AUGUST EXHIBITION

Our exhibition in Pittenweem Church during early August, of old images of the local area, coupled with the first public viewing of the maquette of our sculpture was a great success. Over the 10 days the total raised was an incredible £4,361. We would like to thank everybody who helped at the Church and the PoP In, and each and every person who donated, purchased or took part in raffles etc. The comments we received were overwhelmingly positive from locals and visitors alike.

Our three wonderful Dundee Kiltwalkers completed the 25+ miles from St Andrews to Monifieth and raised over £3,000. Enormous thanks to Rhona, Marion and Laura for their efforts on a pretty miserable day. Can’t believe they looked so fresh at the finish line. Great work girls.

We have a coffee morning with baking, scheduled for Wednesday 12th September from 10am to 1130am and all are welcome.

There will also be an exhibition by St Andrews Photographers in the Church Hall from 5th to 7th October, where a charge of £2 will give coffee and baking as usual.

 

EXHIBITION

A maquette of our proposed sculpture will be shown in Pittenweem Church, along with a photographic exhibition of Pittenweem Past, with 80+ new images, along with a floral display, from Saturday 4th August daily until the following Saturday. Times are 10 am to 5 pm excluding Sunday 5th which will be from 1.30pm till 5pm. There will be various items of merchandise for sale, polo shirts, mugs, caps, tablet etc. Entry is £2.
We will also have a space in the Pop In, opposite the primary school, where we will once again be selling our raffle tickets for the MICHELIN STAR RESTAURANT, in Anstruther, ” THE CELLAR”, patron BILLY BOYTER.

Our weekend at the Bowhouse Food Market raised over £750, and we thank everybody who helped and contributed.

INDOOR TABLE TOP SALE

SATURDAY 23RD JUNE

We are holding a Table Top Sale in the Church Hall in James St, Pittenweem between 10.30am >  4.00pm.

On sale will be:
Handmade crafts, > Bric-a-Brac, > Tombola, > and Teas Coffees and Home Baking. We would love to see you there.

MUSIC EVENT

Thursday:  28th June:  At the Waid Academy, Anstruther, East Neuk Festival with assistance from Waid students will be performing a musical piece commemorating the fishing industry. THE BIG PROJECT: LOST AT SEA – Scanner & Waid Academy students – 6pm, Waid Academy. An event not to be missed. Tickets are £5 and the performance lasts about 40 minutes. For more information email, pittenweem-fishermens-memorial.net

Golf Day At Anster on Sunday 6th May.

On a glorious Sunday morning competitors started gathering about 9 am for registration and bacon rolls etc. The format was a Texas Scramble and Shotgun start, and play began at 10 am sharp.
A couple of boats working close inshore and a large pod of dolphins meandering slowly up the Firth, as play went on, only added to the beauty of this 9 hole golf course. We could not have picked a better day.
Competition was fierce as we walked the course with some of the groups, and only a few muffled sweary words were heard, but this just added to the excitement of the day.

The first groups returned just after 1 pm, and slowly the scorecards were checked. Stuart Lowson won the prize for “nearest the pin tee shot” at the short second hole. A generous prize provided by John & Christine of “The Corner Shop”, was handed over as Stuart bubbled with excitement.
The winning score of 56 was by “The Rockies” team. There was a complaint made that they had fielded an ineligible player during the first round, but as he was only 5 years old, the Stewards decided it did not warrant suspension. The runners up spot was taken by team “St Fillan” with a score of 61.

Cups were presented to the winning team along with a box of golf balls, and the runners up received golf hats, and all of these items were donated by Ron Walker, of Lundin Pro Shop, https://www.the1stopgolfshop.com. All players were presented with a small medal in recognition of their part in our charity golf day.

Excellent meals were provided by the “Rockies Restaurant” therockiesrestaurant.co.uk”, thanks to Jock and Amanda as well as their staff for excellent service.
Our thanks also go to James and Wendy of G & J Wilson, (fishmerchants), St Monans, g & j wilson ltd for their generous sponsorship of this event.

