Former nurse and now successful artist/writer Fi Bailey brings her uniquely engaging and therapeutic writing workshop to Outwith on 7th September. We asked her what people can expect from Cut Out: AS: What was the inspiration behind Cut Out? FB: I wanted to complement the festival’s musical offering with a technique often used when writing lyrics. Playing with words that already exist gets rid of an intimidating blank page for some.
Art & Design
An exhibition of work by one of Scotland’s most prominent artists, Adrian Wiszniewski, leads the art programme for Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival. Wiszniewski trained at the Mackintosh School of Architecture (1975-79) and at Glasgow School of Art (1979-1983), shooting to prominence in the mid 1980s as part of the New Glasgow Boys group of figurative artists. His public commissions include paintings for Liverpool Anglican cathedral and his work can be found
https://outwithfestival.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/07/V1.mp4 Storming back after a Covid absence, Outwith 22 starts 6 September and runs til Sunday the 11th. It features a world class art exhibition, a whole day of live music, international film, top comedy, writing masterclasses, spoken word nights and a host of heritage, cultural and other activities. Check out the programme and book tickets on outwithfestival.co.uk and keep an eye on Avocado Sweet over the next couple
The latest exhibition at Fire Station Creative is by consistently brilliant Dunfermline born artist Jonny Hannah who has hand lettered, drawn, scribbled and recycled photos to illustrate a new book – The Story of the Skids – by Richard Jobson. The book will be a mix of comic book, fanzine and punk-rock penny dreadful or, as Jonny describes it, ‘informal, all over the place & hard to read (the text in full will be at
Fire Station Creative’s latest exhibition explores the landscapes of Perthshire. Scottish artist Peter Kirley previously worked as an art teacher at Crieff High School and has been painting and printmaking full time since 2004. Inspired by the countryside surrounding Perth and the interaction between the spectacular natural scenery and incidental man made structures. Peter has lived in Perthshire for nearly 50 years but began life in Lancashire which he believes
A furniture maker’s life is full of repetition and Max McCance, one of Scotland’s leading furniture designers and makers, has elevated this process to an art form, devoting a 30-year career to making work composed of ever more complex, multiple and layered components, each individually shaped, sanded and finished before assembly. Based in rural northeast Fife, Max works exclusively in solid hardwoods, using natural rubbed oil finishes. If you would like to explore
If there is a supplier of more dramatic or better styled floristry in Fife than Tupelo Tree, we haven’t come across it. Now this ethically minded, woman owned business is set to grow as it opens a new online shop where you can buy an amazing range of dried flora and fauna. Everything is foraged and gathered locally, packaged and posted in natural paper, paper tape and long cardboard boxes
Combining art, wit and disco nostalgia, Workspace Dunfermline’s brilliant new t shirt designs are available in sizes XS to XXL and cost £20 each. They can be ordered here with bespoke designs also available.
An exhibition inspired by the Japanese Garden at Cowden near Dollar has opened at the Greengate Gallery in Culross. The series of paintings are by local artist Janice Headrick (pictured left) and complement a collection of silver jewellery created by Greengate Gallery owner, Lindsay Marchant (pictured right). Lindsay’s jewellery is inspired by the oriental lily pad, synonymous with Japanese garden design. Lindsay said: ‘In 1908, two women, Taki Handa and
Wednesday 30 October, 7pm-8.30pm, Pecha Kucha at Tiffany’s, Carnegie Hall Rachael Nixon, Award-Winning Milliner and Owner of Chanix Millinery will be talking about her amazing hat creations at an evening of rapid-fire presentations known as Pecha Kucha. Lisa Irving, Owner of Vintage Quine, will be telling the story of her hugely popular vintage fashion and accessories shop in Falkland. These fascinating visual presentations last no more than 7 minutes. You