Perth & Kinross Council

Scottish Agritourism Conference

This Conference will bring together everyone interested in the development of agritourism in Scotland.

It will be a great chance to get together, network and build relationships.

The conference is set to welcome:

Rural Housing Scotland conference 2020: A Vision for Rural Scotland

In addition to the main conference programme on Friday 28 February, Rural Housing Scotland (RHS) are celebrating their 20th birthday by bringing delegates an extended pre-conference programme on 27 February including conference dinner and drinks, a community-led housing workshop, a community learning exchange and the RHS AGM.

Conference sessions include depopulation/repopulation, climate and housing, land for housing and more.  

Please note above timings are not confirmed and will be confirmed once the programme has been published.

Agroforestry Workshop: Practical design for your farm

Agroforestry has multiple benefits for farm businesses and nature, but it’s important to plant the right tree in the right place for the right reasons. Come to this practical design workshop to develop plans that you can take home and carry out.

Community Right to Buy - A Scottish Government Community Land Team Event

This event is delivered by the Scottish Government Community Land Team providing a comprehensive introduction to Community Rights to Buy.

About this Event

What are Community Rights to Buy?

Crowdfund Scotland Workshop: Perth - Auchterarder

The Crowdfund Scotland team are running a workshop on Tuesday the 11th of June in association with their partners at LEADER.

This will be an introductory session suitable for anyone who wants to find out more about this method of fundraising and the potential uses for local projects.

Topics to be covered:

  • What is crowdfunding?

  • Introducing Crowdfund Scotland

  • What are the benefits of crowdfunding?

  • What makes a good crowdfunding project?

  • Three steps to success

MaaS Investment Fund Consultation Workshop: Perth

Please note that this workshop is initially limited to 1 place per organisation via a pre-registration process. Additional attendees will be considered if space allows. Attendees will receive confirmation of their place via email.

Tackling Flooding Together

The Scottish Flood Forum (SFF) is holding another of its successful community networking events on Saturday 16th February from 10.30am to 2.30pm at the National Christian Outreach Centre in Perth. The event is being held with support from Floodre who are engaging with flood risk communities across Britain as part of their transition plan.

Smallholding Scotland Conference 2019

The Smallholding Scotland Conference is a one-day conference dedicated to those working on and interested in small-scale agriculture and horticulture in Scotland. The 2019 conference takes place on Friday 15th February at Pitcairngreen near Perth.

It is an all-day event with refreshments and lunch included in the ticket price of £25 (£40 including 12 months membership of Smallholding Scotland (effective from 15th February for new members and 1st April for existing members through to 31st March 2020)).

Youth Theatre Arts Scotland Interchange Event

Building on the success of their previous Interchange events, YTAS will be working in partnership with Perth Theatre for Interchange 2019.

This year’s event offers in-depth masterclasses and workshops providing a collaborative learning experience. Participants will have the opportunity to apply their new skills with fellow delegates and members of Perth Theatre’s Young Company. The Lab, a weekend-long creative programme, offers practitioners the space to experiment, play and explore a specific art-form.

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