Arts & Entertainment in Fife
Arts and entertainment events in Fife will take you to the heart of the cultural ambience and character of the area. Take in a show, visit a festival or enjoy live music during your visit.
Fife has a number of theatres and venues that play host to concerts, shows and cultural events throughout the year. From the buzz of the Alhambra Theatre to localised festivals there’s plenty to choose from. The Byre Theatre in St Andrews provides one of the most diverse artistic programmes in Scotland. The Rothes Halls in Glenrothes, Adam Smith Theatre in Kirkcaldy and Carnegie Hall in Dunfermline combine family shows, a wide range of music and comedy as well as more traditional theatre.
People travel for miles to visit the atmospheric Alhambra Theatre in Dunfermline. It offers hit West End shows, ballet and opera plus some of the biggest names in comedy and music.
The Pittenweem Arts Festival is a celebration of arts, craft and drama that attracts over 25,000 people every August. It brings together an international line up of artists but retains a friendly and interactive feel encouraging everyone to get involved through a creative range of workshops and children’s activities.
Book your tickets early for the Culross Festival, an open air art and music festival that sells out every year. Hosted in the gardens of Lord Bruce’s Abbey House Estate at Culross in June, the event includes classical opera, folk, children’s theatre and contemporary music and dance.
Each year artists and art lovers flock to Fife to paint the stunning scenery and to experience the many arts, crafts and events.
Fife also boasts a vibrant local music scene with a wide range of artists from traditional folk to modern rock playing live at a host of venues across Fife. Find out more at Dunfermline Music Scene Greenside Hotel, Glenrothes Inn at Lathones or The Fence Collective.