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The East Neuk Festival, 25th June – 3rd July 2016

23 May The East Neuk Festival, 25th June – 3rd July 2016

Posted at 8:52 am in Art, Music

In this article we provide details about the East Neuk Festival which is very easily accessible to anybody staying at the No 12 B&B and is highly recommended for lovers of the arts and classical chamber music in particular.

About the East Neuk Festival

The East Neuk Festival

The Festival’s origins can be traced back to 1999 with a one-off Beethoven concert. This led to annual concerts until in 2004 the East Neuk Festival was established. Since then the East Neuk Festival has been staged annually and now attracts around 25,000 visitors each year.

The Festival is staged at various events throughout the East Neuk of Fife and covers a wide area of the arts including music (chamber music, electronica, folk and jazz), art, films, guided walks, sand sculptures and much more.

East Neuk Festival details

Details for the event are:

  • Event date – The event runs from 25th June – 3rd July, 2016
  • Official website address –
  • Artists – 15+ different artists will appear throughout the venue
  • Venues – the event will be staged across 7 venues in the East Neuk of Fife

The artists for 2016

Pavel Haas Quartet

Pavel Haas Quartet

In 2016 the following are the featured artists at the East Neuk Festival:

  • Calidore String Quartet – a string quartet from the USA
  • Christian Zacharias piano, conductor – a world renowned German pianist and conductor
  • Classic Jazz Orchestra – an Edinburgh based Jazz orchestra formed in 2004
  • David Lang – a New York based composer
  • David Orlowsky Trio – a German based group working across multiple music genres
  • David Watkin – a UK based classical musician who plays a variety of classic instruments
  • Joseph Moog – a 29 year old classical pianist from Germany
  • Julian Steckel – a renowned German cellist specialising in chamber music
  • Kosmos Ensemble – a classical music ensemble
  • Nizar Rohana & Trio – classical music ensemble with many areas of influence
  • Pavel Haas Quartet – one of the leading chamber music ensembles in the world today
  • Richard Wigmore – a classical chamber music writer and broadcaster
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra – the world renowned orchestra
  • SCO Chorus – a well-known chamber orchestra from Scotland
  • Theatre of Voices & Paul Hillier – a Danish based vocal quartet


The venues for 2016

In 2016 the following locations will be the venues for the East Neuk Festival, for convenience we’ve also listed the postcode for each event:

  • Cambo Barn, KY16 8QD
  • Crail Church and Church Hall, KY10 3TL
  • Crail Community Hall, KY10 3UH
  • Dunino Church, KY16 8LU
  • Elie Church Hall, KY9 1DG
  • Kilrenny Church, KY10 3JL
  • St Monan’s Church, KY10 2AL

Nizar Rohana & Trio will be performing at the 2016 festival

Staying with No12 B&B

If you’re travelling to the area to visit the East Neuk Festival (or for any other reason) then why not book a room at the No12 B&B? We offer a very warm welcome and we are close to all St Andrews attractions and are just two minutes’ walk from East Sands Beach. Call us today on (0)1334 471949 to book your room, it’s a decision you’ll never regret.


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