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Friday 29

- 3pm Tourism Showcase find out about what’s on offer for visitors to St Andrews and area - public session; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; Free Exhibition

Phil & Aly Aly Bain is Scotland’s supreme traditional-style fiddler, Phil Cunningham is an innovative instrumentalist on accordion, keyboard and whistle; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £18.50; Music

Saturday 30

How to Train Your Dragon family fun movie; Saturday Fun Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334 475000; £5; Film Kids

- 3:30pm Botanical Illustration – Spring Forward learn the specialist techniques of botanical drawing and painting of spring flowers from our expert and friendly tutor Claire Dalby – 4 of 6; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £168 for 6, or £30 each session; Art & Craft Class

- 2:30pm MUSA Young Archaeologist: Aztecs develop your archaeology skills searching for clues in the ground with a trowel & toothbrush and learn about people of the past; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids

Con Anima – The British Bards settings of poems by Shakespeare, Blake and Burns by Vaughan-Williams, John Tavener, Paul Mealor and others; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; admission free, retiring collection; Free Music

Torn unique and sensual visual performance combining object theatre, kinetic art and an original live score; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £12, £10; Theatre

Sunday 31

Chariots of Fire 5km beach race, inspired by the 1981 film, and 1 mile kids’ fun run for under 11s; West Sands [map]; Outdoors Sport

- 3pm Plant Hunters: Herbs look through the Herb Garden with Tony Wilson and touch and smell plants to guess what they are used for – booking required; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map] Free Nature Outdoors

A Murder is Announced informal reading of the Agatha Christie play by St Andrew Play Club; Club Rehearsal Room, North Castle Street; ; Theatre Meet

Hot Seats Virginian folk band combining the virtuosic soloing and tightness of bluegrass, the band-driven rhythm of Appalachian old time, the jerky bounce of ragtime, and the swagger of good old rock and roll; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £14; Music



- Sun 31 May Taste Chocolate & Whisky pairings 12-5pm daily; Iain Burnett Highland Chocolatier, 145 South Street, KY16 9UN; 01334-208397; Food & Drink

- Tall Tales & Fabulous Fables explore the fascinating world of children’s books through our colourful, interactive exhibition – create your own fairytale ending with our giant magnetic frieze, find out what’s inside the mystery house, test your nerve in our spooky study, or try one of the many other hands-on activities on offer in our family-friendly show; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Free Kids

Postponed - Furs, feathers, frills & florals: four decades of fashion: 1919-1959 fashion styles changed dramatically in the 20th century. From recession and utility fashion to haute couture, this exhibition features some of the contrasting fashions designed during four decades of social, political and economic extremes; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

- Recording Britain: Life and Landscape During World War II Discover a remarkable collection of paintings and drawings produced as part of a nationwide project to capture the changing face of Britain's landscape during the Second World War. These artworks depict coastal villages, bustling towns and traditional industries, thought at the time to be endangered by war and urban development – M-Sa 10am-5pm, Su 12-4pm; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free



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