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The Enchanted Forest announces 70,000 tickets to go on sale

The Enchanted Forest announces 70,000 tickets to go on sale

06 June 2017

2017 event is named Oir an Uisge, Scots Gaelic for ‘Edge of the Water’ Charity night boost for Tayside Mountain Rescue, Alzheimer Scotland and Giraffe The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire’s multi-award-winning sound and light show, has announced it has released 70,000 tickets for this year’s event, with tickets going on sale to the general public on Friday, June 16. The 2017 show, entitled Oir an Uisge, Scots Gaelic for ‘Edge of the Water’, is reflective of the changing scenery of Faskally Wood in Pitlochry where the event is held annually. It will open to the public on Thursday, Septem...

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Enchanted Forest Community Trust funds 13 local projects

Enchanted Forest Community Trust funds 13 local projects

23 March 2017

Enchanted Forest Community Trust funds 13 local projects The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, organisers of the award-winning sound and light show in the woods, has awarded a whopping £10,000 to a range of worthy projects in Highland Perthshire. This is the fourth year that such a fund has been available, and the good causes range from a Girl Guide trip to Switzerland, to a Christmas Market in Pitlochry, and the purchase of new Neighbourhood Watch signs. Full list as follows: £1,600 – Highland Mainline Community Partnership. £1,500 – The Atholl Centre. £1,200 – Pitlochry Winter Lig...

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Enchanted Forest Community Trust funds 13 local projects

Enchanted Forest Community Trust funds 13 local projects

23 March 2017

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, organisers of the award-winning sound and light show in the woods, has awarded a whopping £10,000 to a range of worthy projects in Highland Perthshire. This is the fourth year that such a fund has been available, and the good causes range from a Girl Guide trip to Switzerland, to a Christmas Market in Pitlochry, and the purchase of new Neighbourhood Watch signs. Full list as follows: £1,600 - Highland Mainline Community Partnership. £1,500 - The Atholl Centre. £1,200 - Pitlochry Winter Lighting Project. £1,000 - Soldiers of Killiecrankie. £1,000 - Pi...

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The Enchanted Forest charities receive four figure donations

The Enchanted Forest charities receive four figure donations

08 December 2016

The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire’s multi-award winning sound and light show, presented each of the three 2016 charities with £5,000, following their successful charity evening opening night from this year’s show shimmer. Three charities: Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance, Kidney Kids Scotland and British Heart Foundation were all selected to benefit from this year’s show through ticket sales for the event’s opening night, which took place on Thursday 29th September. They each received a cheque for £5,000, bringing the total charitable donation from the 2016 show £15,000. Karen Aycan, Trust...

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Enchanted Forest wins Best Culture Event in the UK

Enchanted Forest wins Best Culture Event in the UK

02 December 2016

Scotland's premier sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, secured its place as one of the U.K.'s top tourism events after winning Best Cultural Event at the U.K. Event Awards. The Pitlochry based show, which recently celebrated its 15th anniversary with a record 70,000 visitors, beat off stiff competition at The Drum awards, including the Magical Lantern Festival London and Diwali Festival of Lights, at Thursday night's ceremony in London. The win, for The Enchanted Forest's 2015 show FLUX, is the latest in a long line of awards for the Perthshire event, which recently swept the boa...

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The Enchanted Forest reveals over 70,000 visitors attend 15th anniversary show

The Enchanted Forest reveals over 70,000 visitors attend 15th anniversary show

02 November 2016

The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire's multi-award winning sound and light show, has confirmed today that just over 70,000 visitors attended this year's 15th anniversary show, which closed on Sunday night, a 13% increase on the previous record-breaking year. The 2016 show, shimmer, marked The Enchanted Forest's 15th year and has been widely hailed by visitors as the best event to date with many visitors taking to social media channels to express their delight at the spectacle. This year's event broke all previous box office records, not only in ticket sales volumes, but also in speed of sale, wi...

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The Enchanted Forest attracts International storytellers to tell tales

The Enchanted Forest attracts International storytellers to tell tales

13 October 2016

Some lucky visitors to The Enchanted Forest this year, will be given regaled with tales from around the world with two internationally renowned storytellers set to join the event’s in house storytellers for a special guest appearance. On Saturday 15th October, Finnish Storyteller Markus Luukkonen will join Highland Perthshire storyteller Claire Hewitt in her cosy storytelling yurt to share a tale with her. Markus is on a three-month storytelling residency in Scotland. He is a founder member of Finnish Storytelling Association called Samova Ry and also a founder member and storyteller of to...

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The Enchanted Forest sweeps the board at The DRUM’s Scottish Event Awards

The Enchanted Forest sweeps the board at The DRUM’s Scottish Event Awards

06 October 2016

Scotland’s premier sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, has swept the board at this year’s Scottish Event Awards, picking up three titles at the annual awards ceremony this year held at the Radisson Blu in Glasgow including the prestigious Chairman’s Award. A three times winner of Best Cultural Event at The Scottish Event Awards, the Pitlochry based sound and light show has now added Best Large Event to its accolades, fighting off stiff competition from fellow nominees Edinburgh’s Christmas, The Royal Highland Show, Spectra Aberdeen’s Festival of Light and Virgin Money Street of Lig...

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The Enchanted Forest shortlisted for Thistle Award

The Enchanted Forest shortlisted for Thistle Award

03 October 2016

Scotland's premier sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest, has been shortlisted for Best Event or Festival for the third year running at the regional heats of the Scottish Thistle Awards, announced on Friday. A previous winner of the national title for Best Event or Festival, this is the third shortlisting in a row for this popular Autumn event. The event, which launched its 15th show last week, called SHIMMER, features original music and a series of fantastic light displays devised by some of the country's top creative talent. This year's event runs until Friday 30th October but, with ov...

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Enchanted Forest celebrates a shimmering 15th show

Enchanted Forest celebrates a shimmering 15th show

29 September 2016

The 15th annual Enchanted Forest launched tonight in a shimmer of light, original music and some of the country’s top creative talent. A select audience of press and VIPs gathered in Faskally Wood, Pitlochry for the opening of what is now a must-see on the UK’s tourist calendar and a cultural and financial boost to the local Perthshire community. Angela Constance, Cabinet Secretary for Communities, Social Security and Equalities, switched on the lights for this year’s show, called SHIMMER. For The Enchanted Forest’s most ambitious display to date, organisers have not only lit up Faskally...

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