Coming up this weekend…

Busy weekend in Perth as some events are taking place throughout the city, we have it all listed below.

Busy weekend in Perth as some events are taking place throughout the city, we have it all listed below.

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An Fhèis Mhòr – Scotland’s Festival of Paddlesport

  • Friday 24 October 2014
  • Start time: 18:00
  • End time: 21:00
  • Venue: Dewars Centre and Perth Leisure Pool, Glover Street, Perth PH2 0TH
  • Suitability: All ages
  • Cost: Free
  • Booking: Not required

An opportunity to celebrate and participate in all aspects of canoeing and kayaking.

This annual event brings together paddlers from across the country, from the world-famous to the complete novice. You can shop from the leading retailers and talk to top providers in the retail hall. There will also be talks and workshops featuring adventurous expeditions, safety, wildlife, and practical skills. Finally you can watch fast-paced slalom racing and seemingly effortless Greenland rolling in our pool, where you’ll also have the chance to Come and Try a selection of boats, including coracles and surf skis.

For more information check out www.scapaddleshow.org

City of Perth Paranormal Fest: 24th – 26th October 2014

  • Friday 24 October 2014
  • Start time: 19:00
  • End time: 22:00
  • Venue: various
  • Suitability: All ages
  • Cost: see description
  • Booking: Not required

City of Perth Paranormal Fest

Friday, 24th October 2014:  

  • John Larg’s (deceased) Mystery Ghost Hunt
  • Sally Morgan, Perth Concert =Hall

Saturday, 25th October 2014:

  • Ghostbusters – various locations throughout City Centre
  • Spirit of Perth Paranormal Fayre, Mercure City Mills Hotel (10.30 am – 4pm) – FREE
  • An Evening of Dinner, Mystery and Magic. Mercure City Mills Hotel (7pm) – £20

Sunday, 26th October 2014

  • Halloween Costume Workshops (7-12 yrs and 12yrs +) – £10
  • Horror Make-up Workshops (7-12 yrs and 12yrs +) – £10
  • Halloween Fund Day, Scone Palace
  • City of Perth History and Horror Tour – £7

​For more information and bookings

Tel:  07840 094 667

Blackball 2014 World Championships

 

  • Sunday 26 October 2014
  • Start time: 11:00
  • End time: 21:00
  • Venue: Bell’s Sports Centre, Perth
  • Suitability: All ages
  • Cost: contact organiser
  • Booking: Not required

 

Perth is the venue to host a “first” for Scotland at the end of October with the World Blackball Pool Championships 2014 being held in the city’s Bells Sports Centre

The championship starts on Sunday 26th October and ends on Friday 31st with last qualifications for certain categories on Saturday 25th. The qualification rounds are open for anyone to enter and it offers an ideal opportunity for local pool enthusiasts to grab their cues, get some practice in and attempt to achieve their sporting dreams.

This event will see leading players from around the world compete with the No1 cue sports referee and sporting media celebrity Michaela Tabb refereeing the finals.

 

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