Winter Festival Comedy Night
An evening packed with laughs with Viv Gee (One of Scotland’s top female comics & poet as lovable as she is foul mouthed), Allan J Park (A one man gag machine travel all across the world including sell out shows in Canada), Stephen Buchanan (One of Scotland’s most up and coming comics including the winner of the prestigious BBC Comedy award 2018) and John Gavin (Scottish comedian of the year and star of BBC’s Scot Squad).
There is a bar available at the Masonic Hall on the evening.
Tickets (£10) available from Macbeth Currie Estate Agent’s in Kinross or Light Up Your Heart in Milnahort or online through TicketWeb
For more information go to www.kleo.org.uk
In 2017, Charlie began a 9,000km triathlon along the perceived border between Europe and Asia. But Following the Line was not just an endurance feat, it was an exploration into what it means to be Asian or European. In this talk, Charlie discusses what divides or unites the peoples either side of the line, and comments on the diversity of landscape, environment, religion and culture along the border between East and West.
Professor Sue Black is known the world over for her work as a forensic anthropologist and anatomist. From uncovering war crimes in Kosovo to identifying bodies in the Indian Ocean tsunami, she’s returned bodies to their loved ones, often years after they disappeared.
Dr Shepherd takes nothing for granted in the pursuit of truth. Each post-mortem is a detective story in its own right – and Shepherd has performed over 23,000 of them and involved in some of the most high-profile cases of recent times.
How do these extraordinary people manage to separate work and the rest of their life – and what happens when those lines blur? Sue and Richard will discuss this and some of the extraordinary cases they’ve covered in their long careers. Q&A session and book-signing.
7.30pm – 9.00pm | £14.50
Jonny is a successful hill and fell runner. In an exhilarating story of runners who go to high places, he explores the history and culture of the sport, and meets the legends who are revered for their extraordinary endurance. Discovering the insatiable lure of the hills led Jonny to the supreme test of mountain running: Ramsay’s Round – a daunting 60-mile circuit of twenty-three mountains, climbing the equivalent height of Mount Everest and culminating on Ben Nevis, to be completed within twenty-four hours. Did he manage it? Find out in Jonny’s talk – illustrated with some of the incredible photographs as well as maps contained within his book.
10.00am – 11.00am | £8.50
The Queen has had corgis by her side ever since she was seven years old and persuaded her father to buy one for the family. The dogs are the Queen’s constant companions and Jenny’s book reveals the scraps and scrapes in which the dogs have been involved.
Daughter of Sir John Junor and school-mate of Princess Anne, journalist, TV presenter and popular writer, Penny Junor is possibly best known for her royal biographies, originating with Diana: Princess of Wales, earning her the label of ‘royal expert’. This is a fascinating and affectionate look at the Queen and her most faithful companions on what really makes our much-loved and longest reigning monarch truly light up.
3.00pm – 4.00pm | £8.50
Menopause Festival returns to Perth Theatre, bigger and better with presentations, marketplace stalls, creative workshops, film, panel discussions and stand-up comedy.
Come along, have fun, make friends and help start conversations about menopause and the third stage of life. All ages and genders welcome.