Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles: an exploration of fisher folk crafts exhibition. An exhibition exploring the crafts of fishing communities and their superstitions at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther.

An exhibition exploring the crafts of fishing communities and their superstitions at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther. Curated by a group of museum and gallery students at the University of St Andrews. From 16th March to 13th May 2012 Drop-in / no booking needed Fully wheelchair accessible For all ages Entry to the exhibition is included in the museum admission. £6.00 Adults, £5.00 Concessions. Accompanied Children (up to 16 years) FREE. Discounts for groups are available. Last entries 1 hour before closing. To make a booking for groups please contact the museum on 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

28/05/2012
The Scottish Fisheries Museum

The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Not long now until our ANNUAL OPEN DAY, this year taking place on 4th June. We'll have lots of things going on throughout the day, for all the family to enjoy, including the inauguration of our new Fisher Lad and Lass. Don't forget, there will be FREE ENTRY to the museum for the Open Day! More details to follow during the week... So stay tuned!

Exhibition Closed
14/05/2012

Exhibition Closed

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles is now officially closed. Our curators would like to give a huge fisher-folk thank yo...
14/05/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles is now officially closed. Our curators would like to give a huge fisher-folk thank you to you all for visiting and taking part in the exhibition at the The Scottish Fisheries Museum. Our facebook, blog and website will always be here to welcome you back!

Photo courtesy of Shiqiu Liu
13/05/2012

Photo courtesy of Shiqiu Liu

Photographs from our sold out Celebrate Scotland Evening
12/05/2012

Photographs from our sold out Celebrate Scotland Evening

Photographs from our sold out Celebrate Scotland Evening

12/05/2012

Thank You to all our guests who came along to our sold out Celebrate Scotland Evening. The night was a great success and a fitting end to celebrate the Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles exhibition.

On tonight's Celebrate Scotland Evening menu....
12/05/2012

On tonight's Celebrate Scotland Evening menu....

Timeline Photos
12/05/2012

Timeline Photos

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles's cover photo
11/05/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles's cover photo

11/05/2012

Our Celebrate Scotland Evening is now sold out! We hope to see you all tomorrow for an evening of traditional Scottish music, food and drink!

09/05/2012

At our Celebrate Scotland Evening we will be serving local meats from JB Penman Butchers of Crail! Join us for a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected] - Only a few tickets left!!!

At our Celebrate Scotland Evening we will be serving the award winning Adamson's Pittenweem Oatcakes! Join us for a talk...
08/05/2012

At our Celebrate Scotland Evening we will be serving the award winning Adamson's Pittenweem Oatcakes! Join us for a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

05/05/2012

A week today our Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A variety of the fisherfolk crafts featured in the exhibition 'Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles' will be discussed in a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A va...
04/05/2012

Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A variety of the fisherfolk crafts featured in the exhibition 'Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles' will be discussed in a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A variety of the fisherfolk crafts featured in the exhibition 'Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles' will be discussed in a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles's cover photo
22/04/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles's cover photo

Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A va...
22/04/2012

Celebrate Scotland Evening Saturday 12th May - Come along to an evening celebrating the East Neuk's local heritage. A variety of the fisherfolk crafts featured in the exhibition 'Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles' will be discussed in a talk followed by traditional Scottish music, food and drink. Tickets £5/pp by calling 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

Nautical Knots to Kintting Needles On Tour! On Saturday 14th April we will have a stall at the Fife Craft Fair, Rothes H...
14/04/2012

Nautical Knots to Kintting Needles On Tour! On Saturday 14th April we will have a stall at the Fife Craft Fair, Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Nautical Knots to Kintting Needles On Tour! On Saturday 14th April we will have a stall at the Fife Craft Fair, Rothes Halls, Glenrothes

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Exhibition Stall
14/04/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Exhibition Stall

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles has a stall at the craft fair, Rothes Hall, Glenrothes, Fife. 10am to 4pm

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles on the road!
14/04/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles on the road!

Timeline Photos
14/04/2012

Timeline Photos

13/04/2012

Today is Friday 13th! Are you superstitious? Or just curious about superstitions, well what better day to learn about the superstitions of Scotland’s fisherfolk by visiting Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles at The Scottish Fisheries Museum.

Are you a teacher/tutor/youth worker? Did you know that our Teacher Pack is available for download FREE. See our website...
09/04/2012
Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles | Exhibition | Scottish Fisheries Museum | Anstruther

Are you a teacher/tutor/youth worker? Did you know that our Teacher Pack is available for download FREE. See our website and click Teacher Pack on the left. Have Fun!

'Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles' is an exhibition exploring the crafts of fishing communities and their superstitions at the Scottish Fisheries Museum, Anstruther. Curated by a group of postgraduate museum and gallery students at the University of St Andrews.

08/04/2012

Happy Easter from everyone at Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles and The Scottish Fisheries Museum!

Our 'Nautical Knots' and 'A Whale of a Time' Events for Ages 8-12yrs are today Friday 6th April Admission: FREE Learn ab...
05/04/2012

Our 'Nautical Knots' and 'A Whale of a Time' Events for Ages 8-12yrs are today Friday 6th April Admission: FREE Learn about different types of knots and how they are used by playing some fun knot learning games! Try your hand at scrimshaw using soap! Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult To make an events booking please contact the museum
on tel: 01333 310628 or email [email protected]

Our 'Nautical Knots' and 'A Whale of a Time' Events for Ages 8-12yrs are this Friday 6th April Admission: FREE Learn abo...
02/04/2012

Our 'Nautical Knots' and 'A Whale of a Time' Events for Ages 8-12yrs are this Friday 6th April Admission: FREE Learn about different types of knots and how they are used by playing some fun knot learning games! Make your own monkey fist knot key chain to take home as a souvenir. Children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult

31/03/2012

The Scottish Fisheries Museum is now open summer openning hours. Mon - Sat 10am-5.30pm Sun 11am-5.00pm

29/03/2012
Tour Anstruther East Neuk Of Fife Scotland

Have you never been to Anstruther? Check this video out.... Come and visit Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles at The Scottish Fisheries Museum

A wee tour Scotland video of Anstruther in the East Neuk of Fife, Scotland.

