The Whole Story of The Famous Kinema Ballroom in Dunfermline (now in its 78th Year!)


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Local Cinemas & Theatres

Grace Graham's Kinema Autographs from 1965
Kinema Autographs

Fife's first ever music fanzine / punkzine published in Dunfermline 1977-1979 - Read them here.
Local Fanzine

Scottish Beat Groups Promotional Brochure from 1964
60s Scottish Bands

Visit Dunfermline - What's On in & around Dunfermline
Promoting Dunfermline

Local Promoter

Recommended PC Repairs & Windows Support
Local PC Doc

Dunfermline's Weekly Local Newspaper
Local Newspaper

What About Us: A Rocklopaedia of Britian's Other Recording Groups, 1962-1966
Recommended Book

Biographies of The Rezillos, The Scars, The Skids, Trax & The Valves and many, many more appear in this wonderful book by Alex Ogg
Recommended Book

'Are Ye Dancin'? (The story of Scotlandís dance halls, rockíníroll and how yer Da met yer Maw)í
Recommended Book

Dunfermline's Wonderful Weather!

In Memory of Stuart Adamson




Highlights include:

The Dykeenies
Reverend and the Makers
Stiff Little Fingers


2010 - 2019

DateDayHeadline ActSupport ActRemarks
30/01/2010SaturdayBeatnic PrestigeThe Ray Summers / Dead Sea Souls / The RevivalTix £6
06/03/2010SaturdayReverend and the MakersPedantics / CrayonsTix £12
03/04/2010SaturdayModern Faces (EP Launch)The Vortex (feat Bonehead ex Oasis) / PsychedelicTix £6 / £7 on door
24/04/2010SaturdayOlly MursThe Kittycat Dolls (Pussycat Dolls tribute)X-Factor 2009 Runner-Up
+ Meet & Greet! (Tix £10)
01/05/2010SaturdayIdlewildVal Verde / CrayonsTix £16
07/08/2010SaturdayStiff Little FingersHonk / The DelaneysFife Fest
Tix £16
14/08/2010SaturdayThe DykeeniesVal Verde / Rioteers / Radio ArcadeFife Fest
Tix £8
17/12/2010FridayThe Smiths Indeed
(Cancelled by the promoter)
The Kols / Crayons
(Cancelled by the promoter)
Tix £10 in advance / £15 at the door
(Cancelled by the promoter)
18/12/2010SaturdayThe ViewMass Consensus / The ControlsTix £10
31/12/2010FridayThe Draymin
(Gig Relocated due to flooding!)
Val Verde / Shanty Town / DJ Fusion
(Gig Relocated due to flooding!)
Gig Relocated to PJ Molloy's
due to burst pipe/flooding after the extreme temperatures of that winter!
15/01/2011SaturdayGlasvegasJill JacksonTix £16
29/01/2011SaturdayWe Were Promised Jetpacks
Cancelled due to illness.
Tango in the Attic / Crayons / Radio Arcade / Waiting on Jack
Gig cancelled due to illness in the
headline band
(Gig Relocated to PJ's)
02/12/2011FridayVelocity Reopens under the new management of D2 Leisure Venue planned to be renamed 'The Ballroom' once more later in 2012
Gig cancelled
 Gig cancelled

and the story goes on & on ....

Over Two Million Verifiable Hits since launch in Sept 2006 = Average rate of more than Twenty Thousand Hits/Month

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