Parade of classic cars revving up
18 PERTH: Music - Dom Pipkin plays New Orleans jazz, blues and boogiewoogie on piano at Inchyra Arts Club. 7pm for doors, bar and hot food, show begins 8pm. Tickets £15 plus fee from Bandwagon, Perth, and the St Madoes Store or online from www.inchyraartsclub.co.uk
19 PERTH: Talk - Perth and Kinross members’ group, National Trust for Scotland, talk on Robert Smail’s printing works (NTS) by Rachel Mays, NTS. AGM, 7.30pm, William Soutar Theatre, AK Bell Library. Guests £6.
19 PERTH: Music - Perth and District Accordion and Fiddle Club, Billy Anderson SDB, Salutation Hotel, 8-11pm.
20 PERTH: Music - Indie rock band Origin Sins plays The Green Room with support from December 91 and Quitter. Music from 9pm, entry is free.
20 PERTH: Music - Celtic rock band Dante play their new album ‘I Wear Your Weight With Mine’ at The Twa Tams with support. Music from 9pm, entry is free.
21 PERTH: Talk - Perth Men’s Shed guest speaker Bill Nicol advises on ‘How to Stay Safe in a Riot and a War Zone’; part 2 of the trilogy ‘Working for the BBC’, North Inch Community Campus, Gowan’s Terrace. This is an open meeting of the Men’s Shed.
21 BLAIR ATHOLL: Music - Food in the Park Live, Iain Forbes performs in the music marquee. See www. foodintheparklive.co.uk for ticket details and sales.
21 PERTH: Event - City of Perth Classic Car Parade, watch 150 classic cars as they drive through Perth city centre, where they will be welcomed to the city at the Horsecross Plaza by various bands. Cars will then depart for Scone Palace heading over Smeatons Bridge.
22 BIRNAM: Children - Glasgow’s inclusive dance organisation Indepen-dance 4 tour with ‘Four Go Wild in Wellies’ - a playful look at the negotiation of social structures, how friendships are built, broken and mended for children aged 3-5 years, Birnam Arts, 2pm. Tickets 01350 727674 or www.birnamarts.com.
23 PERTH: Music - The Monday Night Thing, Ross Ainslie and Ali Hutton, emerging traditional musicians, The Studio, Perth Theatre. Tickets £15, concessions £12.50, www.horsecross.co.uk or 01738 621031.
23 KINROSS: Music - Glenfarg Village Folk Club, singaround, “House/ Home” is the theme, Backstage Bar, Green Hotel. All £2.
24 PERTH: Club event - Perth Burns Club AGM, Salutation Hotel, 7.30pm for 8pm. Members must renew subscriptions for 2018/19 in order to vote.
24 PERTH : Event - Tea dance, step out in a friendly setting with live music, Moncreiffe Church Hall, Glenbruar Crescent 1.15pm for 1.303.30pm. Entry £2, including coffee and cake.
26 PERTH: Music - Americana band Broken Rivers plays the Green Room with support from Perth musicians Craig Lithgow, Gill Halliday and Chris Cesar and Axel. Music from 8pm, entry is free.
28 KINROSS: Music - Stan Webb and Chicken Shack, a mainstay of the British blues scene, the band will play some of their best known tunes, Backstage Bar, Green Hotel, 9pm. Tickets www.mundellmusic.com
28 DUNKELD: Event - Artists and makers market, hosted by the Dunkeld Craft Collective, lots of stalls with arts, crafts and handmade delights, the Taybank Inn, 11am-4pm. Free.
28 PERTH: Event - Counter Culture Collective at the Green Room. Headline act is Purple Felts, with the night consisting of poetry, acoustic, rap, jazz and much more. Starts at 8.30pm, entry is £5.
29 PERTH: Event - Puppies and prosecco at the Green Room, with stalls, cake and cocktails to raise money for dog charity Pads, 12.30pm until 3pm. Sold out.
29 PITLOCHRY: Talk - Gardening expert and presenter of BBC ‘Gardeners’ World’ Carol Klein speaks about ther cottage garden in Devon, includes Q&A and book signing, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 3pm. Tickets £19.50 from 01796 484626 or pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com
30 KINROSS: Music - Glenfarg Village Folk Club, North Carolina-based folk / Americana artist Rob McHale, Backstage Bar, Green Hotel. Entry £6 for members, £9 for non-members. MAY
02 PERTH: Music - The Carpenters Story, Perth Concert Hall, 7.30pm. Tickets £26.50 (plus £1.50 booking fee), no concessions, www.horsecross.co.uk or 01738 621031.
