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April 2017

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Thursday 27

10:00 The Dressmaker stylish drama with comic undertones about love, revenge and haute couture; Byre Film Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

12:15 - 13:45 Mighty Quiz - Fundraiser for Dementia Friendly St Andrews teams of 4-5, £5 entry, fundraiser for Dementia Friendly St Andrews; Sandy’s Bar, Student Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; Games

18:00 Vulture in a Cage: Poems by Solomon Ibn Gabirol author and translator Professor Raymond Scheindlin on his new book, Vulture in a Cage, and the eleventh-century poet at its centre; School of Modern Languages; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; History Poetry Talk

18:00 Slowing Down Fast Fashion screening of the Alex James ethical fashion film; Ethics & Aesthetics Exhibition; Art History Building, 79 North Street; Film Free

19:00 Hustings: Fife Council Election organised by St Andrews Community Council; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Public Politics

19:00 - 21:30 Whisky Tasting details TBA; St Andrews Whisky (Quaich) Society – proceeds to charity Water Aid; Swilcan Suite, Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Quiachmail@st-andrews.ac.uk; £10 non-members; Food & Drink

19:00 Shatter The Silence speak out about sexual violence — singing, comedy, speeches, stories and more; Take Back the Night; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

21:30 Live Music band: Robbie Lesiuk; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Free Music

Friday 28

13:00 - 14:00 Cancer Awareness Talk & Lab Tour talk by Dr Paul Reynolds (School of Medicine on cancer research at the University, followed by an optional lab tour. Booking required; Gateway Boardroom, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Health Science Talk Tour

19:30 Dance Society: Kaleidoscope Dance Society of the University of St Andrews annual show; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Dance

20:00 Sumayya Usmani : Mountain Berries and Desert Spice the author’s new book introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country’s culture and traditions; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Food & Drink Talk

Saturday 29

10:00 - 11:30 Coffee Morning home baking, book stall, etc – for Christian Aid Week; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; £2 admission; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 11:30 Cameron Church Guild Coffee Morning usual stalls; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £2; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 16:00 Beltaine Fayre living history, reenactment combat, food & drink, medieval music, maypole dancing, children’s activities, educational displays, historical traders; Shire of Caer Caledon; Madras College Lawn, South Street [map]; Outdoors History Free

12:00 - 15:00 SWAP till you DROP join the Ethics & Aesthetics group in collaboration with Fashion Revolution and the University of St Andrews Thrift Society in a fun and environmentally-friendly clothing swap; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Sale

14:00 - 15:00 Young Archaeologists: Curious Coins have you got the curiosity and patience to piece together evidence from the past – develop your archaeology skills and discover fascinating facts about people of the past – booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History Kids

19:30 Dance Society: Kaleidoscope Dance Society of the University of St Andrews annual show; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Dance

19:30 St Andrews Renaissance Singers Officium Defunctorum Victoria Mass for the Dead (1605) and music by de Wert, Monteverdi, Lobo; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music Free

Sunday 30

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Victorian Mystery Trail famous detective Sherlock Holmes quickly became a popular Victorian story character. Can you help Sherlock solve the case? We've left a trail of clues around the gallery for budding young detectives to find. Moustache and magnifying glass optional; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

18:00 - 20:00 Early Evening Jazz; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

19:30 Skerryvore Scottish folk-rock band; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

extended until 29 April
Scotland Through the Lens: 175 Years of Documentary Photography explores local and national history as captured by Scottish photographers. Come and take a closer look at photographs of people working at sea, living on the land and the development of urban spaces over the past 175 years; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art Exhibition Free History

Thu 6 - Sun 30 April Art Exhibition: Irene Duncan paintings of coastal scenes; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 11 March
- Sat 3 June
Ethics and Aesthetics — Living in a Material World sing objects from our ethnographic collections, the exhibition explores hidden meanings behind everyday objects, such as jewellery, clothing and domestic items, focuses on design but also looks at some of the ethical issues surrounding the production, acquisition and display of these objects; curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition [Mar 2017]

Sat 1
- Sun 2 July
Craigtoun Country Fayre details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Thu 29 June
- Sat 29 July
Byre in the Botanics fully-seated and covered performance area and licensed bar, the full programme of concerts, opera, theatre and film will be announced on Wednesday 22 February; Byre Theatre; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Film Music Play

Fri 14
- Sun 30 July
Summer Exhibition 2017
St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 27 August
Craigtoun Charity Day details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Free Out of Town Outdoors

Sat 3 June
- Sun 3 September
Telling Tales: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2017 enjoy drama, thrills and a touch of humour through the eyes of Fife’s young artists. The winning entries from the MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife. This year’s theme encourages participants to explore storytelling in a range of artistic styles, from sculpture and stained glass to comic strips and collage. Daily 10am-late; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 11 March
- Sun 17 September
Victorian Visions: Discovery and Restoration in St Andrews journey through the streets of Victorian St Andrews for MUSA’s newest exhibition. See the sights of the town through the eyes of its first photographers. Victorian Visions provides fascinating insights into the development of St Andrews during the 19th century; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition History

Sat 27 May
- Sun 1 October
The Polish Connection throughout history, St Andrews has become a second home to many Polish citizens – explore their lives through objects and paintings; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Thu 5
- Sun 8 October
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Sport

Sat 17 June
- Sat 21 October
A Brush with Colour: 20th century Paintings from the Edinburgh School the exhibition looks at both the work of the inter-war generation of artists trained at Edinburgh School of Art, and the next generation, who were heavily influenced — and taught — by them; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Art Free

Sat 28 October
Craigtoun Halloween details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Thu 26
- Sun 29 October
St Andrews Voices Festival 2017 a festival that places the voice, and all its diverse musical incarnations, at the centre of its programme; Festival Music

Sat 25 November
- Sun 3 December
Art and Craft Exhibition annual sale of local work; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free Sale


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