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The Perth Show Held annually at South Inch

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Perth; Scottish Gaelic: Peairt) is a city in central Scotland, located on the banks of the River Tay. It is the administrative centre of Perth and Kinross council area and the historic county town of Perthshire. According to a 2008 estimate, Perth has a population of 44,820. Perth has been known as The Fair City since the publication of the story Fair Maid of Perth by Scottish writer Sir Walter Scott in 1828. During the later medieval period the town was also called St John's Toun or Saint Johnstoun by its inhabitants in reference to the main church dedicated to St John the Baptist. (Improve this description or add photos)

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Jul 2017
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29th Jul 2017 lunchtime
Would you like the chance to sing with professional musicians at a main stage gig in Perth Concert Hall during this year's Southern Fried Festival? 18+ This summer we are running a special 10th Anni... read more
Jul 2017
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29th Jul 2017 2.30pm
Born in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1946, Loudon Wainwright III came to fame when Dead Skunk became a Top 20 hit in 1972. One of the most distinctive American songwriters there is, he masterfully c... read more
Jul 2017
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29th Jul 2017 10.45pm
With Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express and Cyndi Cain plus Peter Bruntnell, Danni Nicholls and artists tbc in The Songwriter Sessions. Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express (12.15am) Cyndi Cai... read more
Jul 2017
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30th Jul 2017 2.30pm
American roots music - blues, country, old-time, rock'n'roll and folk - has been central to his own work which is also shot through with an acute pop sensibility. Country in particular, has cast a lon... read more
Jul 2017
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30th Jul 2017 2.30pm
We close the festival with a specially created show to celebrate Southern Fried’s 10th birthday and the 150th Anniversary of Canada’s foundation. North Star will see some of Scotland’s finest music... read more
Aug 2017
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1st Aug 2017 6pm
Creative dance classes for adults with mental or physical disabilities. Led by expert tutors, these classes will help participants gain confidence and increase their flexibility, musicality and pos... read more
Aug 2017
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4th Aug 2017 7.30pm
George Gershwin An American in Paris Andrew Norman Percussion Concerto Switch (Scottish premiere) Aaron Copland Symphony No 3 Colin Currie, soloist Thierry Fischer, conductor The Americas is ... read more
Aug 2017
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13th Aug 2017
Running Cycling Heavy Weights Tug-of-war Solo Piping Highland Dance Special events: Pipe Band Contest, Grades 1, 11, 111, 1V. Also, Cycling 1000 Metres Championsh... read more
Aug 2017
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19th Aug 2017 1.00-5.30pm
Exel Wines ‘Home of Whisky Festival’ will once again return to the Salutation Hotel, Perth on Saturday 19 August 2017 between 1-5.30pm. As well as having the opportunity to taste some fine drams fr... read more
Aug 2017
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19th Aug 2017 8pm
Outstanding traditional musicians perform the first music written for a 19th century Polyphon machine for over 100 years. Described by Songlines as 'a future classic' and by Acoustic Magazine as 'a... read more
Aug 2017
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19th Aug 2017 8pm
Foyer + Norie-Miller Studio, Perth Concert Hall Scotland's specialist event dedicated to all things beading and jewellery making is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year with exhibitors from acr... read more
Aug 2017
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22nd Aug 2017 6pm
Creative dance classes for adults with mental or physical disabilities. Led by expert tutors, these classes will help participants gain confidence and increase their flexibility, musicality and pos... read more
Aug 2017
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26th Aug 2017 2pm
FUNBOX presents UNDERWATER ADVENTURE Anchors away with Anya, Gary and Kevin (formerly the stars of The Singing Kettle) for their all new show for 2017 – UNDERWATER ADVENTURE where they voyage benea... read more
Aug 2017
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29th Aug 2017 7.30pm
For more information visit www.peacetraintheshow.com The internationally acclaimed Cat Stevens experience Peace Train – The Cat Stevens Story is to receive its UK premiere in a nationwide tour. In... read more
Sep 2017
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8th Sep 2017 7.30pm
The Celtic Sessions present Skerryvore entered 2017 having, once again, been recognised as the Live Act of the Year 2016 at the MG Alba Scottish Traditional Music Awards, an award they previously w... read more
Sep 2017
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10th Sep 2017 8pm
Jimmy Carr will distil everything we love to laugh at and be shocked by into an incredible, unparalleled night of hilarity. Jimmy is gathering a selection of his very best jokes along with brand ne... read more
Sep 2017
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25th Sep 2017 7.30pm
Colin Gold stars in this emotional celebration of Britain's own Elvis featuring most of his 29 hits, backed by Billy's own band. A shy young 19 year old Liverpudlian songwriter called Ronnie Wycher... read more
Oct 2017
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4th Oct 2017 7.30pm
Perthshire Society of Natural Science Dame Evelyn Glennie in Conversation To celebrate its 150th anniversary year the Perthshire Society of Natural Science, one of Scotland's oldest learned socie... read more
Oct 2017
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6th Oct 2017 8pm
Thank You for the Music - The ultimate tribute to ABBA and the Bee Gees. Friday night and the lights are low... Perth Concert Hall is the place to go... join the fantabba-ulous party of the year as... read more
Oct 2017
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10th Oct 2017 7.30pm
Without doubt this is the most explosive 60’s show currently touring the UK arriving in Perth for one night only! Five legendary acts - Mike Pender (the original voice of The Searchers) Chris Farlo... read more
Oct 2017
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13th Oct 2017 7.30pm
The world's best Eagles tribute celebrate 40 years of the legendary album Hotel California and perform the band's greatest hits. Building on the phenomenal success of their 2015 European Tour, the... read more
Oct 2017
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18th Oct 2017 7.30pm
Michael Kiwanuka gained widespread critical acclaim with his debut album, 2012’s Home Again and in the same year won the BBC’s Sound of 2012 poll. Although he owns a unique and distinctively soulful c... read more
Oct 2017
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24th Oct 2017 7.30pm
The star of countless West End and Broadway hits sings favourite songs from a long and glittering career in an unmissable show. The First Lady of Musical Theatre Elaine Paige has performed live in ... read more
Oct 2017
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30th Oct 2017 7.30pm
Sandy Kelly stars in this enthralling tribute to the music, life and times of one of the biggest ever country music stars. An evening of song, laughter and legendary stories is promised when you c... read more
Nov 2017
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12th Nov 2017 8pm
The British Comedy Award nominee and star of Live At The Apollo and 8 Out Of 10 Cats is embarking on a nationwide tour to complain about the state of the world and offer no solutions. Since his las... read more
Nov 2017
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16th Nov 2017 7.30pm
Following on from her smash hit 2016 tour Lulu returns with her biggest tour yet! There is one overriding influence in the life of this acclaimed singer, songwriter, actress, broadcaster, businesswom... read more
Nov 2017
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24th Nov 2017 7.30pm
The Celtic Sessions present This incredible double bill sees two genuinely world-class acts performing beautiful Gaelic songs and fiery fiddle tunes. Julie Fowlis' exquisite voice, her interpre... read more
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