What's On in Highland Perthshire

The Event information on this page is supplied by www.HighlandPerthshire.com. While every effort is made to ensure the information is accurate all times, we strongly recommend that you check the details with the venue before committing yourselves.

Blair Castle Enchanted Forest Offer

3rd to 26th October
Blair Castle Enchanted Forest Offer
Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, PH18 5TL Tel:- 01796 481207

20% discount to Blair Castle and Gardens with an Enchanted Forest Ticket. From 12th (excluding 25th and 26th) Children will be able toi take part in the Deer Detectives activities which includes a fact hunt around the castle, visit to the deer park, outdoor woodland hunt, antler inspection, story telling and colouring. Free with castle entry.

Enchanted Forest 2 for 1 Offer

Enchanted Forest 2 for 1 Offer - Daily
Highland Safaris Red Deer Encounter
Aberfekdy, Perthshire PH15 2JQ Tel:- 01887 820071

All you have to do is Book your Red deer Centre encounter 12 noon and 2pm daily and show your Enchanted Forest Ticket (or stubs) for the offer. An excellent chance to get close to red deer and Barn Owl. www.HighlandSafaris.net 

Beatrix Potter Interactive Exhibition and Garden

Daily 10am - 4.30pm
Beatrix Potter Interactive Exhibition and Garden
Birnam Arts & Conference Centre Station Road Birnam Dunkeld PH8 0DS
Suitable for adults and children alike housing a history section and a Victorian play area. £3 per person Tel: box office 01350 727674 admin@birnaminstitute.com www.birnamarts.com 

Blair Castle - 9.30am - 5.30pm

Tuesday 1st April - 31st October daily 9.30am - 5.30pm
Blair Castle - 
Blair Castle Blair Atholl PH18 5TL
As 2014 is Scotland's Year of Homecoming, the main highlight of the tour will be a focus on the profound effect that the Great War had on the family of the 7th Duke. Follow the story of Blair Castle being transformed into a Red Cross hospital, and how in WW2 the castle was needed to house evacuees from Glasgow.
Full Price £9.90, Conc Price £8.40 Child Price £5.95  Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.
Tel:01796 481207 www.atholl-estates.co.uk

Digital landscape photography courses

Throughout October
Digital landscape photography courses
Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld PH8 0HH
Bespoke and one-to-one tuition based around Loch of the Lowes with Ron Walsh. Call for dates, details and prices. Booking Essential. Tel. 01350 727 337 E//mail. lochofthelowes@swt.org.uk http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/loch-of-the-lowes/

Land Rover Wildlife Safaris

1 April – 31 October
Land Rover Wildlife Safaris
Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry PH18 5TL
Discover Atholl Estates’ beautiful and diverse
landscape and native wildlife on a 4x4 tour with an
expert guide. Adult £36, Child £20 Booking essential, call 01796 481355.

Pitlochry Festival Theatre October Plays

A selection of 7 plays;
Pitlochry Festival Theatre
Port Na Craig, Pitlochry,  PH16 5DR
A selection of 7 plays including;
Whisky Kisses a funny, romantic and exuberant new Scottish Musical.
1st 8pm, 2nd 2pm,7th 8pm, 8th 2pm,13th 8pm,16th 2pm,18th 8pm.
Perfect Days by Liz Lochhead
4th 2pm,11th 8pm,16th 8pm
The Admirable Crichton by J.M Barrie
3rd 8pm,9th 8pm,15th 8pm,
The Yellow on the Broom by Anne Downie
4th 8pm,10th 8pm,14th 8pm, 15th 2pm,
Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn
2nd 8pm,6th 8pm, 11th 2pm,17th 8pm
Mr Bolfry by James Bridie
1st 2pm,8th 8pm 9th 2pm,18th 2pm
The Ladykillers 23rd 8pm.24th 8pm, 25th 2pm & 8pm, 28th 8pm, 29th 2pm & 8pm, 30th 2pm & 8pm, 31st 8pm.
Tel: Box Office: 01796 484 626

Red Deer Encounter. 12.30hrs

Daily April - October 
10am 12noon & 2pm 
The Red Deer and Barn Owl 
Highland Safaris, Dull, By Aberfeldy, Perthshire, PH15 2JQ
Come face to face with Britain’s largest native land mammal – the majestic Red Deer and meet and encounter our tame Barn Owl in a hands on demonstration as well as discovering the natural wonders of Highland Perth shire on a fun and inspiring short walk. 
60 mins includes deer Food & knowledgeable Safari Ranger and a Badge for Children £8 per person £25 for a family of 4 Tel: 01887 820071 

