In pictures: Thousands set for Kirkcaldy’s Food & Drink Fair

Kirkcaldy is set to host the Adam Smith Food and Drink Fair this weekend as part of the 2019 Festival of Ideas.

Monday, 11th March 2019, 12:46 pm
Updated Monday, 11th March 2019, 1:52 pm
Kirkcaldy Food & Drink Festival 2019
Kirkcaldy Food & Drink Festival 2019

It’s free and takes place on Saturday in the atrium of Fife College’s St Brycedale campus – and features demonstrations, stalls and workshops. Guests include BBC’s MasterChef The Professionals 2016 winner, Gary Maclean.

The Adam Smith Food and Drink Fair takes place on Saturday, between 11.00am and 3.00pm at Fife College, St Brycedale Campus, Kirkcaldy - and its free! (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)
It is organised by Kirkcaldy4All and Fife College, and the event is set to attract thousands of food lovers tempted by a huge range of stalls, workshops and cookery demonstrations. (Pic: Cath Ruane)

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The atrium, was packed last year all day as record numbers flocked to the 2017 event which forms part of the Festival of Ideas weekend event which features Eddie Izzard in a sold-out gig. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
The food festival features stalls promoting the very best produce in Fife, and showcasing some of most enterprising businesses in that sector. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Many offer free samples as well as selling their products - the fair is a great opportunity to try something new, and go home with some great goodies. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Its the fifth annual food fair in Kirkcaldy - the event has been growing year on year. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Look out for stalls from Alba Seafood, Allan's chilli products, Arran Cheese Shop, Artisana Brownies, Bakers Field Café, Café Continental, Coul Brewing, Cups 'n Cakes by Monica, Deliciously Dates, Erincroft Bakery, Great Oil and Olives, and Greener Kirkcaldy. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Check out stalls from Growing Kirkcaldy, Heavenly Goodies, In Vodka Veritas, Kingsbarns Distillery & Visitor Centre, KokuShi and VegaShi, Lindores Abbey Distillery, Loch Leven Brewery, and Lundin Distilling. (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Participants include , Nectar Espresso, Paper and Jam Ltd, Relish It, Scottish Wildlife Trust, Screaming Peacock, The Little Herb Farm, an d Unorthodox Roasters (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Bryan McCabe-Bell, Director of Business, Enterprise and Tourism at Fife College said: Its been wonderful to see the event grow over the years and to welcome so many independent producers who bring a variety of great local, regional and Scottish food and drink (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Bryan added: The event is a fantastic opportunity for our students to get involved, showcasing their skills in the various demonstrations. Bring some cash with you - if youre anything like me you will find the amazing food and drink available irresistible!  (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Kirkcaldy Food & Drink Fair staged as part of the 2018 Festival of Ideas, March 2018 (Pic: Cath Ruane)
Kirkcaldy Food & Drink Fair staged as part of the 2018 Festival of Ideas, March 2018 (Pic: Cath Ruane)
There will be a vegan cookery demonstration byTom Pratt from The Waterfront, Kirkcaldy (Pic: Cath Ruane)
The food and drink fair is packed with great cookery demonstrations - all of which are free to watch (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)
Spend a day at the food fair and enjoy the stalls and events around a packed atrium (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)
Bill Harvey, Manager of Kirkcaldy4All,, said: The Adam Smith Food and Drink Fair is just one part of a great programme of events planned for the Adam Smith Festival of Ideas. With some big names in town its going to be an exciting weekend in Kirkcaldy." (Pic: Fife Photo Agency)