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August 2017

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Tuesday 1

19:30 Organ recital by Anne Page music by Wagner, Franck, Chaminade, Liddle, Rogg and Lefebure-Wely; St Andrews Organ Week; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Music

Wednesday 2

14:00 - 15:30 Board Game Café Whether you love the strategy of Risk or the simplicity of Snakes and Ladders the MUSA Board Game Café is for you; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Games

Thursday 3

10:00 Film Club – Belle (12) fictional depiction of the life of Dido Elizabeth Belle, the mixed race daughter of the English nobleman Sir John Lindsay and his West Indian concubine; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

14:00 - 15:30 Victorian Games an afternoon of Victorian games and activities – are you an expert at hopscotch? Do you know your Jacks from your marbles? Are you a caich ball champion?; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Games

Friday 4

10:00 - 11:00 Parliamentary Advice Surgery Stephen Gethins MP – email or phone if you would like an appointment; Morrisons, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ [map]; 01334 657765; Stephen.Gethins.mp@parliament.uk; Meet

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Weather allows your little one to 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]; Kids

11:00 - 13:00 Sand Castle Competition open to all age groups, judging at 1pm; Cosmos Community Centre / Rotary Club of Kilrymont; West Sands [map]; 01334 474140; Craft Outdoors

14:00 - 15:00 Baby MUSA Time: Weather allows your little one to 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]; Kids

19:30 Stand By play by Adam McNamara, a former Police Officer, shows the modern-day Police Service laid bare. Four Police Officers sit in a riot van. Called out to a domestic dispute, which may turn violent, they are on stand by; waiting to enter a flat where a man is wielding a samurai sword. A unique performance, audiences are asked to wear single-earpiece headphones, as Police Officers do, to tell this urgent story in a multi-sensory way – 16+, Contains Strong Language; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Drama Play

Saturday 5

09:00 - 13:00 St Andrews Farmers’ Market meat, fish, dairy, fruit, vegetables, preserves, beverages, baking, confectionery, plants, flowers, craft, etc; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 17:30 Model Railway Exhibition East Neuk Model Railway Club’s annual exhibition; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Exhibition

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

13:00 - 16:00 Painting Outdoors taster workshop; Eden Art; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class

19:30 Stand By play by Adam McNamara, a former Police Officer, shows the modern-day Police Service laid bare. Four Police Officers sit in a riot van. Called out to a domestic dispute, which may turn violent, they are on stand by; waiting to enter a flat where a man is wielding a samurai sword. A unique performance, audiences are asked to wear single-earpiece headphones, as Police Officers do, to tell this urgent story in a multi-sensory way – 16+, Contains Strong Language; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Drama Play

Sunday 6

10:30 - 16:30 Craft Fair come and see our many and varied handmade crafts; Fife Craft Association; Students Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; Craft Sale

10:30 - 17:00 Model Railway Exhibition East Neuk Model Railway Club’s annual exhibition; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Exhibition

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Kelpies the Kelpies are here in St Andrews, be inspired by these magical beasts and help create an artwork exploring the real working horses of historic St Andrews – all ages, drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Lochgelly Band; St Andrews Community Council; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

Monday 7

Tuesday 8

14:00 - 16:00 Pond-dipping explore the underwater world of the pond with ranger Tony Wilson – fun event for all the family, booking required; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Free Kids Nature

Wednesday 9

10:00 - 10:45 Kitchen Chemistry (age 4-6) grab some kitchen ingredients and make stuff from homemade dyes and invisible inks to an erupting cola fountain and slime you can squeeze… - booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids Science

10:00 - 10:45 Kitchen Chemistry (age 7-12) grab some kitchen ingredients and make stuff from homemade dyes and invisible inks to an erupting cola fountain and slime you can squeeze… - booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids Science

Thursday 10

10:00 Film Club – Whale Rider (PG) Whangara chiefs, always the first-born, always male, have been considered the whale rider Paikea’s direct descendants. Pai, an 11-year-old girl, believes she is destined to be the new chief. But her grandfather Koro is bound by tradition to pick a male leader. Pai loves Koro more than anyone in the world, but she must fight him and a thousand years of tradition to fulfil her destiny; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

11:00 - 23:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink; Market Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

Friday 11

11:00 - 23:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink; Market Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

Saturday 12

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

11:00 - 23:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink; Market Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

19:30 - 21:30 Charity Wine Tasting proceeds to East Fife and Scooniehill Riding for the Disabled; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Food & Drink

Sunday 13

11:00 - 23:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink; Market Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Kelpies the Kelpies are here in St Andrews, be inspired by these magical beasts and help create an artwork exploring the real working horses of historic St Andrews – all ages, drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Arbroath Instrumental Band; St Andrews Community Council; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

Monday 14

11:00 - 00:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink; Market Street, South Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

Tuesday 15

11:00 - 23:00 Lammas Market 2017 oldest surviving medieval street fair, featuring fun fair, continental market, market stalls, food and drink ; Market Street, South Street; Food & Drink Games Kids Sale

