OUTWITH FESTIVAL 2017

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Celebrating Comedy, Music, Literature, Theatre & Visual art in Dunfermline. The festival will take place in venues and spaces throughout the town centre. Full line up coming soon…. more about us

4

Days

11

Venues & Spaces

50+

Artists & Performers

Schedule


September 7, 2017
10:00-17:00
David Mach
Visual Artist - Against the Tide
Venue: Fire Station Creative

Is one of the UK’s most successful and respected artists, known for his dynamic and imaginative large scale collage, sculpture and installations using a wide range of materials, including coat hangers, matches and magazines. For Outwith, Fife-born Mach will be showcasing his exciting new work "Against the Tide". For more information click here

10:00 - 19:00
Ulrika Kjeldsen
Rocking Horse - Visual Artist
Venue: Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

Ulrika Kjekdsen will be displaying her new work "The Clydesdale Horse" at the new DCLG thoughtout the Outwith Festival. Ulrika was born and grew up on the Aland Islands, a Swedish speaking autonomous region in Finland. At seventeen she was fortunate enough to get accepted to United World College Red Cross Nordic, an international high school on the West coast of Norway. This diverse environment sparked an interest in her to seek out an English speaking place where she could study Art. It was Scotland’s history, hills and honest people which attracted her to apply to art schools here. Through the freedom of experimentation in the Fine Art course, at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, she started working in sculpture. Making what she could from what she had, she gained knowledge through the process of making. “The process of making is important to me. Showing respect to the material one works with, and to take the time to learn skills well, represents a central part of my practice. Currently, I am focusing on bronze casting and welding. I think metal is a magical material, so strong yet so malleable; how it can bend and be shaped, cut and welded, or completely melted and recast into something new.” says Ulrika. Ulrika graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone with a first class honours degree in June 2017. She hopes to stay in Scotland, which has become a second home to her. This is where she wants to develop her art practice further. Free Entry.

16.30
FUNBOX present a Preview of UNDERWATER ADVENTURE
Venue: Kingsgate Shopping centre

Come and join Anya, Gary and Kevin (formerly the stars of The Singing Kettle) for a preview of their brand new show UNDERWATER ADVENTURE at the Kingsgate Shopping centre at 4.30pm Come along for a swimalong singalong treat where there will be photo opportunities after the show. This is a great opportunity to meet the cast before they start their shows at the Carnegie hall ! For for info visit https://www.facebook.com/KingsgateCentre/

20:00 - 23:00 (doors 19:30)
Glen Gates and the Passing Sages
Live Music
Venue: The British Legion, New Row, Dunfermline

Glen Gates and the Passing Sages - new local band playing a mixture of soul, country, pop/rock and funk with influences from Prince to Elvis Costello. Acoustic support from talented young local stars Conall Adam and Sophie De Rose Tickets available £3 or £2 under 18s. On Sale: Friday August 4th Get Tickets

September 8, 2017
10:00-16:00 & 17:00-23:00
David Mach
Against the Tide - Visual Artist
Venue: Fire Station Creative

Is one of the UK’s most successful and respected artists, known for his dynamic and imaginative large scale collage, sculpture and installations using a wide range of materials, including coat hangers, matches and magazines. For Outwith, Fife-born Mach will be showcasing his exciting new work "Against the Tide". For more information click here

10:00 - 16:00
Ulrika Kjeldsen
Rocking Horse - Visual Artist
Venue: Dunfermline Carnegie Library

Ulrika Kjekdsen will be displaying her new work "Rocking Horse" at the new DCLG throughout the Outwith Festival. Ulrika was born and grew up on the Aland Islands, a Swedish speaking autonomous region in Finland. At seventeen she was fortunate enough to get accepted to United World College Red Cross Nordic, an international high school on the West coast of Norway. This diverse environment sparked an interest in her to seek out an English speaking place where she could study Art. It was Scotland’s history, hills and honest people which attracted her to apply to art schools here. Through the freedom of experimentation in the Fine Art course, at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, she started working in sculpture. Making what she could from what she had, she gained knowledge through the process of making. “The process of making is important to me. Showing respect to the material one works with, and to take the time to learn skills well, represents a central part of my practice. Currently, I am focusing on bronze casting and welding. I think metal is a magical material, so strong yet so malleable; how it can bend and be shaped, cut and welded, or completely melted and recast into something new.” says Ulrika. Ulrika graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone with a first class honours degree in June 2017. She hopes to stay in Scotland, which has become a second home to her. This is where she wants to develop her art practice further. Free Entry.

