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February 2019

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Monday 18

19:00 These Islands: A Conversation on Unions, Unity and the UK Kevin Hague, Chair of These Islands, will speak on the nature of unions (including the EU and the UK), the economic and moral arguments for them, and what pooling and sharing means for Scotland. These Islands is keen to engage with a diverse range of opinions, and the Rector’s Committee hopes that people on both sides of the Scottish independence question will find this talk of interest; School II, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Politics Talk

20:00 An Evening with Janice Galloway Janice Galloway, one of Scotland’s most beloved and successful authors, talks about her new collection of short stories Jelly Fish; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books

Tuesday 19

09:30 Cruise 2 St Andrews Tourism St Andrews meeting and workshop to discuss the business opportunity of the many buses that arrive in St Andrews on a daily basis, also the opportunity of the Cruise ships in 2019; Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Talk

10:00 Bookbug Sessions free 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

10:00 Zumba Gold Dance Fitness Class First Class! Suitable for beginners, low impact, aimed at older adults but anybody can come – emphasis on fun and community and maybe a coffee after – cost £5, contact Jacqui 01333 340617; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Fitness

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Simon Leach Simon Leach of St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh, plays Bach, Couperin, Leighton, Hakim; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

16:00 - 17:00 MSP Advice Surgery Willie Rennie MSP for North East Fife constituency; Tesco Metro, Market Street, KY16 9PD [map]; 01334 656361; willie.rennie2@parliament.scot; Meet

20:00 An Evening of Tartan Noir an evening of St Andrews crime fiction with Fife based authors James Oswald and TF Muir; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books

Wednesday 20

13:10 Lunchtime concert: Square One an award-winning quartet of some of the most active and distinguished young musicians from Glagow’s thriving jazz scene; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; New Music Week Music

14:30 Music Talks with Matthew Rooke reflects on his 40-year career which has weaved between the worlds of classical and popular music, art and commerce, class and the rise of new technologies, aesthetics and the power politics of working under the new “universal masters” of the digital age; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; New Music Week Music Talk

19:30 St Leonards: Little Shop of Horrors St Leonards Sixth Form and Year 11 students are excited to present Little Shop of Horrors by Ashman and Menken, based on the ’60s film of the same name; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Music Play

Thursday 21

10:30 Film Club: The Mountain Between Us (12) 2017 film with Idris Elba and Kate Winslet; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

16:00 Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources Professor Danny Otero is one of a team of seven mathematicians and mathematics educators, representing different universities across the United States, who have been at work to design, author, classroom test, revise, evaluate and disseminate classroom modules called Primary Source Projects (PSPs), which are meant to teach standard topics from across the early years of the undergraduate mathematics curriculum through primary historical source materials; Mathematical Institute, North Haugh [map]; Talk

17:30 St Andrews in Bloom AGM all interested town groups and people invited – new volunteers welcome, no gardening experience required; New Golf Club, 3-5 Gibson Place, KY16 9JE [map]; Meet

19:30 St Leonards: Little Shop of Horrors St Leonards Sixth Form and Year 11 students are excited to present Little Shop of Horrors by Ashman and Menken, based on the ’60s film of the same name; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Music Play

Friday 22

13:10 MuSoc Lunchtime Concert John White, Anderson Viana; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music New Music Week

19:00 An Evening with Mick Kitson the local author of Sal, winner of the Salitre Society first book of the year award – in aid of Rotary International’s End Polio Now campaign – further details and bookings secretary@kilrymont.rotary1010.org; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; Food & Drink Talk

19:30 St Leonards: Little Shop of Horrors St Leonards Sixth Form and Year 11 students are excited to present Little Shop of Horrors by Ashman and Menken, based on the ’60s film of the same name; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Music Play

Saturday 23

10:00 - 12:00 Museum Open Morning the perfect opportunity to explore the Museum, chat to volunteers over some refreshments and discover what goes on behind the scenes Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

10:00 Breaking Stereotypes: Africa rewriting itself St Andrews Africa Summit aims to provide a forum for debate and reflection around the theme ‘Breaking Stereotypes: Africa rewriting itself’, exploring how traditional and emerging forms of art both challenge and assert what it means to be African today; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Talk

19:00 Green Film Festival: Beyond Crisis 2017 film is a story of hope for a rapidly changing world: a meditative and deeply reflective call to action that explores what it means to be living in this new era of climate change. Followed by a discussion touching on the core themes of the film; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:00 Eabhal – debut album launch full of energy and bold ideas, firmly grounded in the Scottish and Gaelic tradition; Buchanan Theatre, Union Street, KY16 9PH [map]; Music

