Programme of meetings

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We plan to resume “live” events at our usual venue in the Age Concern Centre, Provost Wynd, Cupar on 27th September, 2021. Commencing at 7.30 pm.

These meetings are open to the public on payment of a modest admission fee.

Should circumstances change at any time due to public health regulations, members and guests will be advised and invited to join our meetings by Zoom.

To be admitted to a Zoom meeting, please use the contact form on this web site to express your interest or telephone the museum on 01334 844979 by noon on the day of the meeting.

Programme of Talks for 2021

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 Mr Martin’s Mansion

Roddy Greig, Cupar Heritage Trustee

September, 27th The Kirk, Conflict and Cupar

Speaker: Guthrie Hutton

October, 25th The Railways of Fife

Speaker: Scott McIntosh

November, 29th Kirkcaldy’s Heritage in 50 Objects

Speakers: Alan Crombie and George Proudfoot

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

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.