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February 2016

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Friday 12

10:00 - 15:00 Free Valuation Day free, no obligation valuations of Oriental and Asian art works, silver, gold, jewellery, clocks, barometers, watches, coins, medals, militaria, exonumia, paintings, pottery, porcelain, glass, toys, musical instruments, collectibles, general antiques – no appointment necessary; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Free Sale

10:30 Happy Feet film and all sorts of fun delights for the little ones – face painting, juice, popcorn and other little nibbles; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Film Kids

13:30 - 14:15 Shoe Box Fife explore the different types of architecture that can be seen around the Fife and then try creating a building of your own or a miniature Fife village in a shoe box — age 3-6, booking required; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumenquiries@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

14:30 - 15:30 Shoe Box Fife explore the different types of architecture that can be seen around the Fife and then try creating a building of your own or a miniature Fife village in a shoe box — age 7-12, booking required; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumenquiries@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

16:05 Regional specialization and economic development in the Roman period: a view from southern Turkey talk by Candace Rice (Edinburgh); School V, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; History Talk

20:00 Rose Room, with Special Guests vintage swing and gypsy jazz; Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £12.50; Festival Music

20:15 Fergus McCreadie Trio Fergus McCreadie (piano), with David Bowden (bass) and Stephen Henderson (drums); Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £8; Festival Music

Saturday 13

10:00 - 11:30 Coffee Morning cake & candy, raffle, tombola and bric-a-brac – Friends of Rymonth; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £1.50, kids 50p; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 15:00 Felting in February beginners craft workshop with Lisa Smith: create a felt picture of hedgerow flowers and/or butterflies; Botanic Garden Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Art & Craft Class

- 15:00 Arty Saturdays: Recording Scotland draw, stick and build bonnie creations inspired by the Recording Scotland artworks on display – can you collage a croft or sketch a Scottish city? – drop-in, all ages; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

The Golden Legend Sullivan’s greatest choral work; University Gilbert and Sullivan Society; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Music

20:00 Moishe’s Bagel mix of Eastern European dance music, Middle Eastern rhythms, Balkan dances, klezmer weddings; Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £12; Festival Music

20:15 Trio HLK Richard Harrold (piano), Ant Law (guitar) and Richard Kass (drums) draw on ideas from contemporary classical music and jazz, while referencing idiomatic elements of hip-hop, breakcore and metal – they play with musical ambiguities; Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £10; Festival Music

Sunday 14

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Chinese New Year did you know 2016 is the year of the monkey in the Chinese zodiac? Celebrate Chinese New Year with some traditional crafts, discover which animal you are and what that means – drop-in, kids all ages; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

13:00 - 15:00 Indoor Car Boot Sale; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map]; Sale Free

14:00 Music in Museums sax scholarship ensemble; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Music

20:00 Naomi Shelton and The Gospel Queens from resident singer at Brooklyn’s Night Cap Club in ’63, she’s been in the business of singing sanctified soul for 50 years; Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16.50; Music

20:15 Strangeness & Charm Richard Ingham (saxophone) fronts this dynamic quintet with a refreshingly new take on modern, melodic jazz – clean-lined interpretations of classic tunes feature alongside the band’s own music; Fife Jazz Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £10; Festival Music

Monday 15

19:00 Green Film Festival: Racing Extinction exposes issues of endangered species, over-fishing and how our consumption can lead to mass extinction; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; stagreenfilm@gmail.com; Film

Tuesday 16

- 19:30 Introduction to British Sign Language starts 11 week course introducing the basics of BSL and deaf awareness for complete beginners, taught by a deaf tutor; St Katherines West, 16 The Scores; 01334-463232 to book; £75, concessions £65; Class

19:00 Exploring What Matters discuss and discover how to live a happier life - starts 8 weekly sessions; Zest Café, 95 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; j.reeves@zest-standrews.com; Meeting Talk

19:00 Green Film Festival: Just Eat It filmmakers and food lovers Jen and Grant dive into the issue of food waste from farm to the back of their own fridge; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; stagreenfilm@gmail.com; Film

20:00 Big Night In Double Bill Cat Loud: big songs and bigger pyjamas, a sexy-ish or cosy-ish kind-of cabaret, and Fife musician Finn Anderson performing music from his EP Uncharted Lands; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £10, £8; Music

