parade aNd party Sat 18 Sep: 12-6pm Perth City CeNtre aNd Perth CoNcert Hall come aloNg aNd joiN the fuN see www.horsecross.co.uk/carnival for info
12 – 2pm carNival processioN
The Carnival procession will be a riot of colour, music and dance as hundreds of performers leave the South Inch, travelling along Scott St, High St, George St and Mill St before ending up in front of the Concert Hall ready for...
in front of Perth Concert Hall
OUTDOOR STAGE: FREE 2pm – 2.30pm 2.45pm – 3pm
Join-in Maracatu extravaganza
Maracatu is Brazilian drumming - join-in with the Brazilian chants and songs.
If you took part in the school workshops get yourself right in front of the stage!
3.15pm – 3.30pm Carnival of Soul led by David Hughes Dance Company.
An honest and touching exploration of many dance styles with celebration and community at its heart.
3.45pm – 4pm
Hip Hop Shakespeare Live: Perth youth project
led by The Hip Hop Shakespeare Company A modern take on Shakespeare through Hip Hop music and dance, led by MOBO award winner Akala.
4.15pm – 4.30pm JGN Dance Attic performance
Exciting street dance as you’ve never seen it before!
4.45pm – 5pm
Grassroots Theatre Company
Traditional African song and dance by this group from Zimbabwe.
5.15pm – 5.30pm Vale of Atholl Pipe Band
A performance from the youth section of this award-winning pipe band.
5.40pm – 5.55pm Rhythm Wave
Perth’s own samba band Rhythm Wave perform.
5.55pm – 6pm
The Birthday Carnival ends with a bang – literally!
in Perth Concert Hall
GANNOCHY AUDITORIUM: FREE 2pm – 6pm Drop-in Circus Skill workshops (every 30 mins, on the hour and half hour)
Try your hand at juggling, plate spinning and other exciting circus tricks, led by Theatre Modo.
TIMETABLE in Perth Concert Hall
NORIE-MILLER STUDIO: FREE 3pm – 3.30pm 4pm – 4.30pm
The Flamingo Club
Since the 1930’s, the Flamingo Club has been the hottest ticket in town for the coolest jazz and latin beats. Performed by musicians from Perth’s Adult Resource Centres. In partnership with Horsecross Arts and Drake Music Scotland.
in Perth Concert Hall
3.35pm – 3.40pm Aerial Dancer 4.35pm – 4.40pm Marvel as our dancer twirls and tumbles on a silk ribbon from the roof of the concert hall foyer. 5.30pm – 5.35pm
Perth Concert Hall
IN AND AROUND THE PLAZA AND FOYER Birthday Balloon Race: 50p
Purchase a balloon for only 50p to take part in our Birthday Balloon Race. The owner of the balloon found the furthest distance from the concert hall, and the person who finds the balloon both win a prize.
BBC Blast Discovery Truck: FREE
Drop-in at any time throughout the day to take part in free media workshops from photo morphing to creating a comic to mixing video.
Face Painting: £1
‘Metamorface’ are on hand to help transform you into a Carnival creature!
Carnival Food, Cocktails and Mocktails: from £2
Visit our stalls for a taste of carnival. Don’t miss our Cocktail and Mocktail – created specially for us by Famous Grouse.
Our Caricaturist has drawn many famous people from Neil Lennon to Sir Jimmy Saville and now he’s here to sketch you!
Carnival Memories: from £2
Take a piece of Carnival home with you with our mini bongo drums, colourful maracas and exciting streamers and ribbons.
Details correct at time of going to print. Please note timings and pricing may change. Horsecross Arts Ltd is a charity registered in Scotland, no SC022400
ABC Musical Alba
Cuirm-Ciùil ABC Alba Sun 19 Sep: 7.30pm Perth Concert Hall
Talla Cuirm-Chiùil Pheairt
A concert fusing Brazilian beats and Gaelic tones Seo cuirm-chiùil a dh’aoineas ruitheaman à Braisil le binneas na Gàidhlig
NaNá VascoNcelos Perth Youth Orchestra Saturday Cool Schools Artistic Director RoNNie GoodmaN
Sat 27 Nov: from 6pm
Hear local choirs perform in the St Andrew’s Day Big Sing, visit Aladdin’s Cave at the theatre, play in our Light installation and see our giant sparkling moon at the concert hall. Pick up a Sep-Dec brochure or see the website for more details: www.horsecross.co.uk