Easter Kincaple Events Calendar 2012
February and March: Snowdrop Spectacular. 70 acres of woodland walks carpeted in snowdrops, snowflakes and aconites leading to the sea. Snowdrop tea room and gift shop. Feed the piglets too! Time: 10am - 5pm. Charge £5, children free.
Snowdrops by Starlight. A light spectacular at Cambo Estate which illuminates the woods creating a magical wonderland.
Venue: Cambo Estate, Kingsbarns, KY16 8QD.
Tel: 01333 450045 Time: 6pm
Email:firstname.lastname@example.org Website: http://www.camboestate.com/
February: Fife Jazz Festival. The programme features many different events in concert halls, theatres, village halls and many unusual locations within Fife, from St Andrews to Charlestown. For more information telephone: 0131 553 4000
March: StAnza: Scotland’s International Poetry Festival. The festival will feature over 80 exciting and atmospheric performances from world class poets, writers, musicians, film-makers and visual artists.
Contact the Byre Threatre: 01334 475 000
April: St Andrews Golf Week. The St Andrews Golf Week was first introduced in 1974 and continues to attract golfers from all over the world. You will follow in the footsteps of the great and play not only the legendary Old Course but also the other excellent St Andrews courses. Whether an expert golfer or a little less practiced, the weeks programme lends itself to golfers of all standards, whilst at the same time allowing you to relax and savour the unique atmosphere of St Andrews, "The Home of Golf". Competitions throughout the week include scramble, stableford, greensome, am-am, medal play, nearest the hole and longest drive. For those wishing to work on their game there will be golf tuition from PGA Professionals Ken Stevely and Iain Pender throughout the week.
web: http://www.standrewsgolfweek.com/ Tel: 01334 478 639
27th of May: Scottish Italian Car Day. The event is all about Italian cars and is a relaxed and informal way for car enthusiasts to get together. Cars on show will include Ferrari, Lancio, Alfa Romeo, Maserati, Lamborghini and Fiat.
Time: 11-4pm Venue: Hill of Tarvit House, Cupar, KY15 5PB. Tel: 01382 731 479
19th of May: The Fife Show. A family day out at this fun traditional agricultural based event. Livestock/farm animals of every shape and size, horse & pony classes (including show jumping), vintage heavy horse draw vehicles and vintage machinery. Food, clothing, children’s rides and toy stalls along with rural craft displays and stalls.
Time: 8.30am – 5pm Venue: Kinloss, Cupar (on A913 approaching Cupar)
The show is visible & well signposted. Tel: 01334 880 518
16th & 17th of June: 9th Scottish Motorfair: The Official Scottish Motorshow. This event is Scotland's motor industry showcase which is endorsed by the SMTA (Scottish Motor Trade Association).
General Enquiries: 01383 723 337
3rd of June: British Superbike Championship at Knockhill Racing Circuit. A fabulous spectacle of 2 wheel speed, the British Superbike Championship makes its annual pilgrimage North of the Border, to provide spectators with stunning elbow to elbow action, as the modern day gladiators tackle what is considered by many riders to be the most challenging circuit in this prestigious, high profile championship. Support one of this years championship favourites home grown Stuart Easton! Time: 9am – 5pm
Saturday Advanced Tickets - Adult-£13, Concession-£6, Child-FREE (under 12), Family-£32
Saturday Gate Price - Adult-£15, Concession-£8, Child-FREE (under 12), Family-£38
Sunday Advanced Tickets - Adult-£25, Concession-£13, Child-FREE (under 12), Family-£63
Sunday Gate Price - Adult-£28, Concession-£14, Child-FREE (under 12), Family-£70
Weekend Ticket - Adult-£32, Concession-£16, Child-FREE (under 12), Family-£80 (ADVANCE ONLY)
Knockhill Racing Circuit, by Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 9TF.
General Enquiries: 01383 723 337 Voucher Sales: 01383 720 044
From the 14th to the 17th of June: Balcarres International Horse Trials. A great day out for all the family. In addition to the eventing there is a shopping village, arena displays, children's activities, evening entertainment, fashion show, on site catering and much more. Weekend camping passes available. Tickets available online for £10 per person or £12 on the gate. Under 16's go free. Free parking. Easy access.
To find out more visit: www.balcarreshorsetrials.com
From the 19th of June: Graduation week at St Andrews University. Ceremonies will take place during this week. Accommodation and restaurants are often full, so plan well in advance if you are visiting the area at this time. Freshers Week runs close to the beginning of the new academic year with no specific dates on the university calendar as of yet. The same congestion applies.