04 PERTH: Music - Local bands including The Sandemans, Cover Daddy and Real Life Entertainment at Perth Against Racism’s fundraising night at Perth Civil Service Club. Music starts at 7.30pm.
06 PITLOCHRY: Talk - cooking expert and chair of BBC Radio 4’s ‘Kitchen Cabinet’ Jay Rayner gives ‘The Ten (Food) Commandments’ and signs his new book, Pitlochry Festival Theatre, 7pm. Tickets £19.50 from 01796 484626 or pitlochryfestivaltheatre.com
06 ABERFELDY: Market - Arts and crafts fair, mezzanine floor in The Birks cinema, 10am-2pm. Free.
06 KINROSS: Music - Traditional bluegrass band The Coal Porters, Backstage at the Green Hotel, 8pm. Tickets £18 from www.mundellmusic.com
10-13 PERTH: Event - The International Medieval Combat World Championships at Scone Palace. Entry each day costs £16.50, children £13.20 from Ticketmaster.
10 PERTH: Music - Vistas plays The Green Room from 7pm. Tickets £8 from Ticketmaster.
11 PERTH: Comedy - Perth comedy night returns to the beer festival tent on the North Inch, compered by local funny man Bruce Fummey from from 8pm (food from 6pm). Tickets £20 from www.perthbeerfestival. A XK 120, one of the classic cars you could see at the Perthshire Classic Car Festival 2018, stopping at Scone Palace on April 21
12 PERTH: Event - Perth Beer Festival returns to the North Inch with a range of craft beers and ales on offer and a rugby sevens tournament from Perthshire Rugby from noon until 5pm. Entry to the Big Bash from 7pm is £20 from www.perthbeerfestival. co.uk/bigbash
12 PERTH: Comedy - Scottish comedian Susie McCabe performs at The Venue to mark the first anniversary of their comedy show. Curtain up at 7pm, entry £10 call the box office on 01738 248338.
12-13 PERTH: Event - Perth Wedding Exhibition will be held at Perth Racecourse with a range of local wedding day suppliers. Entry is £6 per day and includes live performances and a catwalk show. Tickets from www. perthweddingexhibition.co.uk/ tickets
15 PERTH: Music - Perth and District Accordion and Fiddle Club, Duncan Black and 60s Bairns SDB, plus new tune competition, Salutation Hotel, 8-11pm.
17-26 PERTH: Perth Festival of the Arts - Appearing at Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre will be Jools Holland, Ruby Waxand others, see www.perthfestival.co.uk
19 PERTH: Music - Perth Fake Festival returns to the South Inch with a number of cover bands entertaining the crowd from noon until 11pm. Tickets £27.50, concessions £20 from www.fakefestivals.co.uk/perth
19 PERTH: Music - Scottish folk band Journey North plays The Green Room from 9pm. Entry is free.
20 PITLOCHRY: Event - Endurance cycling race Etape Caledonia leaves from Pitlochry town centre. Entry to
01 BLAIR ATHOLL: Music - Food in the Park Live, Schiehallion performs in the music marquee. See www.foodintheparklive.co.uk for ticket details and sales.
03 ABERFELDY: Market - Arts and crafts fair, mezzanine floor in The Birks Ccnema, 10am-2pm. Free.
03 BLAIR ATHOLL: Music - Food in the Park Live, Dougie Maclean will be performing a solo concert. See www.foodintheparklive.co.uk for ticket details and sales.
16 BLAIR ATHOLL: Music - Food in the Park Live, Jenn and LB perform in the music marquee. See www. foodintheparklive.co.uk for ticket details and sales.
19 PERTH : Event - Tea dance, step out in a friendly setting with live music, Moncreiffe Church Hall, Glenbruar Crescent 1.15pm for 1.303.30pm. Entry £2, including coffee and cake.
04 KENMORE: Highland Games Kenmore Highland Games will be held in the village’s sports field.
14 PERTH: Comedy - Comedian Chris Hendry brings his family-friendly show Ballonatics to The Venue. Shows at 1.30pm and 8pm. Tickets £9 for adults, £7 for children, online from bookitbee.com
17 PERTH : Event - Tea dance, step out in a friendly setting with live music, Moncreiffe Church Hall, Glenbruar Crescent 1.15pm for 1.303.30pm. Entry £2.
20-22 PERTH: Music - Rewind 80s Festival, Scone Palace.
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