WHAT’S ON:
OUTWITH

Sep 5 @ 8:00 am – Sep 8 @ 4:30 pm
8:00 am
An art project based on Café Giacomo, Dunfermline. The café has remained relatively unchanged since it opened in 1958 – still with original booth seating and tables. During 2017, artist Ally Wallace undertook a short residency there – to gather information and record details of...
Giacomos
Sep 5 @ 10:00 am – Sep 9 @ 5:00 pm
10:00 am
The North Sea is a group show curated by Skids Frontman, Richard Jobson, and venue director, Ian Moir. Expect to see a variety of compelling interpretations of the North Sea by an eclectic assembly of visual artists that includes Jonny Hannah and Turner Prize nominated...
Fire Station Creative
6:30 pm
Join award-winning Author, Literary Agent, and Commissioning Editor Allan Guthrie as he helps you navigate the world of publishing. Allan will discuss the importance of the Literary Agent in the publishing process, and how to go about finding the right Agent for your work, in...
Cafe Wynd
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
7:00 pm
Jonathan Wilson had a busy 2017, producing Father John Misty‘s grammy nominated Pure Comedy and touring arenas around the globe as a guitarist and vocalist for Pink Floyd legend Roger Waters (for whom he also contributed to the lauded Is This The Life We Really...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
Pecha Kucha was devised in Tokyo and is a networking event for creative people.  Throughout Scotland, many  ‘creative hubs’ have been delivering Pecha Kucha events and have found them to be an extremely successful way of promoting the fantastic activities taking place within their local creative industry...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
Master of wordplay and UK Pun Championships runner-up (2016) Richard Pulsford presents an hour of feel-good stand-up. “Like a well-oiled machine of mirth… a likeable stand-up comedian with great material” (Buxton Fringe 2017) “A congenial showman… the audience loved him… you will not be disappointed”...
The Royal British Legion
7:30 pm
Ant Middleton, adventurer, survival expert, TV presenter, ex elite forces soldier, will be touring theatres across the UK in Spring 2018, sharing his experiences and exploits as a modern day explorer and expedition leader. Ant’s appetite for adventure and extremes has no limit and has...
The Alhambra Theatre
12:00 am
A fantastic photography exhibition showing a variety of photos over the past 100 years and to present day, its sure to stimulate your memories and be of interest to all. Brought to you by Old Dunfermline & Dunfermline we LOVE this city.
Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Sep 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:15 pm
1:00 pm
Dunfermline-born Moira Shearer stars as aspiring ballerina Vicky Page who is torn between her dedication to dance and her desire to love in this classic 1948 drama directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger. This was apparently the film that inspired Martin Scorsese to become...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
2:00 pm
Discover how today’s High Street evolved from its start centuries ago. Walk the streets previously walked by Monks, Traders and even Andrew  Carnegie! Led by experienced and knowledgeable Local Heritage Guides.
Dunfermline City Chambers
3:45 pm
Cast member John Cairney will attend this special screening of the seminal 1963 adventure which features the work of special effects legend Ray Harryhausen and tells the story of a perilous quest for the Golden Fleece. Connor Heaney of the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
6:15 pm
Award-winning, Dunfermline-born wildlife cameraman and presenter Doug Allan is famous for his work in cold, remote places on BBC series such as Blue Planet, Planet Earth, Frozen Planet and Forces of Nature. With a wealth of stories and pictures, Doug will take you up close to...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
A night for the young music lovers (U-18s) featuring Dancing On Tables & Oskar Braves and bands taking part in the DMC/Tower House music management workshops.
Harlem
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
7:00 pm
Five of the funniest Fifers in a showcase of local talent, all for just a fiver.  Age Category (18+)
The Royal British Legion
7:30 pm
Sex, drugs, and tea make the world go round for four young flatmates. A Shrek-related drinking game, no clean dishes, and some misplaced bodily fluids result in a fast-paced modern farce with a dark core. What happens behind closed doors in the flat? And who’s...
