New future for former Perth church

Perth & Kinross Council has today (Monday 5 December 2016) confirmed that a bid has been submitted to purchase the dilapidated St Paul’s Church in the centre of Perth, and transform it into a new public space. The privately-owned Category…

Mix of modern and tradition for St Andrews Day in Perth

Perth and Kinross's St Andrew's Day celebrations offer the perfect blend of modern entertainment and civic traditions on Sunday, November 27 2016. There's something for everyone from a pipe band and procession through the city, to live music…

Perth Christmas Lights Switch-On after party announced

Exciting news about Perth Christmas Lights Switch-On – the fun will last even longer with a fantastic after party line-up! The after party on 19 November 2016 will run from 7.30 pm – 9.00 pm, and will see even more live music on the three…

Perth Melts Into Chocolate Heaven

It will be chocolate heaven in Perth High Street on 19 and 20 November when Scotland’s Outdoor Festival of Chocolate 2016 takes place. The event is part of the City's Winter Festival celebrations. Scotland’s Outdoor Chocolate Festival…

Dougie MacLean to lead community cultural clans

The programme for the Community Cultural Celebration on 20 November is finalised, with Perthshire folk legend Dougie MacLean OBE leading the grande finale of cultural 'clans' at 5pm on Tay Street. The event will showcase local creativity…

Professor Green, Fleur East and Slade to rock Perth's biggest ever Christmas party

Perth's Christmas Light Switch-On event on Saturday 19 November is shaping up to be a real show-stopper, with rapper Professor Green, X Factor runner-up Fleur East, and 70s glam rockers Slade, all confirmed as part of a fantastic line-up of…

Do you want to join a Clan?

As part of our UK City of Culture 2021 bid, a Community Cultural Celebration is being held on November 20 in Perth and we are looking for volunteers to be a part of the celebrations. We are looking for people to form a clan and take part…

£500,000 investment to attract tourists to Perth and Kinross

Members of the Strategic Policy & Resources Committee of Perth & Kinross Council have today (Wednesday 21 August 2016) backed a call from local traders to promote the region to the tune of £500,000. Councillor Ian Miller, Leader…

Zuppa!- The Great Perthshire Soup Competition

Perthshire is famed for its food and drink. From field to fork, or spoon, it is part of our culture – part of who we are. And nothing about food speaks better to family, community and heritage than soup! Like the diversity of our…

Hackers to boost Perth tourism offer

Computer coders & developers are being called to bring their skills and enthusiasm to Perth College UHI for a weekend 'Tourism Hackathon' next month. The event, organised by Perth & Kinross Council and Perth College UHI, is…