Adrenaline-fuelled line-up in store for next year

Crail Food Festival
Crail Food Festival

The Kingdom is gearing up for a 2014 to remember with a number of high-octane events joining a thrilling Fife line-up for the Homecoming Scotland Partner Programme.

These events join the British Touring Car Championship at Knockhill, which is among the latest events to have had funding confirmed and awarded as part of the Homecoming Scotland 2014 programme.

The respective 40th anniversaries of both the British Superbikes and the British Touring Car Championship will be held at Knockhill, along with the Official Scottish Motor Show, while the BriSCA F2 Stock Cars World Championship is coming to the Racewall in Cowdenbeath.

Also announced this week as part of the Partner Programme of Homecoming Scotland 2014 are the Anstruther Harbour Fest – a weekend which celebrates the royal burgh’s maritime traditions; Ceres Highland Games 1314-2014; the Craig Hill Tartan About! Tour in Kirkcaldy; Crail Festival 2014; Dunfermline Children’s Gala; Scotland’s Fright Farm – a Halloween fright night like no other, set on a haunted farm in deepest Fife, and the St Andrews Food and Drink Festival.

A number of other events have also been unveiled in the programme in Fife, including Culross Festival, Falkland Traditional Music Festival, Fife Garden Festival and the three-week Previously Scotland’s History Festival.

Fife now boasts a total of 20 Homecoming Scotland 2014 events – one of the highest numbers in the country.

Homecoming Scotland 2014 is a year-long celebration and will include hundreds of events.

It is being delivered by VisitScotland and EventScotland, in conjunction with the Scottish Government to provide an opportunity for communities all over the country to celebrate the very best of Scottish culture.

Richard Pinn, regional director at VisitScotland, said: “I am delighted this fantastic series of Homecoming Scotland events is set to make 2014 a year to remember in Fife.

“The eyes of the world will be on Scotland next year and every one of us needs to play our part in showing off our magnificent region on the global stage.”