Derelict School to Become Creative Exchange Hub

A vacant former primary school in Perth city centre will be transformed into a creative hub in a project spearheaded by Perth and Kinross Council. The £3m+ regeneration project will see the derelict St John’s Primary School be transformed…

Perth Music Expo granted funding from Perth 2021

A group from Perth College UHI has been awarded £1,500 in investment from the Perth 2021 Creative Communities Fund. The funding will be used to stage the Perth Music Expo 2017 which will be organised by Perth College lecturers Andrew Dyce and…

St John’s Shopping Centre Supports Perth 2021

The St John’s Shopping Centre has announced that its backing Perth’s bid to be the next UK City of Culture in 2021. The St John’s centre first opened its doors to the public in 1986 as a major part of the redevelopment of the city centre…

Provost Officially Opens Touring Exhibition at Perth College (UHI)

The Provost, Liz Grant, officially opened a touring nationwide exhibition on Tuesday 7th March at Perth College UHI. The exhibition focuses on the experience of people from ethnic minority communities who have come to live in Scotland and their…

College Tech Group Awarded Cultural Funding

A technology reuse centre at Perth College has been awarded £1,350 to help fund a cultural event, which aims to influence the mind-sets of consumers, what electronics they are buying and what they’re throwing away. The Culture of Consumers…

Perth 2021 Hands Over Cheque for ‘Stories in Stone’ Event

A local community group is looking to bring ancient Pictish and Celtic stones to life to mark the opening of a new church and community hub in St Madoes. The St Madoes and Kinfauns Parish Church has been awarded £1,500 from the Perth 2021…

Perth 2021 Awards First Funding to Creative Community Group

A local community arts and culture group has been awarded £1,500 in investment from the Perth 2021 Creative Communities Fund. The Art in Mind project is run by the Perth Creative Community Collaborative (Perth CCC) and aims to increase the…

Perth 2021 and Young Scot Join Forces to Champion Young Heroes

The Young Scot Citylink bus tour arrived outside City Hall this morning to support Perth’s bid for UK City of Culture 2021 and to encourage local young people to nominate their heroes in the Young Scot Awards 2017. Young Scot was joined…

You said, we listened!

We are pleased to announce that an incredible 1,877 people have made their voices heard in our UK City of Culture community consultation. Our survey ran from August 2016 to January 2017 and we asked the people of Perth and Kinross what culture…