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Lottery cash helps light up Tayport

People in Tayport are set to enjoy a dazzling display of Christmas lights this year thanks to a lottery windfall.

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Linda Ballingall, Heritage Centre chairman with Ian Nimmo-White who is conducting research with the hope of reuniting the family with the soldier's death plaque. (Pic Steve Brown).

“Help us find Fife war hero’s family”

An appeal had been launched to reunite the family of a WWI Kirkcaldy solider – killed 100 years ago next week – with the ‘death penny’ honouring his sacrifice.

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Children from local schools add to the cast of balletLORENTs Snow White.

A fairytale chance for kids to dance

A leading dance theatre company has plucked talent from local schools for a fairytale dance production of Snow White.

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Dr Jim Byatt  is currently researching the history of recorded American folk music for a forthcoming book on the subject.  He is also a semi-professional musician, working largely in the fields of Alternative Country and Americana.

Backing for Bob from St Andrews

Two academics from St Andrews University have backed the award of a Nobel Prize to Bob Dylan.

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StAnza set to celebrate 20th poetry festival

StAnza set to celebrate 20th poetry festival

StAnza, Scotland’s international poetry festival, has revealed the headliners for its 20th year.

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The exhibition will run at the Secret Bunker (guard house pictured above) until the end of October

Celebrating Leuchars Airshow legacy

Scotland’s Secret Bunker has unveiled a new photo exhibition celebrating 65 years of the nearby Leuchars Airshow – almost three years to the day since the Red Arrows last flew over the Fife coast.

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Kirkcaldy Galleries

A talk about some fine paintings

On Wednesday visitors to Kirkcaldy Galleries can enjoy a lunchtime talk by exhibitions curator, Janice Crane.

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The image taken from Jim's bedroom many years ago. Comparing it to Hunter's painting, the resemblance is very clear

Could Hunter painting mystery finally be ‘put to bed’?

It seems Fifers may have solved the mystery location of one of the Kingdom’s most famous paintings, once and for all.

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Norma Stewart, Margaret West, Billy Cauldfield, Lilian Sloan, Candice MacKenzie, Cllr Ian Sloan & Angela Ross. Pic: Steven Brown

New art space set to give Glenrothes a splash of colour

The town centre is about to get a splash of colour in the coming months as artists young and old are given their very own creative space.

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Crail poet Garry MacKenzie has won a top poetry prize. Pic: George McLuskie

Top poetry prizes for talented Fifers

Talent from the East Neuk has shown the stanza strength of the county as two Fifers take top prizes in a national poetry competition.

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Philip Bowen

Has Hunter ‘Sunrise’ painting mystery been solved here in Fife?

The unknown location depicted in one of Fife’s most famous paintings, which has stayed a mystery for more than 90 years, has been solved, claims a Liverpudlian playwright.

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Photographers were able to learn new techniques  as in this abstract photography workshop.

Photography festival will be back in 2017

St Andrews Photography Festival will not be a flash in the pan, following the success of the first festival this summer.

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Kirkcaldy artist Susan McGill with her Oor Wullie sculpture (Pic by Fife Photo Agency)

Jings! Bucket load of cash for Kirkcaldy’s Oor Wullie

An auction of sculpture based on the cartoon character Oor Wullie, which included an entrant from a Kirkcaldy artist, raised hundreds of thousand of pounds for charity.

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A busy harbour during the days of a thriving east coast herring fishing industry

Fresh link with Fife’s fishing heritage for exhibition finale

Anstruther provides the perfect setting this weekend for a commemoration of the area’s industrial past, embellished by a 21st century soundtrack.

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Award-winning author Ali Bacon, who will be reading her stories created around the people in the calotypes of Hill and Adamson on September 9 at St Andrews Photography Festival.

Author returns to St Andrews for final weekend of photography festival

An author who studied in St Andrews returns to the town this evening (Friday, September 9) to add a fitting final chapter to the successful St Andrews Photography Festival, which ends this weekend.

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Art club president Lilian Sloan and her husband Cllr Ian Sloan outside the club's Cottar House studio. Pic: George McLuskie

New era for Glenrothes art club ... but not all are happy

A new home could soon be beckoning for one of the town’s oldest clubs following a planning application to develop the premises it has occupied for nearly 60 years.

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Five-year-old River Ella Glen from Buckhaven was at the launch. Pictures: George McLuskie.

Another successful year for Buckhaven arts exhibition

Organisers of the Fall for the Arts exhibition, which took place in Buckhaven over the weekend, are delighted with the response.

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John Murray

Music Matters with John Murray

Festival season fully underway then and more to come of course.

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John Murray

Music Matters with John Murray

This week KT Tunstall returned with a new albumcalled Invisible Empire // Crescent Moon (Virgin), and I guess we all wondered where she had gone.

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