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April 2017

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Saturday 1

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

11:00 - 12:00 Intelligent Animals: Museum Tour which is the brightest animal in the Museum and why? Is a big brain a pre-requisite for intelligence? Are some animal groups naturally more intelligent than others? A tour of the Bell Pettigrew Museum with Honorary Curator Dr Carl Smith — booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Free Nature Science Tour

13:30 - 14:30 Crafted Objects, Emotion & Sustainability Dr Kathryn Rudy (Art History) considers the role of craft in creating objects that resist obsolescence; Ethics & Aesthetics Exhibition; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Free Talk

14:00 - 17:00 Provost Vet Open Day meet our team, see “behind the scenes”, experience day to day vet life. Raising funds for local charities – Cat Protection League and Greyhound Rescue Fife — with a raffle, face painting and a treasure hunt for the children, and lots of interactive activities for both children and adults; Provost Vet, 31 Largo Road, KY16 8NJ [map]; Games Kids Tour

Sunday 2

20:00 Mairearad Green and Anna Massie free folk concert; St Andrews Folk & Trad Society; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Music Free

Monday 3

10:00 - 12:00 Underwater watercolours Easter holiday art classes; Eden Art; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Fun with the Phonograph drop-in and try some Victorian arts and crafts while we listen to the phonograph, our 100 year-old music player; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Craft Free Kids

15:00 Ethics & Aesthetics: Curators’ Tour the Museum & Gallery Studies students who curated this exhibition talk about where the collection came from, how they came to be included, and the ethical and aesthetic qualities of the artefacts; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Free Talk Tour

17:15 Divine Presence in a Material World talk by Professor Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame, ; Gifford Lecture Series; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk

Tuesday 4

10:00 - 12:00 How to make things look 3D Easter holiday art classes; Eden Art; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class Kids

17:15 A God to Contend With talk by Professor Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame, ; Gifford Lecture Series; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk

18:30 An Evening with Mary Paulson Ellis meet Mary Paulson Ellis, discussing The Other Mrs Walker, her beguiling debut; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

19:30 Development, Educational and Research Value of the Plant Collections talk by James Hearsum, Director, St Andrews Botanic Garden; Friends of St Andrews Botanic Garden; Lecture Theatre B, Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Environment Nature Science Talk

Wednesday 5

10:00 - 12:00 Creating comics Easter holiday art classes; Eden Art; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Jewellery Making Workshop take inspiration from our amazing collection and make a necklace or bracelet of whatever design you like! Drop in, no need to book – ages 5-10; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Free Kids

17:15 The Scandal of Particularity talk by Professor Michael Rea, University of Notre Dame, ; Gifford Lecture Series; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk

18:30 - 19:30 St Andrews business leader talk & free networking open to all talk by Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart Ltd, one of the world’s leading producers of premium fresh Scottish salmon (talk follows 17:30 AGM); New Golf Club, 3-5 Gibson Place, KY16 9JE [map]; standrewsbusinessclub@gmail.com; Free Talk

19:30 Fashion Show & Sale spring and summer range of ladies and gents clothes for ages 14-60+, jewellery and bags; St Andrews Bowling Club, Kinnessburn Road [map]; £1.50; Sale Show

Thursday 6

10:00 - 12:00 Creating optical illusion art Easter holiday art classes; Eden Art; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class Kids

10:30 - 11:15 Arches and Architecture (3-6) discover what architects thought as they made some of the great buildings in St Andrews, design and create your own maker’s mark – age 3-6, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

11:30 - 12:30 Arches and Architecture (7-12) discover what architects thought as they made some of the great buildings in St Andrews, design and create your own maker’s mark – age 7-12, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Springtastic Easter Eggstravaganza story and craft – age 4+; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Craft Kids Talk

18:00 - 20:00 Poetry Writing Workshop informal, beginners and more experienced writers welcome, create poems inspired by the fantastic creatures in the museum – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Class Free Poetry

19:30 The Fitzwilliam String Quartet programme: Schubert Quartet in D minor, “Death and the Maiden”; St Andrews Music Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

20:00 An Evening With Sarah Dunant Sarah Dunant joins us to celebrate her new novel about the young Machiavelli, In the Name of the Family; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

