Heritage Talks

Programme of Talks for 2021

Until it is safe to resume group meetings, our normal programme of talks is now taking place by Zoom. Members and guests who want to join us by Zoom should use the contact form on this site to express their interest in a talk to be admitted, or telephone the museum at 01334 844979.

January, 25th | “Miss Duncan’s Legacy”

Andrea MacMillan of Cupar Library relates the story of the woman whose gift made the creation of the Duncan Institute, home of Cupar Library, possible.

February, 22nd | “Cults Lime and Brickworks”

Brian Murray provides an account of the origins of the lime industry near Cupar, the importance of this local industry and its eventual demise.

March, 29th | “John White & Son, Auchtermuchty”

Ted White, whose family have along association with the oldest family firm in Scotland relates its history and achievements through to the present day.

April, 26th | “The Magic of Stone”

Ann Gammick of the Central Scotland Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association provides an illustrated presentation on the variety and history of dry stone walls.

May, 31st | “Working on Fife’s Historic Buildings”

Fiona Stenke, Fife Historic Buildings Trust 

June 28th | Details to follow

Future Talks will take place on the last Monday of each month at 7.30 p.m.


We hope at some point to resume “live” events at our usual venue in the Age Concern Centre, Provost Wynd, Cupar, commencing at 7.30 p.m. These meetings are also open to the public on payment of a modest admission fee.

Parking is available in the Bonnygate Car Park adjacent to the hall. 

Reports of Meetings to date:

For those of you who may have missed the earlier meetings, we give a brief report below:

“Miss Duncan’s Legacy”

“Cults Lime and Brickworks”

“John White & Son, Auchtermuchty”


Programme of Talks for 2020

Due to the constraints on meetings due to the Corona Virus, the programme of talks scheduled for 2020 is subject to postponement until it is safe to resume.                            

We will post announcements on Facebook and Twitter when we are in a position to meet safely within government guidelines.


Venue

All meetings will take place in the Age Concern Building, Provost Wynd, Cupar, starting at 7.30pm and are open to the Public.

Everyone is welcome to stay on after the talk to meet others over a coffee or tea and biscuits.

Parking is available in the Bonnygate Car Park adjacent to the hall.

Over the winter months, members continue to meet on Wednesday afternoons in the Cupar Museum and Heritage Centre at the Railway Station.

We will be preparing the exhibitions for this year, and would be pleased to welcome anyone bringing in Cupar memorabilia or offering to help in the Museum.