Barre Backstage Review

Barre Backstage

Monday 16th Apr 2018

Our music buff - Colin - was backstage at the Green Hotel in Kinross again this

Sister Act

Sister Act

Thursday 12th Apr 2018

Reviewer Helen MacKinnon went along to the dress rehearsal of Perth Amateur Oper

Dead Fiction Review

Dead Fiction

Monday 9th Apr 2018

Colin reviews local Perthshire band Dead Fiction new music single in this Small

Bobby Cochran Backstage at the Green Hotel

Bobby Cochran Backstage

Monday 2nd Apr 2018

Colin heads to the Green Hotel for a night of Bobby!

Belle and Sebastian Gig

Belle and Sebastian

Monday 26th Mar 2018

Colin headed to the Perth Concert Hall for the eagerly anticipated Belle and Seb

Perth College Climbing Centre

Perth College Climbing Centre

Monday 19th Mar 2018

We sent Gary along to have a go at scaling the fantastic indoor climbing wall ba

Wang Dang Thank You Ma'am!

Wang Dang Thank You Ma'am!

Monday 12th Mar 2018

Got the Monday blues? Then The Monday Night Thing has got the cure for what ail

The Kalaharis

The Kalaharis

Monday 5th Mar 2018

It was no mirage, The Kalaharis really did rock the roof off the Green Room. Co

Folk Heroes- The Monday Night Thing

Folk Heroes- The Monday Night Thing

Monday 26th Feb 2018

The Monday Night thing re-introduced music to a newly renovated Perth Theatre st

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Johnny Cash Roadshow

Monday 19th Feb 2018

Clive John's Johnny Cash Roadshow was in town at Perth Concert Show to wow

Ciaran Donnelly- Masks

Ciaran Donnelly- Masks

Monday 12th Feb 2018

Fingerstyle guitarist Ciaran Donnelly is a music student at Perth College and is

RSNO- The Music of Star Wars

RSNO- The Music of Star Wars

Friday 9th Feb 2018

A short time ago (Sunday), in a galaxy not so far away our resident muso Colin e

Knives in Hens

Knives in Hens

Monday 5th Feb 2018

Knives in Hens by David Harrower was a huge international success when it emerge

Railsplitters

Railsplitters

Monday 29th Jan 2018

Colorado Americana band The Railsplitters entertained the audience at the Birnam

In the Mountains of Yemen

In the Mountains of Yemen

Sunday 21st Jan 2018

John Anderson: traveller, hydrologist and photographer gave a thrilling slidesho

Perth Film Society- Paterson

Perth Film Society- Paterson

Monday 15th Jan 2018

Perth Film Society has been screening overlooked gems for close to twenty years

New Year Gala Concert- Scottish Chamber Orchestra

New Year Gala Concert- Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Monday 8th Jan 2018

We sent Small City reviewer and newly converted classical music fan Small City S

The Snowman- RSNO

The Snowman- RSNO

Sunday 24th Dec 2017

RSNO orchestra came to town for a special screening of evergreen Christmas favou

Brian Nash- Frankie Goes to Hillyland

Brian Nash- Frankie Goes to Hillyland

Monday 18th Dec 2017

Brian Nash, ex Frankie goes to Hollywood guitarist, came to Perth to promote his

Tom Russell- Godfather of Rock

Tom Russell- Godfather of Rock

Monday 4th Dec 2017

Godfather of Rock DJ Tom Russell is a legend in the world of entertainment and

A Night In Memphis with Stuart Cosgrove

A Night In Memphis with Stuart Cosgrove

Monday 27th Nov 2017

Soul music aficionado and author Stuart Cosgrove popped into Perth to promote th

Hannah Loves Annie

Hannah Loves Annie!

Friday 17th Nov 2017

Our artiest Team Small City member was all paintbrushes and upcycling at the Ann

Elaine Paige

Elaine Paige

Monday 13th Nov 2017

The star of countless West End and Broadway hits sang favourite songs from a lon

Michael Kiwanuka

Michael Kiwanuka

Monday 6th Nov 2017

Michael Kiwanuka gained widespread critical acclaim with his debut album, 2012

Flying High

Flying High

Monday 30th Oct 2017

We sent Gary along to see what it's like to be a pilot as he took the contr

Roddy Woomble

Roddy Woomble

Monday 23rd Oct 2017

Scottish Singer-songwriter Roddy Woomble found fame as the frontman of insanely

Smoked at Burmieston

Smoked at Burmieston!

