Events and things to do

Open Studios North Fife starts 29 April

This video is an interesting peek into some of the studios ahead of Open Studios North Fife at the end of April. Studios in locations such as Cupar, Auchtermuchty and Falkland are open 10am until 6pm on Saturday 29, Sunday 30 and Monday 1st of May 2017. More details can be found on their website. In Above, Jan Hendry, Falkland and below Irene Blair, near Leslie Below, photography by Mark

New Campbells bake school in Crieff

With seven generations of baking heritage to draw on Campbells in Crieff is starting a bake school. Established in 1830, Campbells is one of Scotland’s oldest bakeries. headed up by seventh generation award winning baker Iain Campbell and his wife Ailsa, a graphic designer. The school will offer a series of three and a half hour long tuition sessions on Saturday afternoons with Iain at the helm, covering traditional sweet

Whisky and Cheese tasting, FSC Dunfermline

Fire Station Creative will host their first whisky and cheese tasting on Saturday 25 March. The tasting is being run by kaskwhisky.com and tickets, which cost £25 can be ordered on their site Saturday 25th March 2017, 7:30pm Fire Station Creative, Carnegie Drive, Dunfermline. KY12 7AN  

Martha Lane Fox, Ed Balls & the first Jo Cox Memorial Lecture, Adam Smith Festival of Ideas

Adam Smith Festival of Ideas, Kirkcaldy, 17-19 March Martha Lane Fox, Ed Balls and Brendan Cox, who will deliver the first Jo Cox Memorial Lecture, are just some of the high profile speakers at this weekend’s Kirkcaldy Festival of Ideas.  Also in the festival line up is the RT Hon Gordon Brown and Chris van der Kuyl, founder and owner of 4J Studios, one of the UK’s most successful videogame developers

Comic Con, Dunfermline, Saturday 11 March

After the success of last year’s event Comic Con is back in Dunfermline. Opening in the Glen Pavillion at 10am on Saturday 11 March, the event features a wide range of exhibitors including BHP, Scotland’s leading indie comic book publisher. Their titles include Heather, Laptop Guy, Maximum Alan and Mega Penguin. Clare Forrest’s Mighty Women of Science is a playful and enlightening look at some well known- and some not

Ciao Italia Wine and Pasta Party, Dunfermline

  Dunfermline Italian restaurant Ciao Italia is celebrating Italy’s pasta heritage throughout March, with the launch of its ‘pasta festa’ or ‘pasta party’. The first pasta party is tonight (Friday 3 March) between 5 and 6.30pm. There will be a choice of eight different pasta dishes, of which diners will choose four to enjoy. Each dish will be introduced to them by Ciao Italia’s Sommelier Michele Cassano, whom together with

Get your dancing shoes on – the Shiski Disco is coming to Wellwood.

The original Shiski Disco was held on the Isle of Arran in the community centre in Shiskine. A minibus would travel round the island and pick folks up and take them to the dancing. Dunfermline artist Alan Grieve referred to the disco in his Inchfuckery Island project, recently showcased at a popular exhibtion at Summerhall, and is now doing it for real. The event is on 24 March at Wellwood

Dunfermline’s next Pecha Kucha

Dunfermline’s next Pecha Kucha is on Thursday 23 February, 7-9pm at Fire Station Creative. Each presenter shows 20 slides for 20 seconds each. This is the fifth Dunfermline Pecha Kucha with standing room only left at the last two events. This event is organised by Fife Cultural Trust. This event will include presentations from · Rachel Lee – Fife based visual artist · Janet Henderson – Saje Scotland · Stephen

Ina Forsman in Dunfermline for Fife Jazz Festival

Young Finnish blues star Ina Forsman takes to the stage at the Carnegie Hall on Saturday 11 February with an ace band featuring Fife guitar great, Robbie Hill. Also on the bill for the ‘Blues Afternoon’ are The Troublemakers together with Dunfermline’s own Chris Agnew playing a set of boogie and blues. Lights Out By Nine perform for a one off show with ex-frontman and solo blues star Al Hughes

Acoustic music & local Brew Shed beer, The Ship Inn, Limekilns

Acoustic Music at The Ship Inn, Limekilns, Fife this Sunday January blues? Here’s something to cheer you up. There will be acoustic music from 3pm, local Brew Shed Beer and food served from 12 noon until 7.30pm at The Ship Inn, Limekilns this Sunday, 29 January. Fans of chef Ian Cruikshank’s food will be quite excited by this news – normally food is served at lunchtime only. Call 01383 872247