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Saturday 1

- 1pm Farmers’ Market meat, fish, dairy, fruit & veg, preserves, beverages, baking & confectionary, crafts, soaps, herbal; Fife Farmers’ Market; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; ; Food & Drink Sale

Saturday Film Club – Brave film club screening, especially designed to introduce children to the big screen; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £5; Film Kids

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

- 5pm Back To School Satchel Sale! Classic Leather Satchels half price this weekend, the perfect, timeless bag for going back to school, university or work!; Scaramanga, 28 Bell St; Sale

- 3pm Fulmar Fest join RSPB Scotland on the Fife coastal path just outside the Cathedral to watch these amazing birds. We’ll have telescopes set up to see if we can catch a glimpse of any hungry chicks and look out for other coastal wildlife. There will be marine themed activities for the kids as well; RSPB Scotland; The Pends, coastal path outside the cathedral, KY16 9QL; ; 01738 630783; Free Kids Nature Outdoors

Artist and Illustrator Emma Ball signing her prints and original works of art; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art & Craft Meeting Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: Brilliant Bodies explore the human body through art with activities inspired by the 2015 MUSA Young Artist Award – drop in; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 3pm Through the Keyhole find out about some notable characters who have made their home in St Andrews and discover the places they lived, worked, rested and played. Walk length roughly two miles.; start at MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; free, booking required; Free History Outdoors Tour

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Sunday 2

- 1pm Summer Beach Clean Waste and litter in our seas causes seabirds and marine animals serious harm – can you spare a couple of hours to help keep East Sands beach clean, not only to benefit wildlife but people too!; Marine Conservation Society & RSPB Scotland; meet at car park overlooking East Sands beach, Woodburn Place, KY16 8LB; ; 01738 630783; Free Nature Outdoors

- 4pm Back To School Satchel Sale! Classic Leather Satchels half price this weekend, the perfect, timeless bag for going back to school, university or work!; Scaramanga, 28 Bell St; Sale

- 2pm Dad's Army: The Deadly Attachment join Captain Mainwaring and his platoon of Home Guard Servicemen as they guard a German U-boat crew; St Andrews Play Club; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; free, booking required; Comedy Free Theatre

- 3pm Dad's Army: The Deadly Attachment join Captain Mainwaring and his platoon of Home Guard Servicemen as they guard a German U-boat crew; St Andrews Play Club; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; free, booking required; Comedy Free Theatre

Kellie Consort Scotland’s pre-professional baroque ensemble, programme: JS Bach Cantata no. 4, “Christ lag in Todesbanden”, Rameau Suite from “Dardanus”, Handel Dixit Dominus; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; £10, £8 concessions, £5 students & under 18s; Music

Monday 3

- 2pm Explore the shore! have a go at rockpooling at East Sands beach and discover what creatures can be found living on our seashore; RSPB Scotland; meet at car park overlooking East Sands beach, Woodburn Place, KY16 8LB; ; 01738630783; free, booking required; Free Nature Outdoors

Tuesday 4

- 7:15pm Summer Yoga Series (6/7) teachers from Yoga Scotland and Anahata; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 01334-828623; £24 for 7 class course; Class Fitness

School of Night: HappenStance Press and Poet J.O. Morgan poet and critic Helena Nelson introduces her HappenStance Press and its latest publication J. O. Morgan’s poem-novella, In Casting Off – a love story with a difference; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against the book; Poetry Sale Talk

Wednesday 5

Ceòl Rígh Innse Gall: Music for the Lords of the Isles Simon Chadwick’s imaginative recreations of the ceremonial marches and court music, played on the Queen Mary harp, for the medieval Kings of the West in their great hall at Finlaggan; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; free crowdfunded; Free Music

- 9pm Night Market food, drink, music; Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; Food & Drink Music Outdoors Sale

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Sixty Degrees North author Malachi Tallack talks about and signs his book about his relationship with Shetland; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Free Talk

Thursday 6

Garden Walk with a Focus Our Veg Plot: what’s in it and why with Isabelle Lowe; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; guided walk free, normal garden admission applies Outdoors Tour

