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Thursday 28

10:30 Gregory’s Girl screening of the 1981 Scottish coming-of-age romantic comedy; Byre Film Club; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

14:00 - 15:30 Music and Drama Week: Shadow-Puppets drop-in, create a shadow-puppet inspired by characters in the One World exhibition, then we’ll dim the lights and bring them to life; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Craft Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Summer Sewing Fun workshop for ages 8-13, suitable for boys or girls, beginners or more experienced; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map]; sewingclub@macunlimited.net; 07871198562; £10; Craft Kids

17:30 - 18:30 Time Travelling Cheese discovered by the first farmers of the Near East around 9,000 years ago, cheese is a diverse food with a varied history. In this tasty event you will learn the science behind cheese production and see how cheese has evolved alongside humankind, before trying some special Scottish cheeses – Booking Required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Food & Drink Free History Talk

18:00 Les Miserables screening of the Oscar-winning musical starring Hugh Jackman; Byre in the Botanics; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Film Outdoors

19:30 Summer Dreaming iconic music from the 50’s & 60’s;

20:15 - 23:00 Scottish Country Dance dancing to James Coutts and his Scottish Dance band; RSCDS Dance Scottish; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Dance

Friday 29

11:00 Animal Antics a fun, hands-on workshop for age 5-11, inspired by some of the animals in the Glasgow Boys’ paintings – booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Kids

11:00 - 12:00 Zoolab whizzpopping minibeasts, reptiles, lizards, snakes, and furry friends introduced to you by our Zoolab expert – age 3+; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; StAndrews.Library@onfife.com; 01334-659378; £2.50; Kids Nature

11:00 - 13:00 Sandcastle Competition open to all age groups, judging 1pm – entry £1.50; Cosmos Community Centre; West Sands [map]; 01334 474140; Games Outdoors

11:00 - 15:00 Fulmar Fridays Did you know that St Andrews has a seabird colony right on its doorstep? Fulmars are spectacular seabirds related to the albatrosses and can be seen gliding high up the cliff face. We'll be keeping a close eye on the fulmars as they raise their chicks on the cliffs; look for the RSPB Scotland marquee on the coastal path outside St Andrews Cathedral, The Pends, KY16 9QL [map]; perth.admin@rspb.org.uk; 01738-630783; Free Nature Outdoors

13:30 Animal Antics a fun, hands-on workshop for age 5-11, inspired by some of the animals in the Glasgow Boys’ paintings – booking required; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Craft Kids

17:00 Waltz Class join us for an hour of lessons, you will be taught the basics and be gliding along in no time – free but ticketed; Byre in the Botanics; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Class Dance Free Outdoors

18:30 Gin Launch for the New Eden Mill & Tailend Gin Menu – 6 delicious courses with matching Eden Mill flight for each includes new golf gin, with guest speakers from Eden Mill explaining the pairings; Tailend, 130 Market Street, KY16 9PD [map]; Food & Drink

19:00 Carmen Opera Up Close’s English language version of Bizet’s opera; Byre in the Botanics; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Music

19:30 Summer Dreaming iconic music from the 50’s & 60’s;

19:30 Samuel Evans in Concert Samuel Evans (baritone), CatherineHooper (soprano), Sean Heath (harpsichord); Music Centre; St Leonard’s Chapel, St Leonards School, off South Street [map]; music@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334-462226; £6, concessions students £4; Music

20:00 Judith Miller talks Antiques in the Bookshop an evening of insights and discussion with bestselling antiques expert Judith Miller; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Saturday 30

10:00 - 11:30 Coffee Morning raffle and usual stalls: bric-a-brac, plants, tray bakes, etc; St Andrews League of Hospital Friends; Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £2 includes tea / coffee and a biscuit; Food & Drink Sale

11:00 - 16:00 Arts Craft & Gift Fair Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; Art Craft Free Sale

13:00 - 15:00 Arty Saturdays: Globetrotters calling all adventurers! What would you most like to bring back from your travels? A sacred cup, a fish hook, a bell or a beastie perhaps? Design and make your own souvenirs inspired by the 2016 MUSA Young Artist Award; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Craft Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Summer Fête games & competitions, stalls – baking, books, jams , plants, jewellery, crafts, gifts, attic treasures, tombola, face painting, BBQ; St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF; Food & Drink Games Sale