The Monarch Bar
8:15 pm
Join writer/director Christopher Downie and producer/actor Brett Murray for an advance screening of this biographical comedy before it comes to indie cinemas around the UK. Shooting Clerks dramatises the making of Kevin Smith’s cult classic Clerks and was filmed in Fife, Dundee, Florida and New Jersey. The film...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
11:00 am
‘Big Heids’, is a celebration of talented people from past and present who have a connection with Dunfermline. We will be bringing these figures back into present-day Dunfermline. Highlighting the magnificent history of Scotland’s Ancient capital.  Participants will be helping create these iconic figures into...
Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Sep 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:45 pm
1:00 pm
83 year old Edie believes it is never too late. She packs an old camping bag and embarks on an adventure she never got to have – climbing the imposing Mount Suilven in Scotland with the help of a young local guide. Starring British screen...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
3:30 pm
Directed by Ivo Marloh, this multiple award winning 2018 documentary was one of the hits of this year’s Glasgow Film Festival. All The Wild Horses documents the Mongol Derby where five international riders from the USA, Canada, South Africa, Ireland and the UK race across Mongolia in...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
6:00 pm
Writer Gregory Burke was born in Dunfermline in 1968. His debut play Gagarin Way won multiple awards while smash hit Black Watch won the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain Award for Best Play, the South Bank Show Theatre Award and the Laurence Olivier Award for Best...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
7:00 pm
INSPIRE is for people of all ages who face different challenges in life. We believe in helping to change lives for the better and making sure that everyone is given the opportunity to live their life to its fullest potential. Using drama as a tool, we...
Carnegie Hall
7:00 pm
Best-selling author Daniel Kalder makes a welcome return to his hometown of Dunfermline to talk about his latest work Dictator Literature. In what’s sure to be an entertaining evening, Daniel will appear in conversation with journalist Jackie McGlone  as they take an unforgettable look at...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
Víðistaðakirkja is located in Hafnarfjörður, the third-most populous city in Iceland, about 10 km south of Reykjavík. The Church choir is formed only by enthusiasts that love to sing. The main duty of the choir is of course to take part in the ceremony every...
Dunfermline Abbey
Sep 7 @ 7:30 pm – 12:00 am
7:30 pm
Haud yer Wheesht! are delighted to announce that we will be returning to Grill 48, Dunfermline on Friday 7th September with another epic night of Silent Disco in store!! As ever we will have two Haud yer Wheesht! DJs mixing up 3 Channels of Silent Disco. 3 Channels crammed with...
Grill 48
7:30 pm
Dunfermline’s scratch theatre night returns after a roaring sell-out in 2017! Our cabaret showcase of local playwrights and performers provides a fresh perspective on Scotland’s ancient capital and the people who live there. Expect the unexpected…
The Monarch Bar
8:00 pm
EQ are more than happy to announce the second edition of their now infamous ‘Coadys Carnival’ series in conjunction with Outwith Festival 2018. Expect to see the venue transformed like no other with the eq residents playing a completely open music policy all night. A...
Coady's
Sep 7 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
8:00 pm
Latest show from local comedian, Ross Leslie, fresh from the Edinburgh Fringe. 2014 and 2017 Scottish Comedian of the Year Finalist. Writer of BBC Radio Scotland’s Breaking the News. “Ross Leslie is a must-see, funny, funny stuff” Glasgow Social Events; “Smashed it. A stormer, they...
The Royal British Legion
8:00 pm
A superb programme of short films screened with the filmmakers in attendance:  Tony and the Bull – hit documentary about a man raising a Highland bull in his small home /  1745 – drama about two black slave sisters in 18th Century Scotland /   Stramashed Potatoes...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 7 @ 8:30 pm – 10:00 pm
8:30 pm
Skids frontman Richard Jobson will read passages from his acclaimed new sci-fi novel Speed of Life with musical accompaniment by Filthy Tongues maestro Martin Metcalfe. Q&A
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 5:45 am – 6:15 am
5:45 am
The Sunset Spirit is an easy-listening indie band playing melodic, catchy tunes. After releasing their successful debut album, From the Top last year, the band are now back in the studio, recording new material for release this summer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2r5E3dJgzk Running times will be confirmed nearer...
