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Antiques Road Trip stops off in Dunfermline

Antiques Road Trip stops off in Dunfermline

IT’S only been open a year but already ‘The Secret Door’ at Dunfermline’s Maygate has hit the big time on popular TV show Antiques Road Trip. The curiosity store was featured on an episode aired earlier this month on BBC one. Antiques expert Anita Manning was charmed with the store and bought two books by Shakespeare and a set of silver oriental spoons, which she should sold for profit at a Dumfri... »

200th Anniversary of King found in Dunfermline

200th Anniversary of King found in Dunfermline

In 1329 King Robert was buried in the choir of Dunfermline Abbey. Using reconstruction drawings and detailed photography by RCAHMS and a 3D scan by HS, the Digital Design Studio, Glasgow School of Art, created a 3D digital model of the monument as it would once have looked. This research, imagery and model will allow all four to reinterpret their own fragments of the monument, and to display them ... »

Kids Cinema at The Kingsgate

Kids Cinema at The Kingsgate

Kingsgate Shopping Centre are hosting a pop-up community cinema during the February school holidays (15th & 16th), showing recent family films on a 10ft pop-up screen. Tickets are ONLY £1 and all proceeds will be donated to the Fife Gingerbread Charity For more information go : https://www.facebook.com/KingsgateCentre/ »

Free Walk Fife Workshop

Free Walk Fife Workshop

Walk Fife will be running a free Basic Map Reading for Beginners Workshop on the 10th February 2018. Map reading is one of the most valuable skills a walker can learn. Walk Fife volunteers Gary and Andrew will be running this free workshop in Dunfermline. Gary is well versed in many different forms of navigation thanks to his past career serving as a mountain leader in the British Armed Forces. An... »

When The Bard Visited Dunfermline

When The Bard Visited Dunfermline

A royal burgh in Fife, 16 miles northwest of Edinburgh, and once a Royal seat. In its Abbey, founded in 1072 by Queen Margaret, wife of King Malcolm Ceannmor, Robert the Bruce lies buried. It was at Dunfermline in 1581 that James VI signed the first National Convenant, and where, in 1650, Charles II signed the Dunfermline Declaration, reaffirming his oath to adhere to the Covenant. The town was th... »

Experience culture in a few clicks

Experience culture in a few clicks

Join us for our first Pecha Kucha event of 2018 at Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries and Galleries (DCL&G). Eight speakers from all walks of cultural life will present themselves in under 7 minutes over the course of one interesting evening. Our first event of the season introduces artist Ceilie Byrne (work pictured) alongside a librarian, a jeweler and the curator of a food museum. It’s th... »

WIN a £200 voucher for a restaurant of your choice at Fife Leisure Park!

WIN a £200 voucher for a restaurant of your choice at Fife Leisure Park!

To win, submit your competition entry here and we will pick one lucky winner ENTER NOW Competition extended! You have until January 31st to enter – Good Luck! »

Choose Dunfermline in 2018

Choose Dunfermline in 2018

The Vine Conference Centre is the answer to all your Conference, exhibition, meeting and training room needs. FIND OUT MORE »

Afternoon Teas at DCL@G

Afternoon Teas at DCL@G

Heaven Scent is now serving afternoon teas at our DCL&G cafe. Tuck into sandwiches, scones with cream & jam, tray bakes, macarons, gateaux & tea or coffee while enjoying the fab views of Dunfermline’s Abbey & historic quarter. Email DCLG@heavenscentcoffeeshop.co.uk to book. »

Smashburger Dunfermline Opens

Smashburger Dunfermline Opens

Smashburger opened its doors in Dunfermline in early December 2017 – it’s the company’s second branch in Scotland – following closely on their first Scottish outpost in Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow. The chain may be new to Scotland’s burger scene but the company has seen a rapid expansion in the United States since the first restaurant opened in 2007 in Denver, Colorado. Indeed, the fashionable ind... »

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