Perth Festival

17th - 26th May 2018
Box Office: 01738 621 031

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Jools Holland & Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Friday 18th May
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Rock concert to be announced

Friday 25th May
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Dresden Philharmonic Orchestra

Saturday 26th May
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Royal Northern Sinfonia

Sunday 20th May
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Ruby Wax Frazzled

Sunday 20th May
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The Rev Richard Coles

Monday 21st May
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Rossini : Fireworks

Friday 18th May
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English Touring Opera - The Marriage of Figaro

Thursday 17th May
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Grimethorpe Colliery Band

Saturday 19th May

Event to be announced

Thursday 24th May
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Tenebrae Choir

Tuesday 22nd May
Emma Clarinet Goes to Town

Emma Johnson

Wednesday 23rd May
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Val McDermid & Fred MacAulay

Saturday 26th May
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Elephant Sessions

Wednesday 23rd May
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Scottish Opera Trailer

Friday 25th May
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The Nutcracker and 1

Saturday 19th May
Peter and the Wolf

Children's Classic Concerts

Saturday 19th May
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Soapbox Art and Science

Saturday 19th May
Donald Maxwell

Donald Maxwell

Friday 25th May

Festival Service

Sunday 20th May
Hannah Fisher

Hannah Fisher and Friends

Saturday 26th May
Between the Crosses

Between The Crosses

Thursday 24th May

ArTay - contemporary Art Marquee

Thursday 17th May
David Jones

Song Cycle

Friday 25th May

Perth Festival of the Arts is a gem in Scotland’s cultural calendar. Now in our 47th year we programme rock, opera, classical, jazz, folk, drama, visual arts in Perth Concert Hall, Perth Theatre and St John's Kirk. Recent artists include Jools Holland, Nigel Kennedy. Nicola Benedetti, Van Morrison, The John Wilson Orchestra, The Proclaimers, KT Tunstall, The View, Nina Conti, Marcus Brigstocke... see more artists.

Our next Festival is 17th - 26th May 2018


See our 2018 Shows or click on the photos at the top of the page. This is just a taster much more to be announced including rock concerts

Tickets go on sale to Friends on Monday 19th March and for General Booking on Monday 26th March. Only £10 to join and book early click here.

See the enchanting production of The Nutcracker and I with a pianist, ballerina, and exquisite digital annimation in Perth Theatre on Saturday 19th May 



Exciting new spaces
We are delighted to be back in Perth Theatre again after the refurbishment. There is a now a new Studio Theatre as well as the beautiful Edwardian auditorium. Horsecross have done an incredible job - see their all year round programme.


Photos by Richard Murphy Architects

Concert Hall