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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.

This year we are sponsored by Cairnie Fruit Farm

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.
Tel: 01337 857590

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, Sunday and Monday 10am-4.30pm 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.
Tel: 01334870242

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 Golf Inn @ Ladybank

The Golf Inn is the only pub in Ladybank and won The Best Independent Bar in the East, 2023. The Bunker Cafe, attached to the pub, 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. There is also a large function room available for hire. Pub 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 hello@kitschnbake.co.uk. Our website has up to date images of what we can offer.
16-18 Boat Road, Newport on Tay, Fife, DD6 8EZ

What Three Words: Sugar Skippers Mingles

Backhouse Rossie Estate Café & Garden

Provides a tranquil setting in a historic landscape, and also a walled garden with themes of art and science where plants and produce are cultivated for you to enjoy in the café or take home. Treat yourself to a breakfast, light lunch, barrista coffee, or pot of tea with freshly made scones or a slice of cake.

Open April to September Sun, Mon, Wed, Thurs, Fri. Café entry Free (for Garden Tickets purchase online or at the Cafe)

Postcode KY15 7UZ, approx. 1.5 miles east of Auchtermuchty, off A91 follow our signage




FB: BackhouseRossie

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 3-10th August 2024
Immerse yourself in a vibrant showcase of creativity, right within the charming village of Pittenweem in the picturesque East Neuk of Fife. This festival isn't your typical gallery experience. Here, art comes alive in the most unexpected places - from cozy front rooms to quirky garages, and even inviting sheds. It's a unique opportunity to connect with over 100 talented artists in a more personal and intimate setting.

Join us to see a wondrously diverse range of art in a beautiful setting, and with a full programme of events and entertainment, it's a great day out.

Exhibitions open daily, 10am-5pm. Free entry.


Sproson Gallery
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. Framing and Gallery, Falkland
Self-styled 'Creative Outlet' opposite Falkland Palace.
Promoting artists in Fife's newest, independent small gallery.
Showcasing a carefully curated selection of contemporary paintings,
prints, glass, gifts & more. Established in-house custom framing workshop. 

Open all year round with extended opening for Open Studios event.                                                                                

High Street, Falkland, KY15 7BZ
Tel: 07586276757

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.

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.
New hours:
Open : Monday - Friday 9:30-5, Saturday 10-4:30
TEL: 0330 22 30 922
Unit F - Hawkhill Court
Mid Wynd
Dundee. DD1 4JG

Nook Collective Shop, St Andrews

Free Tea & Toilet stop

Local makers collective: Work by Artists and makers across Fife & Dundee, run by the artists themselves. Celebrating 1 year open, supporting local makers. Shop and services are open to all ages, abilities and groups.

Beautiful crafts handmade & designed by local makers. Textiles, Jewellery, Ceramics, Glass, Knitwear, Prints & more. 

Private, public and bespoke classes held throughout the year. Studio and teaching space also available to hire.                                                                                                                                                                                            

SPECIAL OPEN DAYS – Friday 3 May - Monday 6 May, 11am – 5pm. Free Tea, Coffee, show of work & makers demonstrations (check website/social media for details). Come and meet our wonderfully talented makers.               

Open: Opening times vary with makers in the shop. 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, hello@eastnook.com, https://www.facebook.com/nookcollective, https://www.instagram.com/nook_collective_crafts

Fraser Gallery St Andrews

Fraser Gallery St Andrews
Est 1862 and situated in a 16th century merchants house in the heart of town, Fraser Gallery St Andrews is one of Scotland's oldest privately owned galleries, currently under the stewardship of the fourth generation of the Fraser family. We enjoy close relationships with many of Scotland's premier contemporary artists whose works are well presented in a series of intimate rooms, leading to an outdoor garden gallery. Collections, direct from the studios of Morrocco, Boag, Hanna, Mackie Cook, Kingsley, MacMillan and Reid along with selected others, can be viewed at your leisure. We are happy to curate a selection of works to bring to your home; delivery, hanging and shipping can all be arranged. 53 South Street St Andrews KY16 9QR www.frasergallery.co.uk

email -hello@frasergallery.co.uk

facebook - https://www.facebook.com/frasergallerystandrews

Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/frasergallerystandrews

Opening hours, Monday to Saturday: 10.30am 'til 5pm

The gallery is closed for private appointments only on Sundays


Forgan Arts Centre Newport-on-Tay

Courses, workshops & events across all ages, abilities & art forms.
Join us for our Beltane event! Saturday 4 May. Activities for all ages.
Check our website & social media for times and details.
Accompanied by a display of work created by Forgan Arts studio holders as well as class examples and process demonstrations from our Tutors. See our website for updates.

Open Monday to Saturday for classes and workshops (selected times, see website)
Full Address: 59 Kirk Road, Newport on Tay, DD6 8JB

Tel. No: 01382 542062

www.forganartscentre.co.uk info@forganartscentre.co.uk www.facebook.com/forganartscentre


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 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.
Tel: 07746571560
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.   

Tel: 07787871036                                                                                                             


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

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