2016 Events

2016 Events

Our Twenty-fourth free event, This Ain’t no Tribute, was held on Tuesday 19 January 2016 in the Woodside Hotel in Aberdour. Superb performances were given by Cassie Kennedy, Dickson Telfer,  and Don Deveney. The Sairbanes played their wonderful music for us.

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 Cassie Kennedy reads eloquently from her new novel

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Cassie introduced us to some of her novel’s characters

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Dickson Telfer’s story sucked us in

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Don Deveney’s stories brings a chuckle from Alex

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The Sairbanes produced their usual brilliant music and songs

Our Twenty-fifth free event, Fife Writes Story Box, was held on Thursday 18 February 2016 in the Cupcake Coffee Box in Kirkcaldy. Amazing performances were given by Heather Dickson, Maureen Sangster, Graham King, Robin Smith, Tom McGrath and Tom Hubbard. Lilian Brzoska Kennedy played and sang mezmerizing music for us.

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Heather’s Dr Jekyll monologue was definitely scary

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Maureen’s story about a Reverend was a mini “Mama Mia”

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Graham’s poem captured us

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This is the first time that Tom McGrath has performed for us

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Tom Hubbard’s stories and poems were outstanding

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Lilian kept hitting the harp player and he produced a mesmerizing beat

Our Twenty-sixth free event, a Workshop on Presentation Skills for Readers and Performers was held Sunday 20 March in The Woodside Hotel in Aberdour. The group listened intently as Lilian, David and George delivered the Workshop as a team.

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The Workshop Group

Our Twenty-seventh free event, Fife Writes Story Box 2, was held on Thursday 21 April 2016 in the Cupcake Coffee Box in Kirkcaldy. Amazing performances were given by Linda Menzies, Sheila McLean, Megan Crosbie, Steve Seiwright, Tom McGrath, Heather Dickson, Cassie Kennedy, Sheila Kinninmonth and David Cruikshanks. Lilian Brzoska Kennedy sang and Jock Lamb sang and played his unique music for us.

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Linda Menzies read stories and poems with flair from her books

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Sheila McLean read stories and poems, as yet unpublished, with emotion

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Megan Crosbie, a new member, read her new and interesting stories

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Steve Seivwright, also a new member, read a fascinating story he had written only 2 hours previously

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David Cruikshank did a superb stand-up comedy performance

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Jock Lamb’s singing and music were amazing

Our Twenty-eighth free event, Woodside Words, was held on Thursday 26 May 2016 in the Woodside Hotel in Aberdour. Amazing performances were given by Ian Nimmo White, Christina Banach and Steve Seivwright. Willie and David Hershaw sang and played their wonderful music for us.

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Ian Nimmo White tells his story with a flourish

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Christina Banach reads from her new novel

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Steve Seivwright reads his poems written at the event

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Willie and David Hershaw sing and play their wonderfull music

Our Twenty-ninth free event, Pireavie Words, was held on Thursday 16 June 2016 in Pireavie Golf Club in Dunfermline. Terrific performances were given by Dickson Telfer, George Sinclair and Robin Smith. Konrad – Carolyn Konrad, Davy MacFarlane and Will – sang and played superb music for us.

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Dickson’s story was alive and colourful

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The bad guys in George’s novel were really bad guys

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Robin’s character did not like being photographed

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Konrad’s songs were from the heart

Our Thirtieth free event, Summer Celebration, was held on Thursday 7 July 2016 in The Woodside Hotel in Aberdour. Amazing performances were given by David Cruickshanks, Steve Seivewright, Maggie Mackay, Mark Urban and Dominic McCarthy. Maria and Keira sang and played magically for us.

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David read with feeling from his story

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Steve’s poems were full of surprises

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Maggie’s poems were heartfelt

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Mark’s music and songs were unique

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Dominic’s poetry had soul

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Listen to Maria and Keira here

Our Thirty First free event, Fife Writes Story Box 3, was held on Thursday 22 September 2016 in The Cupcake Coffee Box in Kirkcaldy. Superb performances were given by Ian Nimmo White, Cassie Kennedy, Sheila McLean and Caren Gilbert. Dominic McCarthy sang and played his keyboard for us with an outstanding touch.

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Ian read several poems and a story with passion

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Cassie gives us the highlights of her new story

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Sheila reads some new poems from the heart

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Dominic’s serious and funny songs were delivered with his magic touch

Our Thirty Second free event, Fife Writes Bruery, was held on Thursday 20 October 2016 in The Bruery in Dunfermline. Top notch performances were given by Moira McPartlin, Kevin Cadwallender, Lilian Brzoska Kennedy and Milton Balgonie. Revival Blues sang and played their style of blues music with a magic touch.

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Moira’s stories came alive

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Kevin’s poetry and jokes were better than TV performers

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Lilian’s peoms and stories came alive

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we initially thought that Milton was someone else

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Revival Blues sang and played their heart’s out

Our Thirty Third free event, Fife Writes Woodside, was held on Thursday 17 November 2016 in the Woodside Hotel in Aberdour. Class performances were given by Brian Johnstone, Carrie Todd, and David McDonald. Willie and David Hershaw sang and played their style of captivating music.

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Brian’s poems held us spellbound

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Carrie’s story of dragons sucked us into another world

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David’s poems held our attention

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Willie and David’s singing and music were amazing

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