19:30
Stramashed Potatoes
Theatre
Venue: The Monarch Bar & Lounge

Discover Dunfermline's hidden theatre scene with an evening of plays, pints and palaver.Is it a city or a town? Park or glen? Where is the most romantic spot in KY12? Find out all this and more in the launch of Fife's newest cabaret theatre night. Tickets are available here

20:00
Richard Jobson
The Speed of Life - Literature
Venue: The Canmore - 25 Canmore St, Dunfermline KY12 7NU

Richard Jobson shot to fame 40 years ago as a singer songwriter for the punk band, Skids. Since then he has proven to be a true renaissance man, enjoying a successful career as a TV presenter, producer, film maker, critic, writer and artist. Skids have now reformed and are currently on their 40th anniversary tour, Burning Cities. For the Outwith Festival, Richard will be hosted by Fife artist, Ian Moir. They will discuss Richard’s varied artistic career and the audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. Richard will be reading from his new novel, The Speed of Life, a fantasy about two space aliens who travel to planet Earth to find David Bowie. He will also read from his short, autobiographical story, 16 Years of Alcohol, originally published in 1986 and later made into a feature film in 2003. The original story is due to be reprinted this year. Tickets on sale 5th Aug :Get Tickets

18:00
John Cairney - The Tycoon and the Bard
The Tycoon and the Bard - Literature
Venue: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

The well known Scots actor and author will launch his book The Tycoon and the Bard which tells how Dunfermline’s most famous son Andrew Carnegie was inspired by Robert Burns. Tickets

19:00
Comedy In the Dark
Comedy
Venue: Harlem Nightclub

Dunfermline Delivers & Big Difference Company presents "Comedy in the Dark" is an innovative show which features top comedians performing in the dark. It's the most fun you can have with the lights switched off. Since the show premiered in Leicester 2008 it has visited Edinburgh Fringe, London and Denmark and toured the UK. Tickets are available here

Doors 23:00
Lawrence James
Music
Venue: Harlem Nightclub

I Love is back with another epic Friday night and bringing back resident Cocktail Cocktail DJ Lawrence James! #CocktailCocktail Tickets are available here

September 9, 2017
10:00-16:00 & 17:00-23:00
David Mach
Against the Tide - Visual Artist
Venue: Fire Station Creative

Is one of the UK’s most successful and respected artists, known for his dynamic and imaginative large scale collage, sculpture and installations using a wide range of materials, including coat hangers, matches and magazines. For Outwith, Fife-born Mach will be showcasing his exciting new work "Against the Tide". For more information click here

10:00 - 16:00
Ulrika Kjeldsen
Rocking Horse - Visual Artist
Venue: Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

Ulrika Kjekdsen will be displaying her new work "Rocking Horse" at the new DCLG thoughtout the Outwith Festival. Ulrika was born and grew up on the Aland Islands, a Swedish speaking autonomous region in Finland. At seventeen she was fortunate enough to get accepted to United World College Red Cross Nordic, an international high school on the West coast of Norway. This diverse environment sparked an interest in her to seek out an English speaking place where she could study Art. It was Scotland’s history, hills and honest people which attracted her to apply to art schools here. Through the freedom of experimentation in the Fine Art course, at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, she started working in sculpture. Making what she could from what she had, she gained knowledge through the process of making. “The process of making is important to me. Showing respect to the material one works with, and to take the time to learn skills well, represents a central part of my practice. Currently, I am focusing on bronze casting and welding. I think metal is a magical material, so strong yet so malleable; how it can bend and be shaped, cut and welded, or completely melted and recast into something new.” says Ulrika. Ulrika graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone with a first class honours degree in June 2017. She hopes to stay in Scotland, which has become a second home to her. This is where she wants to develop her art practice further. Free Entry.

