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Festive Fun at Kirkcaldy’s Party Saturdays

Date of article: Mon 2 Dec 19

Over the past few weeks, Santa and his reindeer have ridden into town and the Christmas lights have been switched on, and Santa’s grotto has opened and there is yet more festive ...

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In the Footsteps of Kings wins Innovation Award at Family Attraction Expo

Date of article: Fri 29 Nov 19

The app, In the Footsteps of Kings, allows families to interact with characters and be immersed in activities at tourist attractions. Augmented Reality (AR) company, AliveLab, has ...

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Tickets On Sale for Outwith Festival 2020

Date of article: Fri 29 Nov 19

Dunfermline’s Outwith Festival 2020 Early Bird Tickets Go on Sale, Friday 29 November The Outwith Festival All-Day Music event is back for 2020, taking place on Saturday 5 Se ...

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Christmas Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Fri 22 Nov 19

Saturday December 14th & Sunday 15th December 2019 Free of Charge  Bowhouse in Fife is bringing together the best food and drink producers from across Scotland with a very ...

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Cookery Student Showcases Skills in China

Date of article: Thu 21 Nov 19

Professional Cookery student, Bryce Dickson, recently travelled to China to attend the China Seafood Expo. Bryce, alongside former Fife College lecturer, Scott Lyall, and former H ...

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St Andrews scoops 3 tourism awards at regional finals

Date of article: Tue 19 Nov 19

St Andrews enjoyed a highly successful night at the recent Regional Finals of the Scottish Thistle Awards (Central, Fife and Tayside region) held at a glittering awards ceremony at ...

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BBC Scotland’s Debate Night: Wednesday 27th November in Lochgelly, Fife

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

BBC Scotland’s political discussion programme, Debate Night, is looking for audience members to take part in the programme. We would love to encourage an many people as possible ...

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SANTA AND HIS REINDEERS RIDE INTO KIRKCALDY!

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

Kirkcaldy Christmas, a partnership between Mercat Shopping Centre and Kirkcaldy 4 All, got off to a sparkling start at the weekend as the hugely popular Reindeer Parade returned to ...

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FIFE BUSINESSES TO BENEFIT FROM FUNDING SUPPORT FOR INNOVATIVE DEGREE PROGRAMME

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

The Fife College University Hub in Dunfermline will host a second tranche of the innovative top-up enterprise degree programme in January 2020. The BA Business and Enterprise allo ...

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2020 AccelerateHER Awards Target Fife’s aspiring entrepreneurs

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

Fife-based female business founders are once again being offered an opportunity to raise their company’s profile and win a place on an international trade mission with today’s ...

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‘Sha Raku En’ – The Greengate Gallery celebrates The Japanese Garden at Cowden

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

An exhibition inspired by the Japanese Garden at Cowden near Dollar opens at the Greengate Gallery in Culross next week. The exhibition is entitled ‘Sha Raku En‘, which transl ...

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Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund - Round 3

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

What is the Rural Tourism Infrastructure Fund? The increasing popularity of outstanding scenic areas stimulated by marketing successes such as the North Coast 500, film tourism an ...

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Fife Events receive a funding boost as part of the Year of Coasts and Waters 2020

Date of article: Mon 18 Nov 19

StAnza 2020 and Fèis Chala An t-sruthair will be supported through the Round 2 Year of Coasts and Waters 2020 (YCW2020) event fund, which was announced on Wednesday 13 Novembe ...

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Draft Future Tourism Strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ Revealed

Date of article: Wed 13 Nov 19

The draft of Scotland’s future national tourism strategy has unlike Tourism Scotland 2020 (TS2020) been developed through an equal partnership approach with a range of stakehol ...

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Visitscotland's Digital Media Library

Date of article: Wed 13 Nov 19

If you're looking for imagery and content to enhance your marketing material, VisitScotland can help by giving you access to a range of pictures of Scotland and campaign resourc ...

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Scots encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

Celebrities including Mark Beaumont show their support for Fife Tourism Partnership initiative Individuals and groups from across Scotland are being urged to don their kilt for St ...

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Fife Tourism Barometer Survey for Q3 2019

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

The Q3 2019 Scottish Local Tourism Industry Barometer is now live at https://visitscotland.researchfeedback.net/wh/s.asp?k=157018561385 This industry barometer is a means by wh ...

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Fife Tourism Partnership Unveils Ten Year Strategy

Date of article: Tue 12 Nov 19

Fife Tourism Partnership, in conjunction with Fife Council and the Local Tourist Associations, has launched its ten-year tourism and event strategy. Developed with detailed input f ...

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Hamish Gin 2019 blend officially launched

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

St Andrews’ charitable organisation The Hamish Foundation recently embarked on an innovative fundraising initiative to support local community projects for 2020 in conjunction wi ...

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Queensferry Crossing celebrated on new £20 note

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

Bank of Scotland has unveiled its new £20 note design. The polymer design has retained an image of Sir Walter Scott and The Mound in Edinburgh as well as the Forth Bridge. But a ...

