Culture and events in Fife

Little Light performance

Fife is a vibrant place to be with a range of cultural activities and events on offer to suit all ages, tastes and styles. So whether you live here, work here or are just visiting we are proud to shout about and share our many cultural attractions and opportunities.

They are an important part of the Fife economy and provide a varied and attractive calendar of well organised and promoted events to positively enhance the quality of life, impact on the local economy, promote civic pride and raise the profile of the area.

Fife is a beautiful area on the east coast of Scotland where a vibrant and extensive programme of events take place throughout the year.

From traditional and contemporary festivals to local gala days celebrated within our communities - there is something for everyone to enjoy.

Police Charging at Events - Guidance

Following Event Industry Feedback on The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) approved ‘Charging for Goods and Services Policy’ – a policy that enables Police Scotland to charge for the provision of police services at events - Police Scotland has now produced a Step-By-Step Guide to the Assessment Matrix Process.  This is available on the

It is EventScotland’s role in this matter to help identify the implications and impacts of this new charging policy and help communicate guidance and best practice to the events sector.

EventScotland, Police Scotland, Scottish Government and industry bodies SEFA and NOEA will continue to work together to monitor the impact of this new policy therefore it’s important to let us know if your event has been affected.  If your event is affected please contact

You can also find out more about out Cultural Strategy here.

The Strategy is currently under review and  is due to be launched at Easter. 

A recent report on the outcomes of the current strategy provided some amazing figures on the impact that cultural activity has on our economy and the wellbeing of Fife's residents.  Find out more about the Cultural Strategy Report here.


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