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Monday 1

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

19:30 Joanne Harris with the Chocolat sequel the author with her new novel, The Strawberry Thief.; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books

Tuesday 2

17:00 - 21:00 The Night Market local food and craft, drinks and live music – a celebration of producers and makers; Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Craft Food & Drink Music

18:30 Glen Fender Meadow Friends of the Botanic Garden talk by Dr John Ford who over many years has taken a series of photographs of the animals, birds, insects and flowers in a meadow at Glen Fender in Perthshire; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Free Nature Talk

Wednesday 3

07:30 Business Breakfast + Networking Speaker: TBA; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Talk

20:00 Simon Winder with Lotharingia the author with his new book, companion to Germania and Danubia; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books

Thursday 4

14:30 St Andrews Fundraising Branch RNLI AGM looking for new faces to take the branch forward – 01334 476655 for more information; Guide Hall, Greenside Place [map]; Meet

19:30 St Andrews Music Club chamber music concert by the Fitzwilliam String Quartet; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Friday 5

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA @ the Bell Pettigrew: Magical Creatures allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play – ages 0-5 – babies, pre-school children and whoever looks after them; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Kids

Saturday 6

09:00 - 13:00 Farmer’s Market food, drink, crafts, cosmetics, fuel, craft, etc; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; Food & Drink Free Sale

10:00 - 12:00 Guild Spring Fair morning coffee/tea with scones, pancakes and cakes – stalls: cake & candy, gifts, books, bric-à-brac, jewellery, gifts, bottle and raffle; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 15:00 Fife Craft Association Fair craft items sale; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Craft Sale

10:00 - 15:00 Leuchars Nearly New Children’s Sale the first ever Nearly New Sale at Leuchars Community Centre – raising money for three worthy causes. Selling a range of items for children aged 0-10 years: toys, clothes, school uniform, fancy dress, books, kids bedroom furniture, baby kit (prams, highchairs, travel cots), games (Playstations etc), DVDs and much more. There is still time to register as a seller at the sale - you do not have to be present we sell them for you – you price up the items first once you’ve registered. 80% of the sale price of each item goes back to the seller. The remaining 20% will be split evenly between Bright Horizons Nursery Nursery and SCOTS DG and REME Welfare, and Bright Horizons Nursery. Cash only (cash point is 2 mins walk). Soft play will be open (free) and refreshments will be available to buy too – Non-military are very welcome; Leuchars Community Centre, Tutor Road, Leuchars KY16 0JW; leucharschildrenssale@gmail.com; Entry is free. It is £5 to register beforehand as a seller; Out of Town Sale

10:45 - 12:15 Fixed Fan Fun Drop In Take a look at some of the amazing paper, silk and feather fans in the exhibition Unfolding Fans – The Beauty Within then drop in to the Activity Room to make your own crafty creation. Free family event for all ages; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

11:30 Saturday Story Time reading new and exciting picture books as well as classic favourites. Stick around after for some colouring-in; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

12:00 - 18:00 Brew 2019 Luvians’ second annual Beer Fair - featuring 71, Fierce Beer, Six Degrees North, Tempest, Eden Mill, St Andrews Brewing Co., distributors New Wave and James Clay, and a few still-to-be-confirmed special guests – £15, age 18+; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Food & Drink

13:45 - 15:15 Fixed Fan Fun Drop In Take a look at some of the amazing paper, silk and feather fans in the exhibition Unfolding Fans – The Beauty Within then drop in to the Activity Room to make your own crafty creation. Free family event for all ages; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

Sunday 7

Monday 8

10:00 - 12:00 Holiday Art Class watercolour underwater scenes – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Tuesday 9

10:00 - 12:00 Holiday Art Class drawing dragons, unicorns and other mythical creatures – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

10:30 West Sands Beach Clean Help the marine environment by joining our Rangers on a beach clean. No need to book, just turn up on the day with sturdy shoes and clothes appropriate for the weather.; Beach Entry Point 13 (the point where you cannot drive any further north) on West Sands Road [map] ; Environment Outdoors

19:00 Magic Show by St Andrews Magic Circle; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Show

Wednesday 10

10:00 - 12:00 Holiday Art Class clay octopus – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

19:00 Magic Show by St Andrews Magic Circle; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Show

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

Thursday 11

10:00 - 12:00 Holiday Art Class canvas tree painting – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

10:45 Baubles and Beads an outfit is never truly finished without matching accessories. Make your own bracelet or hair decorations in our jewellery making workshop – age 4-7, booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

13:45 FANtastic Folding be inspired by the intricate folds of the fans in the exhibition Unfolding Fans – the beauty within then join us in the Activity Room to create and decorate your own special masterpiece – age 8-12, booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

19:00 - 20:30 The Bell Pettigrew Sessions join MUSA and Music is Love for an evening of live music at one of St Andrews’ quirkiest venues! Age 18+; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Free Music

Friday 12

10:00 - 12:00 Holiday Art Class drawing 3D buildings and streets – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Saturday 13

