Fife Council Libraries and Museums are the lead organisers of the Book festival. Children’s Book Festival features appearances by best-selling children’s authors, related craft and reading workshops and entrancing book, film, theatre and other entertainment events set in libraries, theatres, public parks and community venues right across Fife.
The lunching day will start with a day of family fun at the Dunfermline Family Book Carnival in Pittencreiff Park from 11am – 5pm. Then it’s a white knuckle ride through 14 days of the most interesting and diverse events you can imagine. For little readers in the early years the festival has special theatre, stories & film events to share and the chance to hear favourite stores come alive from the lips of the writers themselves.
The festival’s mid-primary programme has a wonderful selection of performance poetry and award winning writers to inspire readers and support the curriculum with events that are original,funny, scary and thrilling – with something for all tastes and ages.
Events for Older Primary children have Samurai sword displays, Scottish history, the launch of Cathy Cassidy’s new book and award winning writers galore. The book & film events are a great new idea this time for class reading and the organisers supply the books!
If you are of Secondary School age watch out for American best-seller Michael Grant as he launches his new book in the popular series ‘Gone. Add to this Book and film evenings, a flying theatre and a special CPD event for teachers. The final day of Family Book Carnival will be held in St. Andrews. The event organisers are trying their maximum to make sure that you’ve had the best time at the Best Children’s Book Festival Fife has ever seen!
The Big Kid Circus is coming to Dunfermline tomorrow, that is on Tuesday 27th July. Dunfermline has always on offers some fantastic entertainment & events, with something for everyone!
It’s Dunfermline’s turn to welcome the ‘Big Kid Circus’, and they have now entered their sixth successful year of touring throughout UK. With the effort of Kiril Kirilov, and his wife, Bili-Anna, the Big Kid Circus aims to produce high quality, exciting entertainment, using artistes new to the UK.
The Big Kid Circus also offers another fabulous opportunity for your kids who are celebrating their Birthdays. The Big Kid Circus throws special entertainment for a group of more than ten children. Dunfermline’s perfect location also makes it your ideal base to get out and enjoy all that Fife & Scotland have to offer.
So do you want to feel like a big kid again? Book your tickets and rush for the magic.
Fife is celebrating the great Outdoor Access Festival which will begin from Saturday 31st July and will last untill Sunday 8th August 2010. It is an extensive programme featuring over 100 outdoor events, designed to promote access and enjoyment of Fife’s great outdoors.
The festival, which is in its third year, has gone from strength to strength. This year the organisers are planning to almost doubling the number of events on offer to visitors, ranging from walking to cycling, and rambling for the disabled to horse riding.
For the first time ever this year, organisers are teaming up with nearby Dundee Parkour club to bring urban free running and parkour into Fife. Parkour- a non-competitive sport with French origins, where participants run along a route attempting to climb or negotiate obstacles in the most efficient way possible, is relatively new to the UK.
The festival is run jointly by Fife Coast & Countryside Trust and Fife Access Forum and the events are run by a wide range of over thirty commercial and public sector organisations including Fife Council Outdoor Education Team, Ramblers Scotland, Forth and Tay Disabled Ramblers, British Horse Society and Blown Away Land Yachts.
This year’s festival also plays a key role in the “Celebrating Fife” campaign which is coordinated by Fife Council.
Celebrating Fife 2010 showcases Fife’s unique environment, cultural identity and lifestyle activities. The programme of events and opportunities is ambitious, and aims to raise awareness of Fife’s heritage and its hidden cultural gems. Tickets have already started its sale and everyone who books their festival tickets online will also receive a free copy of the latest Scotland Outdoor Magazine direct to your doorstep!
Thinking of getting married soon? If you are wandering and confused about choosing an ideal venue to get married, stop searching any more. Balgonie Castle, situated in the heart of the Kingdom of Fife and perched above the winding River Leven is one of the best locations highly preferred by most wedding planners.
The Balgonie Castle is also home of the Laird, Lady and Younger of Balgonie and Eddergoll. This castle is One of the finest 14th century towers in Scotland, candlelit Balgonie originally known for its illustrious visitors including King James, Mary Queen of Scots and Roy MacGregor, is now extremely popular for weddings and functioned events.
Now, the idea of getting married in a castle is no more a dream that would seem impossible. Balgonie Castle is owned by a family of committed individuals who live in the castle and have made their castle available for wedding at an affordable price. Every visitor is given a warm welcome to come and visit the castle to get the real taste of a true medieval castle for a special wedding.
If you want to visit the Balgonie Castle, phone first. The Wedding can be conducted at the castle’s Candlelit Chapel.