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Friday 1

- 11am Baby MUSA Time sing about the surf, make seashell pictures and discover what goes on under the sea – for pre-school children to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Free Kids

- 1pm Sandcastle Competition judging at 1pm, open to all age groups; Cosmos Community Centre; West Sands [map]; 01334-474140; £1.50; Art & Craft Outdoors

Great War Gallery Talk; St Andrews Preservation Trust; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; ; 01334 477629; Free History Talk

Saturday 2

- 1pm Farmers’ Market food, drink, fuel, cosmetics, crafts, plants, etc; Fife Farmers Markets; North Car Park, Argyle Street, [map]; ; 07773 280105; Art & Craft Food & Drink Outdoors Sale

- 11:30am Coffee Morning usual stalls; St Andrews League of Hospital Friends; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £1.50; Food & Drink Sale

- Fantastic Fishies a family-friendly workshop inspired by the seascapes of the Fife in the Frame exhibition. Children will use different art and craft materials to create unique paper fish. Wear old clothes — children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; free, phone booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- Shipwright Science several of the paintings in the Fife in the Frame exhibition feature ‘Fifies’, small boats unique to the East Neuk. In this workshop, children will learn how boats float (and why they sometimes sink!), hands-on science activities and a boat building challenge will explore buoyancy, density, and ship design – age 8-12; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; free, phone booking required; Free Kids Science

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: On Your Marks get into the spirit of Glasgow 2014 with some sporty-themed art activities inspired by the 2014 MUSA Young Artist Award, learn about the traditions and cultures of the Commonwealth and try your hand at representing Scotland’s own sporting heritage – drop-in event; MUSA; Gateway Building, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; free; Art & Craft Free Kids

- Picture the Garden Competition Display display of entries and prizegiving tea (from 3pm); St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Gardens, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; Exhibition

Sunday 3

- 2:45pm Diving Belle dive into the magical world of Belle’s Carousel Café, meet Tom the lighthouse keeper and some special undersea friends. Everything seems fine and dandy, until one day a storm brews up! Must Belle reveal her magical secret? A beautiful story of friendship, told with table top puppets and original music for age 3+; Clydebuilt Puppets; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids Theatre

- 4pm Bandstand Concert Dysart Colliery Silver Band; Community Council; Bow Butts Bandstand, The Scores [map]; ; Free Music Outdoors

Monday 4

- 10:45am Miniature Garden make a beautiful miniature garden in a box using sand, twigs, pine cones, pebbles and more! Materials provided but feel free to bring your own special finds - age 3-6; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 2:30pm Church Sale stalls: jams & marmalades, home baking, books, bric-à-brac – in aid of the church garden; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Sale

- 12pm Miniature Garden make a beautiful miniature garden in a box using sand, twigs, pine cones, pebbles and more! Materials provided but feel free to bring your own special finds - age 7-12; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- St Andrews Depression and Anxiety Support Group this well-established and successful peer support group offers a safe and encouraging place to meet others in similar situations to explore positive ways of managing depression and anxiety; The Chaplincy Centre, Mansfield, 3a St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY; ; Meeting

Tuesday 5

Witches and Martyrs of St Andrews transports you to the most tumultuous periods when persecution and torture resulted in horrific death – follow in the footsteps of the women accrued of witchcraft and men whose names live on because of the gruesome circumstances surrounding their persecution, torture and eventual death; Scotia Heritage; starts at Martyrs Monument, The Scores [map]; ; 01334 654833; £10; History Tour Outdoors

- 3pm Botanical Summer Sessions [poster pdf] family activities; St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 07590375617; £5 per child, accompanying adult free (booking not essential but workshops are on a first come first serve basis); Kids Nature

- Continental Circus Berlin tumblers, hula hoop, high wire, flying swing, cloud strap, hand balancing, back-flipping, fire-limboing … and clowns; Station Park, Old Guardbridge Road, [map]; Outdoors Theatre

Wednesday 6

- 10:45am Animal Antics make your own animal mask and join in with some animal-themed stories and games – age 3-6; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids Talk

- 12pm Animal Antics make your own animal mask and join in with some animal-themed stories and games – age 7-12; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids Talk

Recital of Ancient Harp Music: Colainn Gun Cheann: Ranald and the ghost a spooky concert of ghostly music and terrifying anecdotes played by Simon Chadwick on the replica Queen Mary harp – supernatural ‘Pibroch’ music for the harp, with songs and stories of weird exploits: “Is mise Colainn-gun-Cheann. Is mi a mharbh do bhràthair-altruim ’s bidh do bheatha-sa agam an nochd” (I am the body-without-a-head. I killed your foster brother, and tonight I will get you!)…; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; free; Free Music

- Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! The Moroccan Collection see how modern-day Berbers of Morocco have transformed everyday packaging into useful and attractive objects. From tagines to mint tea, you’ll get a real flavour of Moroccan life on this tour with Curator Alison Hadfield; MUSA; Collections Centre, 87 North Street, [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Exhibition

