places

An Edwardian Day Out

In “The Auld Weavers’ Drive” Jean Barclay tells us how the elderly, former handloom weavers of Dunfermline were treated to an annual outing. Hundreds of men and women were taken by fleets of horse drawn carriages for visits to “big houses” around Fife.

This fascinating article gives us all sorts of insights into life and social attitudes one hundred years ago.

Aberdour Heritage Centre

The new Heritage Centre in Aberdour will be open from 1 pm to 2 pm on Wednesdays and from 1 pm to 3 pm on Saturdays throughout the Winter.

The Centre, situated in the Aberdour railway station buildings, opened in July this year and provides information on the many historic locations of interest in the village.

Further information is available at www.aberdourheritage.uk