Wednesday 18th Oct 2017

Holly and Colin head to the beautiful Burmieston Farm in Perthshire and get thei

Parklands Fizz Lunch

Parklands Fizz Lunch

Monday 16th Oct 2017

Parklands boutique hotel with dining in Perth City Centre offer a delicious 3 co

Find Your New [Comfort Zone]

Find Your New [Comfort Zone]

Monday 9th Oct 2017

Rae Peacock Hair recently added 'Health and Beauty' onto the end of th

The View

The View

Friday 6th Oct 2017

Dundee band The View played a blinder this Monday at Birnam Arts Centre supporte

Bree is The Magic Number

Bree Is The Magic Number

Tuesday 3rd Oct 2017

Holly headed out to Barley Bree Restaurant in Muthill for a night of good food a

Perth Piano Sundays - Richard Goode

Perth Piano Sundays - Richard Goode

Monday 25th Sep 2017

The perfect launch to Perth Concert Hall's Perth Piano Sundays season. One

Provender Brown Italian Wine & Cicchetti Evening

Provender Brown Italian Wine & Cicchetti Evening

Monday 4th Sep 2017

Our live music reviewer Colin often signs off with the phrase "chips then h

Ben Maggs Live at the Salutation Hotel

Ben Maggs live at the Salutation Hotel

Monday 28th Aug 2017

Ben Magg's has garnered plaudits from the BBC, Acoustic Magazine and Maveri

Craigie Hill Music Festival 2017

Craigie Hill Music Festival 2017

Sunday 27th Aug 2017

I have a bit of a love hate relationship with music festivals. I went to Glasto

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

National Youth Orchestra of Scotland

Wednesday 23rd Aug 2017

Three powerful pieces of American orchestral music performed by NYOS's.

The Handlebards- A Midsummer Night's Dream

The Handlebards- A Midsummer Night's Dream

Monday 21st Aug 2017

A hilarious and captivating bike powered performance of one of Shakespeare'

The Ripper – Man or Myth?

The Ripper – Man or Myth?

Sunday 6th Aug 2017

Retired British Police Murder Squad detective Trevor Marriot visited Birnam Arts

North Star- Scotland Sings Canada

North Star- Scotland Sings Canada

Wednesday 2nd Aug 2017

Our Small City reviewer Colin headed down to Southern Fried to check out Scottis

Loudon Wainwright III with Beth Nielson Chapman.

Loudon Wainwright III with Beth Nielson Chapman

Sunday 30th Jul 2017

We sent Small City reviewer Colin back down to the Southern Fried Festival. A

Southern Fried- Nick Lowe & Doug Seegers

Southern Fried- Nick Lowe & Doug Seegers

Saturday 29th Jul 2017

Day two at Southern Fried sees the return of crowd favourite Nick Lowe to Perth

Rock n' Roll Music The Songs of Chuck Berry

Rock n' Roll Music The Songs of Chuck Berry

Friday 28th Jul 2017

To celebrate the 10th anniversary of Perth's legendary Americana festival w

Main Street Blues Live at Birnam Arts Centre

Main Street Blues- Live at Birnam Arts Centre

Thursday 27th Jul 2017

Our resident Small City music buff Colin was loves a bit of the blues so he shu

Pitlochry – an enchanting family day out

Pitlochry – an enchanting family day out

Monday 17th Jul 2017

We all know Pitlochry as a bustling wee place with many attractions for locals a

Me & Lizard McGee

Me & Lizard McGee

Wednesday 5th Jul 2017

It all started with a mysterious Facebook message "My name is Lizard McGee.