Lammas Fair & Market 2014 featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink – street fair with mediaeval roots, sets up Thursday 7th with some rides open from that afternoon, Friday–Tuesday fun fair and continental market in Market Street, Monday–Tuesday fun fair and market traders stalls in South Street – 11am-11pm daily; Fife Council; Market Street and South Street; Outdoors Sale

Thursday 7

- 4pm Mythical Kingdom step back into the past with knights and princesses stories and crafts with a mythical twist – age 3+; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; ; 01334-659378; £1; Art & Craft Kids Talk

- Scottish Country Dancing come along to the RSCDS dances – all welcome; RSCDS; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 0131 225 2854; £8 dancers, £2 non-dancers; Dance

Friday 8

- 12pm Pond-dipping explore the fascinating underwater world of the pond at this fun event for all the family with Tony Wilson – children must be accompanied by an adult; MUSA; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids Nature Outdoors

- 1pm Sandcastle Competition judging at 1pm, open to all age groups; Cosmos Community Centre; West Sands [map]; 01334-474140; £1.50; Art & Craft Outdoors

Saturday 9

- Heavy Seas! in this workshop, children will work with different art and craft materials and types of paint to create a stormy seascape. Wear old clothes — ages 7-12, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; free, phone booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- St Andrews Model Railway Exhibition; East Neuk Model Railway Club; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 07552 122 484; £3 child, £5 adult, family £13; Exhibition

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: On Your Marks get into the spirit of Glasgow 2014 with some sporty-themed art activities inspired by the 2014 MUSA Young Artist Award, learn about the traditions and cultures of the Commonwealth and try your hand at representing Scotland’s own sporting heritage – drop-in event; MUSA; Gateway Building, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; free; Art & Craft Free Kids

Sunday 10

- St Andrews Model Railway Exhibition; East Neuk Model Railway Club; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 07552 122 484; £3 child, £5 adult, family £13; Exhibition

Monday 11

- 10:45am Tasty Tales join storyteller Sheila Kinnimonth for some traditional Scottish tales of home grown food and cooking – tasty treats available afterwards – age 3-6; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids Talk

- 12pm Tasty Tales join storyteller Sheila Kinnimonth for some traditional Scottish tales of home grown food and cooking – tasty treats available afterwards – age 7-12; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids Talk

Tuesday 12

- 3pm Botanical Summer Sessions [poster pdf] family activities; St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 07590375617; £5 per child, accompanying adult free (booking not essential but workshops are on a first come first serve basis); Kids Nature

Wednesday 13

- 10:45am Fake an Ancient Document have fun making your own ancient map or document to fool your friends: x marks the spot! – age 3-6; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 12pm Fake an Ancient Document have fun making your own ancient map or document to fool your friends: x marks the spot! - age 7-12; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 9pm The Night Market food, drink, music and stalls with something for everyone; Steak Barn, Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; ; 07584 620054; Food & Drink Music Out of Town Sale

Thursday 14

- Scottish Country Dancing come along to the RSCDS dances – all welcome; RSCDS; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 0131 225 2854; £8 dancers, £2 non-dancers; Dance

Friday 15

- 1pm Meet the Inventor: Sir David Brewster drop in and time travel to the 1800s and meet Brewster, the University’s famous inventor of the kaleidoscope. We’ll also show you how to make your own!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free History Kids Talk

- 1pm Sandcastle Competition judging at 1pm, open to all age groups; Cosmos Community Centre; West Sands [map]; 01334-474140; £1.50; Art & Craft Outdoors

- 4pm Meet the Inventor: Sir David Brewster drop in and time travel to the 1800s and meet Brewster, the University’s famous inventor of the kaleidoscope. We’ll also show you how to make your own!; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free History Kids Talk

Saturday 16

- Meet the Hunters: Falconry Display display of hunting with falcons and a chance to meet and photograph these impressive birds; St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Gardens, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £7, kids £3.50, Family (4) £20; Exhibition Nature Outdoors

Sunday 17

- 4pm Bandstand Concert Tayport Instrumental Band; Community Council; Bow Butts Bandstand, The Scores [map]; ; Free Music Outdoors

Monday 18

Tuesday 19

Mythical Maze Bookbug stories, rhymes and songs with a mythical twist – for kids age 0-4; Scottish Book Trust; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; ; 01334-659378; free, booking required; Free Kids

Thursday 21

- Craft Fair; Fife Craft Association; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; ; 01592 743539; Art & Craft Sale

- 2pm Lunchtime Recital A lieder and song recital plus scots songs and light music – Hannah Holmes (mezzo soprano), Walter Blair (piano); Heisenberg Ensemble; St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9QF [map]; free admission, retiring collection in aid of the Heisenberg Ensemble; Free Music

Friday 22

Saturday 23

- Exhibition of Paintings by Lyn Evans and Alan Stephens open daily 10am to 5.30pm; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; ; Exhibition