10:00 - 13:00 Coastal Volunteers - West Sands Get outside, get some exercise and help our environment by joining our Coastal Volunteer Group. We carry out a range of environmental conservation tasks around West Sands and the wider North East Fife area. The tasks undertaken vary depending on the weather but may include removal of non-native or invasive plant species, dune grass transplanting and tree planting. No experience is necessary as our Rangers will provide any training needed. Just bring sturdy footwear, waterproofs and clothes you don’t mind getting dirty! ; meet on the Guardbridge to St Andrews cycle track at the St Andrews end by the entry to the Eden Golf Course; Environment Outdoors

10:45 - 12:15 Birds of a Feather Drop In check out the peacock and ostrich feather fans in the exhibition Unfolding Fans - The Beauty Within then build your very own version in the Activity Room – family event for all ages; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

11:00 - 15:30 St Andrews Gardeners Club Spring Show 2019 details TBA; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Exhibition

11:30 Saturday Story Time reading new and exciting picture books as well as classic favourites. Stick around after for some colouring-in; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

13:45 - 15:15 Birds of a Feather Drop In check out the peacock and ostrich feather fans in the exhibition Unfolding Fans - The Beauty Within then build your very own version in the Activity Room – family event for all ages; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

Sunday 14

Monday 15

14:00 - 15:00 Exploring East Asia Dr Rosina Buckland, Senior Curator East and Central Asia, National Museums Scotland gives her personal insight into the recent redesign of the East Asia galleries at NMS. The galleries opened to the public in February this year and contain a wealth of rare and beautiful objects from Japan, Korea and China. Part of the exhibition Unfolding Fans – The Beauty Within curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery studies students at the University of St Andrews; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free Talk

Tuesday 16

Friday 19

Saturday 20

Craigtoun Easter Fayre free entertainment, craft stalls, charities, party games, character fun, jolly jigglers, story telling, alpacas, easter bunny trail, easter crafts, café; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Craft Food & Drink Games Kids Out of Town Sale Talk

10:00 - 15:30 St Andrews Antiques and Art Fair St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Sale

11:00 Leo and the Lightning Dragons join Gill White (author), B. Gilli (cover design/artwork) for storytelling, colouring in, shield and crown making and book signing!; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Books Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Fans, Impressionism and Interiors Dr Marika Knowles, Department of Art History, explores of the depiction of fans in Impressionist art, particularly the work of Edgar Degas and Berthe Morisot. Part of the exhibition Unfolding Fans - The Beauty Within' curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students at the University of St Andrews; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free Talk

Sunday 21

Craigtoun Easter Fayre free entertainment, craft stalls, charities, magic show, balloon modelling, Jamie the Jester, story telling, alpacas, easter bunny trail, easter crafts, café; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Craft Food & Drink Games Kids Out of Town Sale Talk

Monday 22

19:30 - 21:00 Earth Day Quiz pitch your knowledge of nature, animal noises, bands named after creatures and more besides in this traditional pub quiz with a few non-traditional quirks — booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Free Games

Tuesday 23

Friday 26

19:30 South Africa v France Wine Tasting compare 13 white and red wines from South Africa and France, alongside a selection of fine IJ Mellis cheeses - with Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown as your guide; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; Food & Drink

Saturday 27

11:30 Saturday Story Time reading new and exciting picture books as well as classic favourites. Stick around after for some colouring-in; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

12:00 - 13:00 Tea and a Tour join the curators for a tour of the exhibition Unfolding Fans - The Beauty Within and find out how they put the exhibition together — followed by light refreshments and a chance to ask questions about the exhibition; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Tour

14:00 FANciful Designs take inspiration from the beautiful paper, feather and silk fans on display in the exhibition Unfolding Fans then join us for a beginners’ watercolour workshop to design and paint your own fan design – age 16+, booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Class Exhibition Free

time tba St Andrews Chorus: The Kingdom by Edward Elgar; tba; Music

Sunday 28

Monday 29

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

Tuesday 30

Mon 25 February
- Sun 31 March Off the Shelf Nichola Martin re-imagines books from StAnza 2018 in canvas and charcoal; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Exhibition

Mon 25 February
- Sun 31 March A Melody of Sorts Lindsay Turk’s paintings engage with the poetry of Jon Plunkett; Level 4 Gallery, Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Exhibition

Sun 31 March Mother’s Day Lunches at Craigtoun Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Food & Drink

Fri 19 - Mon 22 April Easter Eggsplorer Trail Join in our Easter eggsploration. Can you find all the clues to complete the challenge? ; St Andrews Castle, The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Games

13 - 22 April 2019 St Andrews Art Club Easter Exhibition details to follow; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 16 March - Sat 1 June Unfolding Fans: The Beauty Within discover the enthralling beauty and meaning behind fans. With fans of intricate design, including some from the collection of Lady Victoria Wemyss, this display presents the history of fans to help uncover the stories and uses behind their beauty. Curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students, University of St Andrews. Times: 10:30-16:00 – March & April: Wed-Sat, May-June: Mon-Sat; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition.

13 - 28 July 2019 St Andrews Art Club Summer Exhibition details to follow; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

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- 20 October 2019 St Andrews Voices a varied programme of events showcasing the versatility and beauty of the human voice in an amazingly broad spectrum of genres including opera, cabaret, lieder, folk, spoken word, choral, a cappella, early music, new music and more…; Festival Music


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