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January 2018

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Saturday 20

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history. Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; Meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place; Tours are free but guides will invite donations at the end; Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Precious Prints learn the basics of linocut printmaking and discover how to make visually stimulating compositions inspired by a range of contemporary prints in our collection – suitable for all abilities – booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Class Craft Free

Sunday 21

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour Interesting in learning about St Andrews' dramatic history? Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; Meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place; Tours are free but guides will invite donations at the end; Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Africa find out about the vast continent of Africa. Learn about traditional jewellery by making your own, or help us complete our African savanna by drawing some West African wildlife!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

Monday 22

14:00 Senior Sitz gentle exercise for seniors with reduced mobility — starts fortnightly seated exercise class; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; 01334-828905; Class Fitness

Tuesday 23

10:00 Bookbug story song and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Free Kids

Wednesday 24

17:00 - 22:00 Burns Night 2018 at The Doll’s House delicious 4 courses menu to celebrate Burns Night. We’ve also selected 3 whiskies, to sit alongside our menu, that will complement the dishes perfectly. It is sure to be a truly Scottish affair! ; Dolls House Restaurant, 3 Church St, KY16 9NN [map]; 01334 477422; Food & Drink

17:30 North-East Fife 2018 Keith Winter, Executive Director of Enterprise & Environment, Fife Council, Professor Brad MacKay, Vice-Principal, International Strategy and External Relations, University of St Andrews on what 2018 will and may hold for St Andrews and North-East Fife that will affect businesses; St Andrews Business Club; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Talk

19:30 Burns Night Experience including an evening Ceilidh, address to the haggis and a Piper! – booking required; Forgans, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; 01334 466 973; events@forgansstandrews.co.uk; £29.95 per person; Dance Food & Drink

Thursday 25

10:30 Film Club: Sully (12) 2012 film about the 2009 US Airways Flight 1549 ditching in the Hudson River; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

17:00 - 22:00 Burns Night 2018 at The Doll’s House delicious 4 courses menu to celebrate Burns Night. We’ve also selected 3 whiskies, to sit alongside our menu, that will complement the dishes perfectly. It is sure to be a truly Scottish affair! ; Dolls House Restaurant, 3 Church St, KY16 9NN [map]; 01334 477422; Food & Drink

19:30 Burns Night Experience including an evening Ceilidh, address to the haggis and a Piper! – booking required; Forgans, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; 01334 466 973; events@forgansstandrews.co.uk; £29.95 per person; Dance Food & Drink

Friday 26

12:00 - 14:00 RNLI Soup Lunch a choice of soups, with bread and tea or coffee – also stalls: home baking, marmalade; RNLI St Andrews Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £4; Food & Drink Sale

Saturday 27

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour Interesting in learning about St Andrews' dramatic history? Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; Meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place; Tours are free but guides will invite donations at the end; Tour

Sunday 28

12:00 - 13:00 African Dance Taster come and try traditional, vibrant West African dance with Raquel Ribes from Dance Base - for adults and young people aged 14+, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Dance Free

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour Interesting in learning about St Andrews' dramatic history? Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; Meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place; Tours are free but guides will invite donations at the end; Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Africa find out about the vast continent of Africa. Learn about traditional jewellery by making your own, or help us complete our African savanna by drawing some West African wildlife!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

17:55 Met Encore: Tosca Puccini’s operatic melodrama about a volatile diva, a sadistic police chief, and an idealistic artist – one of a handful of iconic works that seem to represent opera in the public imagination; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Music

Monday 29

18:00 - 19:15 St Andrews in Bloom AGM please come along and meet our team – new volunteers will be warmly welcomed!! No gardening experience is required, just a love of our town, envirnment and its floral enhancement throughout the year; New Golf Club, 3-5 Gibson Place, KY16 9JE [map]; Meet

Tuesday 30

13:10 Organ Concert Tom Wilkinson, University Organist, features music by Bach, Mendelssohn and Vivaldi; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

15:30 - 16:30 Forgan’s Fairytails readings from Dr Seuss – celebrating national story telling week; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Kids

Wednesday 31

13:10 Lunchtime Concert: Border Ballads – Margaret Bennett Beyond the Border: Sir Walter Scott’s Minstrelsy in Story and Song; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

15:30 - 16:30 Forgan’s Fairytails classic fairytales storytelling – celebrating national story telling week; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Kids

19:00 Byre World: The Faces We Lost follows nine Rwandans, survivors of the 1994 genocide, relatives of victims and professional memory-makers, who guide us through their stories and share their experiences, remembrance and images – followed by Q&A with director Piotr Cieplak; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Free

19:30 Beethoven ‘Emperor’ Concerto music by Beethoven, Prokofiev, Shostakovich; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Thu 5 October 2017
- Sun 25 February 2018 ‌Encountering Africa: Henri Gaden’s Life and Photography in Colonial French West Africa, 1894 - 1939 Henri Gaden was a French colonial officer who lived in West Africa for 45 years. An ethnographer, linguist and gifted photographer, Gaden captured on camera a rich variety of encounters with Africa – from landscapes, architecture and trade to military campaigns and colonial life at numerous outposts.; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 2 December
- Sat 3 March Ley Lines - Kate Scardifield Unearthing social and historical gems from six local museum collections and archives across Scotland, Sydney based artist Kate Scardifield explores and reframes Scottish and Australian connections, taking the work of the nineteenth century Scottish Astronomer and Governor of New South Wales Thomas Brisbane as her starting point.
Open Wed - Sat, 10.30am-4pm
; Fife Contemporary; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Free

Wed 7 - Sun 11 March StAnza 2018 poetry festival, themes for StAnza 2018 will be Borderlines and The Self; Festival Poetry

Fri 6
- Sun 15 April On The Rocks 2018 Scottish student arts festival; St Andrews, Fife; Festival

May 2018 SHINE: Code for Everything III this art installation is an ongoing collaboration between artist Tim Fitzpatrick and astronomer Anne-Marie Weijmans of the University's School of Physics and Astronomy. Their work explores the unique patterns of light emitted from stars, known as emission and absorption spectra, or 'coded light' for all of the elements of our Universe.; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; 01334 461660;

Sat 17 March
- Sat 30 June Enduring Gifts: 600 Years of Philanthropy in St Andrews Since its foundation in 1413, the University of St Andrews has benefited greatly from public generosity. The exhibition explores a range of donations and the motivations behind them, revealing how these charitable acts have shaped the University's existence.; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; 01334 461660; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Exhibition History


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