- Barbara Rae: Place and Process recent work by one of Britain’s outstanding contemporary artists, known for her bold use of colour and distinctive abstract works. This exhibition explores the printmaking and painterly processes that define Rae’s work and the constantly evolving technical methods she employs.
Mon-Fri 9am-3:45pm, Saturdays 12pm-4pm. There will also be a parallel display of Rae's work in the School of Art History, 79 North Street, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.
; MUSA; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Antique & Collectors Fair; Rob Walker; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 01334 838 217; £1, seniors and students 75p, accompanied kids free; Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae workshop challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork. Spin the colour wheel to look at the colour combinations. Rub different surfaces to create texture. Draw from your memories of your favourite places. Spot the different lines and shapes from the prints on display; MUSA; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

Sunday 24

- 4pm Bandstand Concert Tullis Russell Mills Band (intermediate); Community Council; Bow Butts Bandstand, The Scores [map]; ; Free Music Outdoors

Monday 25

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Saturday 30

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae workshop challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork. Spin the colour wheel to look at the colour combinations. Rub different surfaces to create texture. Draw from your memories of your favourite places. Spot the different lines and shapes from the prints on display; MUSA; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

- 3:30pm MUSA Young Archaeologists: Pottery find out what archaeologists do when they find pots in the ground. Have a go at putting them back together, discover what we can learn from them and see some pots from thousands of years ago; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Kids

Music at the Garden: Serenade the St Andrews Trio play a recital of music by Beethoven, Dohnanyi and Schubert; St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Gardens, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £12.50 includes interval refreshment; Music

Sunday 31

- Little Birds Market for vintage, craft and design shopping – brings together an extensive range of quirky exhibitors to create a unique shopping experience; The Vic, 1 St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; ; Free Sale

- 4pm Bandstand Concert Buckhaven and Methil Miners Band; Community Council; Bow Butts Bandstand, The Scores [map]; ; Free Music Outdoors



- Picture The Garden Competition come along in July and draw, paint, or colour a picture of the Garden – 10-7 daily – also programme of Adults’ and children’s classes (tba) – competition guidelines will be in the Gatehouse or online. Entries to the Gatehouse , entry fee £8, kids £3; Botanic Gardens, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; Art & Craft Outdoors

- Shades of Summer an exhibition of recent works by Jack Morrocco – daily 11am-5pm; Fraser East, 47 South St, KY16 9QR [map]; ; 01334 479647; Exhibition

- Inspiring Children Through Sport school holiday sports & activities for age 5-17; Kings Camps; St Leonards School, The Pends, KY16 9QJ [map]; 0114 263 2160; Kids Sport

- On Your Marks: The MUSA Young Artist Award 2014 See the winners of this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife. The Commonwealth Games are on everyone’s minds in 2014 so sport is naturally the theme of this year’s competition. The highs and the lows, the triumphs and the failures, the hard work, the dedication, the mixture of nations and cultures; see how all these aspects of international sport have inspired great art in Fife’s schools; MUSA; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Exhibition Kids

- Continental Circus Berlin tumblers, hula hoop, high wire, flying swing, cloud strap, hand balancing, back-flipping, fire-limboing … and clowns; Station Park, Old Guardbridge Road, [map]; Outdoors Theatre

Lammas Fair & Market 2014 featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink – street fair with mediaeval roots, sets up Thursday 7th with some rides open from that afternoon, Friday–Tuesday fun fair and continental market in Market Street, Monday–Tuesday fun fair and market traders stalls in South Street – 11am-11pm daily; Fife Council; Market Street and South Street; Outdoors Sale

- Fife in the Frame views of Fife's East Neuk from the Fleming Collection, including paintings by Hunter, Walton and Gillies, the show reflects the rich and varied character of the area; Fife Council; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; free; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Art Lab if you are inspired by Fife in the Frame, you can create your very own masterpiece in the Art Lab. It's a hands-on interactive show for the whole family, where you can have a go at fuzzy felts portraits, get creative with some arty fun and games and try your hand at sketching your own still life masterpiece – daily 10am-5pm; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; Art & Craft Free Kids

- Exhibition of Paintings by Lyn Evans and Alan Stephens open daily 10am to 5.30pm; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; ; Exhibition

- St Andrews and the Great War the exhibition tells the story of the people, schools and organisations of St Andrews that contributed to the war effort throughout 1914-1919 – 2-5pm daily; St Andrews Preservation Trust; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street [map]; ; 01334 477629; Exhibition Free

- May They Always Flourish: Graduations at the University of St Andrews a celebration of the event of graduation at the University of St Andrews. Discover what happens during the academic ceremony of graduation, past and present, and find out more about what students and staff wear on this important day. Explore objects from the University’s collections that range from medieval maces to academic gowns, paintings to photographs, and bow ties to the birretum (cap) used for generations in the formal ‘capping’ ceremony; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Exhibition Free

- Photographic Exhibition The St Andrews Photographers; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Exhibition

- Barbara Rae: Place and Process recent work by one of Britain’s outstanding contemporary artists, known for her bold use of colour and distinctive abstract works. This exhibition explores the printmaking and painterly processes that define Rae’s work and the constantly evolving technical methods she employs. Open Mon-Fri 9am-3:45pm, Saturdays 12pm-4pm. There will also be a parallel display of Rae's work in the School of Art History, 79 North Street, which is open Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.; MUSA; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Exhibition Free



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