Crieff is the word

Crieff is the Word

Monday 3rd Jul 2017

As a mum of 2 very adventurous and energy filled children, I’m always looking

Majik Carpet

Majik Carpet

Monday 19th Jun 2017

Colin headed off to the Greenroom bar and venue in Perth to see the highly antic

Café Culture at AK Bell Library

Café Culture at AK Bell Library

Monday 12th Jun 2017

Alice headed off to the cafe at AK Bell Library in Perth City centre for a tasty

Josef Lawrence & The Hypocrites

Josef Lawrence & The Hypocrites

Monday 5th Jun 2017

Colin headed to well known boozer and music venue at The Tams to see Josef Lawre

Why The Long Face- Marcus Brigstocke Live at Perth Concert Hall

Why The Long Face- Marcus Brigstocke Live at Perth Concert Hall

Tuesday 30th May 2017

Colin headed to Perth Concert Hall to see funny man Marcus Brigstocke and tells

Only Jools & Horsecross

Only Jools & Horsecross

Monday 22nd May 2017

Colin headed to Horsecross Perth Concert Hall to see one of the main highlights

Martin Taylor and Alison Burns - 100 Years of Ella Fitzgerald Live at The Loft

Martin Taylor and Alison Burns - 100 Years of Ella Fitzgerald Live at The Loft

Friday 19th May 2017

Colin headed to The Loft Nightclub for this fantastic gig celebrating 100 years

Hunter and The Bear at Inchyra Arts Club

Hunter and The Bear at Inchyra Arts Club

Monday 15th May 2017

Colin tells us all about the highly anticipated gig at Inchyra Arts Club. He gi

Earl Okin - Live at Inchyra Arts Club

Earl Okin - Live at Inchyra Arts Club

Monday 8th May 2017

Colin, McSloy, our Small City Music Reviewer went to see Earl Okin at the beauti

Highland Fling Bungee

Highland Fling Bungee

Monday 1st May 2017

Small City's Gary and Cain headed to the Highland Fling Bungee in Killiecra

A new Venue on Perth's foodie scene

A new Venue on Perth's foodie scene

Tuesday 25th Apr 2017

The Venue in recently expanded their offering to include both lunch and dinner.

Cocktails, A Piecebagger and Loveheart Specs!

Cocktails, A Piecebagger and Loveheart Specs!

Friday 14th Apr 2017

Team Small City head out straight from work to sample the hottest new cocktails

When We Was Fab! The Cavern Beatles Live at Perth Concert Hall

When We Was Fab!

Thursday 13th Apr 2017

Shake it up baby noow! Colin had a great time at the Cavern Beatles tribute band

Night At The Museum

Night At The Museum

Monday 10th Apr 2017

Colin headed to the Perth Musuem and Art Gallery for a night of live music with

Live at The Green Room

Live at The Green Room

Monday 3rd Apr 2017

Colin headed out to the Greenroom in Perth to see: The Ground We Tread, Vultures

A Feast For Friends

A Feast for Friends

Monday 27th Mar 2017

Two friends head to the Atholl Palace Hotel and Ballintaggart Farm in Pitlochry,

The Perfect Stage For Great Food

The Perfect Stage For Great Food

Monday 20th Mar 2017

The Perfect Stage For Great Food at the Apron Stage in Stanley, Perthshire. Head

Like A Boss

Like A Boss

Monday 13th Mar 2017

Colin headed off to the 'Theatre In The Hills' to see the Springsteen

Police Dog Hogan Raise the Roof at Inchyra!

Police Dog Hogan Raise the Roof at Inchyra!

Monday 6th Mar 2017

Colin, our live music aficionado can sniff out a good gig like a police dog and

Babs In The City!

Babs In The City!

Thursday 2nd Mar 2017

Colin headed off the Perth Concert Hall to see Barbara Dickson perform a wonderf

Tea At The Castle

Tea At The Castle

Wednesday 1st Mar 2017

Afternoon Tea is one of life's finest pleasures and The Black watch Castle

An Orange Conspiracy

An Orange Conspiracy- Live at the Twa Tams

Monday 20th Feb 2017

Our avid music reviewer Colin, headed out to the Twa Tams for An Orange Conspira

Piano Sundays

Perth Piano Sundays

Monday 13th Feb 2017

Who better to check out the amazing Piano Sunday's than our very own keen p

Light Up Your Winter Spirit

Light Up Your Winter Spirit

Wednesday 18th Jan 2017

As Perth City Centre opens its inaugural Norie Miller Light Nights Event, we bra

Scrooge! The Musical

Scrooge! The Musical

Thursday 15th Dec 2016

Pitlochry Festival Theatre's production of Scrooge! The Musical continues t

Perth's Panto- Dick McWhittington

Perth's Panto Dick McWhittington

Monday 12th Dec 2016

Karen headed out with her daughters to Perth's Christmas Panto- Dick McWhit

Adventure Circus- Seasons

The four Seasons of Circus

Monday 14th Nov 2016

Adventure Circus performed their first stage show.