12:00 - 15:00
Kenny's Music Pop Up Stage
- Live Music
Venue: Kingsgate Centre

Live acoustic sets in the Kingsgate shopping centre brought to you by Kenny's Music

14:00 & 20:00
Thunderstruck
Written and performed by David Colvin - Theatre
Venue: Carnegie Hall

A new play about how one young Lochgelly piper's world was turned upside down by legendary bagpiper Gordon Duncan. A one man and his band theatrical extravaganza exploring the history, strict traditions and culture surrounding bagpipe music and how a bin man from Perth started a musical revolution. A world premier from Fifer and Olivier Nominee David Colvin (Black Watch, Tam O' Shanter) "To tourists happy with whatever terrible piper is murdering Amazing Grace or Scotland the Brave, 'Listen to Gordon Duncan' I would mutter, then hate myself for mentioning his name". Tickets on Sale 5th Aug from here

11:00 & 13:00 (1hr)
baby disco
Venue: Dine at 29

Dine at 29 is delighted to be hosting it's first ever Baby Disco! We are holding two events 11am - 12pm and 1pm - 2pm. The day will include: face painting, bouncy castle, craft table, games, ball pit & all of your favourite Disney tracks! Children tickets available for ages 2YO - 5YO (Adults go free) Tickets are extremely limited for this event, so buy your tickets fast! For tickets click here

12:00 - 22:00
Outwith Live
Live Music
Venue: Various Venues

Over 30 Live bands will preform in Venue's and Spaces across Dunfermline. Featuring, Lucy and the Lyrics, Miracle Glass Company, Deni Smith, The Miss's, Broken Boy, Dancing on Tables, Foreignfox, SUPA & Da Kryptonites, Skjor, Tomas Bird , A Sudden Burst of Colour, La Kyoto , Amy Lou, Jack Wardell, The Dicksons, Faramach, Dropkick, Cognac Twins, Hershaw & Forbes, The Complainers, Johnstown Flood, Oskar Braves, Moonlight Zoo, Vegan Leather, Oh! Rio, Freya Stobie, Kaitlynd Shields and more. Full Schedule or for tickets click here

14:00 (1hr)
Philip Pullman Book Discussion
Literature - Northern Lights
Venue: Waterstones , Kingsgate Centre, James St, Dunfermline KY12 7QU

Philip Pullman is one of the most prominent authors of the past twenty years, touching the lives of adults and children alike with the 'His Dark Materials' series. With the release of his latest novel 'La Belle Sauvage', just around the corner (19th October 2017), we're calling you to join us for afternoon tea and a discussion of 'Northern Lights'. Absolutely everyone is welcome, no matter if you are new to this exciting sequence of tales or if you have lived and breathed His Dark Materials since it first published. Tickets free, available in store. Limited availability.

12:30
ALAN BISSETT
STAND-UP LITERATURE
Venue: The Canmore

Alan Bissett, writer and performer of the funny and much-loved “Moira Monologues” featuring Falkirk’s hardest woman, which has been performed at Manchester’s Royal Exchange, Glasgow’s Citizens Theatre and had sell-out shows at the Edinburgh Fringe. Alan will be reading from his latest book, “Collected Plays” as well as performing improvised theatre. Ticket £5

September 10, 2017
11:00-16:00
David Mach
Against the Tide - Visual Artist
Venue: Fire Station Creative

Is one of the UK’s most successful and respected artists, known for his dynamic and imaginative large scale collage, sculpture and installations using a wide range of materials, including coat hangers, matches and magazines. For Outwith, Fife-born Mach will be showcasing his exciting new work "Against the Tide" For more information click here

12:00 - 16:00
Ulrika Kjeldsen
Rocking Horse - Visual Artist
Venue: Dunfermline Carnegie Library and Galleries

Ulrika Kjeldsen will be displaying her new work "Rocking Horse" at the new DCLG thoughtout the Outwith Festival. Ulrika was born and grew up on the Aland Islands, a Swedish speaking autonomous region in Finland. At seventeen she was fortunate enough to get accepted to United World College Red Cross Nordic, an international high school on the West coast of Norway. This diverse environment sparked an interest in her to seek out an English speaking place where she could study Art. It was Scotland’s history, hills and honest people which attracted her to apply to art schools here. Through the freedom of experimentation in the Fine Art course, at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in Dundee, she started working in sculpture. Making what she could from what she had, she gained knowledge through the process of making. "The process of making is important to me. Showing respect to the material one works with, and to take the time to learn skills well, represents a central part of my practice. Currently, I am focusing on bronze casting and welding. I think metal is a magical material, so strong yet so malleable; how it can bend and be shaped, cut and welded, or completely melted and recast into something new." says Ulrika. Ulrika graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone with a first class honours degree in June 2017. She hopes to stay in Scotland, which has become a second home to her. This is where she wants to develop her art practice further. Free Entry.

