These places have chosen to support Open Studios by taking an advert in our brochure and we hope you will support them. Ask individual artists for recommendations for other places to visit in their areas.
PLACES TO EAT
Cairnie Fruit Farm Cupar
Growers of Grade 1 fruit since 1970. Over 20 acres of pick your own soft fruit, a large farm shop and indoor/outdoor cafe serving delicious home baking and hot food all day.
Open: March -Mid November, 7 days a week, 10am-5pm.
Cairnie House, Cupar, Fife KY15 4QD.
Tel: 01334 655 610.
Hayloft Tearoom Falkland
Light refreshments, soups, cakes and scones, sandwiches and toasties. Coffees and teas.
Open: Daily 11am-4pm.
Back Wynd, Falkland, KY15 7BX.
The Kiltmakers' Coffee Shop Ladybank
Breakfast until 11:30; filled homemade rolls, paninis, toasties; homemade soup, cakes and scones; coffees and teas. Local and sustainable.
Opening: daily 10:00 to 17:00 during Open Studios
4 Commercial Crescent, Ladybank, Cupar, KY15 7JU
Tel. 01337 258030
Manna Coffee Shop Newport-on-Tay
Soup, sandwiches and home baking served each day. Community coffee shop, Fairtrade, run by Newport-On-Tay Parish Church.
Open: Tuesday to Saturday 10am-4pm, Monday 10am-4pm during Open Studios weekend.
13 Cupar Road, Newport on Tay, Fife DD6 8AF
Tel: 01382 542 781
Clayton Caravan Park Dairsie
The superbly appointed Clayton Restaurant places the emphasis on delicious local produce, freshly prepared by our team of professionals, and served in a relaxed and friendly environment. Whether you are a customer of the park or just visiting for the day, it is a perfect place to unwind with the family so why not let us take care of your needs. We are open to everyone from 10am, serving breakfast, lunch and evening meals. Our all day menu can be viewed online and we also serve a range of speciality coffees and home baking.
Open: Open daily from 10am.
Clayton Caravan Park, Dairsie, Fife KY16 9YB.
Pillars of Hercules Organic Farm and Café
Near Falkland KY15 7AD
Delicious vegetarian and vegan food, hot drinks and home made cakes.
Soup, pasties, coffee and cake
Open all year
Opening times: Shop 9-6pm, Café 9-5pm
The Old Barn Coffee Shop
Open 10am - 4.30pm, Wednesday to Sunday. Sit in or Takeaway. Soup, Sandwiches and lots of cakes. Vegetarian, Vegan and Gluten Free Options.
38 Cupar Road, Auchtermuchty KY14 7DJ
Tel No 07494467625.
The Golf Inn
The Golf Inn is the only pub in Ladybank and opened a small cafe during lockdown. The Bunker Cafe is open from 9am to 2pm, Wednesday to Sunday, serving freshly made breakfast rolls, toasties, paninis, Fisher & Donaldson cakes, tea & Italian Aroma coffee. The pub also offers a great menu of freshly prepared food. Our opening hours, menu and details of our events can be seen on our website.
Victoria Road, Ladybank, KY15 7LJ
The Boar's Head
Serving you the best traditional country pub experience with a modern twist. Carefully created menu offers a great variety of dishes made from the freshest locally sourced ingredients.
Honest, locally sourced and simply delicious food is what we are known for and we are proud to be able to share it with you. Join our award-winning pub for lunch or dinner to try our fish and chips, wild venison dishes or traditional Sunday roasts.
Hope to see you soon
23 High Street, Auchtermuchty KY14 7AP
A small, family run, independent business established in 2010. We have a cafe in Newport on Tay, provide wholesale bakes for local businesses, make amazing celebration cakes and catering for all occasions.
We can also post goodies around the UK to help treat those not close enough for you to nip round and visit,
Have a look, let us know how we can help. Any questions, just give us a call on 01382 542704 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Our website has up to date images of what we can offer.
16-18 Boat Road, Newport on Tay, Fife, DD6 8EZ
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OTHER PLACES TO FIND ART & CRAFT
Maisie & Mac, Art & Contemporary Craft Cupar
Award winning shop in the centre of Cupar showcasing a fantastic range of work from UK artists and designer-makers complemented by ethically sourced pieces from elsewhere. Paintings, prints, jewellery, textiles, ceramics, glass, slate and wood plus quirky gifts and homeware.
