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December 2018

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Saturday 1

21:00 St Andrews Sessions (18+) enjoy an evening with four of the very best breakthrough music acts Scotland has to offer: Katee Kross & the Amberjax, The 101, VanIves, Zoe Graham – strictly over 18’s only; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Music

09:00 - 13:00 Farmers’ Market meat, fish & dairy, fruit & vegetables, preserves & beverages, baking & confectionery, plants & flowers, crafts, etc; Argyle St Car Park, KY16 9BX; Food & Drink Sale

09:30 - 11:00 Christmas Wreaths our flower experts take you through the fundamentals of designing your own beautiful arrangement. By the end of the class you’ll have an Instagram-worthy centerpiece to take home with you, as well as a good stock of insider tips and tricks to make your arrangements stand out and last longer; The Steak Barn, Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Class Craft Out of Town

10:00 - 14:00 Christmas Fair come along and see our lovely Christmas display, tea or coffee and a scone, unique Christmas gifts made by our tenants, also cards, gifts, home baking and tombola; City Park, 18 City Road; Craft Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 22:00 St Andrew’s Day Celebrations Celebrate Scotland's Patron Saint Andrew right here in St Andrews! Where ancient traditions meet future ambitions. An exciting and fun filled day is planned for everyone to enjoy! Here is a sneak peak of what you can expect on the day: Fireworks - Torch Parade - Street Ceilidh - Live music - Market; Dance Music Outdoors Sale

all day St Andrews Day Live Music and Entertainment Kingdom FM road show with Dave and Vanessa for a selection of local talent; South Street; Music

11:00 - 16:00 St Andrews Day Market local produce, food and drink, craft and societies from the University of St Andrews; Madras College Lawn, South Street [map]; Craft Food & Drink Sale

18:00 - 19:00 St Andrews Day Street Ceilidh the largest outdoor street ceilidh with The Kilrymont Ceilidh Band; West Port / South Street; Dance

19:00 St Andrews Day Torch Parade at the end of the street ceilidh we will welcome our local heroes to lead our torch parade and procession down towards the harbour; West Port / South Street; Outdoors

19:00 - 22:00 Advent Reflections Exhibition Launch artist Jaclyn Stuart exhibiting 18 works from her advent collection reflecting on the Christmas story and the birth of Jesus; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Exhibition

20:00 St Andrews Day Fireworks 21CC will be lighting up the winter sky with an awesome fireworks display; St Andrews Harbour [map] ; Exhibition Outdoors

Sunday 2

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

16:00 - 19:00 Charity Christmas Cocktails cocktails, The Other Guys, auction and more – all proceeds to Breast Cancer Care and Downs Syndrome Scotland; Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Food & Drink Music Sale

Monday 3

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

Tuesday 4

10:00 - 13:00 Advent Reflections Exhibition artist Jaclyn Stuart exhibiting 18 works from her advent collection reflecting on the Christmas story and the birth of Jesus; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Exhibition

18:00 An evening with Liam McIlvanney author talks about his new crime novel The Quaker; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Books

18:30 Botanical Exploration in Kalimantan and Papua New Guinea Friends if the Botanic Garden talk by Dr Mark Hughes on his latest explorations in Indonesian Borneo and Papua New Guinea; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Free Nature Talk

Wednesday 5

18:00 Cromar’s Winter Quiz Nights join us from a special fish tea and quiz night; Cromars, 1 Union Street, KY16 9PQ [map]; Food & Drink Games

Thursday 6

19:30 Old World v New World Classic Wine Dinner at The Peat Inn dine in style with a 4 course dinner prepared by Geoffrey Smeddle with 8 matching fine wines hosted by Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown; The Peat Inn, nr St Andrews KY15 9LH [map]; masterclass@rosemurraybrown.com £105pp; Food & Drink Out of Town

Friday 7

10:00 - 18:00 Advent Reflections Exhibition artist Jaclyn Stuart exhibiting 18 works from her advent collection reflecting on the Christmas story and the birth of Jesus; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Exhibition

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Night Time 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 8

tba Christmas at Craigtoun: Santa’s Grotto includes a gift from Santa Claus, Christmas Crafts, a Christmas Elf Letter Trail, Story Telling and Face Painting — booking required; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids Out of Town

9:30 - 11:00 Christmas Wreaths our flower experts take you through the fundamentals of designing your own beautiful arrangement. By the end of the class you’ll have an Instagram-worthy centerpiece to take home with you, as well as a good stock of insider tips and tricks to make your arrangements stand out and last longer; The Steak Barn, Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Class Craft Out of Town

10:00 - 16:00 Christmas Market a range of stalls including arts and crafts, fashion, candles, toys and much more, you are sure to find the perfect gifts for loved ones and friends; Lower College Hall Lawn Marquee, North Street, KY16 9AL; Food & Drink Music Sale

13:30 Explorations 2018: Christmas Ring Decoration craft workshop with Elizabeth Robb & Freda Wood from the Dundee Embroiderers Guild: make a Christmas ring decoration, using 16 small squares of fabric, some felt and a few sequins or beads. If you can sew on a button or thread a needle, you can make one of these! Family workshop with all materials provided – booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Class Craft

13:30 - 18:00 Advent Reflections Exhibition artist Jaclyn Stuart exhibiting 18 works from her advent collection reflecting on the Christmas story and the birth of Jesus; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Exhibition

19:00 - 12:00 Christmas party night enjoy a welcome drink and your choice of main and dessert from our street food styled market and half a bottle of wine per person. There will be great competitions, including a live on-stage "Win it Minute" with Tay FM's Webster, and fabulous entertainment from the high-energy, dancefloor filling Till Death Do Us Party and a DJ set from Webster himself; Lower College Hall Lawn Marquee, North Street, KY16 9AL; Dance Food & Drink Games Music

Sunday 9

tba Christmas at Craigtoun: Santa’s Grotto includes a gift from Santa Claus, Christmas Crafts, a Christmas Elf Letter Trail, Story Telling and Face Painting — booking required; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids Out of Town

Monday 10

Tuesday 11

10:00 Bookbug Sessions free 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]; Free Kids

Wednesday 12

18:00 Cromar’s Winter Quiz Nights join us from a special fish tea and quiz night; Cromars, 1 Union Street, KY16 9PQ [map]; Food & Drink Games

19:30 SOC: Members Night Scottish Ornithologists' Club Fife Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Friday 14

Saturday 15

10:30 - 11:30 Forgan’s Kids Christmas Ceilidh Bring the kids along for some good old fashioned Ceilidh dancing. Its nearly Christmas time so come along dressed up for some added cheer; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; 01334 466973 Dance Kids

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Tuesday 18

Wednesday 19

18:00 Cromar’s Winter Quiz Nights join us from a special fish tea and quiz night; Cromars, 1 Union Street, KY16 9PQ [map]; Food & Drink Games

Friday 21

Sunday 23

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

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Saturday 29

09:00 Mammacita Movie Mornings: Rio special kids cinema screenings and activities - £5 for over 3’s, includes drinks and snacks, booking required; Mammacita, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Film Kids

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Monday 31

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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