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Friday 7

- 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Teddy Bear’s Picnic discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play – drop-in for pre-school children and whoever looks after them; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free Kids

- 12pm Secret Storybooks books can contain secrets in more ways than one: create a hiding place for your own secret treasure in this workshop, with a little mystery thrown in – age 5-11; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; £3, £2.50, booking required; Art & Craft Kids

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

- 3pm Secret Storybooks books can contain secrets in more ways than one: create a hiding place for your own secret treasure in this workshop, with a little mystery thrown in – age 5-11; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; £3, £2.50, booking required; Art & Craft Kids

Recording Britain Tour a closer look at the Recording Britain exhibition led by MUSA curators and staff – drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition Free Talk Tour

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Saturday 8

Saturday Film Club – The Railway Children film club screening, especially designed to introduce children to the big screen; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £5; Film Kids

- 5:30pm Model Railway Exhibition; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £4, kid £2.50, family £10; Exhibition

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: Brilliant Bodies explore the human body through art with activities inspired by the 2015 MUSA Young Artist Award – drop in; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Shirley Valentine a one-character comedy by Willy Russell; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £16, £14; Comedy Theatre

Sunday 9

- 5pm Model Railway Exhibition; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £4, kid £2.50, family £10; Exhibition

Glyndebourne – The Rape of Lucretia live screening of the Britten opera from the Glyndebourne Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £20; Film Music

Monday 10

Tuesday 11

Bookbug story, song and rhyme sessions for babies, toddlers, pre-school kids and their families; Scottish Book Trust; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; ; 01334-659378; Free Kids

- 4pm Summer Holiday Sewing Workshops drop-in workshops for 8-13yr olds, suitable for boys as well as girls. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced sewer, you can come to as many workshops as you like on Tuesdays 21st, 28th July, 11th August and Thursdays 23rd, 30th July, 13th August; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; ; 07871198562; £10 per class; Art & Craft Class Kids

Thursday 13

Byre Film Club – Captain Phillips film screening with free tea/ coffee and a cream scone; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £6; Film

- 4pm Summer Holiday Sewing Workshops drop-in workshops for 8-13yr olds, suitable for boys as well as girls. Whether you’re a complete beginner or a more experienced sewer, you can come to as many workshops as you like on Tuesdays 21st, 28th July, 11th August and Thursdays 23rd, 30th July, 13th August; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; ; 07871198562; £10 per class; Art & Craft Class Kids

An Evening with Anita Harris sings her favourite songs and regales you with stories from her fascinating life and a careers of over 50 years; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £14; Music Talk

Friday 14

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

David Mitchell with The Bone Clocks a metaphysical thriller, meditation on mortality, and a kaleidoscopic novel that crackles with Mitchell’s customary wit and invention; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against the book; Sale Talk

Saturday 15

Saturday Film Club – The Incredibles film club screening, especially designed to introduce children to the big screen; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; £5; Film Kids

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: Brilliant Bodies explore the human body through art with activities inspired by the 2015 MUSA Young Artist Award – drop in; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

Louis De Bernieres the author talks about his latest book The Dust that Falls from Dreams; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against the book; Talk

Sunday 16

Monday 17

Recording Britain Tour a closer look at the Recording Britain exhibition led by MUSA curators and staff – drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition Free Talk Tour

Tuesday 18

- 7:15pm Summer Yoga Series (7/7) teachers from Yoga Scotland and Anahata; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 01334-828623; £24 for 7 class course; Class Fitness

Ferdinand Mount: The Tears of the Rajas Ferdinand Mount discusses his new book, The Tears of the Rajas, a sweeping history of the British in India, seen through the experiences of his grandmother’s Scottish family; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against the book; Talk Sale

Wednesday 19

- 8:30pm Landscape Oil Painting starts 10 week course – learn how to paint trees, sky, sea and rocks, learn colour theory, composition, brushwork in the context of oil painting; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; £150; Art & Craft Class

Friday 21

- 7pm MSP Advice Surgery Willie Rennie MSP; Morrison’s, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ; Meet

