Pittenweem is famous for its ten day long arts festival, normally held in August, which this year, like so many events, is unfortunately a casualty of the Covid pandemic.

The Pittenweem Festival attracts artists from far and wide, including ENOS artists from neighbouring villages, but there is also a strong permanently resident artistic community in Pittenweem, which when viruses don’t get in the way, makes the village a cultural hot spot with several galleries and artworks available throughout the year..

Moving on with our tour, we head back to James Street, which is part of the main road, where we find Sheila Caldwell. Then we turn down South Loan, to see Faye Alexander-MacLeod, Hazel Sharp (aka the Fish Tailor), and Forbes Ridland, before heading down to the harbour …

Forbes Ridland