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.

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 

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!

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.

Perthshire Amber - The Dougie MacLean Festival

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

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
http://www.PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com

Red Deer Encounter. 12.30hrs

Daily April - October 
10am 12noon & 2pm 
The Red Deer and Barn Owl 
Encounter
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 

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

Aberfeldy Festival

Fri 31st October and Sat 1st November
Aberfeldy Festival
Various Venues,
(Town Hall, Birks Cinema, Schiehallion Bar, Town walks).
Now in its 5th year, the Aberfeldy Festival is a celebration of Scottish art, literature, music and food. Aberfeldy has a thriving artist community and combined with a terrific book shop and art galleries makes it a superb weekend. Friday and Saturday Bands play in Town Hall (doors open 6.30pm, start 7.30pm). Friday 12.30 to 2pm Corbenic Poetry Path. Saturday 10am to 4pm Market in the Square. Tickets via the web site www.AberfeldyFestival.co.uk

Hallowe’en Crafts 11am – 4pm

Friday 31st October and Saturday 1st November 11am – 4pm
Hallowe’en Crafts
Killiecrankie visitor centre Killiecrankie, Pitlochry, PH16 5LG
Call in anytime throughout the day to have a go at some spooky Hallowe’en crafts and activities.  Suitable for families with 5 – 12 year olds. Price Children £2 Accompanying adults free No booking required Killiecrankie Visitor Centre 0844 4932194 Dunkeld Area Office 0844 4932192 www.nts.org

Music at the Old Mill - Skip Hunter

Friday 31st October
Music at the Old Mill - Skip Hunter
Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry, PH16 5BH
This one man uses a looper which means it sounds like more than one guitar and a harmonizer for backing vocals.  From the Beatles to Blues, Bowie to country, Dylan to pop and even a bit of slide guitar on certain songs. Admission is free of charge and music starts from 9PM  Tel:- 01796 474020

Spooks & Sacrifice - Celtic Samhain Festival 7-9pm

Friday 31st October 7-9pm
Spooks & Sacrifice - Celtic Samhain Festival
The Scottish Crannog Centre Kenmore Loch Tay PH15 2HY
Come in ‘guise’ to celebrate Samhain, the Celtic Festival marking the end of the harvest and the beginning of the darker half of the year and the predecessor to Halloween.  Flaming torches, bonfires, storytelling and much more. Booking essential.
Tel. 01887 830583  info@crannog.co.uk  www.crannog.co.uk

Annual fireworks display

Saturday 1 November 6pm
Annual Fireworks Display
Blair Atholl Golf Club Invertilt Rd, Bridge of Tilt, Blair Atholl PH18 5TE

There will be a fancy dress competition for children ( judging at 6.30pm ) with the display commencing at 7pm. Soup/ Stovies will be available for sale and the bar will be open. Entry is free but any donations would be gratefully received. The golf club would wish to thank Blair Atholl Area Tourist Association for supporting the event. Tel: 01796 481407

Grandtully Fireworks

1st November 6pm
Grandtully Fireworks
Grandtully Recreation Ground.
The bonfire will be lit at 6pm and fiorwroks from 6.30pm. Entry £3 adults, £1 Kigds.Under 5's free. All kidsw must be accompanied. Hot food on sale. Parking at Scottish Canoe Associations Car Park at the Old Station Yard. Sparklers are banned, but you can buy glowsticks and bracelets for 50p. 

Pitlochry Festival Theatre November Plays

Pitlochry Festival Theatre Port Na Craig, Pitlochry, PH16 5DR
The Laydykillers. 1st 2pm & 8pm, 4th 8pm, 5th 2pm & 8pm, 6th 2pm & 8pm, 7th 8pm, 8th 2pm & 8pm, 11th 8pm, 12th 2pm & 8pm, 13th 2pm & 8pm, 14th 8pm, 15th 2pm & 8pm
Miracle on 34th Street from 28th November - 21st December Tel: Box Office: 01796 484 626
www.PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com

The Red Deer and Barn Owl Encounter 12noon

Every Day November - March 12noon
The Red Deer and Barn Owl Encounter
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 www.highlandsafaris.net

Music in Blair Atholl

Music in Blair Atholl at 3.00pm.         The Steading, Blair Atholl, PH18 5TR Recital by William Howard - Piano Schubert - 3 Klavierstucke; SUK- Love Song; Grandos the Maiden and the Nightingale; Kreisler/Rachmaninov Liebeslied; Liszt - Arr. songs by Mendelssohn, Schubert and Chopin - Barcarolle, Ballad no.4 For Tickets and information:Gordon@thesteading.demon.co.uk Tel: 01796 481230

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