Halloween Illuminations at Scone Palace

All Hallows Eve with the Spirits of Scone Palace!

Friday 28th Oct 2016

Scone Palace in Perthshire, the crowning place of Scottish Kings, has teamed up

Uisge Restaurant Food Review

Uisge Restaurant Review

Monday 24th Oct 2016

Holly headed to Uisge restaurant in Murthly with Ally for dinner and enjoyed a d

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Agatha Christie's The Mousetrap

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

Holly headed along to Perth Concert Hall for the opening night of the record bre

Kenmore: A Trip For All Your Senses

Kenmore: A Trip For All Your Senses

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

Nicki headed off to the beautiful and picturesque Kenmore in Perthshire and spen

Highland Safaris: Red Deer, Big Views and An Expert Called Colin

Highland Safaris: Red Deer, Big Views and An Expert Called Colin

Tuesday 11th Oct 2016

Nicki headed out for a day of wildlife and adventure at Highland Safari's i

The Broons- Maggie's Wedding!

The Broons And Maggie's Wedding

Friday 30th Sep 2016

DC Thomson 'The Broons' stage play has opened in Perth, it brought bac

Families In The Forest 2016 1

Families In The Forest

Thursday 29th Sep 2016

Rhona takes toddler Freya and her family to The Enchanted Forest to find out wha

Treetops, Tucker and Treatments!

Treetops, Tucker and Treatments!

Monday 26th Sep 2016

#TeamSmallCity headed along to Crieff Hydro Hotel in Perthshire for a team day d

Tasting Menu at 63 Tay Street

63 Tay Street Tasting Menu

Tuesday 20th Sep 2016

We ventured out on a Small City team tasting experience to 63 Tay Street and enj

Good Food And A Wee Flutter!

Food, Fun and A Cheeky Wee Flutter

Monday 5th Sep 2016

Perth Racecourse joins in Scottish Food Fortnight and delivers a tasty foodie ex

Scone Palace Family Day Out

Scone Palace Family Day Out

Wednesday 3rd Aug 2016

Scone Palace is a great day out for adults and kids. Enjoy a family day of summ

Rhona Recommends A Pamper

Cocktails and Pedicures Are All In A Day's Work!

Monday 27th Jun 2016

Rhona was first in line along to try out the new range of luxury skincare treatm

Adventure Circus Review

A day at Adventure Circus!

Monday 20th Jun 2016

Big G finds out if he's got what it takes in a taster session at Perth'

Solas Festival Review

The Solas Festival 2016

Sunday 19th Jun 2016

The Solas Festival returns for it's 7th year with an impressive line up of

George Campbell and Sons Review

George Campbell & Son's Tasting Tour

Monday 6th Jun 2016

We had a Small City day out and did the amazing tasting experience and tour at G

Mhor Festival Review

The Mhor Festival!

Tuesday 31st May 2016

The Mhor Festival is a festival for adults who happen to have kids and has every

306 The Dawn Review

306:The Dawn - Review

Monday 30th May 2016

306 : The Dawn at Dalcrue Farm in Perthshire brings an emotional and real life e

Three Little Pigs

Three Little Pigs- part of Perth Festival of The Arts

Friday 27th May 2016

A Children's Classic Concert's production marking Roald Dahl's Ce

Horne Section

The Horne Section- part of Perth Festival of The Arts

Monday 23rd May 2016

A brilliant mix of stand up comedy and live music as part of Perth Festival of T

blackwatch castle perth family event festivals of museums

Line Up the Recruits!

Monday 23rd May 2016

We are huge fans of the Black Watch Museums family days here at Small City so w

Althos Clinic Perth review

Althos Clinic

Monday 23rd May 2016

We recently tried out some of the complementary therapies that are available at

Thrills, Chills and Bellies Filled!