17:00 Waltz Class join us for an hour of lessons, you will be taught the basics and be gliding along in no time – free but ticketed; Byre in the Botanics; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Class Dance Free Outdoors

19:00 Music Oft Hath Such Charm Opera Up Close – a performance of songs, operatic arias and ensembles inspired by Shakespeare’s plays and poetry; Byre in the Botanics; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Music

19:30 Summer Dreaming iconic music from the 50’s & 60’s;

19:30 Funeral Music for Queen Mary sung by St Andrews Choral Course participants, Robert Hollingsworth (Director), music by Humfrey, Blow, Purcell; Music Centre; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; music@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334-462226; Free Music

Sunday 31

10:00 Sung Eucharist with Music from the Coronation of James II (1685) sung by St Andrews Choral Course participants, Keillie Consort, Robert Hollingsworth (Director), music by Purcell, Blow; Music Centre; All Saints Episcopal Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; music@st-andrews.ac.uk; 01334-462226; Music

13:00 Highland Games Running, Cycling, Heavy Weights, Tug-of-war, Solo Piping, Highland Dance; Station Park [map]; Dance Music Outdoors Sport

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Medieval Maces design your own mace or help us draw, decorate and collage our giant mace – for kids, all ages; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Dysart Colliery Band; Bow Butts Bandstand, off Golf Place / The Scores ; Free Music

9pm? Open Mic Night please come and make an exhibition of yourself with us; Aikman’s Bar~Bistro, Bell Street [map]; Comedy Free Music Poetry

Sat 16
- Sun 31 July Art Club Summer Exhibition Weekdays & Saturdays 10:00-17:00, Sundays 12:30-17:00; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 6
- Sun 7 August
Model Railway Exhibition
10 working layouts, a lego railway for the children to play with and trade support for the hobby – Sat 10:00-17:30, Sun 10:30-17:00; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; arranaird@btinternet.com; 07552 122 484; £4, child £2, Family (2+2) £10; Exhibition


- Tue 9 August Lammas Fair & Market — oldest surviving medieval street fair in Scotland with fun fair, continental market, market stalls (Monday, Tuesday), food and drink – 11am-11pm; Market Street, Church Street, South Street; Food & Drink Kids Outdoors Sale

Sat 28 May
- Sat 20 August
Globetrotters: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2016
see the world through the eyes of the winners of this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; museumlearning@st-andrews.ac.uk; Art Exhibition Kids

Sat 28 May
- Sat 3 September
The Glasgow Boys – A Spirit of Rebellion
Linked by friendship and a shared desire to challenge the artistic traditions of late 19th century Scotland, the Glasgow Boys became one of the most significant groups of painters working in Britain at that time. The exhibition looks at the evolving style of the Glasgow Boys and their impact on the art world. It features works by leading members of the group and many others associated with it – daily 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 28 May
- Sat 3 September
Fun For All
Why not plan a family visit to see The Glasgow Boys? There are a host of hands-on games and activities in the Activity Room, and free Gallery Explorers backpacks to borrow – full of fun activities for children to do with their family and friends.; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Free Kids

1 August - 11 September St Andrews Photography Festival many small exhibitions around the town, plus talks and events: programme [pdf]; Art Exhibition Festival Talk

June - September Photography Exhibition by The St Andrews Photographers group; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 28 May
- Sun 2 October
Sticks & Stones, Bats and Balls: Sport in St Andrews
win, lose or draw, for fun or competition, sport plays an important role in communities across the world. In this Olympic year, join us for a glimpse into the amazing history of sport in St Andrews – 2-5pm daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History Sport

Mon 3
- Sun 9 October
St Andrews Greenweek 2016 Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and supportive by focusing on the positive changes we can make together, and celebrating our successes;

Thu 6
- Sun 9 October Alfred Dunhill Links Championship
Outdoors Sport

Fri 21
- Sun 23 October
St Andrews Voices 2016
festival of vocal music – programme will be announced early in the summer, tickets will go on sale from August; Festival Music

Thu 14 January
- Sun 30 October
One World: Exploring Cultures across Continents
People have made their homes in almost every part of the world, from the poles to the equator. Explore the objects they make, the stories they tell and the environment they encounter as you journey across the continents. Discover how different cultures respond to the challenges we all face, from conflict to commerce and fishing to farming, through rarely seen items from across the globe; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition



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