100 things to do in Kirkcaldy in 2014

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Your guide to a jam-packed year of activities and shows ... and all on your doorstep

It’s time to banish the post-festive blues and plan your diary, so here’s the Press guide to 100 great events and things to see and do over the next 12 months.

Carnival in Kirkcaldy high street  (c) David Wardle

Carnival in Kirkcaldy high street (c) David Wardle

Oh yes, and there are still many more events to be announced ... so watch this space!

January

25: Film: Filth (18)

Adam Smith Theatre

Raith Rovers have a cup final to look forward to

Raith Rovers have a cup final to look forward to

25. Comedy: Craig Hill

Adam Smith Theatre

25. Event: A women-only burns Supper

Beveridge Park Hotel.

Rich Hall

Rich Hall

Unique event with food, music, poetry and performances from by Horse, Sandra Macbeth and the Coaltown Daisies.

25. Sport: Raith Rovers v Alloa Athletic

Stark’s Park, Kirkcaldy

Fife Flyers v Cardiff Devils

Fife Ice Arena.

30. Theatre: Corolianus

Adam Smith Theatre

Watch the National Theatre beamed live into Kirkcaldy with its production of Shakespeare’s tragedy of political manipulation and revenge.

Music: David Latto Band

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club.

31. Cinema: Gravity (12A)

Adam Smith Theatre

February

1. Sport: Kirkcaldy Rugby v Livingston

Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Cinema: Saving Mr Banks (PG)

Adam Smith Theatre

4. Event: Langtoun Daunderers

Mill Dam & Raith Lake Circular

6. Music: ◦An Evening Without Jake Thackray

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club

- Polish Club.

7-9. Event: Fife Jazz Festival

Various venues

Three days of the best in jazz music across the Kingdom.

8. Music: Red Stripe Band

Adam Smith Theatre

Top jazz band make welcome return to Kingdom

9. Sport: Fife Flyers v Dundee Stars

Fife Ice Arena.

10. Comedy: Chris Ramsay

Adam Smith Theatre

Superb stand-up comedy - his 2013 show was a total sell-out.

14. Event: Charity Masquerade Ball

Dean Park Hotel

15. Sport: Raith Rovers v Hamilton Accies

Stark’s Park, Kirkcaldy.

Fife Flyers v Braehead Clan

Fife Ice Arena.

16. Fife Flyers v Hull Stingrays

Fife Ice Arena.

19. Comedy: Andrew Lawrence

Adam Smith Theatre

One of three Fife shows from the ‘Live At The Apollo’ guest star

27. Music: ◦Vera van Heerigen Trio

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club.

March

1. Sport: Raith Rovers v Falkirk

Stark’s Park.

Fife Flyers v Belfast Giants

Fife Ice Arena.

1. Theatre: NT Live: Warhorse (encore)

Adam Smith Theatre

Second chance to see this acclaimed theatre show live on the big screen.

6. Music: Maz O’Connor

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club.

8. Sport: Fife Flyers v Edinburgh Capitals

Fife Ice Arena.

13. Theatre: Iolathe - Kirkcaldy Gilbert & Sullivan

Adam Smith Theatre

Music: ◦Steve & Cristi Nebel

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club.

14-23. Event: Fife Science Festival

Various locations across the Kingdom

A huge hit with families and ideal for kids of every possible age!

15. Sport: Raith Rovers v Morton

Stark’s Park, 3.00 p.m.

16. Music: Kirkcaldy Orchestral Society

Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy

Premiere of ‘A Man & A Brother’ by John Gourlay

Sport: Fife Flyers v Belfast Giants

Fife Ice Arena, 7.15 p.m.

19. Theatre: Chalk Farm

Adam Smith Theatre, 4.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m.

New play on the 2011 London riots

20 Music: The Revelers

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club.

22. Sport: Raith v Livingston

Stark’s Park, Kirkcaldy

Kirkcaldy Rugby v Howe of Fife,

Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Art

Kirkcaldy Art Club

Open weekend, Hot Pot Wynd, Dysart

23. Sport: Fife Flyers v Braehead Clan

Fife Ice Arena, 6.30 p.m.

25. Sport: Fife Flyers v Dundee Stars

Fife Ice Arena, 7.30 p.m.

Event: The Big Haggis

Town centre, Kirkcaldy

A live celebration of all things Burns!

Event: Greener Kirkcaldy annual gathering

Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy 10.00 a.m. - 2.30 p.m.