Lourenzo's
10:00 am
A creative collaboration between Fife Dunfermline Printmakers and Mino Art Info, Japan. The cultural collaboration brings together the ancient Japanese tradition of Washi paper-making and the very best of contemporary Scottish printmaking. Thirteen established FDPW members enthusiastically seized the challenge to showcase the skills of both...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
11:00 am
You can’t beat a baddie everyone loves to hate. Join children’s author Juliette Forrest who will help you create some memorable baddies. Drawing inspiration from some infamous wicked characters, we’ll create our very own despicable villains from scratch. Watch out, they’re behind you! After finishing...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Dine at 29 is holding our Baby Disco again this September as part of the Outwith Festival. The event is suited to ages from 3months old up until 4/5 years of age. There will be Soft Play area, Children Tattoos, Craft area & of course...
Harlem
11:00 am
‘Big Heids’, is a celebration of talented people from past and present who have a connection with Dunfermline. We will be bringing these figures back into present-day Dunfermline. Highlighting the magnificent history of Scotland’s Ancient capital.  Participants will be helping create these iconic figures into...
Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
11:00 am
Come and join us on a guided meander around Dunfermline, from Kirkgate to East Port, delving into the nooks and crannies to explore the hidden heritage of the town and uncover some intriguing and surprising relics of the past. We will visit some of Dunfermline’s curiosities...
Dunfermline City Chambers
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
  This is a free event but ticketed. Tickets available from Little Shop of Heroes.
Little Shop of Heroes
Sep 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
 
Kingsgate Shopping Centre
Sep 8 @ 12:45 pm – 1:15 pm
12:45 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KA4cQFoZM4s
Gap Site Stage
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
1:00 pm
Award-winning Estelle Maskame will read from her latest novel JUST DON’T MENTION IT. This latest book sees her return to the popular series DID I MENTION I LOVE YOU?  Estelle will talk about the trilogy and why she’s returned to it by writing a book...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 1:40 pm
1:00 pm
Lundin Calling are a five piece based in the picturesque Fife town of Lundin Links, who begin playing together in 2011 at a monthly jam session for musicians in the local pub. It became clear early doors there was something very interesting in combining an...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:05 pm
1:00 pm
At just £5 a ticket, this is a great chance to see the brand new animated adventure in which a family of super heroes face a new foe. Age Category (PG)
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm – 2:00 pm
1:30 pm
Kings Indian (formerly the Hecklers) initially formed in 2012. Taking influence from Queens of the Stone Age, Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Kings Indian achieve a chaotic, heavy and riff-filled sound. They’ve been playing venues in and around Edinburgh since 2012, their sound is never...
Gap Site Stage
Sep 8 @ 2:00 pm – 2:40 pm
2:00 pm
Baby Isaac capture the essence of 50s Chicago Blues & West Coast Swing. Influenced by blues greats such as T-Bone Walker, BB King, Little Walter and Sonny Terry, the band have successfully developed their unique sound, loosely termed as ‘Goodtime Blues’, into a powerful yet dynamic mix...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 2:15 pm – Sep 9 @ 2:45 pm
2:15 pm
Amy Lou is a Scottish singer songwriter with a difference . Combining conversational lyrics , catchy pop melodies , and a strong stage presence , Amy paints the picture of living as a young person who doesn’t exactly fit into her given box. With her...
Outdoor High Street Stage
Sep 8 @ 3:00 pm – 3:40 pm
3:00 pm
With two very talented writers and singers within their ranks Dropkick are blessed with a rich seam of songs with which to entertain. Stepping out from the band environment to perform as a duo allows Andrew Taylor and Al Shields to showcase, no only the...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm – 5:00 pm
3:30 pm
Join bestselling internet sensation Chris McQueer who will be reading from the sensational Hings, as well as trying out some new, never-before-heard stories from his new collection. A must-see event with Scotland’s next great writing talent. Author Bio Chris McQueer is an author from the...
