The 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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December 2018

Pitlochry Baptist Church Family Nativity Service

16 December 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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16th December 11am to 12noon
Pitlochry Baptist Church Family Nativity Service
Pitlochry Baptist Church, Atholl Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5BX
Our Nativity is retold by our children and young people, with a few big kids hoping to fit in unnoticed, and celebrtes the sharing of the greatest gift ever given. With carols and music, laughter and ponient thoughtful moments, our Nativity service is always a delight to be a part of. Although things start at 11am, come early to be guaranteed a seat. Oh, and wear your favourite Christmas jumper if you have one! Phone: 01796 470411

Live Music from Last Orders

21 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Free

Sat 21st December from 9.30pm
Live Music from Last Orders
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Last Orders are our top Rock tribute act covering all the rock & pop favourites! FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Live Music from The Red Pine Timber Co

22 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Sat 22nd December from 9.30pm
Live Music from The Red Pine Timber Co.
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Old Mill favourites playing a mix of Americana & Country influenced originals. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Festive Stories (under 7s) @ The Watermill Book Shop

23 December 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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Free Entry
TenElves Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop

Sun 23rd (3pm) 
Festive Stories (under 7s)
The Watermill Book Shop, Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. PH15 2BG.
Three Festive Story Times over Christmas and New Year, so bring along your little elves (under 7s) along for half an hour of seasonal story-telling. No need to book just turn up! Festive story Times! T: 01887 822896 More on Aberferldy Watermill Bookshop

Pitlochry Baptist Church Christingle Service

23 December 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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23rd December 6pm to 7.30pm
Pitlochry Baptist Church Family Nativity Service
Pitlochry Baptist Church, Atholl Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5BX
Our family-friendly Christingle Service brings together people of all ages. There will be lots of candles, carol singing, stories, and we all get to make our very own Christingle before every light is dimmed and we shing Silent Night together. This wonderful festive celebration retells the story of God’s love for us and is a favourite service of many. Phone: 01796 470411

Winter Wonderland at Queens View

27 December 2018 @ 10:00 am - 31 December 2018 @ 4:00 pm
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Free Entry
Queens View Winter Wonderland

27th to 31st Dec 
Winter Wonderland
Queens View Visitor Centre, By Pitlochry PH16 5NR
Queens View Visitor Centre is transformed into a Winter Wonderland with snow machine, set amidst the pine forest overlooking Loch Tummel. Craft Stalls.  Free entry. Open 10am to 4pm. 01796 474188

Festive Stories (under 7s) @ The Watermill Book Shop

27 December 2018 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Free Entry
TenElves Aberfeldy Watermill Bookshop

Thurs 27th Dec (11am)
Festive Stories (under 7s)
The Watermill Book Shop, Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. PH15 2BG.
Three Festive Story Times over Christmas and New Year, so bring along your little elves (under 7s) along for half an hour of seasonal story-telling. No need to book just turn up! Festive story Times! T: 01887 822896 More on Aberferldy Watermill Bookshop

Live Music from Jono

28 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Fri 28th December from 9.30pm
Live Music from Jono
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Singer/songwriter from Glasgow playing a mind-blowingly eclectic mix of hits, old & new. FREE Admission T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

2 and 3 day New Year Celebrations

29 December 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 1 January 2019 @ 10:30 am
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Various

29th Nov to 1st Dec
2 and 3 day New Year Celebrations
Blair Atholl , Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5SG
Celebrate Hogmanay in the splendour of 4th Duke of Atholl’s banqueting hall in the Atholl Arms Hotel. You have a choice of two or three night stays, which includes dinner, bed and breakfast. Music by the Lindsay Duo on the 30th. On the 31st the Hogmanay Ceilidh, you can dance into the small hours to live music from the excellent Dab Hand Ceilidh Band.  2 night stay for £350 per person OR 3 night stay for a total of £415 per person. Tel: 01796 481 205 www.AthollArmsHotel.co.uk

Live Music from The Engine House

29 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Free

Sat 29th December from 9.30pm
Live Music from The Engine House
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
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

Traditional Scottish Music @ the Bothy Bar Blair Atholl

30 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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Free Entry

Sunday 30th Deecmber from 8.30pm
Traditional Scottish Music
Bothy Barr Blair Atholl, Atholl Arms Hotel PH18 5SG 
Sandy Lindsay will be playing Traditional Scottish Music from 8.30pm in the Bothy Bar. Always a great night out. Bothy Bar does bar meals until 9.30pm or have a 4 course dinner in the splendour of the 4th Duke of Atholl’s Baronial Dining room. T: 01796 481205 www.AthollArms.co.uk

Murder Mystery Hogmanay 2018

31 December 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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31st Janauray 2018 7.30pm
Murder Mystery Hogmanay 2018
Taymouth Marina Restaurant, Kenmore PH15 2HW (by the Crannog Centre)
Welcome in 2019 with a 6 course meal designed around a murder mystery entertainment provided by Deadly Acts Theatre Company. The evening will begin at 7:30pm with the murder and background information. The meal will then be served during this time you can discuss amongst your table the questions posed to you by the investigating detective. Each table will be given a chance to question the suspects before the final reveal. To reserve your table please call us on 01887 830450. A credit or debit card will be taken as a guarantee and full payment will be required by December 1st 2018.