11:00
Guided Architecture Walk
Perri Hopkinson
Venue: Glen Gates

Dunfermline, once the ancient capital of Scotland, is over 1000 years old with buildings from almost every era of the built environment. Popular Blue Badge Guide Perri Hopkinson will lead an architecture-inspired walk through Dunfermline’s centre using the town’s recently published, hand illustrated city centre history map. Expect beautiful buildings and quirky stories. There are 20 spaces available for this walk. The spaces are free but must be booked in advance. The walk will take place in around the city centre, beginning in front of the Glen Gates (at the bottom of Bridge Street) at 11am and finishing by 12.30pm with a tour of the Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum in Moodie Street. The walk will go ahead regardless of weather and will be on paved terrain including one hill and some cobbled areas. Tickets.

13.00
Season 2 final episode screening
Outlander Filming Fife
Venue: Carnegie Hall

Outlander is a series of 9 books by Diana Gabaldon, first aired on UK TV in 2015. The series filmed in several local locations including Culross, Falkland, Dysart, Aberdour, Linlithgow, Houpton House, Doune Castle and other locations throughout Scotland, is a time travelling adventure that takes Jamie Fraser and Claire Randall on a fascinating story. This beautifully filmed series really shows Scotland at its best and what better way to end droughtlander than on a big screen with other fans and friends. Join Outlander Filming Fife for a fantastic afternoon on Sunday 10th September 2017. With the launch of season 3 on the 11th September join us to re-watch the final episode of season 2 to get us all back into the mood before the first showing on Amazon Prime. There really is no better way to end Droughtalnder Tickets are limted. Carnegie Hall Dunfermline Sunday 10th September 2017 Start 1pm Fan gathering and craft stalls Showtime 2.30pm Tickets £10pp available from Carnegie Hall Box Office More Info

13:00
Isla Dewar
Difficult Women - Literature
Venue: The Canmore

The acclaimed fiction writer who now lives in the East Neuk of Fife will be discussing the subject of bossy and impossible but admirable women. Wimmen. Is it a good thing to be? Do we secretly long to be a bit over the top in our demands? Do pushy people always win and are they happier than less demanding souls? Isla will chat about the strong women from her novels including Magda from Keeping up with Magda. She declared on the subject of men that she liked them, they were her favourite sort of human being, she just didn't want to be one. Tickets £5

14:00 (1hr)
Mike Nicholson’s Museum Mystery Squad!
Literature (Ideal for children aged 6-9 years)
Venue: Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum Moodie Street Dunfermline KY12 7PL

Scooby Doo meets Doctor Who in this new series of books by Kelpies Prize winner Mike Nicholson. Hidden deep below the exhibits, the Museum Mystery Squad tackles unusual happenings. From secret Egyptian codes to missing coins and moving mammoths, there’s no puzzle they can’t solve. Join Mike as he introduces the squad, their mysteries and gives the audience the challenge of creating their own secretive story to solve. Family event. Tickets, Info Click Here

12:00 -15:00
Fife Centre for Equalities- Diversity Gala
Community
Venue: The Gap Site

Diversity Week Fife is back, and Fife Centre for Equalities (FCE) is delighted to once again be coordinating this year’s programme on the theme of 'sustainable inclusion' The aim of Diversity Week is to actively promote mutual appreciation and inclusiveness – highlighting and showcasing the many and varied communities and customs in Fife – from well-known Scottish traditions to newer cultural and social interests. The Diversity Gala this year is taking place on the community stage of the Festival of Dunfermline on Sunday 10th September. Come find out about Fife’s own Equality Cat, visit our partners information stalls. On stage we’ll host a range of community performances: from the feisty lion, to drumming, poetry and singing, mod rock, northern soul and scooter fans – all are welcome to celebrate the vibrancy and diversity of life in Fife.

14:30-15.30
Angela Jackson: The Darling Monologues
Venue: The Canmore

Fresh from her acclaimed run at the Edinburgh Fringe, award-winning author Angela Jackson will be performing The Darling Monologues at the Outwith Festival. Described by critics as “a tour de force”, “comic genius”, and “Alan Bennett in his female form”: The Darling Monologues introduces you to three characters, Lily, Sadie and Ruby, who share their secrets of relationships, sex, birth, infidelity, and Russian Red Lipstick. Angela’s debut novel, The Emergence of Judy Taylor, was awarded Edinburgh International Book Festival’s First Book Award in 2013, and was selected as Waterstones Scottish Book of the Year. Angela’s second novel, The Darlings, will be published in 2018. Tickets Here

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Address

Dunfermline Delivers 1 Douglas Street Dunfermline KY12 7EB

Email

info@outwithfestival.co.uk