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August 2014

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Saturday 30

- 1pm Book Signing: Murder on the Second Tee author Ian Simpson will be signing copies of his new Murder Mystery novel set in St Andrews; J & G Innes, Stationers, Booksellers and Gift Shop, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; ; 01334 472174; Sale

- 2pm Kumon St Andrews Study Centre Open Day a community event to provide local families with a chance to learn more about Kumon’s individualised maths and English programmes and how they could benefit their children. Parents will have the opportunity to learn how the Kumon method works, to explore the Kumon study materials and ask questions about the Kumon study programmes. For children, there will be an opportunity to take part in a series of activities, including face painting, bouncy castle and a number challenge. They can also visit our story corner and explore some of the titles on Kumon’s Recommended Reading List; Christine Proudfoot, Kumon Instructor; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map]; ; 0131 618 2315; Class Free Kids

- 4pm Family Fun Day various activities & raising awareness of solvent abuse; Lee O’Brian Solvent Trust; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids Out of Town Outdoors

- 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

- 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

- 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 — run reported as extended to 7 Sep; Fife Council; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; free; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Paper Pushing art exhibition in collaboration with the Institute for Contemporary and Comparative Literature conference What is the Contemporary?; Arts Building Foyer, The Scores [map]; ; Art & Craft 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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