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November 2018

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Friday 2

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Creepy Crawlies allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play – drop-in activity for babies, pre-school children and whoever looks after them; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Kids

Saturday 3

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

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

Sunday 4

13:00 - 15:00 Indoor Car Boot Sale admission free – sellers tables £10, booking required 01334-474140; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Free Sale

Monday 5

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

Tuesday 6

07:30 Business Breakfast – Effective negotiation skills + Networking Expert: Andrew B. Brown; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Talk

18:30 Orchids of Central Scotland Friends of the Botanic Garden talk by Dr Roy Sexton — of the 27,000 species of orchids only eighteen are found in Central Scotland but what we lack in numbers we make up for in interest; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Free Nature Talk

19:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play

Wednesday 7

19:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

Thursday 8

19:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

20:00 An Evening of Poetry with Kathleen Jamie gathering her finest pieces, and showing the diverse range of Jamie’s work, the collection Selected Poems spans several decades; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Poetry

Friday 9

19:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

Saturday 10

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

14:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

19:30 St Andrews Play Club: Nell Gwynn play by Jessica Swale – London, 1660. King Charles II has ascended to the throne. With a love of all things loud, extravagant and flamboyant his path is destined to cross with a young actress causing a stir with theatregoers at Drury Lane; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Play

Sunday 11

Monday 12

17:15 Learning The Lessons of Quantum Mechanics talk by Revd Canon Joanna Penberthy, a British Anglican bishop. Since the confirmation on 30 November 2016 of her election, she has been the Bishop of St David’s, and the first woman to become a bishop in the Church in Wales; Physics & Astronomy Building, North Haugh, KY16 9SS [map]; Talk

Tuesday 13

Wednesday 14

10:30 Explorations 2018: Beginner's Hardanger workshop with Michelle Peat from the Dundee Embroiderers Guild: learn to do kloster blocks, buttonhole stitch, eyelet stitch, how to cut the material, needle-weaving and one or two filling stitches. Your finished item could be made into a mug rug, a Christmas decoration, pin cushion or scissor keeper; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Class Craft

19:30 SOC: Overland to the Caucasus for birds talk by Jeremy Brock; Scottish Ornithologists' Club Fife Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Friday 16

10:30 - 12:00 Forgan’s Kids Cinema – Smurfs 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

19:30 Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting & Fork Buffet fun, sociable tasting of 13 fizz from around the world (includes 6 Champagnes) hosted by Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown with a delicious two course fork buffet to follow; Rufflets Hotel, Strathkinness Low Road, KY16 9TX [map]; masterclass@rosemurraybrown.com; £70pp; Food & Drink

Saturday 17

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 18

13:00 - 15:00 Indoor Car Boot Sale admission free – sellers tables £10, booking required 01334-474140; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Free Sale

Monday 19

Tuesday 20

18:00 People First St Andrews Group interested in coming to a Self-Advocacy Group for people with learning disabilities? The group will be run by and for people with learning disabilities with support from a Development Worker; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Meet

Wednesday 21

18:15 SGM Evening: William Dowson, Bank of England + Networking Speaker: William Dowson, Bank of England Agent for Scotland; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Talk

Thursday 22

19:30 St Andrews Music Club chamber music concert by Ashley Solomon, baroque flute, and Terence Charlston, harpsichord; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Friday 23

Saturday 24

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 25

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 26

Tuesday 27

Thursday 29

10:30 Explorations 2018: Biscornu, a bit of French flair and fun workshop with Alister Rutherford from the Dundee Embroiderers Guild: make a biscornu, a small, octagonal, stuffed ornamental cushion. Originating in France, the finished cushion can be used as a pincushion, scissor fob, lavender bag or just a pretty ornament; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Class Craft

19:00 The Art of Cleecting — Exploring the Origins and Growth of the R&A’s Painting Collection talk by Diane Bailey MBE – booking advised; Rooftop Café, British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, KY16 9AB [map]; Free History Sport Talk

Friday 30

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

Thu 25
- Sun 28 October St Andrews Voices 2018 programme of events showcasing the versatility and beauty of the human voice in a broad spectrum of genres including opera, cabaret, lieder, folk, spoken word, choral, a cappella, early music, new music and more…; Festival Music

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 a programme of talks, demonstrations and exhibitions; Art Exhibition Festival

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

Mon 3
- Wed 19 December Christmas Lunches at Craigtoun a four course festive menu at just £15 per head and the opportunity to BYOB, this is a great, budget-friendly alternative to the hotels and restaurants in town. You can even get your photo taken in Santa’s Grotto or turn the whole thing into a team building day – just contact us for more details! – dates available 3-7, 10-14, 17-19 December, booking required; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Food & Drink Out of Town

Thu 29 November
- Sat 5 January 2019 Sleeping Beauty a family pantomime; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Sat 6 Oct - Sat 23 Feb 2019 Explorations 2018 Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild exhibition of textile art ranging from stunning traditional embroidery to imaginative contemporary pieces using a wide variety of techniques and materials. The exhibitors range in experience from relative beginners to professional artists – WThFSa 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free


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