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Little Stars: Baby

Dates:
Fri 27 Apr: 11:00am - Fri 22 Jun: 11:00am

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s. Our fun-filled workshops, are tailored to engage and inspire.

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Little Stars: Creative Play (3-5yrs)

Dates:
Fri 27 Apr: 3:45pm - Fri 22 Jun: 3:45pm

Little Stars: Creative Play is our programme for under 5s.

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Perth Strathspey & Reel Society

Dates:
Sun 29 Apr: 7:00pm

Returning to Perth Theatre for its Annual Fiddlers’ Rally is this popular local orchestra, founded in 1989, and still going strong.

Multiple Venues

A Six Inch Layer of Topsoil and the Fact it Rains

Dates:
Thu 3 May: 7:30pm - Sat 19 May: 7:30pm

In spring last year, Perth Theatre’s Artistic Director Lu Kemp and playwright Kieran Hurley set off around rural Perthshire to speak with you, the people who live on this land, about rural life. 

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Animals

Dates:
Fri 4 May: 10:00am - Sat 5 May: 2:00pm

ANIMALS is a show about... animals. Big ones, little ones, wild ones, tame ones.

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Choreographic Sharings

Dates:
Sat 5 May: 3:00pm

Join professional choreographers-in-residence Danielle Tyrer, Kathryn Spence and Agathe Girard for an informal sharing of their work in progress.

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Baba Yaga

Dates:
Wed 9 May: 1:30pm - Thu 10 May: 1:30pm

Vaselina lives the quiet life, safely tucked away on the third floor of a very tall apartment block eating noodles (not spicy) and polishing her beloved spoon collection.

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Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 12 May: 10:30am

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

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Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 12 May: 12:00pm

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

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Unrest

Dates:
Wed 16 May: 7:30pm

Cert : 12A; 2017; 97 mins; English

Ticketed Free entry (donations welcome)

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Rossini's Greatest Arias

Dates:
Fri 18 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

A thrilling concert of highlights from Rossini’s greatest operas – his serious ones!

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The Nutcracker and I

Dates:
Sat 19 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Nutcracker and I by Alexandra Dariescu, is a new and innovative 50-minute live performance based on the magical Christmas story, for anyone who dares to dream with a pianist, ballerina and exquisite digital animations. 

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Ruby Wax: Frazzled

Dates:
Sun 20 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Drop dead gorgeous, sassy and smart, Ruby Wax brings her new one-woman show to the stage.

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An Evening with the Rev Richard Coles

Dates:
Mon 21 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

The Rev Richard Coles is one of the few celebrities to have successfully bridged the gap between pop music and the pulpit, but whatever the medium, the message he broadcasts is essentially witty, thought-provoking and always interesting.

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Emma Johnson

Dates:
Wed 23 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

In Clarinet Goes to Town Emma Johnson traces the roots of traditional American jazz whilst paying tribute to some of the greatest clarinettists of all time.

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Between The Crosses

Dates:
Thu 24 May: 6:45pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Between the recorded interviews, between the military records, between the silence, this new play explores a soldier’s untold emotional journey.

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An Evening with Eric and Ern

Dates:
Thu 24 May: 8:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

This is a brilliant homage crammed full of renditions of those famous comedy sketches, that hits all the right notes!

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An Evening with Donald Maxwell

Dates:
Fri 25 May: 7:30pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Donald Maxwell launches his first farewell tour at this year's Perth Festival.

St John's Kirk

Music on a Saturday Morning with Hannah Fisher and Friends

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 11:00am

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

This is the latest in our series of concerts where we feature musicians, who from the area, and have decided to make their careers in music.

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Val McDermid in discussion with Fred MacAulay

Dates:
Sat 26 May: 3:00pm

Perth Festival of the Arts presents

Val McDermid is one of the biggest names in crime writing. Her novels have been translated into 30 languages, sold over 10 million copies worldwide.

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An Introduction to Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream

Dates:
Mon 4 Jun: 10:00am

Come and join our Artistic Director Lu Kemp in exploring Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream in its original form, and in a new Scots version by Scotland’s former Makar Liz Lochhead.

