Category Archives: Local Events

December Meteor Storm 2011

Season’s greetings fellow fotography buffs. December is here already and Christmas is just around the corner. I hope you’ve all written to Santa and asked for that new lens you have always wanted… If you are into your star gazing…

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Perth Fireworks 2011

Perth was once again filled up with droves of people who had come out in the cold to see the yearly Strathearn Round Table firework display and bonfire. PK Perspective was there and we perched ourselves on the Queens bridge…

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Last Orders for the Firework Display

Bonfire night is fast approaching and while I am planning to take my daughter for the first time, I have learned that my mate’s band is part of the live entertainment! LAST ORDERS are a rock cover band who “play…

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Enchanted Forest 2011, Pitlochry

***UPDATE*** The Enchanted Forest is now sold out for 2011 It’s that time of year again folks – the award winning sound and light show is back for another year and has relocated to The Explorers Garden in Pitlochry (no…

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September events in Perthshire

Here’s a wee list of happenings in the Perthshire area this September. I can’t believe how fast the year is going! September: 3rd – Perth Farmers Market – Perth – 9am to 2pm – King Edward Street & St John’s…

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Big Bike Ride – Donations

I’m taking part in a charity bike ride on Sunday and I’m on the scrounge for donations. It’s all in a good cause with all proceeds going to the NSPCC so please give what you can, even if it’s only…

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Perth to be featured on BBC show

This Thursday the BBC continues its series called “Town”. SHOWING ON BBC2 & BBC HD at 9pm on THURSDAY “We live in one of the most urbanised countries on earth. By 2030 a staggering 92 percent of us will be…

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Local events – August 2011

Killin Highland Games 3rd August http://www.killingames.co.uk/ Central Scotland International Horse Trials 6th-7th August http://www.centralscotlandhorsetrials.co.uk/ Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural Show and Highland Games 13th August http://www.aberfeldyshowandgames.co.uk/ Perth Highland Games 14th August http://www.highlandgames.org.uk Crieff Highland Games 21st August http://www.crieff-highland-games.co.uk/ Birnam Highland Games…

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Knockhill Ducati Tracknight

A good friend of mine recently bought a beautiful stealth-black Ducati 848 from the dealer in Glasgow and was invited along to their tracknight at Knockhill last Friday night. I gathered a few of the guys with cameras and headed…

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Knockhill Motorcycle Racing

I took last Sunday off in order to sell a heap of guff at the car boot sale in Errol. This of course meant that the heavens opened and there was no chance I was selling anything! As it happens…

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Perth 800 Illuminations

Perth city centre¬†¬† Friday 26th November evening Well last night was the start of the Perth 800 Celebration Illuminations. The city centre was lit up, with the emphasis on the old buildings like the St Johns Kirk, which Perth was…

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Perth Light Festival Schedule

This weekend sees the start and end of the 2010 Light Festival in Perth (as previously blogged) and the Perth & Kinross Council website is now displaying a schedule of events. The big one for us is the firework display…

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With thanks to the Round Table…

I would like to say a big thanks to the Perth Strathearn Round Table for not only featuring our images on their website, but for yet again organising the fireworks on November 5th. Please remember folks that the event relies…

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Perth’s Bonfire, Fireworks and Funfair 2010

Fireworks over the River Tay
Fireworks over the River Tay

Another November the 5th has been and gone. We remember, remember it well!

As the hordes will already know, it wasn’t a particularly dry evening (thanks BBC, for the nonsense weather forecast you showed me yesterday) so we had extra baggage in the form of a large golfing umbrella.

After scouting around the banks of the Tay looking for a different place to shoot from, we ended up back on the same bridge we go to every year due to the amount of foliage still on the trees and blocking any views we hoped to get.

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Perth Light Night event

Perth’s 800 celebrations continue in November with an opportunity for some fantastic night shots courtesy of the Light Night team. The Perth Concert Hall, St John’s Shopping Centre, St John’s Kirk, Museum, AK Bell Library and even the River Tay…

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