Open: Monday to Saturday, 10am-5pm.
St Catherine St, Cupar, Fife, KY15 4LS.
Tel: 01334 656 523.
Pittenweem Arts Festival August 5-12, 2023
Pittenweem in August celebrates the visual arts with its 40th festival. Throughout the village over 100 artists and makers from across Britain exhibit a huge variety of creative talent.
Our trio of Invited Artists includes painter Joyce Gun Cairns, ceramicist Helen Kemp and the amazing Wemyss School of Needlework.
Pittenweem's medieval priory is a unique setting for several artists and historic tours. And down by the sea, by the harbour, up the wynds and in every street, there's art and artists all within walking distance or with the Festival Shuttle Bus.
Exhibitions open daily August 5-12, 10am-5pm. Free entry
Located in the heart of St Andrews, Sproson Gallery specialises in works from both established and emerging contemporary Scottish artists. Many of their pieces are inspired by Scotland's uniquely stunning natural environment, captured in paintings, sculptures, collages and a range of other media.
Open: Tuesday-Saturday, 10am-1pm & 1:30-5pm
138 South Street, St Andrews, KY16 9EQ
Tel: 01334 474331
Sproson Picture Framers
With over 40 years of experience, this family-run business is the perfect place to frame any artworks you've picked up while enjoying Open Studios. Sproson Picture Framers offers bespoke framing services and quality specialist advice, as well as a broad range of traditional, modern, contemporary, and handmade frames and mounts.
Open: Monday-Friday, 10am-5pm and Saturday, 10am-12:30pm
The Kirkhill Workshop, Gregory Place, St. Andrews, Fife, KY16 9PU
Tel: 01334 474249
Lomond Art Cupar
Based on the banks of the river Eden, off Cow Brae, South Road, Cupar.
Supporting local artists through discounts to art club and society members.
Traditional and water-mixable oils, watercolours, acrylics, gouache, charcoal, Inks, Liquid metal, pastels, pencils, spray paints, mediums, gesso, Modroc. Stockist of Golden, Schminke, Royal Talens, Sennelier, Seawhite, Bob Ross , da Vinci, Jacquard, Nitram, Cretacolor, Raphael, Campus, Aristo, Coates , C.Roberson.
Great range of professional brushes of all sizes and shapes including oils, acrylic, watercolor and specialist such as stipple, sword, mottlers, liquid metal, fan, bamboo, goats' hair, foam, palette knives, ink rollers and lino cutters.
Stretched canvas, canvas panels and pads, acrylic pads and paper, watercolour and pastels, pencil and ink, Italian Boards, Lino, cartridge paper, journals and more.
Toolboxes, easels, rulers, ink pots, drawing boards, self-healing mats, drawing tools, wooden and plastic palettes, brush cleaners, soaps, embroidery tools, manikins, and more.
We provide bespoke framing services and supply framing material for enthusiast including readymade mounts and frames.
Visit our website for products, offers and shop opening times www.lomondart.com or check out our Facebook and Instagram pages.
Tel : 01334 652427
Foursticks Gallery and Framing, Newburgh
New for 2023- Introducing Foursticks Gallery (formerly Sun Gallery).
Beautifully bright, fresh & airy exhibiting space on Newburgh's reviving
With a vision to help regenerate our communities by showcasing artists
from Fife & beyond.
Expect to experience an expanding range of contemporary paintings,
prints, sculpture, glass, gifts & more.
Extended opening for Open Studios event.
154 High Street, Newburgh, KY14 6DZ
Tel: 01337 842323
Tatha Gallery Newport-on-Tay
At Tatha Gallery each exhibition we host is a unique and exciting celebration of Scottish Art, showcasing Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture and Applied Art. A unique space with wonderful light and amazing views all working together to create a calm and inviting environment. Many visitors remark that it is the most beautiful gallery in Scotland. With light flooding in from many directions, it creates a gallery with personality and warmth. We look forward to welcoming you.
