Pitlochry Whats On GuideThe Pitlochry What’s On guide is full of events and activities in the Aberfeldy, Blair Atholl, Dunkeld, Pitlochry, Rannoch and Tummel areas from guided walks, theatre events, shows, highland games, lots of music all in one place. The Pitlochry What’s On is produced monthly.

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August 2019

Taybank Market @ Dunkeld

31 August @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Saturday 31 August 11am to 4pm
Taybank Market
The Taybank, Dunkeld PH8 0AQ
A monthly Artists and Makers Market, hosted by the Dunkeld Craft Collective.
The majority of our traders live and work in the Dunkeld area, a beautiful, picturesque village, long known for its creativity n art, music and literature. Come along and enjoy a day out in this spectacular location on the banks of The River Tay, there will be food and drink and maybe even a little impromptu music available all day from The Taybank Hotel. https://www.dunkeldcraftcollective.com/ Tel: 01350 727340

Dunkeld and Birnam Highland Games

31 August @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Saturday 31st August 11am to 5pm
Dunkeld & Birnam Highland Games
Little Dunkeld Birnam by Dunkeld.
A traditional Scottish Highland Games held amidst stunning Perthshire scenery. Gates Open: 8am, with the Heavy weight events starting at 11am. 11:00 Pipeband Strike Up at “The Cross” Dunkeld. 12noon Parade Begins March through Dunkeld and Across the Bridge. Full details of all events can be found in our programme, which is £2, and available from our ticket boxes. Events include: Running, Cycling, Heavy Weights, Solo Piping, Light Field, Highland Dance. Entry fee:- Adults: £6; Concession: £4; Children: £4; Family (2 Adults, 2 Children): £16; Car Park: £1. Tel: 01350 727 270 www.birnamhighlandgames.com

Manran “Gaelic folk superstars” Live in Blair Atholl!

31 August @ 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Saturday, 31 August 2019 at 20:30
Manran “Gaelic folk superstars” Live in Blair Atholl!
Food in the Park, Museum Car Park, Blair Atholl, PH18 5SP
Mànran are one of the best-known and best-loved Scottish bands on the scene today. “Gaelic folk superstars” – BBC’s
Donald Shaw, Celtic Connections says, ‘Mànran are an exceptionally talented bunch of young guys that are taking the music world by storm with their high energy, stomping tunes and phenomenal gaelic and english songs’.
The Daily Record says, ‘A thrilling live act, Mànran are one of Scotland’s best traditional outfits and their star is most definitely on the rise. Watch them go.’
Book your Mànran Tickets from £15 to £21.60 

LIVE @ MCKAYS – The Dirty Jewels

31 August @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Free

31st August from 9pm
LIVE @ MCKAYS – The Dirty Jewels
McKays Hotel and Bar, 138 Atholl Road Pitlochry PH16 5AG
Brilliant 4 piece rock band from Falkirk playing nothing but the best rock music all night long! Free entry. For up to date music events please check our website for details – https://www.mckayshotel.co.uk/whats-on/live-music-events

September 2019

Beaver Watch at Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre

4 September @ 8:00 am - 11 September @ 5:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Wed 4 and Wed 11 Sept 7pm-9pm
People’s Postcode Lottery Beaver Watch
Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre, By Dunkeld Perthshire PH8 0HH
Join a member of staff for a talk about beavers, the first formerly extinct mammal to be officially reintroduced to Scotland – with a chance to spot them from our hides! Non member £10, member £8, child £5.*† (* advance booking is essential for these events; † not suitable for children under 8. Book your place by phoning Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre on 01350 727 337, or visit scottishwildlifetrust.org.uk/events)

Folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar

6 September @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Every Friday 8pm
Folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar
Fortingall Hotel, Fortingall, By Aberfeldy, Perthshrie PH152NQ
Friday night the local musicians gather to play folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar – sometimes the music is also on Saturday night as well. There is nothing to beat an evening in the company of locals who love playing together – very special. We suggest you book a table and have some food before hand in the Ewe Bar. Tel: 01887830367 For more on the Fortingal Hotel

