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August 2018

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Saturday 18

09:30 - 11:30 Coffee & Kids Play Morning enjoy a cuppa while the kids/grandkids play or play along with them! Tea, coffee, home baking, nails, face painting, kids games, toys and “rainbow” themed craft activities (aimed at under 5s). Expect lots of fun! St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; strathkinnessplaygroup@gmail.com; Food & Drink Kids

10:00 - 11:30 Coffee Morning usual stalls and raffle; Bowling Club, Kinnessburn Road [map]; entry £2; Food & Drink Sale

10:30 - 11:30 Forgan’s Kiddie Ceilidh Bring the kids along for some good old fashioned Ceilidh dancing; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; 01334 466973 Dance Kids

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

Sunday 19

13:00 - 16:00 International Sunday Brunch unlimited buffet of continental charcuterie, smoked salmon, sushi and sashimi, as well as a full range of salads, complemented by main dishes ranging from roasted rib-eye of beef to a delicious selection of fresh local seafood. Home baked pastries and choice of desserts completes this feast; Fairmont St Andrews, on the A917 St Andrews - Crail road [map]; Food & Drink Out of Town

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Arbroath Instrumental Band; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

Monday 20

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

Tuesday 21

10:00 Bookbug free story, song and ryhme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Free Kids

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

Wednesday 22

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

Thursday 23

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

Friday 24

14:00 - 15:00 St Andrews History & Christian Heritage a short tour explaining the Christian heritage of the town, including St Mary’s & St Salvators Quad, St Andrews Cathedral, Castle etc; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Tour

18:30 Christians who made Britain Great & the faith they followed short illustrated talks about the lives of great Christian men and women who have made their mark on Great Britain; from St Andrews Gospel Hall, 41 Market Street, KY16 9NT; Free Talk

19:30 Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham with their musical magic and quick-witted humour, they will pull your emotional strings one moment and have you falling off the seat with laughter the next; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

20:00 Andrew Miller with Now We Shall Be Entirely Free author talks about his new book; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Saturday 25

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 Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham with their musical magic and quick-witted humour, they will pull your emotional strings one moment and have you falling off the seat with laughter the next; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

19:30 Tim Parks on Consciousness his book Out of My Head tells the gripping, highly personal, often surprisingly funny, story of his quest to discover more about this fascinating topic. Tim frames complex metaphysical considerations and technical laboratory experiments in terms we can all understand; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Sunday 26

10:00 - 17:00 Craigtoun Charity Day 2018 an opportunity for local and national charities to raise awareness and funds for their causes, also story telling, balloon modelling, Alpacas and craft stalls; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Craft Free Out of Town Outdoors Sale Talk

13:00 - 16:00 International Sunday Brunch unlimited buffet of continental charcuterie, smoked salmon, sushi and sashimi, as well as a full range of salads, complemented by main dishes ranging from roasted rib-eye of beef to a delicious selection of fresh local seafood. Home baked pastries and choice of desserts completes this feast; Fairmont St Andrews, on the A917 St Andrews - Crail road [map]; Food & Drink Out of Town

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Tullis Russell Mills Band; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

Monday 27

Tuesday 28

17:30 Encountering Fife Through Photos workshop look at the Encountering Scotland exhibition, discover some top-tips for documentary photography, then try your hand at taking some of your own images – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Art Class

20:00 An Evening with Matt Haig author talks about his new book Notes on a Nervous Planet a study in how to live a vital, happy, and human life in the 21st Century; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 30

10:30 Byre Film Club: The Lives of Others (15) 2006 Academy Award winner for Best Foreign Language Film, tracks the monitoring of East Berlin residents by agents of the Stasi, the GDR’s secret police; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

Friday 31

19:30 South Bend (14+) a tale of hope, of love, of a small country and a vast one, of a good Samaritan and a relationship gone bad; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

Sun 3 June
- Sun 26 August International Sunday Brunch unlimited buffet of continental charcuterie, smoked salmon, sushi and sashimi, as well as a full range of salads, complemented by main dishes ranging from roasted rib-eye of beef to a delicious selection of fresh local seafood. Home baked pastries and choice of desserts completes this feast – Sundays 1-4pm; Fairmont St Andrews, on the A917 St Andrews - Crail road [map]; Food & Drink Out of Town

Fri 17
- Mon 27 August 4 Artists Pam, Liz, Jean and Carole are holding their popular art and craft exhibition over the last week in August. Come along as see paintings, pastels, collage, weavings, embroidery and knitted Christmas Puddings. Come for a cup of tea and a chat, we’d love to meet you. Daily 10am-5pm; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free

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 18 Aug
- Thu 30 Aug Stephen French Solo Exhibition Dundee based artist Stephen French’s art covers a very wide spectrum of genres; 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

until Fri 31 August Encountering Scotland: Photographs of Migrant Experiences in Scotland See the highs, lows and stand-out features of life in Scotland through the eyes of young migrants. Taken by young people from Pakistan, Syria, Turkey and Vietnam who are living in Fife, these photographs illustrate new experiences, people and nature from the point of view of recent arrivals. A collaborative exhibition between Madras College pupils, English language students from Fife Council and MUSA — Tue & Fri 2-5pm; 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

Sat 20
- Sun 28 Oct Stitched Textiles and Paintings by Pat Beveridge Pat’s work is inspired by her surroundings, both in her native Scotland and on her travels. She is particularly drawn to the seashore and time-worn, wild spaces. She also loves to depict the wild flowers and plants that inhabit those locations. Open 9-5 Mon-Sat, 12:30 – 4:30 Sun; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art 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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