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The Library of Innerpeffray
Innerpeffray, by Crieff, Perthshire, Scotland    Telephone +44(0)1764 652 819    Email

What's on

The Library runs events throughout the year: exhibitions from the collection, events connected to the collections and music and social events to raise funds for running costs and special projects. Find all the dates for your diary here. Tickets and information: 01764 652819

Crieff Cowches Trail - can you find Hamish at Innerpeffray? 

Dates for your diary

The New Season of FOIL talks is detailed below.  All evenings commence at 7pm with refreshments for a 7.30pm start and are usually held at Innerpeffray School unless otherwise indicated.  Details of talks at

Wednesday 10th July                       

Drew Watson & Pierre Leger:  Strathearn Cheese 

Wednesday 14th August                 

Tim Chalk : Artist & Sculptor

Wednesday 9th October                 

Donald Findlay QC: Madeleine Smith - did she or did she not?  (takes place at Memorial Hall, Morrisons Academy, Crieff)

Other events coming soon:

Tues 23rd July from 6pm               Macbeth from the Three Inch Fools - a musical take on Shakespeare's 'Scottish play'.  OUTDOORS with buffet supper, tickets £25 or £5 for under 16s

Sun 8th September from 12noon     Grand Opening Fair: Celebrating the new Heritage Trail and Venue.  Join us for a grand day out walking through the history of Innerpeffray with games, tours, market stalls, hog roast, teas, Roman Camp, entertainment and all the fun of the fair.  Free entry and free buses running from Crieff and Auchterarder.

The event coincides with Doors Open Day weekend and this year we are also a venue for Perthshire Open Studios.  We are delighted to have Linda Russell exhibiting her botanical illustrations from Sat 7th September - Sun 15th (usual opening hours.

Saturday 28th September @ 7pm  & Sunday 29th September @ 3pm

The Tumbling Lassie - An Operetta by Alexander McCall Smith & Tom Cunningham at Abercairny

Friday 8th November -  7pm

 The Innerpeffray Lecture - James Crawford 

Innerpeffray Library is delighted to announce the 2019 Innerpeffray Lecture will be given by James Crawford, writer and broadcaster. Best known for the three-part BBC One documentary series Scotland from the Sky which he scripted and presented: Series Two broadcast in April and May 2019. He has also written a number of books including Who Built Scotland: A History of the Nation in 25 Buildings, Above Scotland, Victorian Scotland, Scotland's Landscapes, and Aerofilms: A History of Britain from Above.

Aytoun Hall, Auchterarder doors open at 7pm for refreshments, lecture at 7.30pm followed by book signing. Tickets priced £15 are available now.

Friday 29th November    A Pleasing Terror, Two ghost stories by M R James, Performed by R M Lloyd Parry, in the Library, with supper, £18

Sunday 8th December                       Carols at Innerpeffray, £10

Bookings for all events can be made at the Library by phone or email.

Private Events If you would like to hold a private event at the Library please do get in touch.  We are delighted to hold book launches, weddings, birthday treats and private tours outwith opening hours.


We are delighted to announce the Library has achieved WorldHost Customer Service standard. 

Book Week Scotland 2014

The Library was delighted to be the subject of a Love Letter to Your Library, from Alexander McCall Smith as part of Book Week Scotland in 2014.

Read the Guardian feature here.  More about Book Week Scotland here.

Read Alexander McCall Smith's letter by clicking on the link opposite.

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