LIVE @ MCKAYS – C Red

6 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Free

6th September 9pm to Midnight
LIVE @ MCKAYS – C Red
McKays Hotel and Bar, 138 Atholl Road Pitlochry PH16 5AG
A new fresh face at McKays, C Red, a brilliant vocalist/guitarist, playing all well known hits through the years, everything from the killlers to the jam -everyone’s favourite tunes for a Saturday night! Free entry. For up to date music events please visit our website – https://www.mckayshotel.co.uk/whats-on/live-music-events

Jamie Mcgeechan at The Old Mill Inn

6 September @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

6th September 2019 from 9.30pm
Jamie Mcgeechan at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Singer songwriter from Ayr who has supported Damien Rice & Joan Armatrading. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Beyond The Bothy

7 September @ 10:00 am - 15 September @ 4:00 pm
Free

7th to 15th September daily 10am (Sun 11am) to 4pm
Beyond The Bothy
Moulin Heritage Centre, Moulin (opposite the Moulin Inn) Pitlochry PH16 5EJ
Artist collective Beyond The Bothy pop up in the evocative Heritage Centre, Pitlochry this year as part of Perthshire Open Studios. (7-15 September, 2019). The group of six artists have taken up residence in the Centre and offer a refreshing, seasonal tonic with a range of curative creations including installations, textiles, ink artworks, ceramics, prints, basketry and audio incantations! The artists have responded to a deep and strong sense of place. The result is a uniquely curated, experience which runs for 10 days only. This eye catching exhibition aims to leave visitors feeling highly energised and creatively enhanced. All creations are available to buy. Open daily, 10am to 4pm, except Sundays 11am to 4pm. Perthshire Open Studios Venue: 137 (red route)

LIVE @ MCKAYS – Nixon Tate and The Honey Club

7 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Free

7th September 9pm to Midnight
LIVE @ MCKAYS – Nixon Tate and The Honey Club
McKays Hotel and Bar, 138 Atholl Road Pitlochry PH16 5AG
Nixon Tate & the Honey Club – a band with eclectic musical influences ranging from Steely Dan, Tom Petty and The Band. Their first EP ‘Roses and Bones’ included singalong choruses, jangly guitars and alternative-indie sounds, striking an authentic rapport with Stoke’s discerning music appreciators. The band have a dominant presence in the local scene for their unique and authentic style: a very British sounding singer songwriter with an American sounding band. Free entry. For up to date music events please visit our website – https://www.mckayshotel.co.uk/whats-on/live-music-events

The Engine House at The Old Mill Inn

7 September @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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One event on 28 September 2019 at 9:30 pm

Free

7th September from 9.30pm
The Engine House at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
The Engine House – Jangly guitars, fiddle, banjo and loads of harmonies, underpinned by electric bass guitar and drums. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

River Canoeing Course

12 September @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Thurs 12 Sept, 9:30am to 12noon 
River Canoeing Course (only two spaces left)
Wee Adventures, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2EA
Please note that prior flat water (loch) experience is required before taking part in any river sessions. Confident Canoeing Courses – Canoeing is one of our favourite activities and a great way to explore Highland Perthshire. Sign up for the introductory sessions on the loch and/or develop your skills on the river. Join us for some confidence boosting coaching and a brew! If the weather is too windy for Loch Tay we will switch to Loch Faskally. Costs are £25 per session. Sessions run from 09:30-12:00 with hot drinks and biscuits included. Tel: 07780 675859 Book by going to https://webcollect.org.uk/weeadventures/category/adult-adventures-coaching

Loch Canoeing Confident Courses

13 September @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Friday 13 Sept, 9:30am to 12noon
LOCH CANOEING
Wee Adventures, Aberfeldy, Perthshire PH15 2EA
Canoeing is one of our favourite activities and a great way to explore Highland Perthshire. Sign up for the introductory sessions on the loch and/or develop your skills on the river. Join us for some confidence boosting coaching and a brew! If the weather is too windy for Loch Tay we will switch to Loch Faskally. Costs are £25 per session. Sessions run from with hot drinks and biscuits included. Tel: 07780 675859 Book by going to https://webcollect.org.uk/weeadventures/category/adult-adventures-coaching

Folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar

13 September @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom + Google Map

Every Friday 8pm
Folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar
Fortingall Hotel, Fortingall, By Aberfeldy, Perthshrie PH152NQ
Friday night the local musicians gather to play folk and blues night in the Ewe Bar – sometimes the music is also on Saturday night as well. There is nothing to beat an evening in the company of locals who love playing together – very special. We suggest you book a table and have some food before hand in the Ewe Bar. Tel: 01887830367 For more on the Fortingal Hotel

LIVE @ MCKAYS – Scott Ashworth

13 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Free

13th September 9pm to Midnight
LIVE @ MCKAYS – Scott Ashworth
McKays Hotel and Bar, 138 Atholl Road Pitlochry PH16 5AG
The incredible Scott Ashworth is back by popular demand helping you have the best Friday night!! Scott was chosen by the guys at Outlaw Music Round Table as their Artist Of The Week! An amazing achievement, and not someone you want to miss to make your night out memorable! Free entry. For up to date music events please visit our website – https://www.mckayshotel.co.uk/whats-on/live-music-events

Lynnie Carson at The Old Mill Inn

13 September @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

13th September 2019 from 9.30pm
Lynnie Carson at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Lynnie Carson is a talented Glasgow based singer/songwriter playing a mix of originals & covers including the likes of Marvin Gaye and First Aid Kit. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Pitlochry Highland Games

14 September @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
Pitlochry Highland Games parade

Saturday 14th September 2019
Pitlochry Highland Games
Recreation Ground, Ferry Road, Pitlochry PH16 5DZ
Nowhere else on the Highland Games circuit does the crowd interact with the competitors as they do at Pitlochry. Gates open 0930 am, the events program start at 10.30 hrs. Pitlochry Highland Games hosts a number of competitions including: Heavyweights, Highland Dancing, Junior Piping, and Athletics. 11.45am – 17 Pipe Bands parade down Pitlochry main street to the games field. Followed by the Pipe Band Championship cycle races, Drum Majors’ demonstration, high jump, long jump and triple jump Highland dancing events, childrens’ races and ending at around 5pm with Mass Parade of Pipe Bands.  Entry fee:- Adults £8, Children (5 – 16 years) £2, Car Parking £2. Dogs welcome on leads. Tickets only available on the day. https://www.pitlochryhighlandgames.co.uk/

Seeing the Unseen Exhibition Opening – meet the artists

14 September @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Free

14th September 2.30pm to 4.30pm
Seeing the Unseen Exhibition Opening – meet the artists
Aberfeldy Watermill Book Shop, Cafe & Gallery, Mill St, Aberfeldy PH15 2BG
Seeing the Unseen Exhibition Opening is a chance to meet artists Matt Storstein, Paul Martin and Jill Martin Boualaxai and to discuss their new exhibition of work which runs to the 26th January 2020 at Aberfeldy Watermill. Free Entry. Tel 01887 822896 or e-mail gallery@aberfeldywatermill.com Book a free place by going to https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/seeing-the-unseen-exhibition-opening-tickets-69270599227

LIVE @ MCKAYS – Bravado

14 September @ 9:00 pm - 12:00 am
Free

14th September 9pm to Midnight
LIVE @ MCKAYS – Bravado
McKays Hotel and Bar, 138 Atholl Road Pitlochry PH16 5AG
Bravado are a lively female fronted rock band who have great original songs, and fantastic cover songs. This band has the ability to hold an audience spellbound with their soaring vocals, passion fuelled guitar riffs and catchy melodies. Free entry. For all up to date music events please visit our website – https://www.mckayshotel.co.uk/whats-on/live-music-events

Headroom at The Old Mill Inn

14 September @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Free

14th September 2019 from 9.30pm
Headroom at The Old Mill Inn
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Headroom is a covers band from Dundee playing hits from across the decades. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

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