Cupar and North Fife

Fife wedding styled by Dunfermline artist

This Fife wedding was styled by Dunfermline artist, Claire Christie for the McGregor family from Cupar. Relatives of the couple hosted the wedding on their private working farm outside Auchtermuchty with 3 barns providing the venue for the reception, the bar and the service. Their brief to Claire was for a traditional Scottish country barn wedding using items found on the farm and making interesting props with the salvaged materials

Open Studios North Fife this weekend

Painter Sharon Black, Ladybank and furniture designer Mark McCance, Kinloch are just two of the artists opening the doors of their studios to the public for the Open Studios North Fife weekend from Saturday 7 May to Monday 9 May.  The weekend is an opportunity to see the interesting spaces in which artists work, to hear more about their methods and sources of inspiration, buy or commission something for your

Auchtermuchty Cake Company: award winning and gluten free

Auchtermuchty Cake Company specialises in hand-made cakes, puddings and pastries made from gluten free flour blends which taste as great as traditional home-made baking. The company is launching an online shopping facility soon but meanwhile the team are regularly at Edinburgh, Stockbridge and St Andrews Farmers’ Markets, their Creole Fruitcake is available at Selfridges and you can order other products from the range from Yumbles and Freshfoodexpress.co.uk. To buy from Auchtermuchty Cake Company directly, send a

‘The best small gigs in the world’, Letham Nights, Fife

The village hall in Letham in Fife looked a little unloved until resident Michael Farrell decided to bring the community hall back to life by launching Letham Nights. The first live music event was in October 2008. Since then Michael and Roy Campbell have been ‘ blown away by the response from the music community’. Chloe Hall, an artist from Melbourne in Australia told them; ‘I love the sound of

Honeypeace Records – new north Fife music label

First Jimmy Shand, then The Proclaimers and now Honeypeace Records are putting Auchtermuchty on the musical map. Honeypeace is an independent record label based in the north Fife town. The label works with singer songwriters such as Ryan Lothian from Auchtermuchty, Jared Neville from Cupar and Johann Heartbeat from Sweden. They have so far released music on CD, cassette tape and on all major digital outlets and plan to nurture

And the award for best picture goes to…Fife Independent Film Expo

Have you made Scotland’s answer to Birdman or Whiplash? If so dust off your dickie bow and shake out your slinkiest gown because you could be going to an awards ceremony. Fife Independent Film Expo is a grassroots film screening event run by Fife Cultural Trust, showcasing the best of independent micro budget films in Scotland. The deadline for submissions is 16 March and screening will take place at Lochgelly

Prisoner Michele Caira’s art featured in Cupar Arts Festival

The excellent Cupar Arts Festival has just got underway and runs until 17 October. An impressive list of interesting visual arts events has been put together, including a man wondering around town dressed as a pig, handwriting cut into the town’s park grass and video projections onto buildings of people immersed in water. There are lots of live music performances and family activities too. Also featured is the work of

The Tay Moses by Kathleen Jamie – World Poetry Day

Today is World Poetry Day so we’ll expecting you to speak in rhyme until bedtime. To mark the occasion we’re featuring a poem from our part of the world. The brilliant Scottish – indeed Fife – poet Kathleen Jamie wrote this when she was expecting her first child and unsure of how she’d feel about the new arrival. The Tay Moses What can I fashion for you but a woven