Squirrel Scampers 10.30am – 12.00 midday

Monday 20th October 10.30am – 12.00 midday
Squirrel Scampers
Atholl Estates Ranger Service - Meet: Glen Tilt Car Park
Find out more about our treetop friends. Who for: Children £2 Tel: 01796 481355, or email pf@atholl-estates.co.uk

The Birks Cinema - Cinema, Live Event/Broadcasts

Continuous Events
Cinema, Live Event/Broadcasts
The Birks Cinema PO Box 7517 Aberfeldy PH15 2WH
see website for details & listings book online or Tel 0871 902 5754 www.birkscinema.co.uk

The Enchanted Forest 2014

Each evening 3rd October - 26th October. 
The Enchanted Forest
Faskally Woods Pitlochry
The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire's multi-award winning sound and light show, The 2014 show, elemental, sees the return of the creative team that put together the successful 2013 show, with lighting design by Kate Bonney and Simon Hayes, sound design and composition by RJ McConnell, and orchestral compositions by Jon Beales. The Enchanted Forest will take place from Friday 3rd - Sunday 26th October 2014 at Faskally Wood near Pitlochry. For further information please visit www.EnchantedForest.org.uk

Autumn Art 2pm - 5pm

Wednesday 22nd October 2pm – 4pm
Autumn Art
Meet at The Hermitage Lower car park Dunkeld
Join the rangers for an afternoon of wild art in the woods at the Hermitage.  Suitable for families with 5 – 12 year olds.
Children £2 Accompanying adults free No booking required Tel: Dunkeld Area Office 0844 493 2192 www.nts.org

Autumn Watch – Forestry Comm Walk 11.30am – 1.00pm

Thursday 23th October 11.30am – 1.00pm
Autumn Watch – Forestry Commission Walk
Faskally Car Park Pitlochry off the B8019, approximately 1 mile north-west of Pitlochry.
OS Grid Reference: NN 922 591.
The wood is ablaze with autumn colour.  Enjoy Perthshire's golds, reds and yellows in Faskally Wood, by Pitlochry. Bring your camera
Charge: Adults: £3.50 Children £2.00 Tel :01350 727284 www.forestry.gov.uk

The Lady Killers

23rd October to 15th November
The Lady Killers
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Port Na Craig, Pitlochry,  PH16 5DR Tel:- 01796 484 626

This brand new adaptation of the Ealing classic, written by Graham Linehan, the BAFTA and Emmy-award winning television comedy writer and director (co-creator and writer of Father Ted, Black Books and The IT Crowd) had both the critics and audiences in raptures during its recent smash-hit West End run. Pitlochry Festival Theatre is delighted to be staging the Scottish première production of this brilliant new/old comedy!

Celtic Acoustic Music Session

Every Thursday 7pm to 10.30pm
Celtic Acoustic Music Session
Upstairs Birks Cinema Bar, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2DA

You are welcome to join to play or just listen as like minded people share a variety of music from folk, blues, bluegrass or instrumental. Free entry. Contact Doug 01887 820165

Celtic acoustic music session 7pm - 10.30pm

Every Thursday 7pm - 10.30pm
Celtic acoustic music session
Birks Cinema Aberfeldy
We would like to welcome you to our session, to plaly or just listen with like minded people sharing a variety of music, from folk, blues, bluegrass or instrumental. Enjoy an evening of free music in the comfort of the upstairs cinema bar with a drink and a song Tel Doug 01887 820165

Fantastic Fungi 10am - 12noon

Friday 24th October 10am – 12noon
Fantastic Fungi
Meet at The Hermitage Lower car park Dunkeld
Fungi foray for beginners, includes basic I.D skills and folklore
Adults £4 Children £2 Tel: Dunkeld Area Office 0844 493 2192 www.nts.org

Music at the Old Mill - Scott MacDonald

Friday 24th October 
Music at the Old Mill - Scott MacDonald
Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry, PH16 5BH
Singer/songwriter from Glasgow plays acoustic guitar and harmonica driven music.  Supports include: Seasick Steve, Bert Jansch, Martin Stephenson & Eddie Reader. Admission is free of charge and music starts from 9PM  Tel:- 01796 474020

Perthshire Amber - The Dougie MacLean Festival

Friday 24th October - Sunday 2nd November 2014
Perthshire Amber - The Dougie MacLean Festival
Various Venues, Perthshire, PH1 4AB

Music at the Old Mill - Blues Charlotte Marshall

Saturday 25th October 
Music at the Old Mill - The Blues Incentive featuring Charlotte Marshall
Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry, PH16 5BH
A rare performance by this fabulous Funk & Blues band.  Playing originals and covers with superb singer Charlotte Marshall…..not to be missed! Admission is free of charge and music starts from 9PM  Tel:- 01796 474020