Upcoming Events

King's Seat Community Archaeology Project: Season 3

Tuesday 3rd - Saturday 14th September (excluding 8-9th)

Perth and Kinross Heritage Trust, in partnership with Dunkeld and Birnam Historical Society and AOC Archaeology Ltd will be carrying out the third and final season of community excavations on King’s Seat hillfort by Dunkeld as part of this project. Come along and enjoy spectacular views, watch as amazing discoveries are unearthed and learn more about Dunkeld’s early historic hilltop residents. Site tours available between 11:00 and 15:00 most excavation days.

Visit the King's Seat project page for more information.

Doors Open Days 2019: Arts and Entertainment

Doors Open Days in Perth and Kinross is taking place across two weekends in September divided by geographical area:

Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th: Perthshire and Kinross-shire

Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th: Perth City

This year we are celebrating 35 years of the Doors Open Days festival with a special arts and entertainment theme. Places, spaces and studios are opening their doors and showcasing creative connections to architecture as part of the programme. Perth and Kinross Doors Open Days is working in partnership with Perthshire Open Studios to bring a week-long double festival of free access to view artistic venues, artists’ studios and their work. Follow the art and entertainment theme across Doors Open Days and Perthshire Open Studios as the region comes alive with art and architecture.

Visit the Doors Open Days page for more information.



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  • September 14, 2019
    Thanks too to the great crew from @PitlochrySchool in #Dunkeld Parish who joined the team for a day of #Archaeologyhttps://t.co/SA0dpkOFk6
  • September 14, 2019
    We raise a toast to the amazing King's Seat team! Outstanding #archaeology excavated over 3 seasons by an enthusias… https://t.co/XyofgzrBuy
  • September 14, 2019
    King's Seat Dig Diary: Day 10 - And that’s a wrap! Three seasons of digging on the brilliant King’s Seat over. Enti… https://t.co/AdhQDrF6yy
  • September 14, 2019
    King's Seat Dig Diary: Day 9 - That’s the recording finished up, the last few areas being cleaned and the backfilli… https://t.co/q5zaf7Tnpr
  • September 13, 2019
    King's Seat Dig Diary: Day 8 - “What a magical experience - my first archeological dig, in beautiful Perthshire, gu… https://t.co/3DEzQ5SnID