Help offered for competitors entering Gaelic Classes

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Tha sinn air bhioran innse gu bheil Bòrd na Gàidhlig air maoineachadh a sholarachadh gus barrachd com-pàirt a bhrosnachadh anns na clasaichean Gàidhlig againn a leigeas leinn cosgaisean siubhail a mhaoineachadh do bhuidhnean a tha a’ tighinn gu Talla Chonsairt Pheairt air Diluain 4 Màrt airson pàirt a ghabhail anns na clasaichean Gàidhlig. ‘S e Alasdair MacIlleBhàin am britheamh Gàidhlig, … Read More

Thank you for the music

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Thanks to all who helped to make Perform in Perth’s Exhibition Week run so smoothly. Thanks to Guildry Incorporation Of Perth for its financial support. Thanks to the Perform in Perth committee members who staffed the door, welcoming visitors and answering queries; the minister and congregation of St Matthew’s Church for lending us their wonderful building; the team at St … Read More

Carrying on the family traditions

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I am absolutely delighted to have attended the wonderful Perform in Perth 100th festival Exhibition today in St Matthew’s Church, Perth. It was a great pleasure also to have been joined by Deputy Lord-Lieutenant Alex Cairncross DL, alongside the coveted Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service which was bestowed upon this wonderful organisation in their centenary, an award that I was … Read More

Trophy Questionnaire

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Periodically the Perform in Perth committee needs to make decisions on the use of trophies especially if their condition has deteriorated or if their classes are no longer attracting entries for competition. This trophy was ‘retired’ a few years ago because the figure on the statuette has no connection to the Scottish Country Dances classes for which it was awarded. … Read More

Scottish Country Dance Society Trophy

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This trophy was presented to the Perthshire Music Festival in 1934. The 32cm tall brass statuette, by the Art Deco sculptor Lorenzl, is of a female dancing figure. It is mounted on a round pillar on top of a square base.

PSO Ensembles

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We are delighted to welcome members of Perth Symphony Orchestra who will give a recital for us on Saturday 4th November, at 2pm, in St Matthew’s Church Tay Street. String ensemble MelodyMyroslav Skoryk Serenade for StringsEdward Elgar Carol of the BellsMykola Leontovych(arr. Cesar Madeira) Wind ensemble “A mixed bag of woodwind”.

Press gallery for Perform in Perth 2023

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Thanks to The Courier for their coverage of Perform in Perth – these photos come courtesy of Steve McDougall and Kim Cessford, DC Thomson. Thanks also to the Perthshire Advertiser for their daily coverage of the Festival… Photos courtesy of Richard Wilkins

Gaelic choirs get the 2023 festival off to a spirited start

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Choirs from Stirling, Dundee, Aberfeldy and Perth competed on the first evening of Perform in Perth’s 2023 festival. Alasdair Whyte and Edna Auld adjudicated a closely contested competition. Earlier in the day – the John Masterson Memorial Challenge Cup was award to pupils from Goodlyburn Gaelic Medium Primary School, Perth for their performances of Seagull and Singin’ in the Rain. … Read More