Perth has always been a place for Pioneers who have shaped not just Scotland but the modern world.  As part of our bid we want to champion our Perth Pioneers of today.  Why not nominate your choice for #PerthPioneer by filling out the form here.

Debra Salem

The Unstoppable Maker of Music!

Frank To

Art Lecturer at Perth College

Helen Grant


Aaron de la Hayé


Iliyana Nedkova

Curator of Contemporary Art

Robert McMillan

Youth Football Coach

Ryan Hannigan

Designer & Painter

Yunior Aguiar Perdomo

Contemporary Artist and Lecturer

Iain Burnett

Highland Chocolatier

Frank Burger-Seed

Local Businessman

Becky Minto

Freelance Stage Designer

Andy Chan

Chairman of PKAVS

Jason Blyth

Music teacher & Songwriter

Jean Squires

Bookmark Festival

Cornelia Weinmann

Artist & Designer

Jon Plunkett


Louise Robertson

Children’s Author

Jim Mackintosh

Poet in Residence

Jim Mackintosh

Birnam Arts and Conference Centre

Raising the cultural quality of life

Adventure Circus

Dreaming big