Fire Station Creative
3:30 pm
Mash will be entertaining you with scrumptious stories, delectable ditties and rhymes worth rolling off the tongue! These storytelling sessions incorporate songs, props and joining-in-fun for wee ones and their families. Discover the favourite food of fairies and join in with the “Fitness Fruit Salad” song! This is a...
Andrew Carnegie Birth Place Museum
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm – 4:00 pm
3:30 pm
Jamie Flynn is an acoustic indie folk musician from Stirling. After cutting his teeth in the Central Scotland music scene for many years, he embarked on a coast to coast tour of Canada, spanning two months during the Summer of 2017. Upon returning from Canada,...
The Creepy Wee Pub
Sep 8 @ 3:30 pm – 12:00 pm
3:30 pm
 
The Creepy Wee Pub
3:35 pm
Come and hear director Virginia Heath introduce this sublime and innovative work made entirely of Scottish film archive. With a transcendent score by Fife’s King Creosote, it is a 75-minute journey into our collective past, exploring universal themes of love, loss, resistance, migration, work and play....
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 3:45 pm – 4:15 pm
3:45 pm
Ivory Caves, (Formerly Scott Gilbert Band) are a 4 piece band from Dunfermline, They have supported bands such as Retro Video Club, Break The Butterfly, The Wolves, and played at Dunfermline’s first Fake Festival. Ivory Caves have had their own headline slots around many venues...
Outdoor High Street Stage
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
 Ayman Jarjour has performed worldwide – both as a solo performer and with orchestras. Locations include New York, London, Brussels, Beirut, Madrid, Bonn, Tunis, Khartoum, Valletta, Cairo, Alexandria, Istanbul, Basel, Prague and Taipei. He has appeared on TV and radio channels in concert broadcasts and...
Dunfermline Abbey
Sep 8 @ 4:00 pm – 4:40 pm
4:00 pm
Faramach the band was “born” in October 2014 when one of the teachers at Woodmill High School felt there was a passion in the school for Celtic Music. The Faramach name itself was suggested by a first year pupil in the school. As part of...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm
4:30 pm
The Zephyrs: After a break of eight years, these former regulars of the Scottish East Coast rock and roll scene, have started recording a brand new LP. An unbeatable way of reinventing themselves and coming back to the scene. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eMZrioGJJ9E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hnRHVKKVtQM Running times will be...
Outdoor High Street Stage
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:30 pm
5:00 pm
Kolours are a 4-piece band from Central Scotland, who blend melodic verses with anthemic choruses, combining a range of influences to create a diverse sound. Track: https://soundcloud.com/koloursband/we-walk-these-streets-rough-mix Running times will be confirmed nearer the event. Please sign up to the mailing list or check back on...
Lourenzo's
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 5:40 pm
5:00 pm
July 2007; Colin Watson had written a few ‘tunes’ on Acoustic guitar – just to lay down a recording for posterity. He persuaded Darryl Bailie and Robert Sclater to play bass guitar and drums and Eddie Wishart to take on the vocal. These four were...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
5:00 pm
 
The Creepy Wee Pub
Sep 8 @ 5:15 pm – 6:00 pm
5:15 pm
Blind Summit are a four-piece Alt, Punk Rock band with some Funk and Country vibes: Influenced by The Black Keys, The Clash, Circa Waves and Kaiser Chiefs. Blind Summit have played sell-out shows in the local area. https://open.spotify.com/track/2WEEoiqqT82D5zaF9mLpro?si=mMachpVZSZ6ODltI_MfWbw Running times will be confirmed nearer the...
