Learning and Engagement is at the heart of Horsecross Arts. We are committed to providing life-enhancing drama, music and dance workshops, projects, events and resources for people of all ages and abilities. We work in our venues, local community and educational settings to create bespoke inspirational projects.

Our Learning and Engagement team are the broker between our artists and our audiences, ensuring our artists’ work is informed and enriched by our local community and that our communities are given access to the artistic process.

For more information please call our Learning and Engagement team on 01738 477729 or email engagement@horsecross.co.uk

Young People

We offer a range of weekly classes in both drama and music for children and young people.


We provide a range of opportunities for adults to explore their creativity or discuss local and global issues. Everyone is welcome.

Schools and Nurseries

The Learning and Engagement team at Horsecross offers a broad programme to encourage your school's engagement with Perth Theatre and Perth Concert Hall.


Perthshire poet Jim Mackintosh has woven people’s personal memories and hopes for live performances together to create the film poem Unlock

The Gordon Duncan Experience

The Gordon Duncan Experience plays and creates music rooted in Scottish traditions with influences from jazz, rock, pop, blues and classical.

Saintees on Stage

Two Perth institutions, St. Johnstone FC and Perth Theatre are teaming up to create a new show about the club and the role it plays in the city.

Little Amal

On Wed 10 November, Little Amal will meet and accompany over a hundred school children down by the Clyde on her journey towards COP26, marking the culmination of artist residencies in schools in Glasgow and Perthshire that explored climate and migrant justice.