Tag "Scottish history"

Thieves of Dunfermline – new play suitable for the whole family!

Thieves of Dunfermline is a light hearted, fast paced hour’s entertainment inspired by the events and people of Dunfermline’s past. It will be performed from 3-7 December in the intimate setting of The Long Gallery in Abbot House, Dunfermline by a talented cast of local musicians and performers including Fife Provost Jim Leishman in his first acting role. ┬áSome of the stories, which are told through drama, humour and cracking

Enter our competition to win a beautiful new book!

Win a copy of Robert the Bruce! Recently we featured the publication of a stunning new book about Robert the Bruce as told by award winning author James Robertson and illustrated by the brilliant Jill Calder. We are delighted that the publishers Birlinn Books have offered us a copy of the 64 page hardback book as a prize in our competition. All you need to do is answer a simple question

A stitch in time: introducing The Great Tapestry of Scotland

Here’s an early glimpse of what promises to be a very beautiful – and very long – tapestry depicting the history of Scotland. Writer Alexander McCall Smith, whose idea this was, is working with historian Alistair Moffat and artist Andrew Crummy as well as stitchers from all over Scotland to produce The Great Tapestry of Scotland. It will be world’s longest tapestry and one of the biggest community arts projects