19:30 St Andrews Ensemble: Wind Symphonies of Dvorak and Mozart Dvorak: Serenade for wind instruments, Op.44 / Mozart: Serenade No.10 in Bb major, KV361 ‘Gran Partita’ – proceeds in aid of the All Saints Church Restoration Appeal; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; 07931 351519; £10 / £5; Music

21:00 St Andrews ensembles present Fitkin and Zappa a concert which combines the pulsating rhythms of British composer Graham Fitkin with the genre-defying work of Frank Zappa; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music New Music Week

21:00 Folk & Trad’s Kraken Ceilidh with Caberfeidh Ceilidh Band; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; tradsoc@st-andrews.ac.uk; £5 on the door; Music

Sunday 24

11:00 Festival Service Sung by St Salvator’s Chapel Choir world premiere of Then the Lord Appeared to Solomon by Sam Jackson; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music New Music Week

11:00 - 14:00 Bridal Beauty Brunch ease your way into wedding planning at our upcoming Bridal Beauty Brunch. All the best aspects of a wedding fayre with the addition of brunch dishes and prosecco. Meet unique suppliers from local wedding collective Top Floor Studios; Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Sale

18:00 Baltic Meditations: Ateovus New Music Week Artist in Residence, Estonian cellist and BIS artist Allar Kaasik, with St Salvator’s Chapel Choir and St Andrews Renaissance Singers in a programme including music by Tavener, Grogrjeva, Bleive and Tormis; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music New Music Week

Monday 25

17:15 Valuing Life at the End of Life talk by Prof. Patrick T. Smith, an Associate Professor of Philosophical Theology and Ethics at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, South Hamilton, MA. Patrick has specific interests in the areas of moral philosophy, philosophical and theological bioethics, end-of-life medical ethics, and hospice palliative care; Physics & Astronomy Building, North Haugh, KY16 9SS [map]; Talk

Tuesday 26

13:10 Organ Concert by Sean Heath world premiere of All 5ths by Seamus Heath, commissioned by Choir and Organ Magazine, and music by Prokofiev, Shostakovich; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music New Music Week

Wednesday 27

13:10 - 14:00 Lunchtime concert: Jess Wyatt and Douglas Holligan local violist Jess Wyatt and St Andrews alumnus Douglas Holligan, programme including Glazunov’s Elegie op.44 and Johannes Brahms’ Sonta in F minor, op.120, no.1; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

18:00 February Book Group discussing The Bedlam Stacks by Natasha Pulley; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Books

Thursday 28

19:30 St Andrews Music Club chamber music concert by Jean Johnson, clarinet, and Steven Osbourne, piano; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Wed 13
- Sun 17 February How To Train Your Dragon Half Term Fun – Dragon Hunt some how to train your dragon fun to celebrate the new movie The Hidden World – we will have a Dragon hunt within the children’s section, so just grab a hunt sheet and see if you can hunt down all the dragons that are hiding, find them all for the chance of a prize Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Games Kids

Sat 6 Oct
- Sat 23 February Explorations 2018 Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild exhibition of textile art ranging from stunning traditional embroidery to imaginative contemporary pieces using a wide variety of techniques and materials. The exhibitors range in experience from relative beginners to professional artists – WThFSa 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free

Wed 6
- Sun 24 February Exhibition: Pocahontas and After Border Crossings’ award-winning exhibition explores how Native American people have been represented in the Western world. Archive photos often show a cultural construction by the photographer, images of a romantic colonialism, rather than the reality of the subject’s lives. The project participants, including refugees, schoolchildren and diverse volunteers, have responded by making themselves the subject of their own narratives, in a range of fascinating and beautiful images, displayed alongside the archive originals; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Exhibition

Sat 23 February
- Sun 3 March Research Group Display a display of recent work on local topics by St Andrews Preservation Trust’s Volunteer Research Group – topics include: the Walker family of Dauphin Hill, 1960s St Andrews, St Leonards School in the Great War, Memorial Trees and Benches – 1-4pm daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Wed 6
- Sun 10 March 2019 StAnza 2019 St Andrews will be overflowing with all things poetical: events, installations and exhibitions which celebrate and interrogate this year’s festival themes of Another Place and Off the Page; Festival Poetry

Fri 19 - Mon 22 April Easter Eggsplorer Trail Join in our Easter eggsploration. Can you find all the clues to complete the challenge? ; St Andrews Castle, The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Games

13 - 22 April 2019 St Andrews Art Club Easter Exhibition details to follow; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

13 - 28 July 2019 St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition details to follow; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

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- 20 October 2019 St Andrews Voices a varied programme of events showcasing the versatility and beauty of the human voice in an amazingly broad spectrum of genres including opera, cabaret, lieder, folk, spoken word, choral, a cappella, early music, new music and more…; Festival Music


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