18 - Burrelton and Woodside Senior Club trip to St Andrews, leaving Burrelton Green at 9am, picking up at the Red House Hotel at 9.15am. First stop is Balgove Farm Shop and Restaurant for coffee then on to St Andrews with a visit to the aquarium followed by a tour round Kingsbarns Distillery. Arriving back at the Red House Hotel at 5.15pm for high tea. All other Senior Club members are invited to the Red house for high tea free of charge. Any enquiries please contact Marie Milne on 01828 670344. 18 - GrowBiz learning session on social media for beginners, Rattray Community Connect, 6.30pm to 8.30pm. Aimed at those who are either looking for assistance in setting up social media pages for their business, or have already set them up, but feel they could be using them more, and more effectively. Booking essential. See www. growbiz.co.uk 18 - Fashion Show at M&Co, High Street, Blairgowrie, in aid of Perth and Kinross Women’s Aid, 7pm. Light refreshments, raffle and a generous discount on purchases on the night! Tickets £5, available from M&Co. 20 - Blair in Bloom plant sale, Tesco car park, 9.30am onwards. Wide range of herbaceous plants, strawberry plants and tomato plants as well as bedding plants. 20 - Blairgowrie Tennis Club quiz night, Blairgowrie Bowling Club. 20 - Coupar Angus Community market, The Cross, 10am to 2pm. Local arts and crafts and producers. Information stand. 20 - Coupar Angus Pride of Place fundraising cafe, the Y hall, Union Street, 10am to nooon. All welcome. 20 - Presentation to Kettins Community Council from Perth and Kinross Council waste awareness co-ordinator explaining what happens to the materials they put in their bluelidded bin or take to recycling points or centres. 7.30pm, Kettins Parish Church Hall. All members of the community are invited to attend. 21 - Ceilidh at the Royal Hotel, Blairgowrie, 2-5pm. Music by Gordon Pattullo and friends. Tickets £5, including stovies. For more information, call 01250 872226. 21 - Strathmore Screen community cinema, Blairgowrie Town Hall. The Boss Baby (PG) at 4pm and Whisky Galore (PG) at 7pm. Tickets on sale at Mitchell’s Newsagents on Blairgowrie High Street and the Calutek store in Rattray, from Friday, April 28, priced £6.50 for adults, £5.50 concessions and £5 for children. Family tickets – for one adult and up to three children or two adults and two children – are £21. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each film. Refreshments and home baking available. 22 - HEAT Rattray and the Glens open event, Rattray Community Connect, 2.30pm to 6.30pm. All welcome. 22 - Climate Cafe, Wellmeadow Cafe, Gas Brae, Blairgowrie. 7pm. All welcome. 23 - Special Treats Lunch Club, Royal Hotel, noon. Contact Shonaidh Beattie on 01250 870525 or email shocarjen@ btinternet.com for more information. 24 - Alyth Community Council AGM followed by ordinary meeting. 7.30pm, Old Town Chambers, Alyth Town Hall. Everyone welcome. 25 - Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, Blairgowrie Town Hall. 7.30pm, doors open 6.45pm. Tickets £18, available from Mitchell’s Newsagents. 26-28 - Alyth Creates, Alyth Arts and Crafts Guild, Alyth Town Hall. Craft fair with demonstrations and workshops by local artists and crafts people. To find out more about taking part, contact Ron McGill on 07762 061384 or email ron@ plumtree.myzen.co.uk or Lesley Garside on 07739 463594 or info@ lesleygarside.co.uk 27-28 - Ericht Art Club annual exhibition, Blairgowrie Town Hall, 10am to 5pm. Over 100 original pictures, prints, cards and other items to view and available to purchase. Refreshments and home baking available. Chance to meet some of the artists. 27 - Blairgowrie Community Market, Wellmeadow, 10am - 3pm. Local arts and crafts and producers. Information stand. For information or to book a stall, contact Sue Cole on email email@example.com or 01828 640764 or see www. strathmoreglens.org 27 - Blairgowrie and District Ramblers, Cellerdyke to Kingsbarns, nine miles, Grade B. For information telephone 01250870260. 27 - Pride of Place plant sale, Coupar Angus Town Hall, 10am to noon. Wide range of plants available for purchase. Admission £2 which includes refreshments of tea/coffee/ juice and home baking. 28 - Hockey 7s Sunday funday fundraising event, JJ Coupar Recreation Ground, Coupar Angus Road, Blairgowrie. 1pm. Everyone welcome to come along and enjoy a great day of hockey. If you would like to enter a team of seven for the day please contact Blairgowrie Hockey Club via their Facebook page. 29 - Alyth Senior Citizens’ Lunch and Socialising Club lunch, Airlie St Hall, 12.30pm, followed by Annual General Meeting. 29-June 3 - Special Treats Group trip, two nights in Gairloch and three nights in the Outer Hebrides. Contact Shonaidh Beattie on 01250 870525 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or to book. 30 - Special Treats Lunch Club, Royal Hotel, noon. Contact Shonaidh Beattie on 01250 870525 or email email@example.com for more information. 31 - Craft n Craic monthly craft meeting, St Catharine’s Hall, George Street, Blairgowrie, 7-9pm. Meet other crafters, get help with a project or enjoy crafty chat over a cuppa. Everyone welcome. £2. 31 - Illustrated talk entitled ‘A spin along the Ericht’ by Meg Luckins, Kirkmichael Session House, 7.30pm. The talk will look at the history of the role the mills played in Blairgowrie’s past and focus on what it used to be like when there were up to 14 spinning mills along the Ericht, and what is left today. £2 donation at the door in aid of Session House funds.
1-3 - Blairgowrie Players present The Vicar of Dibley, 7pm, Blairgowrie Town Hall. Tickets £10 balcony, £8 stalls, available from the Card Gallery on Allan Street in Blairgowrie, telephone 01250 876444 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve. Some tickets may be available on the door. 2-3 - Animal Welfare sale in aid of cats and other animals in need in St 10-18 - Coupar Angus Cycling Festival featuring a range of events including the festival launch in Larghan Park, an MTB race weekend, school cycling championships and sports day, mountain bike rides, road rides and the big Sunday cycle. For further information and updates, including opportunities to have a stall at the opening event or to sponsor the festival, find the cycling hub on social media sites Facebook and Twitter. Alternatively, email Grant using email@example.com or call him on 01828 626211.