27. Music: ◦Leah Abramson, Rayna Gellert and Patrick Metzger

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

28. Theatre: Butterfly Kiss

Adam Smith Theatre

Music: No1Sun

O’Connell’s, Kirkcaldy

29. Music: The Selecter

Windsor Hotel, Kirkcaldy

Theatre: Celeste’s Circus

Adam Smith Theatre

April

1-13. Event: Fife Comedy Festival

Various venues across Kingdom

1. Comedy: Rich Hall

Adam Smith Theatre

Return for the deadpan grouch of comedy - sold out in 2013

2. All the Fun Of The Fair

Kirkcaldy Galleries

3. Puppetry: Falsetto Socks

Adam Smith Theatre

Music: ◦Dubl Handi

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

3-5. Show: The Singing Kettle’s Fantastic Funfair

Adam Smith Theatre

5. Sport: Raith Rovers v Queen of the South

Stark’s Park, 3.00 p.m.

6. Sport: Ramsdens Cup Final - Raith Rovers v Rangers

Easter Road, Edinburgh.

Technically not in town, but it’s THE game of the season!

8. Art: Pitter-Patterened Animals

Kirkcaldy Galleries

10. Music: Ragged Glory

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

12. Sport: Raith Rovers v Dumbarton

Stark’s Park, 3.00 p.m.

13. Event: Kirkcaldy Aquarist Society open show & auction

Templehall Community Centre

16-21. Event: Links Market

Esplanade, Kirkcaldy

Scream if you want to go louder as the famous fair returns

17. Music: Pauline Alexander

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

21. Theatre: The sound of Music - KAOS

Adam Smith Theatre

24. Music: The Dardanelles

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

25. Sport: Darts Fife Masters 20134

Dean Park Hotel, Kirkcaldy

26. Sport: Raith Rovers v Cowdenbeath

Stark’s Park, 3.00 p.m.

27. Art: Toby Paterson

Kirkcaldy Galleries

May

1. Music: Louise Jordan

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

2. Theatre: The Unremarkable Death Of Marilyn Monroe

Adam Smith Theatre

8. Music: Kim Richey

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

11. Event: Bikes In The Park

Beveridge Park, Kirkcaldy

Remember the famous days racing round the park? The club returns to its legendary home!

14. Theatre: RSC Live: Henry IV Part 1

Adam Smith Theatre

15. Music: ◦Cahalen Morrison & Eli West

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

16. Theatre: Uncle Varick

Adam Smith Theatre

18. Theatre: Saltbush

Adam smith Theatre

21. Music: Brian Kellock & Tommy Smith

Adam Smith Theatre

Renowned jazz duo team up for a rare gig

22. Music: ◦Flossie Malavialle

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

29. Music: The Coaltown Daisies

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

June

6. Event: Kirkcaldy Gilbert & Sullivan Society 75th anniversary concert

Old Kirk, Kirkcaldy

6-8. Event: Adam Smith Festival

12. Music: Cherrygrove

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

19. Music: Ed Miller

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

26. Music: ◦Stephen & Pernille Quigg

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

July

5. Event: Thornton Highland Gathering

19. Event: Fife International Carnival

Town centre, Kirkcaldy

Return of colourful spectacle that brought thousands to town in 2013.

21 Event: Burntisland Highland Games

Links, Burntisland

August

16. Event: Kirkcaldy Sand Races

Esplanade, Kirkcaldy

September

6. Event: Reading Groups Afternoon Tea

Adam Smith Theatre

11. Music: Stray Birds

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

17-21. Event: Kirkcaldy Film festival

Adam Smith Theatre

October

10-Nov 26: Event: Fife Art 2014

Kirkcaldy Galleries

25. Music: David Francey

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

2. Event: Poetry Slam

Kirkcaldy Galleries

10. Comedy: Daniel Sloss ... really?!

Adam Smith Theatre

23. Music: Lizanne Knott

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

30. Music: Ian Bruce/Ian Walker

Kirkcaldy Acoustic Music Club - Polish Club

November

9-16. Event: French Film festival

Adam Smith Festival

10. Event: Raith Rovers Hall of Fame

Adam Smith Theatre

13. Show: Patsy Cline 50th Anniversary Tour

Adam Smith Theatre

24-40. Event: Book Week Scotland

Kirkcaldy Galleries

December

5 onwards: Theatre: 2014 Panto

Adam smith Theatre

Perfect end to a great year ... oh yes it is!