21:30 Live Music band: Scott Ashworth; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Free Music

Friday 7

10:30 - 12:30 Kids Cinema Club: Inside Out fun filled morning with drinks, snacks, activities and Pixar’s Inside Out: an 11-year-old girl’s five emotions try to guide her through a difficult transition after she moves from the Midwest to San Francisco – booking required; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Film Kids

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Our Bodies discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play – drop-in for pre-school children and whoever looks after them; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

Saturday 8

11:00 - 12:00 Fishes and Sharks: Museum Tour alf of all species with backbones are fish. But what is a fish (and what isn’t)? This tour of the zoology collection with Dr Carl Smith will focus on this incredible group of animals and their remarkable diversity – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Free Nature Science Tour

14:00 - 16:00 Kate Kennedy Spring Procession procession dating back to 1926, highlighting key St Andrews figures in its rich and diverse history; Kate Kennedy Club and Trust; through St Andrews Town Centre – start St Salvator’s Quad; 07548677211; Free Outdoors

19:30 Poetry, Song, Drama, etc Easter ‘open mic’ night and hair cutting performance for Sudan famine and other causes; Vineyard Centre, 62a Largo Road; Drama Music Poetry

Sunday 9

14:30 - 15:15 Thorpe Davie String Quartet the talented musicians of the University of St Andrews scholarship ensembles work to create unique concerts inspired by the objects on display at the museum; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Music

20:00 Holy Trinity Singers Fauré: Requiem, Buxtehude Jesu, Joy & Treasure; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Music

Monday 10

14:00 - 15:00 Cracking codes! find out more about the ways we use codes to express ourselves, and have a go at making up your own and see if you can make it uncrackable! Drop in, no need to book – age 8-12; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Kids

14:00 - 15:00 Victorian Mini-Golf drop-in, make your own golf ball, Victorian style! Then create a mini golf course to test them out on; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Craft Kids

16:00 - 17:00 MSP Advice Surgery Willie Rennie MSP, North East Fife; Morrisons, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ [map]; Meet

Tuesday 11

20:00 Tuning In To The 60s founding member of The Incredible String Band Mike Heron and author Andrew Greig talk about the heady times of the 60s British folk music scene and their book You Know What You Could Be; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

20:00 An Evening with N T Wright : The Day the Revolution Began in his new book Tom Wright. former Bishop of Durham and now research professor at the University of St Andrews, invites readers to consider the full meaning of the crucifixion; Topping & Co. Booksellers; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Talk

Wednesday 12

17:30 Early Evening Recital: Composer Focus musicians from the SCO join forces with students and staff from the University of St Andrews to explore music by Jeremy Thurlow; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

19:00 - 20:30 Cycling and the Law Jodi Gordon, Senior Solicitor at Cycle Law Scotland, will discuss real cases studies, case law, video footage, common cycling accidents and what to do in the event of a collision. She will also talk about why she believes presumed liability should be introduced for road traffic collisions in Civil Law. You will have an opportunity to ask questions and there will be time for general debate and discussion.; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Environment Talk

19:30 Branch AGM and talk to be announced; Scottish Ornithologists’ Club; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

20:00 Bettany Hughes with Istanbul in this epic new biography Hughes takes us on a dazzling historical journey through the many incarnations of one of the world’s greatest cities; Topping & Co. Booksellers; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Talk

Thursday 13

18:30 An Evening with Andrey Kurkov his latest novel, The Bickford Fuse, is a satirical epic of the Soviet soul, exploring the origins and dead-ends of the Russian mentality from the end of World War Two to the Union's collapse; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

19:00 - 21:30 Whisky Tasting details TBA; St Andrews Whisky (Quaich) Society – proceeds to charity Water Aid; Swilcan Suite, Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Quiachmail@st-andrews.ac.uk; £10 non-members; Food & Drink

21:30 Live Music band: Mad Ferrets; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Free Music

Friday 14

10:00 - 11:00 Parliamentary Advice Surgery Stephen Gethins MP – email or phone f you would like an appointment; Morrisons, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ [map]; 01334 657765; Stephen.Gethins.mp@parliament.uk; Meet