Thrills, Chills and Bellies Filled!

Monday 16th May 2016

We had a Small City team day out with Nae Limits rafting down the Tay and it was

Beer Fest Review

The Perth Beer Festival Review!

Wednesday 11th May 2016

The Perth Beer Fest graced the North Inch on Saturday 7th May and our intrepid r

Romance in Perth: From City to Castle

Romance in Perth: From City to Castle

Thursday 5th May 2016

Our fantastic travel blogger Kay Gillespie otherwise known as the Chaotic Scot h

West Side Story Review ad lib theatre

West Side Story Ad-Lib Style!

Wednesday 4th May 2016

Perths Ad-Lib Theatre Arts Youth Musical Theatre Class presents the classic that

Our Escape To The Country

Our Escape To The Country

Saturday 30th Apr 2016

Our #SmallCityReviewers spent a glorious April day wandering round the Glendoick

Jackie The Musical

Jackie Steps Back In Time!

Wednesday 27th Apr 2016

Jackie The Musical's opening night at Perth Concert Hall was a nostalgic tr

A Wee Jaunt to Birnam

A Wee Jaunt to Birnam

Monday 25th Apr 2016

#SmallCityTourist heads off to Birnam in Perthshire to enjoy a weekend of explor

The Stories We Tell

The Stories We Tell

Monday 18th Apr 2016

#SmallCityReviews joins a very special two day workshop and discovers that the &

Bring On The Birks

Bring On The Birks

Friday 18th Mar 2016

#SmallCityTourist, Kay Gillespie headed off on a walking adventure in the Highla

Circus of Horrors Review

Circus of Horrors Review

Monday 7th Mar 2016

The Circus of Horrors swept into the Small City for a night of wide eyed wonder

The Stranglers Review

The Stranglers - Black and White Tour

Saturday 5th Mar 2016

Lady Miss Emma takes to Perth Concert Hall once again to throw herself into some

Heather Small In Perth

Heather Small In Perth

Thursday 3rd Mar 2016

Lady Miss Emma, our intrepid new reviewer, kick starts her #SmallCity life with

Rest and Relaxation in Perthshire

The Rest And Relaxation Adventure

Sunday 14th Feb 2016

The annual Sparty Girls jaunt headed 10 minutes east of Perth to Leetown for a #

Perthshire's Glamping Paradise

Perthshire's Glamping Paradise

Friday 13th Nov 2015

Our #SmallCityTourist is out and about on her Perthshire adventures and this tim

We Love The Perth Whisky Festival

We Love The Perth Whisky Festival!

Saturday 16th May 2015

Rae and Craig from Rae Peacock Hair headed out to the Perth Whisky Festival host

Perthshire's Historical Wonderland

Perthshire's Historical Wonderland

Sunday 19th Apr 2015

Kay visits Scone Palace, Murrayshall, Balhousie Castle and The Black Watch Museu

The Only Way To Highland Fling!

The Only Way To Highland Fling!

Saturday 21st Mar 2015

Our intrepid #SmallCityTourist gained her travel writer stripes when she agreed

Standing Stones and Lazy Bones

Standing Stones and Lazy Bones

Monday 9th Mar 2015

Kay heads for the stunning scenery of the Lake District and finds herself in a l

Wilde Thyme At Glenturret Launch

Wilde Thyme at Glenturret : The Launch!

Saturday 28th Feb 2015

Nicki and Gill head to the launch of Wilde Thyme at Glenturret and find a culina

Honey I Blew Up the Grouse!

Honey, I Blew Up the Grouse!

Sunday 15th Feb 2015

Kay starts her Perthshire Adventures with a visit to The Famous Grouse and a wee

Mars To Earth In Morocco

Mars To Earth In Morocco

Sunday 8th Feb 2015

Kay Gillespie, our Small City Tourist, opens her travel stories with magical Mor
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Our trusty team of reviewers love nothing more than getting out and about in their mission to bring you a diverse and exciting mix of #SmallCityReviews. Covering everything from tasty food & drink to fabulous festivals this is all you need to plan a weekend or night out in the Perth and Perthshire.