Tag "Andrew Carnegie"

Extraordinary Coincidences: Pittsburgh & Dunfermline, Wednesday 20 September, 7pm, FSC

Don Carter, the Director of Urban Design at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh is coming to Fire Station Creative, Dunfermline to speak on ‘Extraordinary Coincidences: Pittsburgh/Dunfermline’. ┬áThe American architect and urban designer, whose grandfather was a coal miner from Ballingry, will be joined by Lord Bruce who will be speaking on Dunfermline’s urban planning and its regional and global links. 7pm Wednesday 20 September 2017, Fire Station Creative, Carnegie

Walk with George Lauder: the man behind the man behind the millions

If you’re into local history, here’s a quirky event you may want to check out: next Saturday 19 September, there will be free, costumed guided tours around Dunfermline’s Heritage Quarter as part of a series of events marking the 200th anniversary of the birth of George Lauder. Lauder,┬áthe uncle of Andrew Carnegie and the man credited with instilling in the young Carnegie his life-long love of history, was one of

'Fifers & other stories' – a homecoming exhibition by Jonny Hannah

Legendary Auchtermuchty accordionist Jimmy Shand, late great darts player Jocky Wilson and much missed guitar hero Stuart Adamson all hail from Fife and are the stars of award winning illustrator Jonny’s Hannah‘s vibrant and witty homecoming exhibition at the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum, Dunfermline. The piece above honours Moira Shearer the beautiful red head who grew up in Dunfermline and went on to become one of the world’s most famous