Craftspeople and makers

Art at Outwith: from cutting out to cutting edge

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

Outwith is back! Dunfermline’s grassroots arts festival starts 6 September   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 and keep an eye on Avocado Sweet over the next couple

Beautifully bleak and fragile jewellery by Beth Legg

Burntisland-based Beth Legg’s award winning jewellery reflects the ‘beautifully bleak and fragile nature of the Scottish coastal landscape’.  Legg has been making jewellery professionally since 2003 after graduating with a first class honours from Edinburgh College of Art.  The remote environment she comes from in the far north coast of Scotland has strongly influenced both the work she produces and the materials she uses.  Her studio has been compared to

Leslie & Rosie – heritage and art gifts

Leslie & Rosie was started by Dunfermline based Lesley Ratomska in 2012. She says: ‘I wanted to create a range of gift items that evoked memories of Scotland’s heritage and history with a contemporary twist.’ Range includes mugs, teatowels, cards and cushions.

Foursticks Framing

Skilled, artisan framing service. They say: ‘Over 10 years experience, a passion for pictures and commended by the Fine Art Trade Guild.  From one-off, straightforward jobs to artist’s exhibitions and gallery framing.  As well as unique mirrors & framing, there are examples of commission work in the Foursticks Gallery. We can create your very own original gifts, unique wedding presents, presentation pieces and trophies. Foursticks is also the only framer in Fife to offer

Lucy Moose – textiles

Lucy Turner, aka Lucy Moose, is the maker behind stuffyourdoodles – 3d stuffed figures custom made to look exactly like your children’s doodles and drawings. She also makes other delightful things using state-of-the-ark technology: keyrings, russian dolls, bags, cushions – all are unique and hoofmade by moose herself from recycled materials. Individual and corporate commissions are welcome. Lucy Turner  studied textiles at DJCA in Dundee and, after years travelling, working in the

Hello Chocolate – chocolatiers

Gill & Stan Lyth create handmade, hand decorated chocolate using sustainably produced cocoa.  They also run chocolate tasting and making events. Based in Dunfermline 07779663859

Evie Milo – designer maker

Jewellery, stationery, accessories and decorations Evie Milo is a designer/maker based in Kinghorn. From a small studio in her home, situated on a cliff overlooking the Firth of Forth and beyond, she hand crafts a range of jewellery, stationery, accessories and decorations from rare and recycled materials too good to waste. Honing in on the little details that often go unnoticed she breaths new life into forgotten things – weaving

Jo Walker – ceramics

I am a potter living and working in Fife. I originally completed a degree in Jewellery and Silversmithing but after enrolling on a pottery course a number of years ago I became hooked. I love the immediacy of pottery. Marks made quickly, once fired, are preserved and can survive for thousands of years.  I like to decorate my thrown pots using a technique called sgraffito. The pots are dipped in