Open: Wednesday to Saturday, 10.30am-4pm
1 High Street, Newport-on-Tay, Fife, DD6 8AB.
No.13 Gallery Newport-on-Tay
Gallery featuring printmaking and photography by the proprietors and artists local to Dundee and North East Fife - most produce their work at DCA Print Studio. We always have a good range of framed and unframed works starting at affordable prices, as well as Scottish jewellery, gifts and cards with an emphasis on design.The gallery is very informal and is over 3 spaces. Dogs welcome. Online sales also through our website.
Open: Saturdays 11am-4pm plus many additional days – please check website or social media for updates.
13 High Street, Newport on Tay DD6 8AB.
iArt Supplies.co.uk. Trinity Arts Dundee
Based in the West end of Dundee, in-between Perth Road and Hawkhill, iartsupplies is a family run art supply shop, stocking high quality paints, brushes, pens, canvases, paper and all sorts of bits and bobs for your creative needs. Every 8-10 weeks we run paint workshops and we sell our entire range online as well.
Open : Monday - Saturday 9:30-5, Saturday 10-4:30
TEL: 0330 22 30 922
Dundee. DD1 4JG
Nook Collective, St Andrews
Free Tea & toilet stop!
Local makers collective: Pop up shop & workshops in Jewellery, Ceramics and Crafts, set in bright, open and friendly studios in the heart of St Andrews town Centre. Come and see our newest studio!
Shop & services are open to all ages, abilities & groups. Beautiful crafts handmade & designed by local makers. Textiles, Jewellery, Ceramics, Prints & more. Private, public and bespoke classes held throughout the year. Studio, teaching and exhibition space also available to hire.
SPECIAL OPEN DAYS – Friday 28 April - Monday 1 May, 11am – 4pm. Free Tea, Coffee, show of work & makers demonstrations. Come and meet our wonderfully talented makers.
Open: Opening times vary with makers in the shop, please check our instagram for updates. General opening days Tues-Sun, 11-5pm
Nook Collective, East Nook Studios, The Malt Barn, South Street (behind Con Panna Café!), St Andrews, KY16 9EF
www.eastnook.com, email@example.com, https://www.facebook.com/nookcollective, https://www.instagram.com/nook_collective_crafts
CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Forgan Arts Centre Newport-on-Tay
Courses, workshops & events for all ages, abilities & art forms.
OPEN DAY - Saturday 29 April, 11.00am-4.00pm.
A display of work created by Forgan Arts studio holders and class students.
Process demonstrations from our tutors. Tea, coffee, cakes and chat to artists.
See our website for more details.
Monday to Saturday for classes (selected times, see website); Open Day 29 April 11.00am-4.00pm
59 Kirk Road, Newport on Tay, DD6 8JB
Tel. No: 01382 542062
Off the Rails Arthouse Ladybank
Off the Rails Arthouse is a creative place to gather and learn, at Ladybank Station in North East Fife. We offer a broad programme of classes, workshops, summer schools, exhibitions, poetry readings, live performances and other arts-related events. Please visit our website to view our current activities. You are very welcome to take part.
Open: When activities are on – variable from week to week.
Station House Upper, Ladybank Station, Fife KY15 7JT.
Tel: 07929 393 642.
Facebook: Off the Rails Arthouse
Hayley Mills Art Monimail (Nr Cupar and Falkland)
Popular, person-centred, inspiring workshops in the heart of North East Fife. Excellent feedback from the folks that have attended & who continue to come back. Great range of workshops which are mixed level. Why not contact me for the current programme or visit my website for details www.hayleymillsart. com Bespoke classes & workshops for groups also welcome. Teaching, sessional invitations welcome.
Open: By appointment all year round.
The Studio, Monimail, Fife, KY15 7RJ.
Facebook & Instagram @hayleymillsart.
Falkland Felts Falkland
Felt-making tuition with Kirsty Tudor. Kirsty offers felt-making tuition in her purpose-build workshop throughout the year, in the beautiful village of Falkland. Beginners level and follow-on classes. Private tuition also available for adults and children.
Lomondside Cottage, Falkland, Fife, KY15 7BD.
Cunningham Grant Chartered Accountants Cupar, Markinch
supports Open Studios North Fife by providing a complimentary accountancy service.
The Granary Business Centre, Coal Road, Cupar, Fife KY15 5YQ.
And also at 6 High St, Markinch, Fife, KY7 6DQ.
Tel: 01334 657766