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February 2018

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Wednesday 21

13:10 Lunchtime Concert St Andrews New Music Ensemble performs of Emily Doolittle’s Conversations and Peter Maxwell Davies’ The Birds; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

15:30 - 17:00 Moving Bodies: Capture and Control in Late Farocki talk by Dr Erika Balsom of King's College London; Art History Research Lecture Series, co-sponsored by the Department of Film Studies; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

17:15 Healing the Mind: Writing Takes the Ache Away Professor Kay Redfield Jamison, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, on mania, the most ancient of madnesses; School of English seminar; Kennedy Hall, The Scores [map]; Talk

19:30 St Leonards Presents: A Midsummer Nights Dream set in the dream-like clublife of 1980s London; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play

20:00 Becoming Hitler: The Making of a Nazi Professor Thomas Weber talks about his new Booksellers; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 22

10:30 Film Club: Hidden Figures (PG) 2016 film tells the tale of three strong women their tale of their fight to be recognised for their work on the space race, fighting American barriers of race, gender and class; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:00 NT Encore: Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (15+) screening of the play by Tennessee Williams; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Play

19:30 St Leonards Presents: A Midsummer Nights Dream set in the dream-like clublife of 1980s London; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play

Friday 23

10:00 - 11:00 St Andrews CoffeeNet St Andrews CoffeeNet aims to bring together all those in the St Andrews area who are involved with or have an interest in Social Media for Business; @StAndCoffeeNet; Dolls House Restaurant, 3 Church St, KY16 9NN [map]; Meet

13:00 Combatting Malaria talk by Prof Eleanor Riley, Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and Roslin Institude; Annual public lecture to celebrate the United Nations International Day of Women and Girls in Science, hosted by the School of Biology; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Health Science Talk

18:00 Sembene! Film Screening learn about the story of the life and work of the founder of post-independence West African cinema, Ousmane Sembène; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:30 Orient Express Themed Winetasting StARLink invites you to book your seats and buy your tickets for an evening of wine-tasting, with wines from each country visited by the Orient Express in Agatha Christie's famous mystery! Conducted by Peter Wood of St Andrews Wine Company; St Andrews Rail Link Campaign; Macdonald Russacks Hotel, Pilmour Links, KY16 9QT [map]; Food & Drink

19:30 St Leonards Presents: A Midsummer Nights Dream set in the dream-like clublife of 1980s London; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play

20:30 Mitchell’s Acoustic Goodness live acoustic music from Chris Marr; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Saturday 24

11:00 - 12:00 Marine Life tour focuses on the lives of animals that are associated with the sea. The marine environment is the largest habitat on earth and most major animal groups have marine representatives – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Science Tour

11:00 Scot Free Tours: St Andrews Interested 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 Outdoors Free

20:30 Mitchell's Acoustic Goodness live acoustic music from Euan Ross; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Sunday 25

12:00 Scot Free Tours: St Andrews Interested 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 Outdoors Free

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Chinese New Year filled with lanterns, fireworks and dragon dances, Chinese New Year celebrations are nothing but exciting. Celebrate this year by creating some festive artworks and finding out about zodiacs – self-led fun for all the family; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free

17:55 Met Encore: La Bohème screening of Puccini’s opera; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Music

Monday 26

Tuesday 27

19:30 SAMS: Sister Act St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Music

20:00 An Evening with Celia Imrie Celia Imrie’s new book Sail Away tells the story of Suzy Marshall, who is learning how scarce work is for an actress over sixty; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Talk

Wednesday 28

12:30 Learning Lunch: Modern Apprenticeships talks by John Mcfarlane, Employer Engagement Co-ordinator and Heather Brown, DYW Foundation Apprenticeship programme, both of Fife Council; St Andrews Business Club; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Talk

13:10 Lunchtime Concert the Wallace Collection present a brass trio programme of Poulenc and Plog, as well as the European premiere of John Wallace’s ‘An t-Eilean’ (The Island); St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

17:00 Literary Odyssey – February Reading Group discussing Malacqua by Nicola Pugliese; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

18:00 February Reading Group promises to be special, as we will be discussing James Oswald’s The Gathering Dark joined by the author himself; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

19:30 SAMS: Sister Act St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Music

20:00 An Evening with Sally Magnusson celebrate her first novel, The Sealwoman’s Gift; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

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

Mon 29 January
- Sun 11 March Art Exhibition by Julia Maclaurin; Taste Café, 148 North Street, KY16 9AF [map]; Art Exhibition

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

Thu 8 - Sun 11 March StAnza Poetry Festival Exhibition 11am-5pm daily – artist books and installations from Essence Press’s Julie Johnstone which explore visual perception, distillation and contemplative experience
Poetry Pharmacy by William Sieghart.
Inherent Structure by Pamela Breda.
; StAnza 2018; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; ArtExhibition Free Poetry

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

24 March - 22 April Tools of the Trade learn about the trades within St Andrews and the tools that made them possible; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

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

10 May - 30 September Modern St Andrews witness the changes that the town of St Andrews has experienced from the 1950s to the present day; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

24 November - 2 December Art and Craft Fair annual sale of local work; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Craft Free Sale


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