East Wemyss Primary School Children visit to the SWACS Museum

The SWACS Museum recently welcomed pupils and staff from East Wemyss Primary School as part of a nationwide schools local heritage project.

Continue reading

The School Wynd mural

The ceramic wall mural in School Wynd encapsulates the unique history and geology of an area so deeply influenced and shaped by the sea.

Continue reading

Well Cave open day

A steady stream of visitors made the crawl inside the normally-closed Well Cave.

Continue reading

Macduff Castle model

Residents of East Wemyss may have noticed the brand new model of Macduff Castle which was put in place in early August.

Continue reading

The Supernatural Shore: shapeshifting selkies

In the last of three films, storyteller Rowan Morrison explores the traditions associated with selkies.

Continue reading

The Supernatural Shore: mythical mermaids

In the second of three films, storyteller Rowan Morrison explores the folktales and folklore of mythical mermaids.

Continue reading

The Supernatural Shore: superstitious seafarers

Filmed in the Wemyss Caves, storyteller Rowan Morrison explores the folktales and folklore of superstitious seafarers.

Continue reading

Auld Handsel Monday: Old and New Year Traditions

SWACS archivist, Pam Cranston, gives a presentation on the local traditions of Handsel Monday

Continue reading

Handsel Monday Celebration

We had a very successful Handsel Monday celebration on January 13th. A huge thank you to everyone who came out to listen to the talk.

Continue reading

SWACS Spooky Spectacular

Around 40 fearless folk braved the cold weather last Saturday evening to venture into the Court Cave to be entertained with stories of ghosts and spirits by local traditional storyteller Rowan Morrison.

Continue reading