Saturday 15

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

Sat 15 - Sun 16 April
Craigtoun Easter Fayre details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

10:00 - 17:00 Antique, Collectors & Vintage Fair; Rob Walker; 01334 838 217; rob1walker@btinternet.com; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £1, seniors & students 75p, accompanied kids free; Sale

14:00 - 15:00 Easter Adventure Easter Trail — discover hidden signs and meanings in our ‘Ethics & Aesthetics’ exhibition – drop in, age 5-10; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Kids

Sunday 16

Monday 17

Tuesday 18

10:00 Bookbug stories, songs and rhymes for babies, toddlers, pre-schoolers and their families to enjoy together; Scottish Book Trust; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Kids

15:00 Meet Dilys Rose afternoon tea and a chat with Dilys Rose, who will be talking about her new novel, Unspeakable, based on the true story of the last person in Britain to be tried and executed for blasphemy; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

20:00 School of Night : Poetry with Eric Langley celebrating the publication of his first collection Raking Light; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Poetry

Wednesday 19

16:30 - 17:30 Children’s Dressmaking learn how to use a sewing machine, read and cut patterns, different stitches, seams, hems and finishes – make a ragdoll and an outfit for it; Eden Art; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Craft Kids

17:15 (tbc) Inaugural Lecture Prof Guy Rowlands, School of History; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Talk

17:30 ‘Bedazzled’: MUSA’s Glamorous Shiny Stuff how and why shiny objects like the medieval maces held such power and charisma — Bettina Bildhauer, Director of the St Andrews Institute of Mediaeval Studies with Alison Hadfield, Learning and Access Curator — booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free History Tour

19:30 Beethoven: The ‘Eroica’ programme: Escaich Baroque Song, Haydn Cello Concerto in D, Beethoven Symphony No 3 ‘Eroica’; Scottish Chamber Orchestra; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

20:00 Stuart MacBride with A Dark So Deadly author and his new book; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 20

15:00 Meet Denzil Meyrick former police officer Denzil Meyrick discusses his new book Well Of The Winds, the fifth book in the bestselling DCI Daley series; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

18:00 - 20:00 Wine and Cheese Tasting Playfair's Head Chef, Duncan McLachlan has teamed up with Gordon Davidson from Corney and Barrow to put together an amazing wine and cheese tasting event. Duncan has selected 5 Scottish cheeses and Gordon selected the wines to go alongside. With each tasting, Gordon will explain the origin, taste and why he paired it with the cheese; Playfair’s Restaurant and Steakhouse, 2 Playfair Terrace, North Street, KY16 9HX; Food & Drink

19:00 Fashion Show & Pop Up Shop ex-high street fashion, also raffle – in aid of Leuchars St Athernase Regeneration Fund; Madras College, Kilrymont Road, KY16 8DE [map]; Sale Show

20:00 The Story of Surveillance with Rhodri Jeffreys-Jones his new book We Know All About You provides a wake-up call to those who prioritise security over personal liberties, and should serve as a handbook for those leading the charge against government and corporate interference; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

21:30 Live Music band: Sandy Tweeddale; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Free Music

Friday 21

Saturday 22

11:00 - 15:30 Gardening Club Spring Show cut flowers, rock garden plants, pot plants, decorative, children’s classes; St Andrews & District Horticultural Association and Gardening Club; Hope Park & Martyrs Church Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; 01334-4773552; Exhibition

Sunday 23

19:30 St Andrews Chorus programme: Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Walton Belshazzar’s Feast, Mahler Fifth Symphony Adagietto — 18:30 pre-performance talk by Dr Madhavi Nevader; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Monday 24

19:00 - 20:30 Transport Issues Hustings with local candidates for the May 4th council elections; St Andrews Space for Cycling; School II, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Environment Politics

Tuesday 25

12:30 - 13:30 Empower Holistic Therapy Group Life Coaching Programme starts 6 week course: Life Coaching helps people reach a goal or make a change in their life. As a Life Coach, I will guide you through the process by asking questions that help you evaluate and decide which steps to take in order to reach your goal or make an important change — with the option of 1:1 slots between 1.30-2.30pm; Empower Holistic Therapy Fife, with Life Coach and Educationalist Clare Fisher; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; empowerholistic@gmail.com; £100, concessions £90; Class