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Ricky Ross

Dates:
Fri 8 Jun: 8:00pm

Ricky Ross formed Deacon Blue over 30 years ago.

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Perth Theatre Tour

Dates:
Sat 9 Jun: 10:30am

Step behind the scenes and discover the history of Perth Theatre

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Fred MacAulay

Dates:
Sat 9 Jun: 8:00pm

To celebrate his 30 years of stand-up, Fred is touring Scotland with his 30 Years On tour, which promises to be a masterclass in the art of stand-up.

Critics' Awards for Theatre in Scotland 2018

Dates:
Sun 10 Jun: 4:00pm

A highlight of the Scottish theatre calendar, CATS celebrates the actors, directors, playwrights and other theatre artists who have made the most thrilling contributions of the year.

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Blossom

Dates:
Thu 14 Jun: 7:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre S3-4 present

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Autism Youth Theatre Showcase

Dates:
Fri 15 Jun: 5:30pm

Autism Youth Theatre present

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Play or Pass?

Dates:
Fri 15 Jun: 7:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre S1 -2 present

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A Space to...

Dates:
Sat 16 Jun: 2:00pm - Sat 16 Jun: 8:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre Seniors present

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Horsecross Youth Music & Dance Showcase

Dates:
Sat 16 Jun: 7:00pm

Horsecross Glee Juniors, Seniors, Streetcrew and Perth Youth Dance Company present

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Perth Youth Theatre P1-3 Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 1:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre P1-3 Juniors present

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Perth Youth Theatre P4-7a Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 2:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7a Juniors present

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Perth Youth Theatre P4-7b Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 2:30pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7b Juniors present

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Perth Youth Theatre P4-7c Showcase

Dates:
Sun 17 Jun: 3:00pm

Perth Youth Theatre P4-7c Juniors present

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Perth Theatre Youth Take Over

Dates:
Sat 23 Jun: 9:00am

As part of Perth's Diverse CiTay Festival young people will take over Perth Theatre for the day. 

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Alice in Wonderland Summer School - Seniors (10-18 yrs)

Dates:
Mon 2 Jul: 9:30am

Featuring your favourite characters and songs this summer school will be a great experience for anyone with a passion for performing.

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The African Music Experience

Dates:
Sat 7 Jul: 7:30pm

Zambian singer-songwriter Ccippo Makwembo subtly combines R&B, jazz, folk, reggae, salsa and gospel into his African sound.

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Alice in Wonderland Summer School - Juniors (5-9yrs)

Dates:
Mon 9 Jul: 9:30am

Featuring your favourite characters and songs this summer school will be a great experience for anyone with a passion for performing.

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Blue Rose Code/The Bevvy Sisters with Southern Fried Voices

Dates:
Sat 28 Jul: 2:00pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Both artists will be joined by our community choir, Southern Fried Voices on a few songs.

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Darrell Scott/Amythyst Kiah

Dates:
Sun 29 Jul: 2:00pm

Southern Fried Festival 2018

Darrell Scott is not only one of the finest songwriters in Nashville, but a stunning singer, a phenomenal guitar player and a gifted multi-instrumentalist to boot.

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Roberto Cassani and Owen Nicholson

Dates:
Mon 24 Sep: 8:00pm

For the past 10 years, Roberto Cassani, born in Milan, adopted by Scotland, resident of Perth, has been trying to convince people that good music and humour can live happily in the same songs. 

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Roddy Woomble

Dates:
Mon 1 Oct: 8:00pm

Idlewild frontman Roddy Woomble has also built a parallel career as a leading voice in the indie folk scene over the past decade.

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Daniel Sloss: X

Dates:
Sun 18 Nov: 7:30pm

Only 27 but fast becoming one of the world's biggest comedy names, Scotland's own Daniel Sloss makes an overdue return to Perth.

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Jimeoin - Result!

Dates:
Thu 7 Feb: 7:30pm

An evening of world class stand-up as the Irishman from Australia brings his brilliantly observed, ever-evolving and hilarious comedy to Perth, fresh from a smash-hit New York off-Broadway season with his latest sell out tour.