Wednesday 17

13:10 Lunchtime Concert George Talmaciu (oboe) accompanied by Razvan Luculescu, music by Vivaldi, Dutilleux and Pasculli; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £3; Music

17:30 Early Evening Recital SCO musicians Jane Atkins (bassoon) and Alison Green (viola); Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £9; Music

19:00 Green Film Festival: Mother Caring For 7 Billion reveals the challenges we face in a world of 7 billion; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

20:00 Soundings: with Tansy Davies and Michel Faber composer Tansy Davies appearing alongside author Michel Faber ‘in conversation’; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £15 / £10; Talk

Thursday 18

10:30 My Fair Lady Professor Henry Higgins transforms common Cockney flower girl Eliza Doolittle into a Lady; Byre Film Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £6; Film

19:00 Green Film Festival: A Dangerous Game sequel to You’ve Been Trumped (2011) on how big land developers use golf as an excuse to build massive luxurious resorts at the expense of locals, ecosystem and natural resources; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

20:00 Ewan McLennan: Transatlantic Sessions Star folk singer with haunting traditional Scottish ballads and weaving powerful stories that make-up his own songs; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £14, £13; Music

Friday 19

13:10 Music Society Lunch Concert by vocal pupils of Ian Darling; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

16:05 Achilles Tatius: Bellies, Births, and Bastards talk by Ian Repath (Swansea); School V, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; History Talk

17:15 COP21 Paris Climate Summit: Success or Failure? an expert panel from various political, academic, activist backgrounds discusses whether the Paris climate sumit will bring about more progressive reduction in CO2 emissions; Green Film Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

19:00 The Taste Of Gin an evening of gin tastings, book readings and secret glimpses into the science of distillation; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Food & Drink Talk

Saturday 20

- 15:00 Arty Saturdays: Recording Scotland draw, stick and build bonnie creations inspired by the Recording Scotland artworks on display – can you collage a croft or sketch a Scottish city? – drop-in, all ages; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

11:30 - 15:30 Photography Masterclass: Documenting St Andrews artist Duncan Clark shares his experience of landscape photography and shows how to create interesting images in this hands-on workshop – booking required; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Class Free

tba LoopsEnd director Al Seed with Paper Doll Militia weaves dynamic physicality, high quality visuals, and projection into a contemporary circus spectacle; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £12/£10; Dance Theatre

Sunday 21

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Chinese New Year did you know 2016 is the year of the monkey in the Chinese zodiac? Celebrate Chinese New Year with some traditional crafts, discover which animal you are and what that means – drop-in, kids all ages; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

17:30 An evening of Jewish food, Jewish music and Jewish learning an evening of Jewish music, Jewish food, and Jewish learning with Michael Alpert, Gica Loening, and Zoe Jacobs – booking required; SCoJeC; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Fiona@scojec.org; 07779206522; Food & Drink Free Music Talk

19:30 Klezmer music and Yiddish song concert Michael Alpert, Klezmer multi-instrumentalist, with Edinburgh Klezmer fiddle player Gica Loening; SCoJeC; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Free Music

Monday 22

20:00 Viral author Helen Fitzgerald talks about her new book; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Tuesday 23

17:05 for 17:15 Snakes, Swords, and the Athenian Stage talk by Dr Rosie Wyles (University of Kent); Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; History Talk

19:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £11 / £8; Comedy Music Theatre

Wednesday 24

13:10 Lunchtime Concert St Mary’s Music School Senior Jazz Ensemble presents an eclectic programme of jazz including classics by Chick Corea and George Gershwin; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £3; Music

19:00 Cutting Room Conversations: Watchmen watch and debate Snyder’s 2009 adaptation of the graphic novel; Byre Theatre Film Talk

19:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £15; Comedy Music Theatre

20:00 12 French poets of the Great War Dr Ian Higgins (Dept of French, retired) presents a representative selection of poems in his own translation.; Byre World Literary Café; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Poetry

Thursday 25

10:30 The Bourne Identity a fishing boat crew rescues a man with bullet wounds in his back and a safe-deposit number sewn into his skin, but no memory of who he is; Byre Film Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £6; Film

19:00 NTL: As You Like It live screening of Shakespeare’s comedy of love and change; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Film Theatre

19:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £15; Comedy Music Theatre

Friday 26

13:10 Music Society Lunch Concert by vocal pupils of Megan Read; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

16:05 Documenting the emergence of the Cult of Saints: possibilities and challenges talk by Bryan Ward-Perkins (Oxford) launches the St Andrews Centre for Late Antiquity; School V, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; History Talk

19:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £15; Comedy Music Theatre

Saturday 27

- 15:00 Arty Saturdays: Recording Scotland draw, stick and build bonnie creations inspired by the Recording Scotland artworks on display – can you collage a croft or sketch a Scottish city? – drop-in, all ages; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

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

14:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £11 / £8; Comedy Music Theatre

15:30 American Classics community performance of Terry Riley In C, Lewis Dunsmore (guitar) performs Steve Reich Electric Counterpoint and string players from the Univerrsity perform John Adams Shaker Loops – free, ticketed event; St Andrews New Music Week; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Music

19:30 The Hot Mikado based on The Mikado by Gilbert and Sullivan, re-worked to reflect 1940’s sounds including gospel, blues, rock and swing; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £15; Comedy Music Theatre

19:30 The Bingham Quartet presents Steve Reich’s Different Trains and music by Janacek, Mozart, Philip Glass; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £10 / £8 / £5 Music

Sunday 28

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Chinese New Year did you know 2016 is the year of the monkey in the Chinese zodiac? Celebrate Chinese New Year with some traditional crafts, discover which animal you are and what that means – drop-in, kids all ages; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

15:00 Charity Concert for Families First Fife East’s Lively Chamber Ensemble (FELICE) performs the Louis Spohr’s Nonet for wind and strings and George Gershwin’s Summertime – collection at the end of the performance for Families First; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; free, ticketed; Free Music

Monday 29

Mon 8 Feb
-Fri 26 Feb 2016 Art In Translation this exhibition is the latest edition of an ongoing collaboration between the AHRC funded research project Transnationalizing Modern Languages and two secondary schools in Edinburgh – Drummond Community High School: Leonardo: Observation and Invention and Castlebrae Community High School: Craigmillar in the World Mural. Over the last three years pupils at both schools have been exploring issues of translation in different artistic media. We see translation as a creative and transformative process which allows new meanings to be created and forms reinvented – 10:00 - 22:00 daily; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free


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- Sat 27 Feb 2016 Hot Mikado the joys of G&S with a 40s swing – a bit like ‘Guys and Dolls’ goes East – daily 7:30pm, Sat Matinee 2:30pm; St Andrews Musical Society; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music Theatre


- Heat Exchange 2 jewellery exhibition exploring exciting and innovative ways of working with vitreous enamel; Craft in the Bay, Cardiff & FCA&C; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free


- StAnza 2016 International Poetry Festival; ; Poetry

Fri 25
- Mon 28 March 2016 Art Club Easter Exhibition Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition

Sat 25 Mar
- Sun 24 Apr 2016 Lost Buildings of St Andrews some of the historically significant buildings of St Andrews that have been lost to demolition. Through photographs, objects and the stories of those who lived, worked and enjoyed them, these buildings will be brought back to life – daily 2-5pm; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Sat 12 March
- Sat 14 May 2016 Skyward: A Study in Flight Fife-based photographer, Kit Martin, blurs the lines between art and science in this new exhibition. Her work is inspired by the creatures that former University of St Andrews Professor, James Bell Pettigrew (1832-1908), studied in his quest to take to the skies; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Art & Craft Exhibition Science

Sat 16 July
- Sun 31 July 2016 Art Club Summer Exhibition Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition


- Tue 9 August 2016 Lammas Fair & Market — oldest surviving medieval street fair in Scotland with fun fair, continental market, market stalls (Monday, Tuesday), food and drink – 11am-11pm; Market Street, Church Street, South Street; Food & Drink Kids Outdoors Sale

Sat 28 May
- Sat 20 August 2016 Globetrotters: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2016 see the world through the eyes of the winners of this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Art & Craft Exhibition Kids

Thu 6 Oct
- Sun 9 Oct 2016 Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Outdoors Sport

Thu 14 Jan
- Sun 30 Oct 2016 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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