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Monday 1

Wednesday 3

17:15 (tbc) Inaugural Lecture Prof David Evans, School of Biology; Medical Sciences Building, North Haugh, KY16 9TF [map]; Talk

Friday 5

Saturday 6

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

13:00 - 16:00 Playing with Pastels taster workshop; Eden Art; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class

Sunday 7

Monday 8

17:15 Reflections on Christian-Muslim Relations talk by Mona Siddiqui, Professor of Islamic and Interreligious Studies, Edinburgh; James Gregory Lectures; Physics & Astronomy Building, North Haugh, KY16 9SS [map]; Talk

Friday 12

20:00 Laugh Out Loud Comedy Club FOUR comedians. ONE night of hilarity – introduces some of the top funny folk from the comedy circuit; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy

Sunday 14

Monday 15

Tuesday 16

Friday 19

Saturday 20

11:00 - 16:00 Festival of Museums: Our Victorian Childhood! explore what your childhood could have been like in Victorian times – join us for a fun day of activities and crafts; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Craft Exhibition Free History [Dec 2016]

Sunday 21

Monday 22

Tuesday 23

Friday 26

Saturday 27

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

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

Sunday 28

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

Monday 29

Tuesday 30

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 - Tue 28 February UNFIT paintings by Scott Hawkins; Taste Café, 148 North Street, KY16 9AF [map]; 07910 506 260; Art Exhibition

Mon 27 Feb
- Sun 5 March
An Roghainn / The Choice A tribute to Sorley MacLean through photographic images by Alastair Jackson and poetry by Kenneth Steven; Stanza 2017; Upstairs @ J & G Innes Ltd, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition Festival Free Poetry

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

Wed 1 March - Sun 5 March Labyrinth lose yourself, or find yourself, in St Andrews' new labyrinth; StAnza 2017; Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; Festival Outdoors Poetry

Sat 11
- Sun 19 March
Dynamic Drawing Helen Firth, Judith Heald and Julia MacLaurin show their work in particular to celebrate the art of Dynamic Drawing: “We are all interested in expressive drawing. We meet to practise drawing exercises that promote a lively and honest approach. Quick drawings – immediate, energy and feeling. Longer poses – retaining the liveliness and rhythm, with more depth.”
Also tutorial sessions £12
; Upstairs @ J & G Innes Ltd, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Class Exhibition

Fri 24
- Sat 25 March
Beer Festival showcasing the best local beers from Fife and Tayside; St Andrews Brewing Co., 117 South Street, KY16 9EE [map]; Food & Drink

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 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 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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