny Ensall said in a statement according to DJ Mag.

“The event is a wormhole that opens in unexpected places around planet Earth, and this year that cosmic phenomenon is happening on Coll – a tiny Scottish island famous for its star-filled skies.

“It’s all about community – bringing disco-lovers and Coll residents together for two nights of unabashed joy, amid plenty of stunning nature and with the Milky Way to admire above us.”

Get tickets to the world’s “most remote” nightclub here.

Becky Buckle is Mixmag’s Video and Editorial Assistant, follow her on Twitter

Written by: Tim Hopkins

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