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24 Apr

Perthshire on Show at VisitScotland Expo

Posted on: 24th Apr 2017

Perthshire will once again be showcasing some of the very best visitor attractions from across the region at VisitScotland Expo 2017. 2017 is the Year of History, Heritage and Archaeology and the attractions featuring on the City of Perth and Perthshire stand (N15-N28) all represent what it is the 'year of' hopes to celebrate - our people, traditions, culture, landscapes, attractions, icons and[…]

04 Apr

Dupplin Estate backs Perth 2021

Posted on: 04th Apr 2017

The Dupplin Estate has announced that it is backing Perth’s bid to become the next UK City of Culture in 2021. The land which lies south west of Perth has been in the Dewar family for over 100 years.  It was first bought by John Dewar Jr, the 1st Baron of Forteviot, son Dewar’s Whisky founder John Dewar Sr. The family’s whisky business started in 1846 and expanded in 1896 with the[…]

29 Mar

Aviva Backs Perth in City of Culture Competition

Posted on: 29th Mar 2017

Aviva has officially announced that it is backing Perth to be the next UK City of Culture in 2021. The global insurance, investments and savings company becomes the fourth major private sector organisation to champion Perth in the national competition. The FTSE 100 company joins the Stagecoach Group, SSE and the Gleneagles Hotel in endorsing Perth for the title. The backing demonstrates the[…]

30 Mar

Merlin ERD backs Perth 2021

Posted on: 30th Mar 2017

Merlin Extended Reach Drilling (Merlin ERD) has become the latest major business to announce its support for Perth to become the next UK City of Culture in 2021. As an energy industry world leader in extended reach drilling, Merlin ERD is a business that can operate from any location worldwide, opting to set up operations in Perth in 2007 due to its strategic position at the heart of Scotland[…]

24 Mar

WHAT’S CURRENT IN PERTHSHIRE? History and Heritage top agenda at Perthshire Conference

Posted on: 24th Mar 2017

From adventure tourism and new visitor attractions; to the UK City of Culture Bid and innovative historic projects, Perthshire’s history and heritage took centre stage at a top regional tourism conference this week. Held at Birnam Arts on Wednesday 22 March, Perthshire Talks Tourism 2017, which was attended by representatives from approximately 100 businesses, looked at how the region could[…]

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