Tag "Dunfermline events"

Andrew Carnegie & the Homestead Strike, 1892

Carnegie Lecture, Fire Station Creative, 7.30pm Tuesday 28 November, 2017 To mark the 125th anniversary of one of the most notorious strikes in American history,  the controversial Homestead dispute that took place in Andrew Carnegie’s Homestead Steelworks in Pittsburgh in 1892, is the focus of  a Carnegie lecture at Fire Station Creative. From Chartist Roots to Labour Unrest; Andrew Carnegie and the Homestead dispute of 1892 Professor of Scottish History at

Fresh Air Festival is on this weekend in Dunfermline!

Not quite Coachella or the Commonwealth Games but perhaps a little bit of both! The Fresh Air Festival returns this Saturday to Dunfermline’s Public Park. The park’s Victorian bandstand will ring out once more to the sounds of jazz, brass, pipes and some of the area’s best young singer songwriters. There’ll be pony rides, sports taster sessions, including parkour and karate, a family barbecue and birds of prey. New for this

Dunfermline Beer Festival this Friday and Saturday

Fancy a Foxy Blonde or a Dark Dunter this weekend? These are just two of the 60 beers, ales and ciders up for tasting at the Dunfermline Beer Festival, one of Fife’s liveliest and most enjoyable events. The Festival, which also features live bands and a beer fuelled disco, is hosted jointly by the local Rotary and rugby club at the Glen Pavilion.  Local beers on offer this year include