Bruce Festival funding boost

Bruce FestivalThe Bruce Festival, which will form a key event in Homecoming Scotland 2014, has secured £30,000 funding from the Scottish Government.

The two-day celebration showcases Dunfermline’s status as the ancient capital of Scotland and burial place of King Robert the Bruce, who lies beneath the pulpit in the Abbey.

Dunfermline MSP Bill Walker said: “The Bruce Festival, and indeed Homecoming Scotland, is important for so many reasons. Read more of this post

Bruce Festival

The Bruce Festival has become an eagerly anticipated event on Fife’s cultural calendar. As well as being an enjoyable weekend of festivities, it delivers a significant boost to the local economy here in Dunfermline.

This year’s Festival promises to be the most spectacular so far. On the 25th and 26th of August, an expected 20,000 visitors will flock to our city centre and Glen to enjoy such entertainment as a re-created medieval village and a Bruce family treasure hunt. The Glen Pavilion, newly renovated with a generous £1 million investment from the Carnegie Dunfermline Trust, will host a grand dinner and ceilidh on the 24th August. Read more of this post

S4M-02782: Dunfermline Delivers Secures Funding for the Bruce Festival

That the Parliament welcomes confirmation that Dunfermline Delivers has secured funding from Fife Council and EventScotland for the 2012 Bruce Festival; believes that the festival, which celebrates the history of Dunfermline and Scotland, is an important cultural event that delivers a significant economic boost to local businesses, and wishes Dunfermline Delivers every success in its attempt to achieve the record target of 20,000 visitors to the Bruce Festival 2012.

Supported by: Margaret Burgess, Mike MacKenzie, Richard Lyle, Colin Beattie

Date Lodged: 04/05/2012

Funding Boost for 2012 Bruce Festival

A medieval village recreated in Dunfermline’s Pittencrieff Park will be the busy hub of this year’s Bruce Festival, taking place on the 25th and 26th of August.

The 2012 celebration aims to be the best Bruce Festival to date, after last year’s event drew a record 18,000 visitors to watch jousting and re-enactments, as well as browse arts and crafts and sample the wares of the food village. Read more of this post