Fall in lo e with your new Lochgelly Centre
Join us for our Grand Re-opening Ceremony on Valentine’s Day, Tuesday 14th February at 3.45pm FREE – everyone welcome Special rooftop performance & official opening then come inside and meet the staff, have a tour around the whole centre and enjoy some light refreshments
Join us for a whole host of free events and tours during our opening week 14th – 18th February – see inside for details
what’s Discover your new Lochgelly Centre with FREE sessions and tours 14th – 17th February. Informal tours throughout the day – just ask a member of staff
Valentine’s Day Grand Re-opening I 14 February I 3.45pm I FREE – all welcome Join us for a special rooftop performance, official opening, tours, refreshments and musical performances.
Creative Arts Taster Sessions I 15 – 17 February I 2 – 5pm I FREE Here is your chance to try your hand at something new and find out more about new classes available. Every day between 2 – 5pm there will be a taster session in creative arts including drawing and painting, pottery and jewellery.
Starcatchers presents This Workshop Sucks I 15 February I 11.30 & 2.30pm I FREE Please book your ticket at the Box Office on 01383 583303 Professor Katy and Professor Matt have tried almost everything they can think of to make the biggest Hoover the world has ever seen. They’ve got safety specs, a big space and a ton of small explosives. All they need now is some help. A fun and interactive experience for 3 – 5 year olds.
The Band Project I 14 – 18 February 6pm – 7pm every evening I FREE > Speak to group leaders and musicians from The Band Project and find out how to join > Never blown a trumpet? (other than your own!) Have a play (blow, drum, strum….) on lots of different instruments in our music room and see what you enjoy. > Often heard singing in the shower? Are you brave enough to step out and join Margaret Moffat in her ‘out of the shower’ group and serenade Midge Ure on 18th February?
Saturday 18th February Starcatchers and Hazel Darwin Edwards present
11am & 3pm I £4.50, conc. £3.50 Come up the stairs, blow away the cobwebs and peep into the boxes. Who knows what might happen when the sleepy attic comes to life? Grandma and Lucy are up in the attic where all the memories are stored. Hidden in dusty containers at the top of the house, they have been waiting a long time to come out and play.
“spellbinding fun for little ones.” The Herald
Midge Ure Uncovered 7.30pm I £15 Midge Ure really needs no introduction; his career speaks for itself. Grammys, Ivor Novellos, BASCAPs, gold and platinum discs and a variety of other accolades all grace his mantelpiece. The Uncovered show gives him the chance to explore his musical roots and share some of the anecdotes and journeys that his career has followed. This intimate acoustic show combines a selection of his own hits, from Vienna via If I Was to Dancing with Tears in My Eyes, with some of his favourite songs sung by other artists such as Queen, Travis and Fleetwood Mac.
Box Office 01592 583303
All sessions are FREE. Please book your place at the library or telephone 01592 583381r
Jennie Lee Library
Wed 15 I Scrumdiddlyumptious! 7–11yrs I 10.30am – 11.30am Celebration event for those who are Daft on Dahl. Thu 16 I Gruffalo Party! I 3 – 6yrs I 10am – 11am Lots of fun with stories and songs. Thu 16 I Megabeasts with Zoolab 1.30pm – 2.30pm Snakes, lizards, the world’s largest tarantula and more. See, touch and learn about these marvellous Megabeasts! Fri 17 I Sophie’s Art Attack I 10 –12yrs I 10am – 12 noon Have fun with art. Library open from 23rd January. Extended hours 14 – 17th Feb. Regular hours: Mon 9 – 7, Tue 9 – 5, Wed 9 – 1, Thurs 9 – 7, Fri 9 – 1, Sat 9 –1
MAC: Fife’s Mobile Museum Thursday 16 & Friday 17 Feb I 9.30am –4pm I FREE A Cabinet of Curiosities. From a whale’s ear to a Zulu spear, these curious things tell stories about Fife’s past – its landscape and the lives of its people – from the earliest times up to the present day.
takes centre stage again! Following a £2.5 million investment by Fife Council, the Lochgelly Centre is bigger and better than ever before and will give Fifers the chance to access a wide range of council services in addition to the theatre and arts classes it’s already well known for. A new single storey glass fronted extension houses the modern library, reception area and local office, with the existing building fully refurbished. The Centre includes: > 415 seat Theatre
> Jennie Lee Library
> Dance Studio
> Sports Hall
> ICT Centre
> Public Access Computers with Free Internet
> Fife Council Local Office Services
> Art Studios
> Meeting & Practice Rooms
> Visual Arts Exhibition Space
> Café Bar
For full details about library services and your local office please visit www.fifedirect.org.uk A programme of events and activities at Lochgelly Centre can be found at www.onfife.com/lochgelly Lochgelly Centre, Bank Street, Lochgelly KY5 9RD
The new Lochgelly Centre has a beautiful new visual arts exhibition space within its foyers. During opening week there will be two striking exhibitions on display: The Alchemy of Light Photography by Colin Homes Folk by Cate Inglis
Our brand new venue café, Lilly’s, offers a delicious selection of light meals, hot drinks, soups and salads.
Open 10am – 3pm, Lilly’s also offers breakfasts until 11.30am, and will provide a bar service on show nights. OPENING WEEK OFFER: Enjoy a free shortbread with purchases of tea and coffee
FIFE COUNCIL LOCAL OFFICE SERVICES The Lochgelly Local Office has moved from 31–33 Bank Street into the new Lochgelly Centre. During 13th –17th February the Local Office opening hours will be: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday – 9.00 – 12.30, 1.30 – 4.30 and Wednesday 9.00 – 1.00. (Our permanent hours will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9.00am – 3.00pm.) We operate an appointment or drop in service so if you need information or help, you can speak to a trained advisor. Telephone: 08451 55 00 00
A leaflet about events taking place in the first week of the new Lochgelly Centre