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Guide to the 2014 Food Festivals in Scotland

by The Grumbling Tummy Grab your diary and save the date because here are the 2014 dates for all these fantastic foodie events going on this summer and beyond. Again this year I apologies to my friends south of the border – there is just too much going on down there to list.  I hope that you might be tempted to pack your weekend bag and take a trip to try out the

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A Spoon full of vintage and a village full of art: events this weekend

Pittenweem Arts Festival,  28 July – 5 August Pittenweem Arts Festival, celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, hosts established invited artists, newcomers and resident artists who exhibit in homes, studios, galleries and public spaces throughout the East Neuk village. As well as exhibitions, there are workshops, performances, talks and children’s events, all related to the arts. This year’s invited artists include John Byrne (above), David Mackie Cook, Jake Harvey and the Association

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Claudia Massie – art for rainy days

We may as well accept that it is going to rain everyday for the rest of our natural lives and embrace the fantastically dreich work of Perthshire artist Claudia Massie. Massie is a graduate of Edinburgh College of Art now based with her husband and two young children in Glenalmond. Her fabulous, distinctively Scottish, work can currently be viewed at Frames Gallery in Perth, the Ruthven Gallery in Auchterarder and

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Clootielugs – little birds big on charm

We fell for these sweet little birds, with their washing machine copper wire legs and reclaimed textile bodies, last week at The Pittenweem Arts Festival. At only £10 each, they were flying out of the shop on tiny felt wings.     Jill Kitson is the artist and maker behind the Fife based label Clootielugs. A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, these days Jill loves

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