The Small City team are dedicated lovers of the wonderful Perth City indy retailers and at this magical time of year, they really do come into their own. Forget chain store socks and smelly bath sets, these are the beautiful wee shops that will guarantee you are everyone's favourite person on Christmas Day!
From foodie hampers packed full of speciality treats, to pink diamonds set into bespoke jewellery, big bouncy blowdrys, quirky cushions for the house and oh so much more, you will find gifts for fashion-forward gals, tech lovers, mums, dads, kids and favourite Aunties (hint hint lovely nieces!).
Our competition will see us draw one name each and every day from the 2nd December to 25th December. Enter once and your name will be in the mix for all draws meaning you could win any one of these amazing prizes below:
Win: A 6ft Tall Nordmann Fir Christmas Tree! Together with a box of Christmas Reindeer Baubles. Prize values of £80.00.
Scone Palace is one of Scotland’s most popular and iconic visitor attractions offering an array of unique, historic and cultural experiences.
Win: A bottle of The north Port foraged gin! Prize value of £40.00.
Husband and wife team Andrew Moss and Karen Milne source their ingredients from small, local growers, breeders, suppliers and foragers. Scottish artisan gins, an extensive selection of malts, and one of the best wine selections around you will be spoiled for choice.
Win: £50.00 gift voucher to be spent in the Echo Lab music rooms. Prize value of £50.00.
'The Echo Lab has gone from strength to strength since opening, developing their student base and recently opening up a new premises at the Tayview Industrial Estate at Friarton in Perth. The Echo Lab is run by Charlotte and Kerr, offering recording services and rehearsal space along with guitar and drum tuition.
Win: A bowl of soup for one person, once a week for a whole year! Includes a herby scone, crusty bread or 3 oatcakes. Prize value of £234.00.
Glendoick Garden Centre and Food Hall is one of the areas favourite days out! Centred around their famous rhododendron nursery, the garden centre now boasts a world-class array of plants and specialist gardening goods, an award-winning foodhall and cafe, gift hall, toys, books, homewares department and range of ladies and gents clothing.
Win: A wooden Noah's Ark set. The Noah’s Ark, code BU31, is a natural ark with 18 colourful characters made of 20mm thick rubberwood. Assembled Ark 300x 325 x 204mm, age 3yrs+. The set is made from Eco friendly materials and Lanka Kade is a Fair Trade company. Prize value of £75.00.
Remember what it was like going into a proper toy shop? Fun Junction offer an extensive range of old favourites and many new surprises to help you re-live this and your little ones experience it!
Win: A handbag, earrings and a scarf as well as a £20.00 voucher to spend in store! Prize value of £70.00.
Revival is Perth's independent specialist in daywear, special occasion wear and designer clothing without the designer price tags! There is always something different and unique in stock, either for a personal treat or as a special gift for a friend or family member.
Win: A super stylish Leo leopard print bag from Ichi! Prize value of £44.99.
Eva Lucia is an independent fashion boutique situated Perth, Scotland and was established in 2009 by fashion lover and mother of one Lori Smith as a go-to, on trend footwear retailer. The store has evolved over the last eight years into a fully fledged fashion boutique with a fantastic selection of clothing and footwear.
Win: A framed Rob Lawson print. Prize value of £65.00.
Tayberry is run by jeweller Sarah Spalding and wood worker Louise Forbes who both graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee. They both have a strong passion and talent for art and design - you can even pick up some of their own designs in the shop!
Win: A gorgeous handmade Tourmaline ring in silver. Prize value of £110
Linda creates her signature designs in silver, gold and platinum metal using both precious and semi-precious hand cut stones. Each piece at Byers and Co is handmade with a distinct minimalist edge to the design.
Win: Sterling silver double helix pendant. Prize value of £57.00.
This stunning shop is surprisingly bright and airy and has lots of gorgeous things to tempt you in; with handmade pouches, glass dishes, scented candles and colourful home accessories.
Win: Modernst Olive Cushion. Prize value of £55.00.
Curious Egg is an unusual online boutique based in Perth that brings together art and interiors under one roof. All of their products are small batch and designed by artists and artisans, from beautiful eco- friendly hand poured candles and unique hard to find home accessories to original artworks and limited edition prints - many of which are by young up and coming Scottish artists.
Win: Handmade leather and wool Moonrise Pouf by Fun Makes Good. Prize value of £180.00.
