Spring programme begins at Kirkcaldy Old Kirk

This year’s Spring programme has begun at Kirkcaldy Old Kirk with locals being invited to take part in various activities.

Tuesday, 4th May 2021, 11:48 am

It started with the annual May Day climb to the top of the Old Kirk’s 15th century tower when a small group of singers kept up the tradition which began 125 years ago singing Easter hymns to mark the start of the month.

May Morning also marked the start of open days at Kirkcaldy Old Kirk, and guided tours up the tower, around the historic graveyard to hear "Stories From Stones" and "In the Footsteps of Adam Smith" - these will take place weekly until the summer. The times are :Old Kirk Open to visitors 11am - 3pm on Saturdays. View the magnificent range of stained glass windows, listen to the organ as you walk round and climb the tower for wonderful panoramic views - before it closes for restoration.

"Stories from Stones" Fridays run at 2pm leaving from the Kirk door. A group of five from up to 5 households. Booking available - phone 01592 265499 or email from the website at www.kirkcaldyoldkirktrust.org.uk

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This year's Spring programme has begun at Kirkcaldy Old Kirk.

Rosemary Potter, chairman of the Old Kirk Trust, said "In the Footsteps of Adam Smith" - usually runs from 2pm on Saturdays but, this Saturday it will run from Adam Smith's baptismal church at 1pm instead. Booking available as above for the five places if desired.

She added that all hygiene and social distancing measures are in place and visitors are expected to conform with these and wear face coverings in the building.

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A small group of dedicated singers climbed the Old Kirk's 15 century tower to mark the start of May.

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The view from the top of the Old Kirk's 15th century tower on May 1, 2021.