News in Perth City:

Old Green Kayak Challenge

Old Green Kayak Challenge

As part of Visit Scotland’s Year of History, Heritage & Archaeology in conjunction with Jane from Special Branch Baskets, Piotr Gudan from Outdoor Explore is planning to take a nearly 60 years old kayak down River Tay. Starting at Killin and heading toward Coupar Angus, 85km away!

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Day Out From Perth – Aberfeldy

Day Out From Perth – Aberfeldy

A day out to the popular Highland town of Aberfeldy is a regular treat for me and my family. However, because there’s so much to do in the town and surrounding area, there are still lots of fun-filled and interesting things that we haven’t done yet. So we’re excited to see what’s in store.

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Summer Events

Summer Events

There are huge range of events planned this Summer with truly something for everyone. We have selected a few of our favourites but for full listings please – visit the What’s On Section.

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Explore Perth City & Perthshire this National Walking Month

Explore Perth City & Perthshire this National Walking Month

May is National Walking month. We’ve compiled some of our favourite walks within Perth & Perthshire. From the long distance route of the Cateran Trail to exploring Perth City Centre and The River Tay. There’s nowhere quite like Perthshire to pull on your walking shoes. Whether you’re a seasoned walker looking for a challenge or just want to get out of the house for a leisurely stroll, you will find a walk to suit your needs in every area of the region.

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Upcoming Events

Jun
27
Tue
2017
4:45 pm The Chinese State Circus – Dynasty @ South Inch
The Chinese State Circus – Dynasty @ South Inch
Jun 27 @ 4:45 pm – Jun 28 @ 9:30 pm
The internationally acclaimed Chinese State Circus is coming back, returning to its roots in an innovatively spectacular new production – “DYNASTY”. The incomparable Chinese State Circus will be playing at South Inch, Perth from Tuesday[...]
Jun
28
Wed
2017
all-day Castlelaw Hillfort – The Big Di...
Castlelaw Hillfort – The Big Di...
Jun 28 all-day
Castlelaw Hillfort  - The Big Dig! Abernethy
First excavated over 100 years ago TayLP are returning to excavate the impressive timber laced fort that once stood near Abernethy. Local volunteers are welcome to help with the excavations and discover more of the[...]
all-day Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Jun 28 all-day
Encore @ Perth Concert Hall
Join us for Encore as we continue to explore the relationship of visual and performing arts, teaming up with festivals of dance and drama, music and cinema to bring you newly commissioned works by Jolanta[...]
all-day Perthshire’s Lost Houses @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Perthshire’s Lost Houses @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Jun 28 all-day
Perthshire's Lost Houses @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Since 1945, Scotland has lost over 200 of its great country houses, a significant number of which were located in Perthshire. Through photographs, drawings and surviving artefacts, this exhibition reconstructs the story of Perthshire’s lost[...]
all-day Picts & Pixels
Picts & Pixels
Jun 28 all-day
Picts & Pixels
Unravel the mystery of the Picts and explore their world through CGI. See Pictish carved stones displayed alongside virtual reconstructions of the Forteviot Pictish burial site and Moredun Top Iron Age hillfort. Learn about the[...]
all-day The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Jun 28 all-day
The Carpow Logboat Returns @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Travel back to prehistory in the refurbished Beginnings: The Story of Perth gallery. Hear the story of the making, use and discovery of the 3,000 year old Bronze Age logboat, excavated by archaeologists from the[...]
all-day Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
Jun 28 all-day
Voices of the River by Frances Law @ Perth Museum & Art Gallery
This community visual art project, led by local artist Frances Law, challenges traditional approaches to archaeology. Groups from Coupar Angus re-tell their stories through the archaeological process of classification and identification with objects retrieved from[...]
9:30 am Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Exploring the Ancient Sites of H...
Jun 28 @ 9:30 am – 3:30 pm
Exploring the Ancient Sites of Highland Perthshire: Drumderg
Learn how to accurately use maps & compass and read the landscape to discover ancient sites, find hidden remains in a natural way, and enjoy walking in remote areas safely. The first of 8 practical[...]
10:00 am Around the Garden by Morag Knight @ The Ruthven Gallery
Around the Garden by Morag Knight @ The Ruthven Gallery
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Around the Garden by Morag Knight @ The Ruthven Gallery
Paintings from around the Japanese garden at Cowden and further afield. This exhibition captures the garden in its wild glory before the trees and shrubs were chopped back, shown alongside the beautiful Faskally Woods and[...]
10:00 am Innerpeffray Library Special Exh... @ Innerpeffray Library
Innerpeffray Library Special Exh... @ Innerpeffray Library
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 4:45 pm
Innerpeffray Library Special Exhibition @ Innerpeffray Library
Unique exhibition tracking the service personnel who used the Library in 1917.  An opportunity to visit this historic Library, the first free lending Library in Scotland, founded in 1680. Wednesday to Saturday, 1000 to 1245,[...]