Hogmanay with Last Orders

31 December 2018 @ 9:30 pm - 12:30 am
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£5
Old Mill Inn Live Music

Mon 31st December from 9.30pm
Hogmanay with Last Orders 
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
A night not to be missed! Last Orders are our top Rock tribute act covering all the rock & pop favourites. Cost £5. Tickets can be purchased from the bar, ahead of the evening, to make sure you get in. T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

January 2019

Pitlochry New Year’s Day Street Party

1 January @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Free Entry

1st January 1 to 4pm
Pitlochry New Year’s Day Street Party
Atholl Road, Pitlochry
New year is welcomed in style by closing Atholl Road, Pitlochry’s main street to traffic and having it filled with new year revelers, between 1pm to 4pm. Vale of Atholl Pipe Band, Jack Delaney’s Ceilidh Band, Silly McBee, the Clown, Hog Roast at the Auld Smithy Inn. Entrance is free, the raffle and donations fund it year to year. More on Pitlochry New Year Street Party.

New Year’s Day with The Red Pine Timber Co.

1 January @ 4:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Old Mill Inn Live Music

Tues 1st January from 4pm
New Year’s Day with The Red Pine Timber Co.
The Old Mill Inn, Mill Lane, Pitlochry PH16 5BH
Join the party with Old Mill favourites playing a mix of Americana & Country influenced originals straight after the Pitlochry New Years Day Street Party! (4PM Start). Free entry. T: 01796 474 020 www.oldmillevents.co.uk www.theoldmillpitlochry.co.uk

Forest Fun with Wee Adventures

3 January @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom
Wee Adventures Kids forest fun

Thursday 3 Jan 9.30am
Forest Fun
Wee Adventures Ltd

End the Christmas holidays with a Wee Adventure or two and get the kids out in the woods for some outdoor fun. Discover a world of outdoor games, den building, bush donuts, and campfires. Make new friends. Run, climb, hang, flip, scramble, hide and play. There is lots to learn and explore and be assured, no two days are ever the same! All Activity Days will be at Weem Wood. Cost is £35 per child with a 10% sibling discount. Max 8 places per day. Age range approximately 5 to 12 years old. Booking essential. Email sarah@weeadventures.com if you have any queries. Call Sarah Turner of Wee Adventures Ltd, on 07780 675859 or go to www.weeadventures.com

Festive Stories (under 7s) @ The Watermill Book Shop

3 January @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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Free Entry
Aberfeldy Story Telling

Thurs 3rd Jan (11am)
Festive Stories (under 7s)
The Watermill Book Shop, Mill Street, Aberfeldy, Perthshire. PH15 2BG.
Three Festive Story Times over Christmas and New Year, so bring along your little elves (under 7s) along for half an hour of seasonal story-telling. No need to book just turn up! Festive story Times! T: 01887 822896 More on Aberferldy Watermill Bookshop

Bush Craft with Wee Adventures

4 January @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm
Perthshire United Kingdom
Out in the bush with Wee Adventures

Friday 4 Jan 9.30am
Bush Craft
Wee Adventures Ltd
End the Christmas holidays with a Wee Adventure or two and get the kids out in the woods for some outdoor fun. Discover a world of outdoor games, den building, bush donuts, and campfires. Make new friends. Run, climb, hang, flip, scramble, hide and play. There is lots to learn and explore and be assured, no two days are ever the same! All Activity Days will be at Weem Wood. Cost is £35 per child with a 10% sibling discount. Max 8 places per day. Age range approximately 5 to 12 years old. Booking essential. Call Sarah Turner of Wee Adventures Ltd, on 07780 675859 or sarah@weeadventures.com or go to www.weeadventures.com

Auld New Year Celebrations

11 January @ 8:00 pm - 11:30 pm
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Friday 11th January 8pm to 12-30am
Auld New Year Celebrations
Blair Atholl Village Hall, Blair Atholl, Pitlochry, Perthshire, PH18 5SG
Before the adoption of the modern Gregorian calendar in 1752, the New Year was celebrated on what is now 14 January and in some parts of the Highlands, this tradition survived until the early part of the 20th century. The Atholl Country Life Museum’s popular celebration of the Auld New Year is a ceilidh which recalls the traditions of this festival with an evening of Scottish music, song and dance until after “the bells”. The supper of homemade soup, oatcakes with cheese and clootie dumpling. Refreshments will be available from the bar. Music from the ever popular Foundry Boys supported by several well known local entertainers. Tickets £10 from The Tilt Store, Bridge of Tilt, Blair Atholl.

Official Opening of the Tay Salmon Fishing Season

15 January @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Free Entry

Tuesday 15th January
Official Opening of the Tay Salmon Fishing Season
Kenmore Hotel, The Square, Kenmore PH15 2HU
Fishermen will start gathering in the village square outside the Kenmore Hotel from around 8am to launch the start of the Scottish Salmon Season on the River Tay. The River Tay is one of Scotland’s best Atlantic salmon rivers. There will be tea, coffee and bacon rolls available from the hotel. At 9:15am Fred MacAulay and Mark Bowler will make a small speech and then the Vale of Athol Pipe band will lead the procession through the square to the River Tay at the back of the hotel. At 9:30am Fred and Mark will keep with tradition by blessing the river with a Quaich of whisky. Followed by making the official first cast of the 2019 season. Fishing permits are available at £30 per rod. Tea, coffee and full Scottish Breakfast available in the Kenmore Hotel Restaurant. Call 01887 830 205 for more details.

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