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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 - 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
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!
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 email@example.com www.birnamarts.com
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.
Digital landscape photography courses
Loch of the Lowes, Dunkeld PH8 0HH
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.
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
Friday 24th October - Sunday 2nd November 2014
Perthshire Amber - The Dougie MacLean Festival
Various Venues, Perthshire, PH1 4AB
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
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
Saturday 25th October 10am
The 41st Glenfiddich Piping Championship
Blair Castle Blair Atholl PH18 5TL
The Glenfiddich Piping Championship was established in 1974 to inspire and stimulate the world's finest individual pipers, and to seek the best overall exponents of ceol mor or piobaireachd (the great music) and ceol beag (the little music). Blair castle provides a spectacular backdrop for this thrilling musical event.
Tickets available on the door or Tel: 0845 602 1974 e.mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Cinema, Live Event/Broadcasts
The Birks Cinema PO Box 7517 Aberfeldy PH15 2WH
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
Last Sunday of the Month 3pm
The Taybank Tay Terrace Dunkeld PH8 0AQ
Every month we hold a Blues Sunday and a Sunday Jazz Jam - excellent afternoon sessions in the bar from 3.30pm.
Sunday 26th October 2pm - 5.30pm
Glenfiddich Fiddle Championship
Blair Castle, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5TL
The Fiddle competition was added to the piping championships in 1989, to reward, encourage and perpetuate the art of fiddle playing throughout the world. 2014 celebrates the competition's 25th year with eight finalists selected to compete following successes throughout the year.
Monday 27th October 11.30am – 1.00pm
Daylight Enchantment – 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. All in totally natural Daylight.
Fri 31st October and Sat 1st November
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
Friday 31st October and Saturday 1st November 11am – 4pm
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
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