Outdoor High Street Stage
Sep 8 @ 5:15 pm – 11:00 pm
5:15 pm
The Decrees are a no-holds barred Rock ‘n’ Roll band, who possess the high-octane energy of Punk, and hail from Fife, Scotland. Formed in early 2016 and with an EP single, the band have now added to their catalogue of impressive recorded material with a...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:00 pm
5:30 pm
Gentlemen Jackals: Combining their love of melodic 60s power-pop, with  the  shine  and  production  of  a  modern  indie  outfit.   A tight and dynamic rhythm section give foundation  to  anthemic  lead  guitar  and  vocals – a  sound likened  to  Bruce  Springsteen  jamming  with  Pixies. In  2017,  the  band  performed  at  numerous  festivals,  including  Montrose ...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
6:00 pm
Paris Street Rebels were formed in 2017 take the best parts of the transatlantic punk explosion of the 1970’s and combine it with towering melodies and 21st century working class outrage. From Westwood to Kreuzberg we sing for all the lonesome souls in our forgotten...
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:30 pm
6:00 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6C32Z8EkEk
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 6:40 pm
6:00 pm
FLIZZ are a four piece alternative pop band formed at the University of Liverpool in 2017. Lead singer Connor Meehan formed the band with Dunfermline based guitarist Sandy Fenlon (formerly of The Dicksons) after the two discovered their mutual love of the music of Tame...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Described as ‘a lusty, jaw-droppingly amoral bodice-ripper, Lady Macbeth is a 2016 British drama directed by William Oldroyd and based on the short story Lady Macbeth of the Mtsensk District. Florence Pugh received sensational reviews for her portrayal of a young woman stifled by her loveless marriage to a...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
6:15 pm
Running times will be confirmed nearer the event. Please sign up to the mailing list or check back on the website for confirmed timings. 
LIFE
Sep 8 @ 6:15 pm – 6:45 pm
6:15 pm
The Twistettes: Jo and Nicky D’arc make up The Twistettes with their dirty, twisted bass sound, a hit of swinging flare and thumping driving drums. They are DIY, punk, riot grrrl, real-deal indie with a touch of psychobilly. https://soundcloud.com/thetwistettes www.facebook.com/thetwistettes https://twitter.com/thetwistettes Running times will be...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:00 pm
6:30 pm
Walt Disco have quickly become Glasgow’s most loved new band. Their natural charm and unpredictable live shows keep audiences coming back for more. The band meld shimmering indie with darker post-punk music blending fun with danger. Spotify: http://sptfy.com/Ed0 Youtube: https://youtu.be/ZHJtyh49M4c Running times will be confirmed nearer the...
Lourenzo's
Sep 8 @ 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
6:45 pm
Lucy and the Lyrics are a four piece band from Dunfermline, their songs packed with big melodies, and  even bigger harmonies! Think KT Tunstall meets Patti Smith with a touch of early-Blondie. In 2016 they released their debut EP “Headlights.” In the same year, they went on to perform twice at Glasgow’s...
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 6:45 pm – 7:15 pm
6:45 pm
OH-RIO are an Indie-Rock foursome who draw on a wide range of influences, from The Cure, to Twilight Sad, blending atmospheric verses with punchy, up-beat choruses. “Dundee newcomers OH!RIO are really exciting me at the moment” Jim Gellatly, The Sun https://open.spotify.com/track/00J4fPAluC8EzTDrAuZCjB?si=xHbuViB8Rqiz_wcg622rew
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
7:00 pm
We are then holding a chat with Q&A in the store on the Saturday evening. (a Free ticketed event) 7pm – 9pm
Little Shop of Heroes
7:00 pm
“Downs With Love” tells the story of Beth, a young girl who has Down Syndrome. She lives a very independent life, has her routines and lives simply but happily. She is helped by a new support worker, Tracy and they soon strike up a friendship....
Carnegie Hall
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
7:00 pm
When news seeps out about “changes” being introduced to the supermarket deli, not even  hairnets can hold these women down. Behind the counter in this revolutionary comedy ladies fight to maintain a scrap of personality and community amidst a cold, corporate world.
The Monarch Bar
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
7:00 pm
A fusion of Filmmaking and live performance, exploring Dunfermline past, present, future and a focus on what makes it special: its people, its places and long history. 
