Exclusive Film: How Raith Rovers were formed ...

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One of the highlights of our Hall of Fame night was the unveiling of a film telling the story of Raith Rovers creation.

The live show took the capacity audience at the Adam Smith Theatre back to the 1880s.

How Raith Rovers were formed

How Raith Rovers were formed

The town back then was a very different place. Its industry included linen cloth and potteries, as well as linoleum and fishing.

It had 25 places of worship and a Total Abstinence Society, while Denmark and the USA both had consuls based here.

It also had Raith Estate - a place integral to the story of how Raith Rovers came into being.

Legend has it kids aged from seven to 14 out bird nesting spotted what they thought was a nest high up a tree.

Only when they climbed up did they realise it was a tanner fitba.

They brought it down for a kick-about and, from those very small, humble beginnings the seeds of Raith Rovers were sown.

To launch the 2013 Hall of Fame show, we were able to take our audience back to the very beginning thanks to a wonderful film.

It was made by Janet Robertson and her team of talented young actors and film-makers from the Arts Hub in The Postings, which is the base for the bustling ReCREATE Kirkcaldy organisation and offers a huge range of creative opportunities to local folk.

The cast: Oliver Barclay, Liam A. Black, Morgan Clark, Matthew Cobain, Ronan Corkey, Robin MacKenzie, Ross MacKenzie, Tomas McRae, Dale McQueen Stevenson, Fraser Morrison, James Reid, Ciaran Sneddon, Connor Wallace with a special guest

appearance by Megan Cumming.

Filmed by Out of the Darkness Ltd, directed by Janet Robertson.

With thanks to Youth Music Theatre Scotland.