Perth and Kinross Events

The city hosts a wide variety of events across the year – we look forward to welcoming you to Perth!

Oct
19
Fri
2018
Black Watch Museum: There but not there
Oct 19 all-day
Black Watch Museum: There but not there

11th August – 11th November 2018

Price Included in Museum entry

To conclude our centenary programme The Black Watch Castle and Museum will host a There But Not There silhouette installation from 11th August until 11th November 2018. This project will be linked to the There But Not There national initiative to educate all generations about the ultimate sacrifice made during the First World War.

Our display will feature a 6ft outdoor Tommy sculpture with 13 silhouettes placed throughout the venue creating a remembrance trail for visitors. Each silhouette is our way of commemorating a small number of the many Black Watch soldiers who displayed courage and bravery, making the ultimate sacrifice. The experience includes an exhibition which shares artefacts that have been kept for years by soldiers’ families as a way of remembering the fathers, sons, brothers, cousins and uncles who did not return from the conflict.

Enchanted Forest
Oct 19 all-day
Enchanted Forest

Set amidst the stunning Autumn woodland of Forestry Commission Scotland’s Faskally Wood in Highland Perthshire, The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light event.

Current winner of UK’s Best Cultural Event, the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Award for Best Outdoor Festival as well as Scotland’s Best Large Event you can be sure of a warm welcome at this woodland wonderland that dazzles and delights.

Provisional dates for our 2018 show are 4th October – 4th November 2018. For advance notice of tickets going on sale sign up to our ticket alert newsletter HERE.

Oct
20
Sat
2018
Black Watch Museum: There but not there
Oct 20 all-day
Black Watch Museum: There but not there

11th August – 11th November 2018

Price Included in Museum entry

To conclude our centenary programme The Black Watch Castle and Museum will host a There But Not There silhouette installation from 11th August until 11th November 2018. This project will be linked to the There But Not There national initiative to educate all generations about the ultimate sacrifice made during the First World War.

Our display will feature a 6ft outdoor Tommy sculpture with 13 silhouettes placed throughout the venue creating a remembrance trail for visitors. Each silhouette is our way of commemorating a small number of the many Black Watch soldiers who displayed courage and bravery, making the ultimate sacrifice. The experience includes an exhibition which shares artefacts that have been kept for years by soldiers’ families as a way of remembering the fathers, sons, brothers, cousins and uncles who did not return from the conflict.

Enchanted Forest
Oct 20 all-day
Enchanted Forest

Set amidst the stunning Autumn woodland of Forestry Commission Scotland’s Faskally Wood in Highland Perthshire, The Enchanted Forest is Scotland’s premier sound and light event.

Current winner of UK’s Best Cultural Event, the Scottish Outdoor Leisure Award for Best Outdoor Festival as well as Scotland’s Best Large Event you can be sure of a warm welcome at this woodland wonderland that dazzles and delights.

Provisional dates for our 2018 show are 4th October – 4th November 2018. For advance notice of tickets going on sale sign up to our ticket alert newsletter HERE.

End of Season Curry Bash at King James VI @ King James VI Golf Course
Oct 20 all-day
End of Season Curry Bash at King James VI @ King James VI Golf Course

While North Inch may be known as the first place King James IV played golf, the course named after his descendent, King James VI, has the distinction of being the only self contained island course in the country. Founded in 1858 and moved to Moncrieffe Island in 1897, King James VI remains one of the oldest surviving golf clubs in the UK.

The course is accessible only by foot but also offers a unique view of the city of Perth on the other side of the River Tay, which you can catch glimpses of throw the tree lined fairways and bunkers. Like its neighbour on the nearby North Inch – perfect for a jam packed golf weekend – the city centre is within walking distance and makes for an ideal city break this Summer. Visitors are welcome to try out the full 18 hole course, then enjoy food and drink in the adjacent clubhouse.

Your Place – Our Future – Public Engagement Event @ King Edward Street
Oct 20 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Your Place - Our Future - Public Engagement Event @ King Edward Street  | Western Australia | Australia
An event for the public to come and find out more about placemaking projects and investment in active travel within Perth.
Dicuss how we can have healthier streets, which benefit the environment, local economy and social wellbeing. Also find out more about the sustainable Travel from Get on the Go
Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Chicago – Extra week added! @ Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm
Pitlochry Festival Theatre: Chicago - Extra week added! @ Pitlochry Festival Theatre | Scotland | United Kingdom

Book by Fred Ebb & Bob Fosse: Music by John Kander: Lyrics by Fred Ebb – Based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins

All That Jazz • Razzle Dazzle • When You’re Good to Mama • Mr Cellophane • Cell Block Tango

Chicago. The Roaring 20s. The Jazz Age. And for the homicidally inclined, a new career option beckons – celebrity! When ambitious chorus girl Roxie Hart murders her no-good lover and convinces her hapless husband, Amos, to take the rap, it looks like case closed… until Amos discovers that Roxie hasn’t been entirely straight with him and rats her out…

Awaiting trial at the Cook County jail, Roxie meets infamous show girl and “Merry Murderess” Velma Kelly, who’s the darling of the tabloid press. Why? Because femme fatales and cold-blooded killings sell papers! Roxie quickly learns that the justice system is just another branch of showbiz: to make it to the top (or get acquitted), you need the best connected agent (or hot-shot lawyer) in your corner – like charismatic counsel for the defence, Billy Flynn.

