Eleanor Morton, owner of one of the top Twitter accounts in Scotland and hot off a sold-out run at the Edinburgh Festival, will perform at Outwith Festival on Friday 9th September. Morton rose to social media fame with her brilliant self-taped sketches during lockdown which not only attracted millions of views but also the respect of some of the top names in comedy with Stewart Lee commenting that she had
The smooth, rich voice of Liz Lawrence recalls both Chrissie Hynde and Karen Carpenter and her ability to write an irresistible tune makes hers one of the most anticipated performances in the Outwith 22 music line up. Lawrence’s double duty as songwriter and producer also makes her one of the UK’s foremost independent alt-pop solo artists. Writing and recording in ‘The Coffin’ – her self-built garden shed home studio –
Customers were back drinking their cortados in the beautiful walled garden at Abbot House today. The cafe re-opened on Thursday 7 July with a new contemporary, stylish re-design. There’s a lovely shop that’s been open for a while now and is a great place to pick up gifts. You can also visit the first artists to move into the studios because they’re opening their doors on Saturday 11 July. There’s
Vegan food rides into town on the Caravan of Courage Vegan fast food is riding into the crazy golf course at Fife Leisure Park this weekend. The wonderfully-named Caravan of Courage will be at Adventure Golf Island from Friday 26, Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 February. From 12 noon until 6pm vegan fast food will include vegan burgers, falafel and flatbreads.
If you’re looking to break up lockdown walks with a takeway then The Cheesy Toast Shack is open for business at East Sands, St Andrews. If you’re on a beach and it looks like a scene from Chariots of Fire then you’re on the wrong beach. Get your coordinates right and you’re also closer to Janetta’s ice cream for dessert. Open 10am until 4pm at weekends and 10am until 2pm
Broken toys, battered household items and other detritus of life are given new life in Alastair Dickson’s work, on show at Fire Station Creative this month. Dickson, brother of Barbara, studied at Edinburgh College of Art and is now a sculptor based in Gibraltar Point near Toronto. FSC Curator Ian Moir said, in opening the Uncommon Blockhead exhibition, that he had wanted to bring Dickson’s ‘playful and inventive art’ to
Don’t know if Jonathan Adler has ever been to Saline but the influence of the American designer can certainly be seen in The Maine House, a very glam period house that has previously featured in 25 Beautiful Homes magazine and is now available to rent in the Fife village. The completely renovated house has four bedrooms, one with double rain shower, and a formal lounge with marble fireplace. There’s a
Bowhouse Food Weekend, St Monans is this Saturday and Sunday, 23 and 24 September. Free to attend, the two-day event will showcase the produce that the harvest season brings in the East Neuk. Hosted in a beautifully restored barn, the market will also host regular tastings, talks and demonstrations from chefs and producers. Children’s activities, as well as information on local walks, and a chance to see a selection of the
The inaugural Outwith Festival is now underway. Launched this morning at Fire Station Creative with a well attended event for Dunfermline BIDS members and other stakeholders, the festival is already attracting extensive media coverage and tickets for all festival events are selling fast. Here’s what is on today: Tickets and more information here.