Alison Case the author talks about her debut novel Nelly Dean which imagines life at Wuthering Heights as seen through the eyes of the Earnshaws’ loyal servant, Nelly; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against the book; Talk

Saturday 22

- 5pm Antique, Collectables and Vintage Fair; Rob Walker; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 07939244507; £1, concessions 75p, children under 16 free; Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturdays: Brilliant Bodies explore the human body through art with activities inspired by the 2015 MUSA Young Artist Award – drop in; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Free Kids

Sunday 23

Monday 24

MSP Surgery Liz Smith MSP (Mid Scotland and Fife); St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Meeting

Tuesday 25

Introducing Sean Michaels and Christopher Jory two new authors talk about their books: Sean Michaels Us Conductors and Christopher Jory The Art of Waiting; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; £6 redeemable against one of the books; Talk

Thursday 27

- 3pm Craft Fair; Fife Craft Association; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Art & Craft Sale

Recording Britain Tour a closer look at the Recording Britain exhibition led by MUSA curators and staff – drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition Free Talk Tour

- 6pm Youth Art School starts classes every Thursday during term time for age 11-16; Jaclyn Stuart Art; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map] ; ; 07890716543; £7/class – full payment required on first class; Art & Craft Class Kids

Friday 28

Saturday 29

Author Margaret Ryan locally based author Margaret Ryan reading from and signing her new children’s series The Catsup High Detective Agency; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Meeting Sale Talk

- 3:30pm MUSA Young Archaeologist: Dig, Discover, Digitise develop your archaeology skills and learn about people of the past – age 7-12; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; free, booking required; Free History Kids

Sunday 30

Monday 31



- Sun 9 August Summer Exhibition 2015 St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition

- Lammas Fair street market and fun fair, with mediaeval roots
Fri-Tue: Market Street – Fun fair and continental market
Mon-Tue: South Street: Fun fair and market traders stalls
; Food & Drink Games Kids Outdoors Sale

- Brilliant Bodies: MUSA Young Artist Award 2015 See the winners from this year’s MUSA Young Artist Award, an annual art competition for schools in Fife, alongside some of the objects and artworks that inspired them. From bones to brains via limbs and lungs, this year’s theme of the human body is sure to inspire lots of inventive entries with some excellent winners – closed 13-20 July; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition

- “A Lifetime, an Inspired Moment and a Measure of Luck” an exhibition of paintings of the Old Course by Karen Cairns RIBA RIAS – 10am-late; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Tall Tales & Fabulous Fables explore the fascinating world of children’s books through our colourful, interactive exhibition – create your own fairytale ending with our giant magnetic frieze, find out what’s inside the mystery house, test your nerve in our spooky study, or try one of the many other hands-on activities on offer in our family-friendly show; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Free Kids

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

- Sun 4 October Alfred Dunhill Links Championship golf; St Andrews, Carnoustie, Kingsbarns; Outdoors Out of Town Sport

- Sun 4 Oct Furs, feathers, frills & florals: four decades of fashion: 1919-1959 fashion styles changed dramatically in the 20th century. From recession and utility fashion to haute couture, this exhibition features some of the contrasting fashions designed during four decades of social, political and economic extremes; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

- Sun 25 October St Andrews Voices Festival a celebration of vocal music, including a production of Mozart's Così fan tutte; ; Music

- Diamond Threads a wide range of textiles, decorated with hand and machine embroidery, with techniques ranging from the traditional to the ‘way out’ and everything in between from the Dundee branch of the Embroiderers’ Guild which celebrates its Diamond Jubilee this year – 10:30am-4pm daily; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Recording Britain: Life and Landscape During World War II Discover a remarkable collection of paintings and drawings produced as part of a nationwide project to capture the changing face of Britain's landscape during the Second World War. These artworks depict coastal villages, bustling towns and traditional industries, thought at the time to be endangered by war and urban development – M-Sa 10am-5pm, Su 12-4pm; Gateway Galleries, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; Art & Craft Exhibition Free



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