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December 2016

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Friday 9

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Saturday 10

11:00 - 15:00 Santa’s Coming to Craigtoun Santa’s Grotto (booking required), plus craft stalls, Puffin’ Billy tractor rides, raffle, festive fun, hot & cold snacks; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; 01334-472013; thefriendsofcraigtoun@gmail.com; Grotto: £7 per child; Kids Out of Town Outdoors

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

14:30 - 15:30 Christmas Music St Andrews Renaissance Singers with seasonal music from the Middle Ages to the present; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Music

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

20:00 - 22:00 University Carol Service sung by St Salvator’s Chapel Choir; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Music

Sunday 11

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Angels It’s nearly that time of year again when an angel sits atop a tree. Gather inspiration from around the museum to recreate your own angel. Warning: may involve glitter!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 461663 / 1660; Kids Free

14:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

18:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:30 - 21:30 The Renaissance at Advent St Andrews Renaissance Singers contrast Advent choral works from Renaissance Italy and Germany, music: Palestrina’s Missa Regina Caeli, motets by both Michael Praetorius and Hieronymus Praetorius, and a contemporary reimagining of JS Bach’s motet, Komm, süsser Tod by Norwegian composer Kurt Nystedt; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music [Nov 2016]

Monday 12

17:55 Met Encore: L’Amour de Loin Metropolitan Opera production of Finnish composer Kaija Saariaho’s breakthrough opera, libretto by Amin Maalouf; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Tuesday 13

10:00 Bookbug free story, song and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school kids and their families; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; StAndrews.Library@onfife.com; 01334-659378; Free Kids

13:00 - 16:00 Christmas Cinema Club — It’s a Wonderful Life we’re hosting a traditional Christmas movie day, with festive mince pie and a tasty tea or coffee; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Film

13:10 Christmas Concert Charlotte Whittle (soprano) and George Gordon (piano) for a heart warming performance of Classical, Scottish and Christmas Songs to get you in the Christmas spirit; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

17:00 - 20:00 Christmas Market market stalls, gin tasting, christmas carols, hamper wrapping, mulled wine and cider; Mitchell’s Deli, 112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Food & Drink Free Sale

cancelled 23:00 Christmas Evil (18) Global Horror: a series of horror films from around the world, new and old; Department of Film Studies; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

Wednesday 14

17:00 - 21:00 The Night Market: Christmas Market food from our wood-fired BBQ and favourite vendors such as Barnacles & Bones, have a drink and shop while the kids sit on Santa’s lap – from hand poured scented candles to Scottish woven scarves and locally made gin you’ll find something for everyone; Balgove Steak Barn, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Food & Drink Music Sale

19:30 Birding the Balearics, the islands of Mallorca & Menorca talk by Norman Elkins, and member's night; Scottish Ornithologists’ Club; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Thursday 15

10:00 Miracle on 34th Street (U) 1947 film – when a nice old man who claims to be Santa Claus is institutionalized as insane, a young lawyer decides to defend him by arguing in court that he is the real thing; Byre Film Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Friday 16

10:00 - 11:00 Parliamentary Advice Surgery Stephen Gethins MP; Morrisons, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ; Meet

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Saturday 17

11:00 - 15:00 Santa’s Coming to Craigtoun Santa’s Grotto (booking required), plus craft stalls, Puffin’ Billy tractor rides, raffle, festive fun, hot & cold snacks; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; 01334-472013; thefriendsofcraigtoun@gmail.com; Grotto: £7 per child; Kids Out of Town Outdoors

13:00 Christmas Day Out Christmas carol sing-a-long with St Salvator’s Chapel Choir, stories from Blether Tae Gither, fruit drink and mince pies from The Cottage Kitchen; St Andrews BID; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; adult £9, kid £5, family (4) £25 booking at StAndrewsCarols.eventbrite.co.uk; Food & Drink Music Talk

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Sunday 18

12:00 - 16:00 Little Birds Christmas Winter Market over 20 craft and vintage sellers for a unique Christmas Wintertime shopping experience; The Vic, 1 St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; littlebirdsmarket@outlook.com; Craft Free Sale

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Angels It’s nearly that time of year again when an angel sits atop a tree. Gather inspiration from around the museum to recreate your own angel. Warning: may involve glitter!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 461663 / 1660; Kids Free

14:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

18:00 - 20:00 Early Evening Jazz; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

18:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Monday 19

19:00 No Man’s Land (15) Ian McKellen and Patrick Stewart return to the West End stage in Harold Pinter’s No Man’s Land, broadcast live to cinemas from Wyndham’s Theatre, London; National Theatre Encore Screening; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play Film Comedy

Tuesday 20

14:00 - 15:30 Fife Forum: St Andrews User Panel User Panels are small groups of older people who have an opportunity to influence the way services are planned and provided at a local level – for anyone who is in receipt of health and social care services and 65+. Meetings are informal and a guest speaker is invited to discuss issues pertinent to the older person; Fife Forum; St Andrews Community Hospital, Largo Road, KY16 8AR [map]; info@fifeforum.org.uk; 01592-643743; Health Talk Free

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Wednesday 21

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:30 Carols by Candlelight Priory Singers – Christmas music in a beautiful setting, including traditional favourites and opportunities for all to join the singing; St Leonard’s Chapel, St Leonards School, off South Street [map]; Music

Thursday 22

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Friday 23

10:30 Christmas Cinema Club — The Santa Clause a Christmas movie for the kids, with face painting, juice, popcorn and other little nibbles – even a visit from Santa himself; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Kids Film

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Saturday 24

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Sunday 25 – Christmas Day

Monday 26

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Tuesday 27

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Wednesday 28

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Thursday 29

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Friday 30

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Saturday 31

14:30 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

19:00 Aladdin classic pantomime in a Bard in the Botanics production; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

20:00 - 00:30 14th Annual Hogmanay Ceilidh jig to Will McFarlane’s Ceilish Band – with raffle and bar; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £25 from Reigning Cats & Dogs, 78 South Street, 01334-470873 ; Dance

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;

Sat 17
- Fri 23 December
Santa’s Grotto Santa and his helpers are on their way to the Byre this Christmas to spread some festive cheer! With a magical grotto and a sleigh full of toys, get into the festive spirit with a visit to Father Christmas himself BID St Andrews; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Kids

Sat 17
- Fri 23 December
Festive Land Train Tired feet from all that Christmas shopping? Jump on the Festive Land Train: wrap up in a cosy blanket and driven by Santa's elves with Christmas songs playing – 11:00-17:00, every 15 minutes approx; St Andrews BID; stops on Market Street and South Street; £2.50 per person; Outdoors

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

Sat 3 December
- Sat 25 February 2017
Jasleen Kaur
first solo exhibition by this Scottish Indian artist features a series of short films including a new commission and sculptural works exploring the artist’s dual heritage – 10.30-16:00, Wednesday-Saturday; Fife Contemporary Art & Craft; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Wed 1
- Sun 5 March
StAnza Poetry Festival 2017 readings, performances and installations linking poetry to music, film and dance; info@stanzapoetry.org; Festival Poetry

Sat 15
- Mon 17 April
Easter Exhibition 2017
St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

Fri 14
- Sun 30 July
Summer Exhibition 2017
St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition


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