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Anstruther Harbour Festival : Gaelic Taster Sessions

Anstruther Harbour Festival : Gaelic Taster Sessions

21 July 2019 11:07 - 21 July 2019

Anstruther Harbour Festival invite you to learn or practice your Gaelic at three free language sessions at the Scottish Fisheries Museum on Sunday 21st July.

Led by Fife Gaelic Development Group, the classes are suitable for Gaelic speakers of any level but particularly aimed at beginners who would like to give Gaelic a go.


11 – 11.30 am

12 – 12.30 pm

1 – 1.30 pm

All sessions are free but places are limited so please visit Eventbrite or contact the museum to reserve your place.

Music at the Museum : The Trooters

Music at the Museum : The Trooters

21 July 2019 1:07 - 21 July 2019

As part of Anstruther Harbour Festival, the Scottish Fisheries Museum presents an afternoon of traditional music and dance.

On Sunday 21st July, our Zulu Gallery will resound to the famous fiddle of Pete Clark as he and his fellow Trooters Gregor Lowrey and Jim Leighton accompany the energising and colourful spectacle of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society Edinburgh Branch and put them through their paces.

In between performances, we present Ceòl na Mara (music of the sea), featuring Anne Bennett and Ross Penman of the Dundee Gaelic Choir who will perform a selection of Gaelic songs on nautical themes.

Sunday 21st July

The Trooters:

1.30 – 2.30 pm & 3.45 – 4.45 pm

Ceòl na Mara:

2.30 – 3.30 pm

Entry Free but booking advised: contact the Museum or book via Eventbrite

By Sea, Land and Air: Scottish Fishing Communities and World War II

Open ONLINE: To mark the 75th anniversary of VE Day, we explore the role played by Scotland’s fishing communities during the Second World War.

Photography Exhibition by Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald

To brighten up these weird, wintry days come and enjoy something warming from our tearoom and browse these lovely photos by Emily and Caroline in our Merchant’s Room.



20 December 2020

An online exhibition of knitted herring inspired by the unique knitting heritage of coastal fishing communities of Scotland.

By the Seaside: Heritage, Healing and New Horizons

The role the sea plays in emotional, mental and physical well-being.

Spring out of Lockdown

Spring out of Lockdown

28 April 2021

A selection of works by 17 artists from the East Neuk Art Club

Merchant's Room : The East Neuk in Watercolour

Yolande Kenny captures life in the villages and natural world of the East Neuk

Loss + Resilience

Loss + Resilience

23 August 2021

A study in photography and film into the social world of Hull’s fishing community by Simon Sharp

Merchant's Room : Arthur Nuttall Autumn Exhibition

We are really happy to welcome back retired Anster fisherman-turned-painter Arthur Nuttall to our Merchant’s Room this September.

Superstition and Witchcraft  in Scottish Fishing Communities

Merchant’s Room display exploring some of these longstanding practices and beliefs.

Merchant's Room : Emily Noakes and Caroline MacDonald Winter Exhibition

A new selection of photographic scenes from two of our regular exhibitors

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Tel (within UK): 01333 310628
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