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July 2018

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Sunday 1

10:00 - 17:00 Craigtoun Country Fayre story telling, falconry, St Andrews Pipe Band, craft stalls, charities, vintage tractors, alpacas – free entry, parking and entertainment; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

14:00 - 16:00 ‘An Exceptional and Prestigious Church’ – A Walk Celebrating 700 Years of St Andrews Cathedral led by Dr Bess Rhodes in collaboration with Fife Pilgrim Way – booking required; starts: St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Outdoors Tour

Monday 2

19:00 Community Council Meeting open to the public – all welcome; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Meet

Wednesday 4

14:00 Show and Tell of Manuscripts Associated with St Andrews Cathedral examine a range of items from the Cathedral, including documents issued by the medieval chapter, a twelfth-century copy of St Augustine's works copied by the Cathedral canons, and a range of historic drawings and engravings showing the changing Cathedral site – booking required; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Free History

19:30 FOB: “The Wit and Humour of Alan Bennett” Red Wine Productions show outlines the life and humour of Alan Bennett by using selections from his diaries as well as recent play ‘Cocktail Sticks’ about his early life. The evening also features the Talking Heads play, ‘Among the Bed of Lentils’ and the sketches ‘Take a Pew’ ‘The Telegram’ from Beyond the Fringe; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

Thursday 5

10:30 Byre Film Club: ET – The Extra Terrestrial (U) Stephen Spielberg’s 1982 film; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

18:30 Byre World: iNGENDO iNGENDO Ι JOURNEYS, by Prince Totto Théogène Niwenshuti, is a multidisciplinary process-performance, which engages stories and memories of survival, courage, love and humanity in difficult times. iNGENDO emerges from continuous processes of embodied mapping, research, creative interrogations, interactions, reflections and responses triggered by collective and personal engagement with experiences of genocidal violence; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Show

Friday 6

10:30 - 12:00 Forgan’s Kids Cinema – Despicable Me 3 Popcorn, drinks and snacks provided for the kids. Coffee and breakfast rolls available to purchase for the adults — booking recommended; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Film Kids

19:15 Rwandan Dream: Jean Paul Samputu and Iain Stewart in Concert musicians Jean Paul Samputu (from Rwanda) and Iain Stewart (from Scotland) perform songs from their album ‘Rwandan Dream’, which is a vision of peace and hope for Rwanda and the world; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Music

19:30 A Night at the Musicals an unforgettable night of the best songs from Broadway & London’s West End with a first class, professional cast. Featuring songs from Les Miserables, Wicked, Grease and many more; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Saturday 7

09:00 - 13:00 Farmers Market Meat, Fish & Dairy, Fruit & Vegetables, Preserves & Beverages, Baking & Confectionery, Speciality Produce, Crafts & Miscellaneous; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 15:00 Fife Craft Association Sale Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Craft Sale

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

12:00 - 16:00 Renaissance Fashion Gain an insight into magnificent Renaissance style and discover innovative costumes, textiles and jewellery. Learn how international connections shaped fashions that were in vogue in 16th century Scotland.; St Andrews Castle, The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History

19:30 Just You, Just Me: Jacqui Dankworth & Charlie Wood vocalist Jacqui Dankworth is joined on stage by her husband American pianist-vocalist Charlie Wood, for a concert of duet arrangements celebrating a century of song; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Sunday 8

12:00 - 16:00 Renaissance Fashion Gain an insight into magnificent Renaissance style and discover innovative costumes, textiles and jewellery. Learn how international connections shaped fashions that were in vogue in 16th century Scotland.; St Andrews Castle, The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History

Monday 9

Tuesday 10

Thursday 12

10:30 Byre Film Club: Edward Scissorhands (PG) 1990 film by Tim Burton – consummate hairdresser, hedge trimmer, and dog groomer, kind and gentle Edward is very nearly human, but his hands just leave a little to be desired; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:00 Hunters of Blackness & their Lost Golf Course talk by Brian Matheson; Rooftop Café, British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, KY16 9AB [map]; Free History Sport Talk

20:00 Honey & Co at Home: Cooking Demo join us in the bookshop as Sarit and Itamar – the Honeys behind the empire of Middle Eastern cookery that is Honey & Co – discuss, explore and (most importantly) cook the food from their new book; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Food & Drink Talk

Friday 13

14:30 Fun with the Gruffalo a very special visit from the Gruffalo, he will be visiting us for storytime and photos; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

Saturday 14

10:00 - 16:00 Antique, Collectors & Vintage Fair St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; rob1walker@btinternet.com; Admission £1, seniors & students 75p, accompanied kids free; Sale

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 - 22:00 Counterfeit Sixties re-live the sounds of the swinging sixties with Counterfeit Sixties’ tribute to over twenty five bands of the era, celebrating the clothes, TV history and popular culture of the time alongside the music of The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Who, The Dave Clark Five, The Kinks and The Monkees, to name but a few; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Sunday 15

19:30 Chamber Philharmonia Cologne diverse program ranging from Antonio Vivaldi and his tremendously famous "Four Seasons" to W.A. Mozart, Peter Tchaikovsky and Niccolo Paganini; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Tickets from VisitScotland St Andrews ICentre, 70 Market Street, KY16 9NU 01334 472021, or on the door; Music

Monday 16

13:30 Clay Pots children’s summer holiday art class – learn how to make a square pot using air drying clay and decorate it with lovely jewels; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

20:00 Kirsty Gunn with Caroline’s Bikini author talks about her new book; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Tuesday 17

13:30 Drawing Animals children’s summer holiday art class – learn how to draw a variety of animals by using the basic shapes to create the animal's anatomy; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

14:30 White Rabbit Visit the White Rabbit will be visiting us in store for a story and photos. Let’s hope he’s not late!! – Alice in Wonderland Activity Week; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

17:00 - 21:00 The Night Market live music, crafts, street food, steak barn grill; Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Craft Food & Drink Music Sale

Wednesday 18

13:30 Canvas painting in the style of Van Gogh children’s summer holiday art class – learn about Van Gogh and how to replicate one of his paintings onto canvas; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Thursday 19

13:30 Watercolour flowers and birds children’s summer holiday art class – have fun using watercolour to create simple summery flower and bird paintings; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Friday 20

13:30 Pastel landscapes children’s summer holiday art class – learn how to use chalk pastels to create different elements of landscape; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Saturday 21

11:00 - 17:00 St Andrews Harbour Gala stalls, children’s fair, food, beer tent, etc; St Andrews Harbour Trust; St Andrews Harbour [map] ; Food & Drink Free Kids Outdoors Sale

11:30 Alice in Wonderland Storytime join us for an Alice in Wonderland inspired storytime Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

Sunday 22

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

Monday 23

Tuesday 24

Thursday 26

19:00 Henry Cotton’s war: The fundraising efforts of a British golfer talk by Luke Harris; Rooftop Café, British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, KY16 9AB [map]; Free History Sport Talk

Friday 27

Saturday 28

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

12:00 - 16:00 From Fatigues to Battledress King James is recruiting for his invasion of England and a dapper Lord has heard the call! Come find out about weapons, armour and fashion from this glamorous soldier. Perhaps he’ll let you try on some of the fashion for size? ; St Andrews Castle, The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History

Sunday 29

Monday 30

Tuesday 31

14:30 A Pattern of Secrets by Lindsay Littleson join us instore to meet the Author Lindsay Littleson talk about her new book. She will also be signing copies of her books; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

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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