Quince Living is an Perth based store dedicated to handpicked homewares and gifts. Many items are sourced from local designers and showcase the talents of British based makers and creators.
Win: 1 adult fitness 30 day membership plus 2 PT sessions. Prize value of £93.55
Live Active Leisure deliver a wide variety of services in Perth and Kinross where you can go to a range of fitness classes, enjoy various different leisure facilities and get expert care and advice to achieve your fitness goals.
Win: Stand up paddle-board session. Prize value of £56.00.
Willowgate Activity centre nestles on the banks of the river Tay just outside of Perth City centre. The centre offers a host of exhilarating activities in the ultimate natural playground. Try your hand at stand up paddleboarding, aqua zorbing or go kayaking on our sports lake.
Win: A selection of fresh coffee beans, roasted on the premises in George Street and ground to give the perfect pot of coffee for the prize's accompanying cafetiere. Prize Value of £50.00
The Bean Shop was established in George Street in 2003 by husband and wife team John and Lorna Bruce. Their vision was simple; to create a shop that would offer up the finest coffee beans and loose leaf teas to the good people of Perth and beyond.
Win: A wonderful £75.00 Perth Gift card. Prize Value of £75.00.
The Perth Gift Card works in the same way as a department store gift card but instead of going to one multi-national, you can shop in a huge range of independent businesses in Perth.
Win: Luxury Floral Bouquet. Prize value of £50.00.
Lorna Davies is one of Perth's leading independent florists offering beautiful artisan arrangements for weddings, funerals, gifts, corporate events or just to show you care!
Win: A professional cut and finish. Prize value of £95.00.
Charlie Taylor, 3 Times Scottish Hairdresser of the Year and British Hairdressing Hall of Fame Member is known as one of the UK’s top stylists. With Salons in Perth, Dundee and St Andrews, the Charlie Taylor Salon Group have been in business in this area for over 25 years and are known for their outstanding standards of hairdressing, beauty therapy and exceptional customer service.
Win: A Thali 2 set meal of authentic indian cuisine for 5 - 6 diners, delivered to your door. Prize value of £50.00.
What’s included in Thali Meal 2:
2 Vegetable Pakora
1 Chicken Pakora
4 Mains: Choose from the Menu
3 Sides: Choose from the Menu
4 Pilau Rice
2 Nan Bread
Win: Two tickets to your preffered performance of Sinbad at Perth Theatre (subject to availability). Prize value of £46.00.
Horsecross Arts is a creative organisation that runs the fantastic Perth Concert Hall, and the newly refurbished Perth Theatre, Scotland’s oldest repertory theatre company.
Win: Two tickets to the Hogmanay Hoolie at the Hill! Prize Value of £75.00.
Transport yourself away from the hustle and bustle of Perth town centre and join Craigie Hill for a stress free evening of entertainment. Enjoy a glass of prosecco on arrival, a delicious 3 course dinner then dance the night away to the fabulous sounds of our resident disco with all your favourite traditional Scottish dancing included
Win: A delicious side of salmon from George Campbell & sons. Perfect for nibbling on Christmas day! Prize Value of £45.00.
George Campbell & Sons fishmongers work through the night and the early hours, receiving fish from boats landing at markets all over Scotland. Filleting and portioning, preparing and smoking the finest fish, landed daily.
Win: Two tickets for any raceday in 2020, excluding Ladies day and Summer Carnival. Prize Value of £50.00.
Nestled into the stunning parklands of Scone Palace, Perth Racecourse is Scotland’s most northerly course and one of the UK’s favourite days out. A day at the races is unlike any other and at Perth Racecourse they have built a national reputation for fantastic racing, a thrilling atmosphere, beautiful surroundings and the very best in Scottish hospitality, food and drinks.
Win: Four course Tasting Menu Lunch for Two. Prize Value of £44.00.
Get fit and feel good in 2020 with Scotland All Strong! Enter now to WIN a block of four fully private PT sessions for either an individual or pair worth £160.
Play, Pasta and Prosecco served up as part of the new season in Perth Concert Hall and Perth Theatre!
The nomination stage for the annual Perth and Kinross Sports Awards is now open, who is your local sporting hero?
January 6th Monday 2020
Get back in shape with a gentle 5k jog around Scone Palace's stunning private grounds, why not take the dog too? Family and dog-friendly event.
January 6th Monday 2020
The annual Perth Silent Auction staged by the Rotary Club of Perth in tandem with the Perthshire Advertiser has raised a massive £30,000.
December 16th Monday 2019