26/03/2012

Fantastic weather in East Neuk today! The Scottish Fisheries Museum is open Mon - Sat 10a.m. - 4.30p.m. and Sun 12a.m. - 4.30p.m.

Officially Open
20/03/2012

Officially Open

The Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Fisherfolk Dress Up images are now uploaded. We will be uploading them throughout...
20/03/2012

The Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Fisherfolk Dress Up images are now uploaded. We will be uploading them throughout today. Remember to tag!

Photography by Christa Van Eerde and The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Photography by Christa Van Eerde and The Scottish Fisheries Museum
20/03/2012

Photography by Christa Van Eerde and The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Photography by Christa Van Eerde and The Scottish Fisheries Museum

The Scottish Fisheries Museum
20/03/2012

The Scottish Fisheries Museum

All the Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles masterminds together.

19/03/2012

If you came along to our preview evening then look out for your 'fisherfolk dress up' pictures. We will be uploading them tomorrow. The Scottish Fisheries Museum

Happy Mother's Day from Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles! This embroidery is on display in the Museum's fisherman's co...
18/03/2012

Happy Mother's Day from Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles! This embroidery is on display in the Museum's fisherman's cottage

Embroidery on display in the Museum's fisherman's cottage.

15/03/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles preview evening was a major success. We would like to thank all our guests and can't wait to welcome more visitors at the The Scottish Fisheries Museum. 16th March - 13th May 2012.

Postgraduate 'MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies' students behind the exhibition
14/03/2012

Postgraduate 'MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies' students behind the exhibition

Postgraduate 'MLitt Museum and Gallery Studies' students behind the exhibition

Bienvenido a nuestros nuevos seguidores! Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles (Nudos náuticos a agujas de tejer) se abre e...
14/03/2012
Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles | Exhibition | Scottish Fisheries Museum | Anstruther

Bienvenido a nuestros nuevos seguidores! Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles (Nudos náuticos a agujas de tejer) se abre el 16 marzo. Es una exploración de la artesanía de los pescadores escoces. Entra en nuestra página web para ver las fotos del arte del exhibición.

One of the crafts whalers enjoyed while at sea was scrimshaw. Scrimshaw is both a verb and a noun, used to describe both the act of adorning a material with carvings and designs as well as the finished product. Whalers used scrimshaw to decorate whale teeth, baleen, whale bone, walrus tusks and narw...

Our publication is now ready and available to buy at The Scottish Fisheries Museum
14/03/2012

Our publication is now ready and available to buy at The Scottish Fisheries Museum

The publication is now ready.

We would like to thank all our sponsors for their donations and support...
14/03/2012

We would like to thank all our sponsors for their donations and support...

Today we collected our preview evening oatcakes sponsored by the famous "Adamson's Pittenweem Handmade Oatcakes" Over 20...
12/03/2012

Today we collected our preview evening oatcakes sponsored by the famous "Adamson's Pittenweem Handmade Oatcakes" Over 200 Gold Awards from across the UK

We would like to thank our new sponsor "Pittenweem Inn" for donating a good food and wine voucher for our raffle. @Pitte...
12/03/2012
Pittenweem Inn

We would like to thank our new sponsor "Pittenweem Inn" for donating a good food and wine voucher for our raffle. @PittenweemInn

Thursday & Friday - Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm - Evening Meals 6pm to 9pm Saturday - Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm - High Tea 4pm to 6pm - Evening Meals 6pm tp 9pm Sunday - Lunch 12 noon to 2.30pm - High Tea 4pm to 6pm 42 Charles Street Pittenweem KY10 2QJ New website will be coming shortl...

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Installation
12/03/2012

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Installation

Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles Installation

Like a few glasses of wine? Win a bottle of Cairn O'Mohr  Wine, Made in Scotland by buying Raffle tickets now on sale at...
12/03/2012
Cairnomohr Real Fruit Wines

Like a few glasses of wine? Win a bottle of Cairn O'Mohr Wine, Made in Scotland by buying Raffle tickets now on sale at the The Scottish Fisheries Museum for Nautical Knots to Knitting Needles for our events. £1 a strip please contact the museum on 01333 310628 or email [email protected] for more details

Cairn O'Mohr Fruit Wine is very tasty country wine, made from Scottish fruit, leaves and flowers

Fancy a dinner at Kingarroch at the Byre? Win vouchers by buying Raffle tickets now on sale at the The Scottish Fisherie...
11/03/2012
Kingarroch at the Byre »

Fancy a dinner at Kingarroch at the Byre? Win vouchers by buying Raffle tickets now on sale at the The Scottish Fisheries Museum for Nautical Knots to Knitting Needlesfundraising for our events. £1 a strip please contact the museum on 01333 310628 or email [email protected] for more details

Kingarroch Restaurants have now taken over the restaurant in the Byre theatre. Kingarroch at the Byre hope to provide the excellent service and high quality food available at all their restaurants.

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Scottish Fisheries Museum, St Ayles, Harbourhead
Anstruther
KY10 3AB

Opening Hours

Monday 10:00 - 16:30
Tuesday 10:00 - 16:30
Wednesday 10:00 - 16:30
Thursday 10:00 - 16:30
Friday 10:00 - 16:30
Saturday 10:00 - 16:30
Sunday 12:00 - 16:30

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01333 313388

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