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.

Ring of Breadalbane Explorer Bus

The Explorer bus commences on Sunday 1st June and conclude on Sunday 19th October, operating on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Sundays in the months of June, September and October and also on Saturdays in July and August.  Sweeney's of Muthill, near Crieff will run the clockwise Crieff – Comrie – St Fillans – Lochearnhead – Killin – Kenmore – Aberfeldy – Crieff route.  Kingshouse Travel of Balquhidder will operate an anti-clockwise Killin – Lochearnhead – St Fillans – Comrie – Crieff – Aberfeldy – Kenmore – Killin circuit.  The hop-on hop-off circular service calls at all of the major tourist attractions in the area.  In an extension of the service, the Explorer will operate four (4) complete circuits on operating days from 9am until after 9pm, allowing passengers, for example, to attend early evening performances at The Birks Cinema in Aberfeldy.

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

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.

Music at the Old Mill - Don Nicolson

Friday 3rd October
Music at the Old Mill - Don Nicolson
Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry, PH16 5BH
Don is a rare talent worth checking out. Complex guitar picking and looping techniques make the lyrics come to life. Admission is free of charge and music starts from 9PM  Tel:- 01796 474020 

Music at the Old Mill - The Blues Incentive featur

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

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

A selection of 6 plays;
Pitlochry Festival Theatre Port Na Craig, Pitlochry,  PH16 5DR  
A selection of 6 plays including;
Whisky Kisses a funny, romantic and exuberant new Scottish Musical.
3rd 8pm,4th 2pm,8th 8pm,13th 2pm,18th 2pm,20th 8pm,25th 2pm,26th 8pm,
Perfect Days by Liz Lochhead 
5th 8pm,11th 8pm,16th 8pm, 17th 2pm 24th 8pm,29th 8pm,
The Admirable Crichton by J.M Barrie
2nd 8pm, 3rd 2pm,10th 8pm,15th 8pm,20th 2pm,27th 8pm
The Yellow on the Broom by Anne Downie
4th 8pm,9th 8pm,10th 2pm, 17th 8pm 22nd 8pm,27th 2pm,
Passing Places by Stephen Greenhorn
6th 8pm,12th 8pm,18th 8pm, 23rd 8pm,24th 2pm,
Mr Bolfry by James Bridie
1st 8pm,6th 2pm,11th 2pm,13th 8pm,19th 8pm,25th 8pm,30th 8pm
Tel: Box Office: 01796 484 626

Red alert – Forestry Commission Walk 10am – 12.30

Thursday 18th September 10am – 12.30
Red alert – Forestry Commission Walk
Weem Car Park one mile west of Aberfeldy on the B846 to Tummel Bridge. OS Grid Reference: NN839495
Enjoy the discoveries of the world-famous plant hunters, Douglas and Menzies, in stunning scenery near Castle Menzies.
Charge: Adults: £3.50 Children £2.00 Tel :01350 727284 www.forestry.gov.uk

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

Twilight Golf

Twilight Golf - take advantage of the long summer evenings and play golf for only £20 every day after 4pm. Pitlochry Golf Club
Golf Course Road, Pitlochry, Perthshire
PH16 5QY Tel: 01796 472 792

Fozzie at the Old Mill Inn

Friday 19th September from 9pm
Fozzie at the Old Mill Inn,

Mill Lane, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross PH16 5BH. Free Entry. Tel:- 01796 474020Fozzie, the front runner of The Clachies. At the heart of it all is a one man music machine.

Discover trees walk 1pm-3pm

Saturday 20th 1pm-3pm
Discover trees walk
Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld PH8 0HH
Take an educational stroll through the woods with the
ranger. Adult £3, concession/member £2, child £1.Tel. 01350 727 337 E//mail. lochofthelowes@swt.org.uk http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/loch-of-the-lowes/

Doors Open Days in Perth & Kinross

Doors Open Days in Perth & Kinross

Sat 20 and Sun 21 Sept
Doors Open Day is the Scottish celebration of European Heritage Days, and is an annual event in September that gives you and your family the opportunity to visit historic and other interesting buildings that aren’t usually open to the public, free of charge. The Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust coordinates and funds the Doors Open Day programme for Perth and Kinross. Blair Atholl Village & Church Halls will be open (11-4 on Sat and 2-4 on Sun).   

GT’s BoosBand at the Old Mill Inn

Saturday 20th September from 9pm
GT’s BoosBand at the Old Mill Inn

Mill Lane, Pitlochry, Perth and Kinross PH16 5BH. Free Entry. Tel:- 01796 474020
A blues-rock sound, similar at times to Gary Moore, at other times the sounds in the clubs of the Southside of Chicago and then again the British Rhythm & Blues sound of the 60’s

Logierait Country Market 10am - 2pm

Saturday 20th September 10am - 2pm
Logierait Country Market 
Mill of Logierait Farm Pitlochry PH9 OLH
There will be a good selection of local Produce, Crafts and Collectables on sale, as well as Live Traditional Music to listen to. The Farms own Narrow Gauge Railway will run from 11am, and there will be hot food and refreshments available. Mill of Logierait Farm PH9 0LH, is just off the A9 at Ballinluig, South of Pitlochry on the Aberfeldy road. Local buses will stop at the gate. Tel: 07860 472 102 www.highlandlightrailway.co.uk

Tremendous trees family fun days 11am-4pm

Saturday 20th and Sunday 21st 11am-4pm
Tremendous trees family fun days
Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld PH8 0HH
Get to know your oaks from your beeches this autumn with quizzes and a children’s scavenger hunt!
Tel. 01350 727 337 E//mail. lochofthelowes@swt.org.uk http://scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/visit/loch-of-the-lowes/

The Ivor Novello Story by John Cairney 8pm

Sunday 21st September  8pm
The Ivor Novello Story by John Cairney
Pitlochry Festival Theatre Port Na Craig, Pitlochry PH16 5DR

Ivor Novello’s story and songs including Some Day My Heart Will Awake, Keep The Home Fires Burning and We’ll Gather Lilacs are brought to life beautifully by two singers, an actor and a pianist. Prepare yourself for a refined evening of romance, nostalgia and showbiz glamour! Tickets £18.50 Tel: 01796 484626 e.mail boxoffice@PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com
www.PitlochryFestivalTheatre.com

Conservation of a 13th century cathedral.

24 September 2014 - 10am and 1pm
Dunkeld Cathedral, Cathedral Street, Dunkeld, PH8 0AW
Join a 2 hour tour to see conservation in action on the ruined nave and tower of this stunning and important centre of the early Scottish church. Gain an insight with the Historic Scotland conservation and maintenance team into the history, significance and conservation of a 13th century cathedral and its setting. The event will provide the opportunity to see on-going masonry consolidation of a section of the un-roofed nave. Structural considerations and technical assessments for the conservation of masonry will be discussed, and delegates can opt to access the scaffold to see close-to specialist conservation of masonry including new carved sections and wallhead treatment. Times: 10:00am to 12noon. 1pm to 3pm. Entry- £20.00 (Historic Scotland members will receive a 10% discount on tickets). For additional info Hazel Johnson, 0131 668 8683

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