The region of Fife lies on the east cost of the Scottish lowlands, with the Firth of Tay to the north and the Firth of Forth to the south, with its world-famous Forth Road and Rail bridges connecting Fife to Midlothian.
On the northeast coast, known as the Neuk or nook of Fife, is the region’s best-known town, St Andrews, home to the Royal and Ancient Golf Club and the Old Course, considered by many to be the home of golf.
St Andrews is also known for its ancient university, founded between 1410 and 1430, where recent graduates Prince William and Kate Middleton, now the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, famously met.
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Fife Contemporary Art & Craft's (FCA&C) Craft Pods was recently displayed in Woodmill High School, Dunfermline. FCA&C hosted a student-focused Meet Your Maker event to coincide with the exhibition: giving pupils and staff at Woodmill High School in Dunfermline the opportunity to meet Grant McCaig, the maker behind the work on display. The renowned silversmith discussed his training and career as well as his process.
Renowned silversmith and jeweller Grant McCaig visited Woodmill High School, Dunfermline, on Friday 10 June 2016. The school pupils got to meet the maker of this year's Craft Pods exhibition: a selection of Grant's silver spoons and iron ‘cucharas’ which were on tour around Fife.
Sunday 22 March will see six accomplished makers demonstrate their work at Cambo Estate in Fife. Each maker will showcase their talents and offer visitors the chance to try their hand at a wide variety of craft, including weaving, silk painting, jewellery, ceramics and feltmaking.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft will host a Meet Your Maker event at St Andrews Museum on Sunday 22 February. The event will offer a behind the scenes look at the work of two practicing jewellers, Andrew Lamb and Dorothy Hogg MBE.
Fife Contemporary Art & Craft will host a Meet Your Maker event at St Andrews Museum on Sunday 07 December. The event will offer visitors the chance to look behind the scenes at the work of two practicing ceramicists from different generations, Archie McCall and Dawn Youll.