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Outwith 2019 Festival a boost for Dunfermline’s economy

Date of article: Thu 7 Nov 19

The Outwith Festival 2019 was a boost for Dunfermline’s economy, attracting more than 9,000 attendances and a spend of £334,000. This is one of the main findings of economic imp ...

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Tayport Distillery will be Opening for Distillery Tours

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

Tayport Distillery opens for distillery tours and tastings in January 2020. After a successful launch of two premium craft spirits, Tayport Distillery continues educating consumers ...

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Counting Down to Kirkcaldy’s Christmas

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

Kirkcaldy 4 All and the Mercat Shopping Centre are working together again this year to bring a whole calendar of family-friendly Christmas events to the town in the run-up to 25th ...

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50 Years of The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Date of article: Wed 6 Nov 19

As part of a series of events and exhibitions designed to celebrate the Museum’s anniversary year we will be holding an exhibition of the Museum’s development over the last 50 ...

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Scots encouraged to #GetYerKiltOn for St Andrews Day

Date of article: Tue 5 Nov 19

Celebrities including Mark Beaumont show their support for Fife Tourism Partnership initiative Individuals and groups from across Scotland are being urged to don their kilt for St ...

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Whitburn, Wallace and World Premieres

Date of article: Mon 4 Nov 19

John Wallace CBE OBE, internationally renowned trumpet player, educationalist, composer and one of Fife’s most celebrated musicians, is joining Whitburn Band, one of the UK’s f ...

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November Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Mon 4 Nov 19

With the nights getting colder, the November Market Weekend will celebrate the increasing popularity of game meat, taking place at Bowhouse on Saturday 9th and Sunday 10th November ...

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Using Data in the Tourism Industry

Date of article: Fri 1 Nov 19

The UK's FIRST free online learning resource for understanding the data opportunities in tourism  Begins 11th November Discover how data can be used to drive your business decis ...

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Amar Latif to lead Fife Tourism Conference 2019

Date of article: Wed 30 Oct 19

Founder of Traveleyes and Star of BBC Two’s ‘Travelling Blind’ and Channel 4’s ‘How to Get Fit Fast’ heads to the Kingdom of Fife   Internationally recognised entre ...

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Winter Market Weekend at Bowhouse

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

Bowhouse in Fife is bringing together the best food and drink producers from across Scotland with two very special festive Christmas markets.   With a soundtrack of live music, ...

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Fife Business Week 4th - 8th November

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

With so much uncertainty ahead of us and the Brexit deadline looming, it has never been a better time to invest in your business to build resilience. To inspire and help you streng ...

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New Seasonal Flavours Arrive at Jannettas Gelateria

Date of article: Tue 29 Oct 19

Jannettas – the legendary four-generational gelateria located in St Andrews, Fife - is delighted to announce its new season flavours to celebrate the arrival of autumn and beyon ...

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Supporting businesses through Brexit

Date of article: Mon 28 Oct 19

Letter sets out help available. Economy Secretary Derek Mackay has written to businesses to urge them to prepare for the consequences of Brexit, and inform them of the support ava ...

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Spreading the Love of Scotland through Stories

Date of article: Tue 22 Oct 19

VisitScotland has today (22 October) launched its latest marketing drive, Only in Scotland, which will shine a spotlight on the unique experiences the country has to offer and help ...

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Maleficent is Fife vintage specialist’s fairy godmother again

Date of article: Sat 19 Oct 19

The movie props success story of Fife vintage specialist Scaramanga continues today with the release of Disney fairytale sequel Maleficent: Mistress of Evil – the second in the ...

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Draft Future Tourism Strategy ‘Beyond 2020’ Revealed

Date of article: Fri 18 Oct 19

The draft of Scotland’s future national tourism strategy has unlike Tourism Scotland 2020 (TS2020) been developed through an equal partnership approach with a range of stakehol ...

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In the Footsteps of Kings - Business Toolkit

Date of article: Tue 15 Oct 19

A toolkit for In the Footsteps of Kings has been developed to show how tourism businesses can engage with the campaign, and provides information and marketing materials that can ...

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The #cleachdi Initiative

Date of article: Tue 15 Oct 19

Bòrd na Gàidhlig and partners have developed the nationwide #cleachdi initiative to enable Gaelic speakers and learners to be more visible to one another and to promote the use o ...

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East Neuk Tourism Businesses Meeting

Date of article: Mon 14 Oct 19

Visit East Neuk – the tourism organisation for the East Neuk of Fife – has arranged an end of season meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 23, at the Cambo Stables Visitor Centre, Kingsba ...

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Brewery taproom at Bowhouse launches programme of music and limited edition bottlings

Date of article: Mon 14 Oct 19

A programme of live music has been launched at the Futtle brewery taproom at Bowhouse in Fife, alongside a selection of limited edition drinks bottlings. The taproom sits within t ...

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