Gillespie Memorial Church
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm
7:00 pm
Sunstingers compositions are driven through a love of experimenting with noise and melody to create unfound sounds. What started out as four former touring musicians recorning to pass the time during the summer of 2017 has turned into a committed album project that shows no...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 7:30 pm
7:00 pm
Running times will be confirmed nearer the event. Please sign up to the mailing list or check back on the website for confirmed timings. 
LIFE
Sep 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:40 pm
7:00 pm
This abomination of a beat combo brings their blood, sweat and grits to the festival. Watch in wonder as they wrestle their instruments to extract a fusion of country and punk. Rise as one as the joy of this ‘Cunk’ music fills your soul. Let...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 7:15 pm – 7:45 pm
7:15 pm
CRYSTAL are a four-piece grunge/punk band from Glasgow, previously seen supporting Paolo Nutini at the Night Afore gig in Edinburgh. With an infectious blend of jagged grungy guitars, spiky vocals and quirky synths, the band are stepping it up a gear for 2018. spotify:track:5E6YvQG2xu9E786fzXNZRr            Running...
Lourenzo's
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
7:30 pm
MOONLIGHT ZOO: Formed in the summer of 2015 the band cut their teeth busking around Europe, before returning to Scotland to record their debut single “Breaking or Broken” with Veteran Scottish producer Bruce Rintoul (Fatherson, Twin Atlantic). Released in April 2016, the single was met...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:00 pm
7:30 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=egxeyOY-9Sk
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm
7:30 pm
A quirky , mental , one of a kind singer songwriter , Amy Lou , harnesses the power of story telling through her witty tongue in cheek lyrics and catchy pop melodies. With inspiration ranging from science fiction , make ups and break ups ,...
The Creepy Wee Pub
Sep 8 @ 7:45 pm – Sep 9 @ 8:15 am
7:45 pm
Venus are a 5-piece all girl rock band from Leeds, advocating women in alternative music, and a safer and diverse music scene. Aiming to bring a positive energy of feminism and activism through hard hitting rock and punk influenced music, they are bursting onto the...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 1:00 am
8:00 pm
Dance Bazaar is a new venture based in the iconic art deco Fire Station Creative venue in Dunfermline. Once home to the town’s fire station, it now houses a vibrant art gallery, cafe bar and workshop spaces.The Night will feature DJs Colin Cook and Mikey...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm – 8:30 pm
8:00 pm
Oskar Braves create their own brew of highly addictive musical potions, a monumental sound of euphoric energy and spell-binding captivation. Winners of the 2018 Best Band at the Dunfermline Community Awards. https://soundcloud.com/oskarbraves https://open.spotify.com/artist/480p65umDKkc4uCE5N9uLn https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SDJP29wB-XA Running times will be confirmed nearer the event. Please sign up to...
Lourenzo's
8:00 pm
Director John Maclean (formerly of  The Beta Band) is appearing at Outwith to introduce his multi-award-winning contemporary Western which stars Michael Fassbender. Described in The Guardian as ‘tense, twisty and brilliant’ the film premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival where it was awarded the...
Dunfermline Carnegie Libraries & Galleries
Sep 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:59 pm
8:00 pm
A visual presentation by dr.jon blackwood on art in the margins of Scotland followed by music by the shiski disco Age category of audience over 18s
Coady's
Sep 8 @ 8:15 pm – 8:45 pm
8:15 pm
Brainglue is a four-piece Garage-Punk band, from Perth, Scotland, with a unique style of Garage-Rock/Punk music with elements of Reverb/Noise thrown in. Their debut single “Psychotherapy” was released April 2018 through indie label Pollination Records, and played on BBC Radio Scotland’s Vic Galloway Show.  https://open.spotify.com/track/11EjNLN5p8IcHzsEarhXAm?si=rZlFJ2mJTk-YVZRTY3K8lA...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 8:15 pm – 8:45 pm
8:15 pm
Edwin Organ gave up a career as a prolific dance prodigy to undertake 4 years of reclusive composition, holing himself up in the remote Ayrshire country side before making his pilgrimage to the cultural hub of Glasgow. Fuelled by a predominantly potato based diet, he...