Friday 18

Saturday 19

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

Sunday 20

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Kelpies the Kelpies are here in St Andrews, be inspired by these magical beasts and help create an artwork exploring the real working horses of historic St Andrews – all ages, drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Tullis Russell Intermediate Mills Band; St Andrews Community Council; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

Monday 21

Tuesday 22

10:00 Bookbug Session story, song and rhyme for babies, toddlers and pre-school children and their families; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; 01334-659378; StAndrews.Library@onfife.com; Free Kids

17:00 - 21:00 The Night Market Food. Drink. Music; Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; 01334898145; info@balgove.com; Food & Drink Music Sale

Wednesday 23

19:00 - 21:00 Sketching outdoors learn about using a sketch book, how to decide on composition, how to edit what you see and explore different mediums for drawing outdoors – 10 week course; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class

Thursday 24

19:00 Links with a Past talk by Peter Lewis – booking required: 01334 460054 or hannahfleming@randa.org; Rooftop Café, British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment, KY16 9AB [map]; Free Talk Sport History

19:15 - 21:15 Beginners Acrylics learn about colour mixing, tone, layering, underpainting, what brushes to choose, understanding composition, and preparing grounds – start of 10 week course; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class

Friday 25

Saturday 26

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

10:30 - 16:30 Craft Fair jewellery, woodwork, handbags, painting, clothes and more; Fife Craft Association; Students Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; Craft Sale

11:00 - 12:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

Sunday 27

Sat 27 August Craigtoun Charity Day details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Free Out of Town Outdoors

12:00 - 13:30 Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour learn about St Andrews’ dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we’re not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Kelpies the Kelpies are here in St Andrews, be inspired by these magical beasts and help create an artwork exploring the real working horses of historic St Andrews – all ages, drop-in; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Free Kids

14:00 - 16:00 Bandstand Concert Buckhaven and Methil Miners Band; St Andrews Community Council; St Andrews Bandstand, The Scores [map]; Free Music

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

Monday 28

Tuesday 29

Wednesday 30

19:30 Auld Hat New Heids 2017 Ian Bruce, Peter Clark, Gregor Lowrey and Fraser Bruce are four of Scotland’s most experienced musicians who have teamed up to present a show of Scottish songs seldom now heard, but which formed the basis of the folk revival in the 1960s and 70s; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

Thursday 31

10:00 Film Club – Sabrina (U) 1955 film starring Audrey Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

19:00 NTL: Yerma (Cert. 15) live screening of the National Theatre production: A young woman is driven to the unthinkable by her desperate desire to have a child in Simon Stone’s radical production of Lorca’s achingly powerful masterpiece; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Play

Sat 17 June - Sat 29 July Inspired by Nature Explore the history and development of the Bell Pettigrew Museum collections through our new permanent displays in the corridor cases. Also over the summer artwork created in the museum by the talented University art group, ‘DABS’ (Doing Art in the Bell Pettigrew Society)!; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Exhibition Nature Science

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 – M-Sa 10:00-17:00, Su 12:00-17:00; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition

Mon 24 - Sun 30 July Summer Holiday Events: Fairytale Week
• Fairytale hunt in store all week. Find your Prince Charming (or Sleeping Beauty)!
• Join us for story time on Monday 24th and Thursday 27th at 10.30am.
• Design and make a Fairy or Wizard wand on Wednesday 26th July from 2.30 - 3.30pm
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Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

Sat 10 June - Sun 27 August Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour Saturdays and Sundays: learn about St Andrews' dramatic history – tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower – Sat 11:00-12:30, Sun 12:00-13:30; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place – no need to book; cost: free but donations are welcome; Free Outdoors Tour

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; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [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

Fri 1 - Sat 30 September Autumn Exhibition of Scottish Society of Architect Artists The SSAA aims to reinforce the close relationship between art and architecture, providing opportunities to display and sell artworks by members, many of whom were trained in schools of architecture associated with art colleges in Scotland, and who remain interested in the visual arts besides architecture – drawing, painting, sculpture, photography, print-making and experimental art; upstairs @ J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

June - September 2017 The St Andrews Photographers Exhibition We are a small group of photographers from North East Fife. Between us we have many years of experience and we have exhibited widely and won several awards. Our work is very diverse and our fine art prints include subjects such as landscape, floral and wildlife photography, and creative portraiture; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

July - September Land Train Wed-Sun for three months from July 1, a chance to get around the town and see some of St Andrews’ great attractions – including the Kelpie maquettes; Bruce Embankment – Cathedral – Harbour – Madras College circuit; Outdoors Tour

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

Mon 24 July - Mon 23 October Kelpie Maquettes created by Andy Scott, inspired by Jim Carruth, these 3m high maquettes were used as the models to create the world’s largest equine sculpture, The Kelpies, situated in Falkirk – now they tour the world helping to promote Scotland; Bruce Embankment [map]; Exhibition Outdoors

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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