Theresa HughesFife Council, Development PlanFloor 2 Kingdom HouseKingdom AvenueGlenrothesKY7 5LYTel: 03451555555 + 471813
Get behind the scenes of some fascinating buildings in Central Fife & Kirkcaldy this September.
Scotland’s only Coptic Orthodox Church serves a congregation made up of more than eight nationalities from all over Scotland. In converting Invertiel Parish Church in 1994 hand painted icons from Egypt were inserted in a beautiful golden iconstasis (icon wall) transforming the interior of the church.
There will be a service from 10:00 to 12:30 to which you are welcome
(Wheelchair access from rear off Barnet Crescent)
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With its spectacular new setting overlooking the Loch, the new Centre demonstrates environmentally sound building principles; with high levels of energy efficiency, natural and recycled materials. Come and see converted shipping containers, green roofs and our work in developing wildlife habitats and volunteering opportunities.
Restored by the Scottish Historic Buildings Trust with the support of Fife Council this 16th century merchant's house is a building of exceptional interest and charm. Now restored for modern use the splendid wall and ceiling paintings of the late 16th century and fine decorative work has been carefully preserved for you to enjoy. The Interpretation Room will be open.
Narrow stairs and uneven floors
Merchant's Garden Café will be open
Free entry to SWACS Environment Centre with guided tours of the Pictish caves at 12:15 and 12:30. Meet here for tours and to browse artefacts relating to local history. Slide show on the famous caves at 14:25. Children must be accompanied by responsible adults. Please wear sensible shoes.
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Founded in 1877 the school sought to improve employment opportunities for local girls by teaching professional embroidery skills. The School continues to provide learning opportunities for leirsure as well as for more experienced stitchers, textile and embroidery artists. WE exhibit a selection from our large archive of our unique textiles and embroidery dating from the 17th century to the present day.
The Scottish Civic Trust: The Tobacco Merchants House, 42 Miller Street,Glasgow, G1 1DT
Tel: 0141 221 1466, Fax: 0141 248 6952,Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The Scottish Civic Trust is a registered Scottish charity. Charity No. SC012569
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