News in Perth City:
The winter snow is finally disappearing, the crocuses are emerging and the nights are lighter. Easter is on the way! Perth and Perthshire are fantastic places to visit and spend some time during the chocolate season – there’s so much to do, see and, most importantly, eat! Feast your eyes on our Top 10 Reasons to “egg-sperience” our lovely county at Easter time.read more
For as long as I can remember dogs have been a big part of our family. The first dogs we had were two Dobermans, later on followed collies, a dachshund and now Baxter our Lhasa Apso. As all dog lovers will understand dogs are a massive part of the family and it’s great being able to include them in more than just a walk in the park.read more
My dynamic crew decided they could wait no longer for the temperature to start rising.read more
A Lens on Life in Africa – Photographer Harry Hook Shares Stories and Images from his Adventures in Africa
Having spent over 40 years taking photographs in Africa it’s fair to say that Harry Hook knows a thing or two about this wonderful continent. The collection of images he has amassed is astounding: vivid, dramatic, unusual and deeply intriguing. And the stories behind the pictures are equally fascinating too, shedding remarkable and emotional perspectives on the day-to-day lives of people across Africa.
The RSGS is delighted to announce that esteemed photographer Harry Hook will be presenting a richly illustrated public lecture about his photographic adventures in Africa on Tuesday 13th March in Perth. His talk will be the last of the 2017/18 Inspiring People series in Perth.
This year 2018 sees the 100 anniversary of the Representation of the People Act, which gave women the vote. The rights for women came after what can only be described as an all out war on the government by militant Suffragettes and Perthshire was to feature prominently in this struggle.read more
Perth and Perthshire are vibrant cultural centres where audiences can choose from a wealth of shows, exhibitions, gigs and workshops. There’s so much to choose from, so we’ve collected the cultural highlights for you in one place – all you have to do is choose what you’d like to do and see!read more
We are looking for young traders and street performers, age 16 to 26-year-old, who would like a FREE market pitch or street performance space at this years DiverseCiTay Festival.
We want the young people of Perthshire to show off their hidden talents and bedroom businesses as we celebrate the diverse culture of residents across Perthshire.
We are expecting over 10,000 attendees at our Festival so this is a great opportunity to strut your stuff!read more
Scotland’s first ever Year of Young People is happening in 2018. It aims to inspire all ages through its young people (8-26) by celebrating their achievements, valuing their contributions to communities and creating new opportunities for them to shine on a local and global stage.
Young people are at the heart of designing, developing and deciding what they want the year to be. The Scottish Government is working with youth partners and the events and tourism sector to deliver activities and experiences for communities across Scotland to enjoy and discover more about our amazing young people.read more
BBC Music’s Biggest Weekend is coming to Perth as part of a four day music event across four nations. Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Simple Minds, Amy MacDonald and The Shires will all be performing at Scone Palace on Saturday 26th May.read more
We are delighted to announce some more brilliant acts joining us at Scone Palace for the BBC Radio 2 and the BBC Radio 3 #BiggestWeekend!
Breabach, Karine Polwart and Eddi Reader are the newest acts to be added to the line-up, and we can’t wait to welcome them to Perth City Centre!!
Tickets are still available for the Friday night but make sure you get your tickets soon before they are gone!
The countdown is on for the most exciting live music event of the Summer, as BBC Music, Radio 2 and Radio 3 join forces to bring two days of spectacular performances to Scone Palace.read more