20th May 2017


Fife Folk Museum


Join us at Fife Folk Museum for BUMBALEERIE, traditional street and playground games for all the family (young, not-so-old, old and positively ancient), with skipping, peevers, whips and peeries, bools, double baillie, paldies, pooh sticks and so much more!

This is a drop-in event, with the fun starting at 11am and finishing at 3pm. Entry is free, but all donations are warmly welcome.

BUMBALEERIE is part of Scotland’s Festival of Museums.

1st May


Fife Folk Museum

Museum Evening Talks 2017

Fife Folk Museum’s programme of Summer Evening Talks starts again on Monday 1st May at 7pm in the Museum Visitor Centre. Bob Scott will tell us about Struthers Castle, its interesting history and the Keith/Lindsay Families who owned it for many years as well as many other well-kent characters who spent time there. Bob will also tell us of a possible project to preserve what remains of the Castle, assisted by Hugh Stewart, who currently lives at Struthers. Don’t miss this fascinating insight into our local story. Admission is free but a donation will be greatly appreciated, and tea or coffee is served after the talk.

Tuesday 25th April


Fife Folk Museum

Ceres Local History Evening

Do you have local knowledge, records, maps or photographs of shops, buildings and businesses in old Ceres? Join us to examine Ceres' past, share stories and map the trade and architectural history of our beautiful village. All welcome! 

Bring yourselves, £1 towards refreshments, photos maps and curiosities. 

Friday 14th April


Annexe / Heritage Arts hub

Fife Folk Museum

Free rag rug session

Free short taster session of rag rug making. See some of the beautiful old rag rugs in the museum collection and learn how to upcycle old clothes into lovely rugs, a tradition in Fife communities since the 19th Century. Families welcome, no experience necessary. All materials provided

1st May

5th June

3rd July

7th August

4th September

2nd October


Fife Folk Museum

Museum Evening Talks 2017

Come along to our series of free talks at the museum on the first Monday of each month at 7pm. Find out about;

1st May: Struthers Castle - Robert Scott

5th June:  Lindores Abbey and Distillery - Drew McKenzie Smith

3rd July: The Jacobites - Bruce Lenman

7th August: Wemyss Cave - Mike Arrowsmith

4th September: Wemyss Ware - Griselda Hill

2nd October: Tentsmuir in History - Robert Crawford


Past Events



Friday 7th October

Friday 2nd December

Friday 3rd February

Friday 31st March 2017


Fife Folk Museum

Hostess Whist Drives, 2016 – 2017

Tickets £4 (Hostess Free) 

Playing for the Museum Silver Salver

To book your place contact Ewen Allan at the museum on 01334 828180 or email



 Friday 14 October 2016
- midday Saturday 29 October
All day Saturday 29 October
in the Weigh House Tearoom

Silent Auction

Sold to the highest bidder!
Online bidding available now at  www.32auctions.com/fifefolkmuseum2016 and will finish at midday on Saturday 29th October 2016
All items are on view in the Weigh House Tearoom at the Museum from 14 October onwards. 
Live bidding all day Saturday 29 October 2016 in the Weigh House Tearoom finishing
at 8.00pm - on the dot. 
7.00pm Join in all the fun of the Auction at the Museum with live bidding followed by a Complementary Stovie Supper - make sure you pick up your Free ticket at Museum Reception! 


Tuesday 11th October 2016


Fife Folk Museum

Ceres Local History Night

Do you have a story, local knowledge, an object or photograph of old Ceres to share? Join us for an informal discussion on the families, buildings, landscape, trades and traditions that have shaped our beautiful village.

All welcome!
Bring yourselves, £1 towards refreshments, photographs, small objects and curiosities.


Mon 3rd October 2016


Visitor Centre

Vikings in Fife

by Dr Barbara Crawford

This event is free, but a small donation to the Museum would be much appreciated