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June 2018

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Thursday 21

10:00 - 23:00 Midsummer Celebration celebrate the longest day of the year! Explore the wonder that is St Andrews local businesses with extended opening hours for one night only! Looking for the perfect graduation gift? With Midsummer celebration there are discounts, promotions and offers available throughout many of the participating outlets. There are also several businesses offering FREE tastings and fizz! ; Sale

10:30 Byre Film Club – The Danish Girl (15) 2016 film by Tom Hooper – after modeling for a painting, Lili begins a transition to her true feminine identity, uprooting everything around her, including her marriage to Gretel; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

18:00 Pre-Publication Exclusive: Sebastian Faulks with Paris Echo author giving an exclusive, pre-publication reading from his forthcoming novel; Buchanan Lecture Theatre, Union Street, KY16 9PH [map]; Talk

18:30 Alistair Moffat with The Hidden Ways in his book The Hidden Ways, former Rector of the Univerity Alistair Moffat traverses the lost paths of Scotland - its Roman roads tramped by armies, its byways and pilgrim routes, drove roads and railways, turnpikes and sea roads - in a bid to understand how our history has left its mark upon our landscape; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

20:30 The Home Front: An evening at the cinema 1918 a screening of contemporary First World War factual films, introduced by Matthew Lee, Imperial War Museum, from the archives of the Imperial War Museum – with piano accompaniment from Stephen Horne; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film History

Friday 22

19:30 Byre Opera Presents Handel’s Xerxes a contemporary take on Handel’s classic 23 tragicomedy, sung in Nicholas Hytner’s English translation and features a period-instrument orchestra led by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet ; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

20:00 St Andrews Scorpions Roller Hockey Club Fundraiser Ceilidh live music: Reelback; St Andrews United Social Club, 84 Langlands Road KY16 8BN; tickets (supper included) adults £15, children £5; Dance

20:30 Acoustic Goodness with Scott Ashworth – acoustic music happening every Friday & Saturday night; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Saturday 23

11:30 Saturday Children’s Storytime From treasured classics and modern favourites, to the latest titles from talented new authors and illustrators! Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

19:30 Byre Opera Presents Handel’s Xerxes a contemporary take on Handel’s classic 23 tragicomedy, sung in Nicholas Hytner’s English translation and features a period-instrument orchestra led by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet ; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

20:30 Acoustic Goodness with Stuart Mckandie – acoustic music happening every Friday & Saturday night; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Sunday 24

11:00 - 17:00 Hidden Gardens tour 13 private gardens around central St Andrews; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Tour Outdoors

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Summer Solistice learn about the summer solstice and what it means while creating some tropical crafts! From exotic-fruit pencil holders to brighten up your house to colourful pin-wheels to take outside, we have summer covered!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids Free

14:30 Gaelic Church Service organised by Fife Gaelic Development Group – Fàilte, All welcome – Minister, Reverend Alasdair Macleod. Refreshments after the service; St Andrews Baptist Church, 132 South Street, KY16 9EW [map]; Free

14:30 Byre Opera Presents Handel’s Xerxes a contemporary take on Handel’s classic 23 tragicomedy, sung in Nicholas Hytner’s English translation and features a period-instrument orchestra led by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet ; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

18:00 - 20:00 Jazz Sundays join us for a drink and a bite to eat and enjoy the sounds of our early evening Jazz!; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

19:30 Byre Opera Presents Handel’s Xerxes a contemporary take on Handel’s classic 23 tragicomedy, sung in Nicholas Hytner’s English translation and features a period-instrument orchestra led by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet ; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Monday 25

Tuesday 26

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]; StAndrews.Library@onfife.com; 01334-659378; Free Kids

Wednesday 27

13:00 Data from the Deep talk by Prof Christophe Guinet (Centre d’etudes biologiques de Chizé, France) – when deep diving seals help us to observe rapidly changing polar oceans; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Science Talk

18:00 St Andrews Reading Group discussing The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

Thursday 28

10:30 Byre Film Club – The Love Punch (12A) 2014 film with Emma Thompson and Pierce Brosnan teaming up in a comedy of divorce and diamond theft in the streets of Paris; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

17:30 St Salvator’s Chapel Choir Graduation Week Concert music by Vaughan Williams, Neukomm, MacMillan and arrangements of traditional Scots Songs; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Free Music

19:00 175th Anniversary of The St Andrews Golf Club talk by Mike Ciesla and Keith McCartney; Rooftop Café, British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, KY16 9AB [map]; Free History Sport Talk

19:30 Handfast (12+) you’re invited to a wedding! But a really good one. Tears, laughter, music and the odd ‘disagreement’; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play Comedy

Friday 29

19:30 Handfast (12+) you’re invited to a wedding! But a really good one. Tears, laughter, music and the odd ‘disagreement’; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play Comedy

20:30 Acoustic Goodness with Kieran Wallace – acoustic music happening every Friday & Saturday night; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Saturday 30

10:00 RNLI Coffee Morning home baking, jam/marmalade, plants, jewellery, bric-a-brac, souvenirs, special raffle prizes; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 17:00 Craigtoun Country Fayre story telling, archery taster sessions, craft stalls, charities, vintage tractors, alpacas – free entry, parking and entertainment; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Free Out of Town Outdoors

11:30 Saturday Children’s Storytime From treasured classics and modern favourites, to the latest titles from talented new authors and illustrators! Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

13:00 - 17:00 Closing Fun Day a range of fun activities for kids, families and adults, including crafts, a murder mystery, science experiments, archaeology sessions, watercolour workshops, music and a look to the future, plus join us for the ceremonial locking of the museum at 5pm when MUSA temporarily closes as we prepare to redevelop and extend the museum; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free Games History Music Science

