Glenfest arts spectacular returns to Letham Glen

Steel Rose at Glenfest Sept 2011
Steel Rose at Glenfest Sept 2011
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LEVEN’s lively celebration of music, arts, crafts and community diversity is set to come back next month.

Glenfest will be making an Easter Sunday return to Letham Glen – with an even bigger assortment of attractions in the pipeline.

There will be live music, craft displays and much more, all celebrating what Levenmouth has to offer and hopefully encouraging more people to become involved with the groups on their doorstep.

There will also be an Easter flavour to the April 8 spectacular, with some egg rolling, a woodland egg hunt and a duck race.

The last Glenfest took place on a rain-soaked Sunday in September and organisers, including MyBus, CYF (Clubs for Young People) and the Sophian Events Group, hope to take its versatility further forward.

In particular, they want to hear from any traders or local organisations who may want to hire a pitch at Glenfest and hopefully boost their profile.

Indoor and outdoor stalls which may return from last year include home-made cards for sale, Tarot readings, tombola, face painting, inflatable slides and bouncy castles, while more entertainment for children and a wider range of refreshments is set to be included.

Volunteer events co-ordinator Ross Caldwell said the live music would be taking place near the site of the old bandstand, allowing the craft centre and outdoor area of the Glen to accommodate more attractions.

There’s a rich blend of rock, blues, pipe music and psychaedelia among some of the musical acts likely to feature. The Methil Community Pipe Band is set to appear, along with Garfunkel Klaus and the Watermelon Men, a modern Celtic rock outfit.

Other live acts being touted for the bill include Homesick Aldo, SO4, the White Van Fugitives and Magic Voodoo Lounge.

The event, which is is free and open to all, is scheduled from noon until around 6pm. Ross said Glenfest’s purpose was also to let the public know what’s going on in their community and to be a platform for voluntary groups and social regeneration.

Anyone interested in having a pitch or a stall can contact Ross on 0792 5224672 or