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Thursday 25

10:00 Film Club – The Lady in the Van (12A) true story of Alan Bennett’s strained friendship with Miss Mary Shepherd, an eccentric homeless woman; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

14:00 - 14:30 Short tour: MUSA Collections Centre go behind-the scenes, led by museum staff and volunteers – booking advised; Museum Collections Centre, 87 North Street, KY16 9AE; History Tour

19:30 Hustings hear the candidates, put your questions to them; Royal Burgh of St Andrews Community Council; Bowling Club, 1 Pipeland Road, KY16 8JN [map]; Free Politics

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

Friday 26

14:00 - 17:00 3 Minute Thesis Final 2017 hear our University of St Andrews finalists present their PhD thesis in 3 minutes in an accessible and entertaining way; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free

17:00 Post Post-racial America by Alison Landsberg, Professor of History and Cultural Studies at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia; University’s Cultural Memory Research Group & Cultural Identity Studies Institute; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk

19:30 Nabucco Tayside Opera perform a concert version of Verdi’s opera in English by accomplished principal singers from all over Scotland with piano accompaniment; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; £12, concessions £10, under 16s & students £5 – on the door or 07505 837313; Music

20:00 Hotel California tribute band play The Eagles; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

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 - 16:00 Fire Station Open Day demonstrations and free activities – fundraising for The Firefighters Charity and TCCL (Tayside Children Cancer and Leukaemia Lodge); Fire Station, Largo Road, KY16 8NH [map]; Exhibition Tour

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 Young Archaeologists: Potty about Pots have you got the curiosity and patience to piece together evidence from the past – develop your archaeology skills and discover fascinating facts about people of the past – booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; History Kids

19:30 The 24 and St Salvator’s Chapel Choir music by Tallis, Striggio, Gabriel Jackson, Victoria, Roderick Williams; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Music

20:00 Hotel California tribute band play The Eagles; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Sunday 28

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Barmy Botany discover which plants and flowers end up as medicines, food and drink, then invent some revolting recipes of your own — drop-in, kids all ages; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

15:15 Byre Youth Theatre 8-11 Showcase 2017 the age 8-11 drama classes perform an exciting triple bill of short plays; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Kids Play

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

Monday 29

Tuesday 30

19:30 Tommy’s Honour UK Premiere of the film about young and old Tom Morris – booking required; New Picture House, 117 North Street, KY16 9AD [map]; 01334 468181; events@oldcoursehotel.co.uk; from £25; Film

Wednesday 31

19:15 General Election 2017 Hustings University of St Andrews / The Courier provide an opportunity to question the candidates standing for MP for North East Fife – booking required on 01334 475000; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Politics

19:30 Deadly Dilemma Red Wine Productions in a promenade performance of a Victorian drama by David Gray and the Byre Writers — audience of 16; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; 01334 477629; curator@standrewspreservationtrust.org£10; Play

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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