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About The Bruce Festival 2013 With this year’s Bruce festival just around the corner, Dunfermline Delivers are keen to encourage local businesses to embrace one of Dunfermline’s most visited and unique festivals and take advantage of the huge number of visitors expected to descend on the town to be part of this special weekend. The festival will take place on the 24th and 25th of August at Pittencrieff Park. Set against the spectacular backdrop of Dunfermline Abbey, the Bruce Festival will centre around Living History Scotland’s medieval village where visitors will have the chance to experience a taste of 14th century life with traditional crafts, food and drink and entertainment. We aim to make the 2013 Bruce Festival bigger and better than ever before and with 2014 marking the 700th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn we hope to make the Bruce festival a highlight in Scotland’s calendar of special Homecoming events. We want it to be a celebration of Dunfermline and highlighting its unique place at the centre of Scotland’s story. 2012’s event saw over 15,000 visitors attend the festival and we hope that 2013 will build on the success of last year and attract visitors from all over Scotland and beyond to come and experience this celebration of Dunfermline’s place in Scottish History. We are keen to help local businesses’ take advantage of this busy and unique weekend.


How to get involved About The Bruce Festival 2013 How to get involved Here are some ideas for how you can get involved in The Bruce Festival 2013 Create a Bruce themed menu – last year Grill 48 added a special “Bruce Burger” to their menu which proved to be a big hit with visitors Create a special Festival promotion – Alberto’s Kitchen has an exciting deal offering visitors staying at Rooms @ 29 Bruce St 20% off their meal Extend your opening hours - the festival runs from 11am – 4pm take advantage of this busy weekend and consider opening earlier and staying open later Theme your shop window - add posters to let passers-by know of any deals or special events you are running to celebrate the Bruce Festival Get your customers talking– let your customers know about things you are doing to celebrate the Festival in advance, promote deals and offers on your website and get people talking about what is happening using Facebook and Twitter. Keep in touch -please let us know about any promotions and events you are having, we’d love to hear your ideas and we will help promote them on our website, social media and PR activity


Design support Send us details of your promotion or offer and Dunfermline Delivers will assist in designing and printing your promotional material.

Online/Social Media support Whichever way you decide to get involved, let us know and we will promote it to our Facebook and Twitter and on our website brucefestival.co.uk.

Contact For more information contact: Dunfermline Delivers 27 Canmore Street | Dunfermline KY12 7NU | 732226 Tel | info@connectingwithyou.co.uk Email | brucefestival.co.uk Web Facebook | Search for The Bruce Festival | @DunfermlineBID Twitter


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