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August 2016

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Wednesday 24

10:00 - 17:00 Portraiture with Alicia Bruce work with a professional photographer to create thoughtful and meaningful photographic portraits on location – For: Beginners, enthusiasts and photographers welcome – booking required; Photography Festival; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; Art Class Festival

14:00 - 15:00 Walking Tours: History of St Andrews & its Christian Heritage free, guided walking tours of St Andrews, taking in many of its most famous sites which are linked with its Christian heritage. No need to book. Just turn up before 2pm; Gospel on the Go; starts from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Free History Outdoors Tour

18:30 - 19:00 Famous Scottish Christians & the Message they Loved learn about the lives of great Scottish men and women, such as John Knox, David Livingstone, Eric Lidell, Mary Slessor and Robert Murray McCheyne, and about the message they loved to share. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. All welcome; Gospel on the Go; St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Free History Talk

19:00 Cutting Room Conversations: The Matrix (15) winning 4 Oscars and 2 BAFTA Awards The Matrix is a genre defining film. Join us to peer beyond the screen at what is, and isn’t, reality; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Talk

Thursday 25

14:00 - 15:00 Walking Tours: History of St Andrews & its Christian Heritage free, guided walking tours of St Andrews, taking in many of its most famous sites which are linked with its Christian heritage. No need to book. Just turn up before 2pm; Gospel on the Go; starts from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Free History Outdoors Tour

18:30 - 19:00 Famous Scottish Christians & the Message they Loved learn about the lives of great Scottish men and women, such as John Knox, David Livingstone, Eric Lidell, Mary Slessor and Robert Murray McCheyne, and about the message they loved to share. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. All welcome; Gospel on the Go; St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Talk History Free

20:00 Rising Stars : Sarah Perry and Cecilia Ekbäck authors talk about their new historical novels: Ekbäck’s Month of the Midnight Sun and Perry’s The Essex Serpent ; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Friday 26

10:00 - 16:00 Outdoor Victorian Tintype Studio book in for a portrait sitting and see what Victorian photography was like for yourself – Richard Cynan Jones has been working with historic photography for years and will explain the entire process as he goes along; Photography Festival; University Library, North Street [map]; Art Festival

14:00 - 14:30 Highlights tour in Spanish / Visita guiada en español see the highlights of MUSA on this introductory tour in Spanish, led by a MUSA curator; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Tour

14:00 - 15:00 Walking Tours: History of St Andrews & its Christian Heritage free, guided walking tours of St Andrews, taking in many of its most famous sites which are linked with its Christian heritage. No need to book. Just turn up before 2pm; Gospel on the Go; starts from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Free History Outdoors Tour

18:30 - 19:00 Famous Scottish Christians & the Message they Loved learn about the lives of great Scottish men and women, such as John Knox, David Livingstone, Eric Lidell, Mary Slessor and Robert Murray McCheyne, and about the message they loved to share. Light refreshments will be served afterwards. All welcome; Gospel on the Go; St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT [map] (along from Cromars’ Fish & Chips); info@gospelonthego.co.uk; 07584099498; Talk History Free

20:00 Garth Greenwell with What Belongs to You author talks about his debut novel; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Saturday 27

10:30 - 16:30 Craft Fair Fife Craft Association; Students Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; Craft Sale

11:00 - 16:00 Arts Craft & Gift Fair St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Art Craft Free Sale

14:00 - 15:00 MUSA Young Archaeologists: Potty About Pots develop your archaeology skills and learn about people of the past – age 7-12, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 461660; Free Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Victorian Britain and the Tintype Photograph talk by Sheila Masson, independent photo historian, on historical British attitudes to the Tintype; Photography Festival; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; Festival Talk History

Sunday 28

10:00 - 10:45 Children’s Galley Bookclub an informal monthly gathering for children aged 7-12 where we talk about books and share snacks and recommendations; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Kids

10:00 - 17:00 Craigtoun Charity Day come along and support local charities and businesses; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Free Out of Town Outdoors Sale

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Alumn-aye or Alum-not Lots of people have graduated from the University of St Andrews; they're called alumni. From scientists to soldiers and medics to monarchs, can you guess who are St Andrews alumni, or not?; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Buckhaven and Methil Miners Band; Bow Butts Bandstand, off Golf Place / The Scores ; Free Music

15:00 - 17:00 Salon: Document Scotland an informal, informative and lively afternoon of multimedia presentations, photography and conversation featuring work by the four members of Document Scotland as well as special guest photographers; Photography Festival; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; Art Festival Show

Monday 29

Tuesday 30

16:00 - 17:00 The Grass Roots – Photographic Records and the Game of Golf talk on evidence from the Cowie Collection that the working class founded the early culture of golf — Trevor Ledger, Photographic Cataloguer on the Lawrence Levy digitisation project and an expert in golf photographic collections; Photography Festival; Rusacks Hotel, Pilmour Links, KY16 9JQ [map]; Free Talk Festival History Sport

20:00 The School of Night presents Michel Faber with Undying Bright, tragic, candid and true, these poems are an exceptional chronicle of what it means to find the love of your life. And what it is like to have to say goodbye; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Poetry

Fri 19
- Sun 25 August
Art Exhibition

works by Pam, Liz and Carole; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Fri 26
- Wed 31 August
Art Exhibition

works by Rebecca Howard and Kati Aitken: sculpture, paintings, prints and book illustrations – F+Su 12:30-5pm, Sa+M-W 10am-5pm; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 28 May
- Sat 3 September
The Glasgow Boys – A Spirit of Rebellion
Linked by friendship and a shared desire to challenge the artistic traditions of late 19th century Scotland, the Glasgow Boys became one of the most significant groups of painters working in Britain at that time. The exhibition looks at the evolving style of the Glasgow Boys and their impact on the art world. It features works by leading members of the group and many others associated with it – daily 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 28 May
- Sat 3 September
Fun For All
Why not plan a family visit to see The Glasgow Boys? There are a host of hands-on games and activities in the Activity Room, and free Gallery Explorers backpacks to borrow – full of fun activities for children to do with their family and friends.; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Free Kids

1 August - 11 September
St Andrews Photography Festival

many small exhibitions around the town, plus talks and events: programme [pdf]; Art Exhibition Festival Talk

June - September
Photography Exhibition

by The St Andrews Photographers group; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 28 May
- Sun 2 October
Sticks & Stones, Bats and Balls: Sport in St Andrews
win, lose or draw, for fun or competition, sport plays an important role in communities across the world. In this Olympic year, join us for a glimpse into the amazing history of sport in St Andrews – 2-5pm daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History Sport

Mon 3
- Sun 9 October
St Andrews Greenweek 2016 Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and supportive by focusing on the positive changes we can make together, and celebrating our successes;

Thu 6
- Sun 9 October Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
Outdoors Sport

Fri 21
- Sun 23 October
St Andrews Voices 2016
festival of vocal music; Festival Music

Fri 2 September
- Sat 10 December
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. The exhibition is drawn from the Special Collections of the University of St Andrews Library; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art Exhibition;

Thu 1
- Sat 31 Dec
Aladdin

family pantomime – what would you wish for?; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Kids Play

Thu 14 January 2016
- Sun 19 February 2017
One World: Exploring Cultures across Continents
People have made their homes in almost every part of the world, from the poles to the equator. Explore the objects they make, the stories they tell and the environment they encounter as you journey across the continents. Discover how different cultures respond to the challenges we all face, from conflict to commerce and fishing to farming, through rarely seen items from across the globe; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition



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