30th of June 2011: Ceres Highland Games. The Ceres Games are the oldest free games in Scotland. They have been held in Ceres on the last Saturday of the month of June since 1314. The charter to hold these games was given to the people of the village by Robert Bruce in recognition of their support at the battle of Bannock Burn. The games kick off at 12noon with a procession through the village by the St Andrews & District Pipe Band. There are children’s races, highland dancing, track events, wrestling, heavy weights, and solo piping.
Email: email@example.com Website: http://www.ceresgames.co.uk/
27th of June – 1st of July: East Neuk Festival. Five days of international music in the East Neuk of Fife. This distinctive festival is a polished mix of top notch music performed in historic beautiful venues and an eclectic array of related arts events which take the landscape and heritage of the East Neuk as their inspiration.
Various venues across the East Neuk of Fife. Tel: 0131 669 1750
July and August: The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society holds an annual Summer School in St Andrews. Approximately one thousand dancers from around the world attend this School each year to learn more about the dancing and dances, old and new; to enjoy dancing together; and to appreciate the wealth of Scotland's traditional music The School is traditionally held over a month-long period covering the last two weeks in July and the first two weeks of August. Participants may choose to attend for one week or any two weeks on a residential or non-residential basis. There is a full range of Scottish country dance classes for every level from beginners to fully-qualified teachers. These classes run each morning from Monday to Saturday, with optional classes in the afternoons and social dancing in the evening. Consult the website for other activities, venues and annual conferences and remember the society is for anyone interested in traditional Scottish Country dancing and music!
Tel: 0131 225 3854 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
29th of July: St Andrews Highland Games. Once again there is something for everyone at these games. Spectate at those competing in running, cycling, heavy weights, tug-of-war, solo piping and highland dancing. There are plenty of stalls and sights for the family too!
Venue: Station Park, St Andrews
21st and 22nd of July: The Big Tent Green Festival. One of the country’s leading family friendly festivals! The Big Tent is a fantastic weekend of music, arts and family activities mixed with stimulating debates on social and green issues. Wash this all down with incredible food and drink in our One Planet Food Village which celebrates the best organic food and drink and you will have a very special weekend. Entry charge is £13.50. Concessions £11.70 and under 12’s free. 6pm-11pm on Friday. 10.30am -11pm on Saturday & 10.30pm -9pm on Sunday.
Venue: Ladybank Road, Falkland.
Tel: 01337 858 838
11th of August: A Grand Scottish Prom returns to Glamis Castle. An Orchestral performance and a musical extravaganza set in the magical castle grounds which will be rounded off with a spectacular firework finale. The concert takes place in the open air and there is no seating or cover available. Please bring your own chairs, cushions, rugs, umbrellas and arrive early to reserve your place. Gates open at 5pm. Concert begins at: 8pm. Gate Price: £35. There is a super early bird ticket price of £26 currently available.
Website: http://www.glamis-castle.co.uk/ Tel: 01307 840 393
22nd of August: The Royal Burgh of Pittenweem Arts Festival. This world famous arts festival brings together for a 9 day celebration of the visual arts, the work of national and international status artists in a beautiful seaside fishing village. There will be a programme of 100 exhibitions, with workshops for all ages in photography, drawing, textiles and animation.
Time: 10am to 5pm plus evening events from 6.30pm
Tel: 01333 313903
15th of September: RAF Leuchars Airshow. Official military airshow with wide appeal to all, including family. Spectacular flying displays including the world famous ‘Red Arrows’ and historic aircraft from the ‘Battle of Britain Memorial Flight.’ Static displays, exhibitions, Scottish Fair, Trade Fair, Simulators and a Funfair. A great day out for all the family. Entry charges: £16 (£7 Concessions) if booked in advance. £20 (£10 concessions) on the day.
Venue: RAF Leuchars Airbase, Leuchars. Time: 8am Tel: 01334 839 000
2nd to the 7th of October: Alfred Dunhill Links Championship – The Championship is one of the highlights of the EuropeanTour. A unique event with the world’s leading golfers playing alongside amateurs over three of the world’s best known golf courses. Golf stars along with well known amateur golfers compete together. Names such as Ernie Els, Vijay Singh, Colin Montgomerie, Michael Douglas, Hugh Grant, Samuel L Jackson and Dennis Quaid to name but a few. Entry is free of charge on the 29th. Charges of £15 (£10 concessions) for the 1st & 2nd of October apply.
Email to this address to register for ticket details: email@example.com
For up to date weekly/nightly performances and reviews at the Byre Theatre, check their
website: http://www.byretheatre.com/ or
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, St Andrews, Fife, KY16 9LA. Tel: 01334 475 000