This event was a genuine fun charity day of golf, and it seemed that everyone enjoyed the good day out, especially Ricky, so we heard.
Anster Golf Club are due enormous thanks for having the course in tip top condition, and we thank them for allowing us to use their course for this local charity event.

With team fees, a raffle of a golf day at LundinLinks, provided by Ron Walker again, and the sale of a few polo shirts and hats, our total raised on the day was £1200. An amazing amount. Thanks to all who took part or supported, and especially our raffle salesman Cameron who was undoubtedly the star of the show.

It would be good to do it again if possible.

Dinner and Auction at the Dory Bistro on 26th April

A list of the lots available.

1.    Spoiled Hairdressing (St Andrews). Luxury Ladies Night for 10 people including Kerastase Ritual, Personalised Blow Dry, Drinks and Nibbles.
2.    Beautifully black framed Graham Montgomery photograph of Pittenweem harbour.
3.    Fairmont Hotel Spa (2 all day passes).
4.   The services of the Dory Bistro chef to cook a meal in your own home for 4 people. Winner must supply the food.
5.   A Total Makeover by V Dolls Beautician Vienna Neville (Anstruther).
6.   Black framed Graham Montgomery photograph of West Shore Pittenweem.
7.   Private Gin Tasting and cocktails for a group of 12 people at Kingsbarns Distillery.
8.   Large deep edged framed canvas (90 x 90cm) by up and coming local young artist, Candice Neville. Titled “Wet Rot” the study is from Broughty Ferry.
9.   A pair of fresh local lobsters.
10.   Limited edition print titled “The Creel Maker” by John McGhie, no 59 of only 100. Original is in the Scottish Fisheries Museum.

Bids to be in by 12 noon on 26th April.

Best of luck to all.

VARIOUS EVENTS

Here is the list of events we have planned for 2018, some dates are fixed  and others to be confirmed later.

26th April: Charity dinner in the Dory Bistro, Pittenweem. Sold out.
6th May: Teams of 4 (4 ball)  Charity Golf Day, courtesy of  Anstruther Golf                        Club. Refreshments provided by the “Rockies Restaurant” and                              the event sponsored by G & J Wilson (Fishmerchants), and Lundin                      Pro Shop. Limited places available contact, pittenweem-                                          fishermens-memorial.net
23rd June: Indoor Car Boot Sale in Church Hall. Limited tables available,                                contact, christine.mccallum0@gmail.com
30th June: Fish & Sips in Cocoa Tree.
4th July: Coffee morning in Church Hall.
6th-11th August: Postcard exhibition and Floral display in CHURCH.
”             ”        : Strawberry Teas on a sunny day, top of Abbey Wall Road.
September ?         : Auction Church Hall.
5th -7th October: St Andrews Photographers Exhibition in Church Hall.
2nd November?: Story and Music with Richard Wemyss in Church Hall.
24th November: Christmas Fayre in Church Hall. Limited tables available,                                         contact, christine.mccallum0@gmail.com
19th December: Coffee Day in Church Hall.
There is also a possible Car Treasure Hunt and Junior Heritage Walk with dates to be decided.
These events will also be advertised on our Facebook page.

Exhibition

Over the Easter weekend we held an exhibition of old photographs of the East Neuk, in the church hall, accompanied with tea/coffee and home baking. It was well received and the total raised of £1,680  exceeded our expectations. We are planning another in due course.

We have organised a charity dinner in the Dory Bistro on Pittenweem shore for the 26th April. The tickets have all been snapped up for that one I’m afraid.We have various events planned, charity golf day, indoor car boot sale, Christmas Fayre etc, and we will list them all shortly when we have the correct dates.

Our  pre-planning application to Fife Council has been accepted, and it seems to have been given a favourable response.  A full application will be submitted soon.

FIRST COFFEE MORNING OF 2018

We had our first coffee/tea morning of 2018 on Wednesday 24th. Despite
winds gusting to over 60mph, many hardy souls braved the elements to
sample some of the delicious home baking. It was a great turn out considering severity of the weather. Hardy souls in Pittenweem!

The total raised for the project was £368.92, an excellent result. Thanks due to everybody who helped in baking and serving, and all who turned up to support us.
More events for this year will be announced shortly.