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 8:30 pm – Sep 9 @ 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
Foreignfox are a 4 piece alt-rock outfit hailing from Dunfermline, Fife. Fuelling their emotive and cinematic instrumentation with an uncompromising commentary on the hopes and fears of the modern individual; they are an intense, passionate and utterly compelling live act. Since the release of their...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 8:30 pm – 9:00 pm
8:30 pm
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JFj66GfYEwc
LIFE
Sep 8 @ 8:45 pm – 9:15 pm
8:45 pm
St MARTiiNs: With influences as disparate as The Cure, The Cocteau Twins, and Crowded House. Electronica, pop, jazz, alternative, sunny, cloudy … it’s mood music, whatever your mood. https://open.spotify.com/track/3JjQYt5KmuQeoPczX1zKpb?si=iUn9V_mIQeihmsouv87I7A
Lourenzo's
Sep 8 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
9:00 pm
The Nickajack Men: are a five-piece band from Falkirk, who pitch there style somewhere between alternative-country and indie rock. Formed in 2014. With heavy influences from bands such as The Districts, The War on Drugs, Delta Spirit and The Alabama Shakes, Their first single “Gordo”...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 9:00 pm – 9:30 pm
9:00 pm
The Cognac Twins: The Cognac Twins are Craig Anderson, and Paul Connelly who hail from historic Dunfermline Town. The songs on their stunning new album tell tales of life, humanity, hopes and fears. Described as playing “authentic guid folk for authentic guid folk” The Cognac...
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 9:15 pm – Sep 9 @ 9:45 pm
9:15 pm
Ded Rabbit is an Alt rock/Indie band with a number of well received EP and single releases. A few of their high-profile performance include: Sync work with Channel 4 & BT Sport; headlining the TBreak Stage at T in The Park 2015; Belladrum 2016; Xpo...
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 9:15 pm – Sep 9 @ 9:45 pm
9:15 pm
Emma Woods: Soul, sass, and sparks collide to  create  one  of  the  most  exciting  female  singers  of  her generation.  Blending rock ‘n’ roll and  blues  influences  with  a  hypnotic  brood  and  incredible  musical  talent; a  truly  bespoke  60s  sound  that  bangs  the  drum  for  everything ...
LIFE
Sep 8 @ 9:30 pm – 10:15 pm
9:30 pm
The Moon Kids make electrifying pop that sounds like fireworks, neon lights and fairground thrills. Formed in Dunfermline, the band have played alongside Glasvegas, Tribes, Raglans, and at festivals such as T in the Park, Wickerman, and Stereofunk.  https://open.spotify.com/track/1xbTaKM1NgVic5i5N9mg4E?si=bqqyHPwmQuiD-kz881lNkg Running times will be confirmed nearer...
Lourenzo's
Sep 8 @ 9:30 pm – 10:30 pm
9:30 pm
Local acoustic/soul/country/blues singer/songwriter Katlynd Shields, has written countless songs combining heartfelt storytelling lyrics with majestic soulful grooves. She has many influences such as Fleetwood Mac, KT Tunstall, Lady Antebellum, Dolly Parton and so much more.
The Creepy Wee Pub
Sep 8 @ 9:45 pm – 10:30 pm
9:45 pm
Dancing on Tables are a five-piece pop rock band from Dunfermline, a small town right outside of Edinburgh, Scotland. Formed in their last year of school, school mates; Robbie (22), Callum(19), Hamish (21), Gregor (21) and Michael (21) bring an eclectic range of influences to...