14:00 Young Archaeologists: Curious Clothing find out what our ancestors looked like – from clothes and jewellery to armour and make-up, you won’t believe some of the freaky fashions – age 7-12, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History Kids

14:00 - 16:00 ‘The Story of St Andrews Cathedral’ – 700th Anniversary Historical Pageant details TBA;; History

14:30 Handfast (12+) you’re invited to a wedding! But a really good one. Tears, laughter, music and the odd ‘disagreement’; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play Comedy

19:30 Handfast (12+) you’re invited to a wedding! But a really good one. Tears, laughter, music and the odd ‘disagreement’; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play Comedy

20:30 Acoustic Goodness with Stuart Mckandie – acoustic music happening every Friday & Saturday night; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Mon 18
- Fri 22 June The Home Front: Fields of Battle Art Exhibition photographic exhibition, by Michael St Maur Sheil, which tells of the healed scars of the First World War through our only remaining living witness: the fields of battle themselves…; Upper College Hall, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Art Exhibition

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

27 June
- 1 July East Neuk Festival Venues throughout the East Neuk of Fife Festival Music Out of Town

Sat 30 June - Sun 1 July Craigtoun Country Fayre craft stalls, charities, vintage tractors, alpacas, plus: Sat: story telling, archery taster sessions, Sun: story telling, falconry, St Andrews Pipe Band – free entry, parking and entertainment, daily: 10am-5pm; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Sat 30 June - Sun 8 July St Andrews Cathedral – 1318 to 2018 This summer marks the 700th anniversary of the consecration of St Andrews Cathedral in Fife. During the Middle Ages, St Andrews Cathedral was the largest and most important church in Scotland. The Cathedral was officially consecrated, or blessed, on 5 July 1318, in the presence of King Robert the Bruce. This occasion in many ways acted as the Cathedral’s ‘opening ceremony’, and was a great national event attended by seven bishops and the leading nobles of Scotland. To commemorate this major anniversary in the history of St Andrews and Scotland there will be a series of events held in June and July 2018; History

Wed 13 June
- Sun 22 July MUSA Young Artist Award 2018: Light and Dark Enjoy the winning entries to this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife. From the sun, moon and stars to film noir via shadows, rainbows and fascinating science, this year's competition promises to shine a light on Fife’s talented young artists.; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Free Art Kids Exhibition

Mon 16
- Sun 22 July Alice in Wonderland Activity Week: Cheshire Cat Hunt can you find all the Cheshire Cats in the children’s dept and work out the secret word – colouring in / activity sheets will be available all week; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

Tue 1 May
- July Visiting Artists May June July exhibition shows a selection of recent work by painters from NE Scotland: Helen Forrest, Karen Hadjitofi, Fiona Jack, Liz Milne, Morag Stevenson and Val Thomson, highlighting the various styles and subject matter within the group, but demonstrating their common love of paint. They are shown along side Emma Ball, Paul Bartlett, Alison Cage, Andrew Kenny, Gill Knight, David Nicol, John Picken, Janet Robertson and Gina Wright; Upstairs @ J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

April
-August St Andrews Land Train Tour The tour is approximately 40 minutes and features live commentary from the guard. You can relax, have fun, see the sights and learn some interesting history, facts and stories while you let the train take the strain. The ticket is for a complete circuit but the journey can be broken to allow you to explore the different areas of the town and you can rejoin the train at a later time to complete your tour (please retain your ticket for this purpose) – see web site for times; Stops at Bruce Embankment, Cathedral, Harbour, Blackfriars Chapel; Outdoors Tour

Sat 28 July
- Thu 30 August Encountering Scotland: Creative Photography Sharing Migrant Experiences of Life in Scotland What’s it like living in a new place and experiencing a different culture and way of life? Created by pupils of Madras College and students of English as a Second Language at Fife College, this preview display shows some of the photographs created by migrants living in Fife to demonstrate their thoughts about life in their new homes; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 16 June - Sat 22 September Art in Trust includes works by all four Scottish Colourists – Peploe, Cadell, Hunter and Fergusson. There are also works by two of Scotland’s greatest landscape artists, William McTaggart and James McIntosh Patrick. The Camden Town group is represented by Walter Sickert and Spencer Frederick Gore and the Glasgow Boys are represented by E A Hornel and John Lavery. Also on display are paintings by Joan Eardley, William Gear, Robin Philipson, Alison Watt and more. Whether your tastes are traditional or contemporary, there is something to inspire, delight and challenge; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Thu 10 May
- Sun 30 September Modern St Andrews witness the changes that the town of St Andrews has experienced from the 1950s to the present day – 14:00-17:00 daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Sat 1
- Sun 30 September Autumn Exhibition Scottish Society of Architect Artists September The SSAA will be returning this year for the month of September with all new work.; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Exhibition

24 March
- 21 October Tropical Butterfly Experience Enter a tropical paradise and experience our Tropical Butterfly House. In our flight zone you can observe these amazing butterflies up close; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Nature Exhibition

June
- October The St Andrews Photographers Summer Exhibition We have been invited to exhibit work in Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews again this year. We are exhibiting from June to October and have a number of prints and cards for sale. Come along and enjoy the exhibition and the atmosphere within this beautiful church; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

Mon 1
- Sun 28 October St Andrews Photography Festival 2018 an exciting month-long programme of events is planned; Art Exhibition

Sat 24 November
- Sun 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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