With Billy selling the press a very different version of Roxie’s crime, Roxie soon becomes the toast of Chicago and knocks a decidedly unhappy Velma off the front pages – only for another sordid murder to steal Roxie’s limelight…

So what now for Roxie and Velma? How can they grab the headlines – again! – and get their careers back on track?

The longest-running American musical in Broadway and West End history, Chicago returns to its vaudeville roots in this spectacular show that delivers wit, pizazz and red hot jazz!

Tickets can be purchased from www.PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com or by phoning Box Office on 01796 484 626. A booking fee of £1.75 will be added to all purchases.

The 306: Dusk @ Perth Theatre
Oct 20 @ 2:00 pm
The 306: Dusk @ Perth Theatre

A National Theatre Scotland and Perth Theatre production, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW

Written by Oliver Emanuel
Composed by Gareth Williams
Directed by Wils Wilson

2018. Armistice Day. A pregnant school teacher on a trip to the battlefields goes AWOL in a wood whilst on a personal mission of remembrance. An injured veteran of the Iraq war relives the nightmare of battle. A blindfolded soldier wakes up after 100 years to hear the birds singing once more…

The 306: Dusk is a new piece of music theatre about memory and forgetting, friendship and betrayal, exploring what the Great War means to us today. From the 2-minute silence at 11am to dusk that same day, three disparate characters, a string quartet and a choir of voices from the past and present will show how our world is shaped by the war to end all wars.

The 306: Dusk is co-commissioned with 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary and is the concluding part of the 306 Trilogy, following 2016’s premiere The 306: Dawn, and last year’s performances of The 306: Day.

The 306: Dusk is funded by the Gannochy Trust, and supported by The Cross Trust, The Forteviot Charitable Trust, The Jimmie Cairncross Charitable Trust and The Thomson Charitable Trust.

Please see the full performance guide for pricing information.

The 306: Dusk @ Perth Theatre
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
The 306: Dusk @ Perth Theatre

A National Theatre Scotland and Perth Theatre production, co-commissioned by 14-18 NOW

Written by Oliver Emanuel
Composed by Gareth Williams
Directed by Wils Wilson

2018. Armistice Day. A pregnant school teacher on a trip to the battlefields goes AWOL in a wood whilst on a personal mission of remembrance. An injured veteran of the Iraq war relives the nightmare of battle. A blindfolded soldier wakes up after 100 years to hear the birds singing once more…

The 306: Dusk is a new piece of music theatre about memory and forgetting, friendship and betrayal, exploring what the Great War means to us today. From the 2-minute silence at 11am to dusk that same day, three disparate characters, a string quartet and a choir of voices from the past and present will show how our world is shaped by the war to end all wars.

The 306: Dusk is co-commissioned with 14-18 NOW, the UK’s arts programme for the First World War centenary and is the concluding part of the 306 Trilogy, following 2016’s premiere The 306: Dawn, and last year’s performances of The 306: Day.

The 306: Dusk is funded by the Gannochy Trust, and supported by The Cross Trust, The Forteviot Charitable Trust, The Jimmie Cairncross Charitable Trust and The Thomson Charitable Trust.

Please see the full performance guide for pricing information.

The Cavern Beatles @ Perth Concert Hall
Oct 20 @ 7:30 pm
The Cavern Beatles @ Perth Concert Hall

In 1963, The Beatles embarked on their first major tours of the UK. Towards the end of that year, the term ‘Beatlemania’ was coined to describe the effect that the Fab Four from Liverpool were having on audiences.

40 years on, The Cavern Beatles present those same songs that still sound as fresh and vibrant as they did when the Mersey Sound was first unleashed on the UK. It’s a Magical History Tour through the works of the greatest pop music phenomenon ever seen. Replicating, in both sight and sound, the excitement and energy of Beatlemania, the psychedelic era of Sgt. Pepper, and the creative masterpieces of The White Album and Abbey Road.

Costume changes and lighting complement the changes in musical complexity as the show develops to its breathtaking climax.

www.cavernbeatles.com