The Royal British Legion
Sep 8 @ 9:45 pm – 10:15 pm
9:45 pm
Sahara: Formed in 2015, Sahara released their debut EP in 2016, before landing slots at major festivals such as TRNSMT, and Y Not; and a sold-out tour supporting hometown heroes The View. 2018 sees the release of new single “Never Get the Time”. https://open.spotify.com/track/59mknYjxAbNDHVZHN9z49u?si=yolQGCY3QYmu6-2lP6MyfQ Running times...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 10:45 pm
10:00 pm
BooHooHoo  Heat your oven to 237 degrees, place some synthesisers between sheets of cling film and bake for 2 years. Remove from the oven and bash with a drum stick really HARD. Garnish with 3 part harmonies and let it cool by an open window....
PJ MOLLOY'S
Sep 8 @ 10:00 pm – Sep 9 @ 10:45 pm
10:00 pm
RASCALTON – Glasgow four-piece with a no-nonsene punk rock aggro flare sound. Following the release of double A-side “Lust/Alone” via Scottish indie label Public last year, Rascalton return with their exciting brand of razor-edged guitars and commanding vocals on “Told You So”. A project born...
LIFE
Sep 8 @ 10:30 pm – 11:15 pm
10:30 pm
Wôlves are a Scottish based guitar band with high energy anthems ..followed by the faithfull & notorious wolvepack.once seen never forgotten Geez a howl Running times will be confirmed nearer the event. Please sign up to the mailing list or check back on the website for...
Monty's
Sep 8 @ 11:00 pm – 12:00 pm
11:00 pm
We’re Lauren and Laura! We met drunk on a night out and decided from that moment we would be writing music together! It worked! We’ve been playing locally around Dunfermline for the last few years with a few gigs also Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Livingstone! We...
The Creepy Wee Pub
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
11:00 am
Alhambra Theatre Open Day. Come and see behind the scenes at the Alhambra! The Theatre is hosting an open day, inviting everyone to step behind the curtain, and see the workings of a major number one touring house. On the day Limelight Productions will be...
The Alhambra Theatre
11:00 am
Dunfermline-based artist, Alan Grieve makes work based on the history, myth and tall tales from his home town and beyond. His video installation was made for a theatre piece called ‘In the Kingdom that Danced’ in collaboration with theatre director, Alan Lyddiard. This exhibition will take...
Watt & Dewar Building 62-68 New Row
11:30 am
Join literary consultant and editor Claire Wingfield for a workshop on the routes to publication and achieving your publishing goals. Claire Wingfield is an editor and literary consultant who lives in Dunfermline. She works with writers at all stages, on fiction and non-fiction, and is...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm
1:30 pm
In the Blink of an Eye: The Work and Women of Edinburgh artist David Octavius Hill. is a re-imagining of the life of this Edinburgh artist whose second wife was Amelia Paton of Dunfermline. In this event, Ali will read extracts from her second novel In the...
Fire Station Creative
Sep 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:15 pm
2:00 pm
Discover how today’s High Street evolved from its start centuries ago. Walk the streets previously walked by Monks, Traders and even Andrew Carnegie! Led by experienced and knowledgeable Local Heritage Guides.
Dunfermline City Chambers
2:30 pm
For the first time in many, many years, the bandstand in Pittencrieff Park will ring out with the sound of live music as the brilliant The Scottish Philharmonic Big Band rolls into town to give a one off Gala Performance for Outwith. Expect a rousing...
The Glen Pavilion Stage
3:30 pm
So you want to be a writer? A panel of published authors, new writers, and professionals from the world of publishing will be on hand to talk about their experience of writing, and publishing, and to provide expert advice to help you get your writing...
Fire Station Creative
6:00 pm
 A new play by local playwright Diane Stewart. Wardrobe Malfunction follows Lindsay’s relationship with the items in her wardrobe and her relationship with boyfriend Andrew. Things get a bit complicated when the two things mix. This work in progress performance gives the audience a chance...
The Monarch Bar
7:30 pm
Tae Sup wi’ a Fifer, the eclectic live music showcase curated by Fife-based singer-songwriter James Yorkston, is delighted to announce it’s Dunfermline première.   Tae Sup wi’ a Fifer began in 2015, when James was invited to curate some live music and spoken word nights for...
The Royal British Legion