Wednesday 26

17:30 Lecture and Liquor Dr Robin Evetts on the highlights of the Victorian period in St Andrews followed by a period-inspired drink – age 18+, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History Talk

18:00 - 19:30 New Madras College hear more about the Langlands proposals, ask questions, give views; Madras College, South Street [map]; Public

20:00 Chris Brookmyre with Want You Gone Scottish crime fiction writer is back with his brand new Jack Parlabane thriller; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 27

19:00 - 21:30 Whisky Tasting details TBA; St Andrews Whisky (Quaich) Society – proceeds to charity Water Aid; Swilcan Suite, Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; Quiachmail@st-andrews.ac.uk; £10 non-members; Food & Drink

21:30 Live Music band: Robbie Lesiuk; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Free Music

Friday 28

20:00 Sumayya Usmani : Mountain Berries and Desert Spice the author’s new book introduces home cooks to Pakistani desserts and explores their unique significance in the country’s culture and traditions; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Food & Drink Talk

Sunday 30

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

Tue 7 - Thu 30 March Art Exhibition Alastair Macqueen; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Art Exhibition

Tue 7 February
- Sat 1 April
Two StAnza Exhibitions Orcadians: Seven Impromptus – artist Simon Manfield responds to the work of the poet George Mackay Brown
Rhythm and Line – The festival and town en-fête seen at a sharp angle by Hilke MacIntyre
; StAnza 2017; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Exhibition Festival Poetry

Sat 15
- Sun 16 April
Craigtoun Easter Fayre details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

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

Sat 25 March
- Sun 23 April
Artists of St Andrews exhibition of 80 artworks from the Trust’s collection, celebrates the 80th year of The St Andrews Preservation Trust – 14:00-17:00 daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Exhibition Free History

extended until 29 April
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; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art Exhibition Free History

Sat 11 March
- Sat 3 June
Ethics and Aesthetics — Living in a Material World sing objects from our ethnographic collections, the exhibition explores hidden meanings behind everyday objects, such as jewellery, clothing and domestic items, focuses on design but also looks at some of the ethical issues surrounding the production, acquisition and display of these objects; curated by postgraduate Museum & Gallery Studies students; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition [Mar 2017]

Sat 1
- Sun 2 July
Craigtoun Country Fayre details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Thu 29 June
- Sat 29 July
Byre in the Botanics fully-seated and covered performance area and licensed bar, the full programme of concerts, opera, theatre and film will be announced on Wednesday 22 February; Byre Theatre; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Film Music Play

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

Sat 27 August
Craigtoun Charity Day details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Free Out of Town Outdoors

Sat 3 June
- Sun 3 September
Telling Tales: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2017 enjoy drama, thrills and a touch of humour through the eyes of Fife’s young artists. The winning entries from the MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife. This year’s theme encourages participants to explore storytelling in a range of artistic styles, from sculpture and stained glass to comic strips and collage. Daily 10am-late; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 11 March
- Sun 17 September
Victorian Visions: Discovery and Restoration in St Andrews journey through the streets of Victorian St Andrews for MUSA’s newest exhibition. See the sights of the town through the eyes of its first photographers. Victorian Visions provides fascinating insights into the development of St Andrews during the 19th century; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition History

Sat 27 May
- Sun 1 October
The Polish Connection throughout history, St Andrews has become a second home to many Polish citizens – explore their lives through objects and paintings; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Thu 5
- Sun 8 October
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Sport

Sat 17 June
- Sat 21 October
A Brush with Colour: 20th century Paintings from the Edinburgh School the exhibition looks at both the work of the inter-war generation of artists trained at Edinburgh School of Art, and the next generation, who were heavily influenced — and taught — by them; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Art Free

Sat 28 October
Craigtoun Halloween details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Thu 26
- Sun 29 October
St Andrews Voices Festival 2017 a festival that places the voice, and all its diverse musical incarnations, at the centre of its programme; Festival Music

Sat 25 November
- Sun 3 December
Art and Craft Exhibition annual sale of local work; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free Sale


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