The Glenrothes Story Poles

Schedule

The Glenrothes Story Pole Project aims to record the history of the area and the people who live here in a unique way and gives people the chance to tell their stories and the story of Glenrothes.

·       Glenrothes is 60 years old and the people who live here have come from all over the place.

·       Have you got a story to tell?

·       Would you like to help Carve or Design a Story Pole?

Everyone is welcome from young to old

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The Glenrothes Story Pole Project begins on the 8th of September. The Project will run for year but the Designing and Carving of the first Poles will take place in a 3-week period ending with the Pole raising and Ceilidh on Saturday 27th September. 

School Sessions

The First Nation Carvers will meet with pupils from Glenrothes High School and Carleton Primary School to hold structured drawing sessions. 

Tree Blessing

Xwa-Lack-Tun will host the Spiritual blessing of the tree at the Lomond Centre on 11th September. 

Carving Sessions

The first Carving sessions will take place on Saturday 13th September at the Lomond Centre from 10 am.

Sessions will continue each day for two weeks with lots of chances for you to get involved in the Project. 

How do I get involved?

Why not come and meet the Carvers, watch them in action, join in and have a try yourself. 

The final display will include story boards and will add to the rich variety of art work found in the town. 

Call 01592 583473 or check the Glenrothes Gazette for details on how you can make your mark.

International Literacy Day

Share your Stories of Glenrothes, your family, your community and your history. The stories may be used as subject for the Story Poles.

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