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Café Play

Café Play Cafe Play opened in December 2018 and from the outset they discovered an outpouring of support via Facebook. It's clearly a venue that is offering something valuable to parents in and around Perth. We popped over for a visit to find out more about this new...

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St William of Perth

There can not be many cities in the country that has had one of its former inhabitants canonised and created a Saint.  The City of Perth has its own saint and here is his story.

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Picture Perfect Perthshire

It’s no secret Perthshire has some of the best viewpoints in Scotland. From rolling hills and hidden lochs to idyllic towns and ancient castles and palaces – there’s enough natural beauty to keep any avid photographer content for weeks.

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A Wilder Scotland in Perth: RSGS Talk

It wasn’t long ago that wild forests stretched their fingers across much of Scotland. Beavers and cranes found sanctuary in extensive wetlands, salmon and trout filled Scotland's rivers, and lynx, wolf and wild boar stalked woodland glades. Today, Scotland has become...

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Mary Queen of Scots and Loch Leven Castle

January saw the opening of a new film about Mary Queen of Scots, and although I have yet still to go to the Playhouse in Perth to watch the film,  I thought I would write about a famous event involving Mary that took place in Perth and Kinross – the imprisonment of the queen at Loch Leven Castle.

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Free and low-cost things to do in Perth and Perthshire

It’s that time of year when we’re all trying to live on a budget after Christmas. But we still want to get out and have fun, don’t we? So we’ve compiled a cracking list of 20 – yes, 20! – free or low-cost activities for you and the family to do over the coming weeks. Hope you enjoy them!

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8 Ways to Celebrate Burns Night in Perthshire

Burns night is celebrated annually on Robert Burns birthday on the 25th January.It’s a night to pay tribute to the great poet’s life and works, and to Scottish Culture.

Are you having a big family feast of haggis, neeps and tatties and raising a dram? Or do you fancy going out to an organised shindig with ceilidh dancing and lots of Burns entertainment?

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Four Go Wild in Wellies is back on the road!

Indepen-dance 4 is delighted to be back out on tour in February and March with Four Go Wild in Wellies, its award-winning show for 3-5 year olds. Featuring bobble hats, scarves, tents that have a life of their own and, of course, lots of fun in wellies, the show has...

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Perth Riverside Light Nights

Brighten up those winter nights with one of the high points of the Perth City Centre calendar – the return of the Perth Riverside Light Nights. Following a variety of themes visit the winter wonderland at Norie Miller Park on the banks of the River Tay to enjoy...

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Winter break in Perthshire?

Feeling the post-Christmas blues? Why not cheer yourself up by taking a break to Perthshire. There are many great deals on accommodation at over this winter so come to enjoy all that Perth has to offer.

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