Our speakers for Talks for the following session are:


8 September – Edward Small – “History of the Scottish Funeral”

13 October – Samantha Bannerman “The History of the St Andrews Preservation Trust Museum”

10 November – Ron Morris “Wildlife on the Islands in the River Forth” HAS BEEN CANCELLED – Hugh Hoffman now talking about “Kellogg Durland” an American student who worked as a miner in Kelty in 1901 and wrote a book “Among the Fife Miners”

8 December – Archie Lumsden – Heraldry –  followed by Festive Drinks and nibbles


There is no talk in January

9 February – Ian Murray – from Fife Fisheries Museum This is an AFTERNOON meeting at the Fife Fisheries Museum in Anstruther. Iain Murray will give a talk at 2pm on “Genealogy of Fishermen” Please will you let Arelene the Secretary know if you are going to attend. Time before/after the talk for visiting the Museum is at your own expense. secretary@fifefhs.org

8 March – “Suffragettes visit North East Fife” by Roddy Greig, one of our Committee Members

12 April –  “Wemyss School of Needlework” by Fiona Wemyss

10 May – “Crail Fishing Disaster” by Alan Runcimen

14 June – AGM – along with “Snippets of Researching my Family History” by Fife FHS Members

…………………………………….VENUE FOR TALKS ………………………………………………….

Our venue for talks is the same as last year in Volunteer House (Fife Voluntary Action Group) in 69 Crossgate Cupar KY15 5AS which is a 5 min walk from the train station and less for the main bus stops. Crossgate is one of the main streets of Cupar. At night there is parking outside the building and there are also two public car parks. Volunteer House is above the main Post Office, with the entrance to the right hand side when facing. Disabled chair. Talks start prompt 7.30 – tea/coffee and biscuits included. Members entry free – Non members very welcome entry £2 for refreshments. Phone Dave Reid on 01333 350557 for any queries re talks.