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September 2014

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Monday 1

- 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 2

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

Police Community Engagement Meeting a change to meet local community policing officers and talk about policing concerns for you area; Police Scotland; Police Station, 66 Pipeland Road [map]; Meeting Public

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12, concessions £10 ; Music Theatre

Wednesday 3

Recital of Ancient Harp Music: The Lament for the Union played by Simon Chadwick on the replica Queen Mary harp – hot political tunes from 300 years ago: “Why should I be so sad, on my wedding day?” ; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; free – crowdfunding donations/sponsorship welcome at http://igg.me/at/harp ; Free History Music Politics

- Trains and Boats and Planes: Transport and Travelling from modes of transport with fascinating histories to items that have been carried around the world, join Curator Matt Sheard to discover an array of items linked to transport and travelling; MUSA; Collections Centre, 87 North Street, [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Exhibition Free History

- 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

- 8:30pm Landscape Acrylic Painting Class for Adults starts 12 week course (3 Sep - 8 Oct & 29 Oct - 3 Dec) – a small amount of materials will be required but all canvases and drawing materials are provided for, and refreshments provided; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; £160 for 12 week course; Art & Craft Class

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12; Music Theatre

Thursday 4

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12; Music Theatre

Friday 5

- 11am Baby MUSA Time: Buildings A house! A bungalow! A church! A skyscraper! Find out all about the different buildings we see around us and have a bash at building your own at this drop-in song, craft and play session for preschoolers and whoever looks after them; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Free Kids

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12; Music Theatre

Saturday 6

- 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

- 4pm Autumn Fair arts and crafts, cake and candy, bric-à-brac, quality paperbacks, plants, raffle, refreshments; Preservation Trust; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; ; 01334 477152; Free Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae — Free workshop challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; Gateway Building, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12, concessions £10 ; Music Theatre

Summer Holiday musical based on the 1963 film; Anstruther And District Amateur Musical Society; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01333 311306; £12; Music Theatre

Sunday 7

Doors Open Day get into buildings – University 2-4pm: Senate Room, Parliament Hall, King James Library, Martyr’s Kirk and Bell Pettigrew Museum; Scottish Civic Trust; free; Exhibition Free Tour

Fundraising Lunch help raise funds for our future – byob; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £15 tickets in advance only; Food & Drink

Monday 8

- 3pm The Big Green Fair an outdoor festival celebrating the environment, with live music and great local food; Transition; St Katherine’s Lawn, in front of the Arts Building, The Scores [map]; ; Food & Drink Music Outdoors

- 9:30pm Ballroom Dance Classes new class start – learn to dance waltz, quickstep, foxtrot, tango; Madras College, Kilrymont Road, KY16 8DE [map]; 01334 655761; Class Dance

Tuesday 9

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

- 4pm Sow, Grow and Eat at the Community Garden find out more and get your hands dirty at this special session in the St Andrews University Community Garden where we will be harvesting crops and enjoying some food made from the garden’s produce: growing your own food is a skill for life — drop-in event open to students, staff and local people; Transition; University Community Garden, by the Observatory, Buchanan Gardens [map]; ; Food & Drink Outdoors

Wednesday 10

- 12pm Wild Food Walk short introduction walk, led by local Foraging expert Tony Wilson, will give you a sample of some of the “free” food that grows on our doorstep including shellfish, seaweeds and coastal plants; Transition; meet at the Sailing Club (Woodburn Place), East Sands; ; Food & Drink Nature Outdoors Tour

Thursday 11

- 4:30pm Bookworm starts weekly stories and crafts for age 4+; St Andrews Public Library, Church Square, South Street, KY16 9NN [map]; ; 01334-659378; Art & Craft Free Kids Talk

for 7pm Preservation Trust’s Quiz Night annual quiz night, for teams of four; St Andrews Preservation Trust; New Golf Club, 3-5 Gibson Place, KY16 9JE [map]; ; 01334 477152; £24 (team of 4); Games

Friday 12

Saturday 13

- 5pm Sale of Household Goods crockery, kitchen equipment, household linen, small electrical appliances, furniture, garden items – proceeds to charity; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; 01334 476347; Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae free workshop – challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

- 3pm Open Air Monoprinting Workshop take a leaf from Barbara Rae’s book and come outside into the fresh air where you can draw with a difference. Using the method of mono-printing, experiment with marks made to capture the sense of place and develop structure of what you see; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Outdoors

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Monday 15

Tuesday 16

Organ Recital – Nicholas Morris music by Leighton, Cecilia McDowall, Francis Pott performed on the 1973 Gregor Hradetsky organ (IV/40); Music Centre; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

Wednesday 17

- 7:30pm Balgove Harvest Feast: Nose – Toe – Tail dinner with an ‘edu-tainment’: Waste not, want not — join us for our annual Harvest Feast as we delight in the many delicious (and slightly less common) parts and preparations of the well-loved pig: arrival drink, introduction to our rare-breeds, then get to know a bit better inside with one of our master butchers, three course pork dinner; Balgove Larder Farm Shop; Balgove Larder Farm Shop, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; ; 01334 898 145; £36.95; Food & Drink

Thursday 18

- Independence Referendum remember to vote!; Politics Public

Friday 19

Saturday 20

- 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 free workshop – challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

- 3.30pm In the Footsteps of Learned Gentlemen hear of the science and scandal associated with 19th century experimenters and eccentrics Brewster, Chambers and Playfair as you stroll the streets of St Andrews; starts and ends at MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free History Outdoors Tour

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Wednesday 24

- 3pm Wild Food in Autumn workshop and demonstration on how find, safely identify and cook autumn food from the wild – saves money, tastes delicious; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £25; Class Food & Drink Nature

- 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

Great War St Andrews: John Ripley VC talk by Stephen Ripley on his great-grand uncle, the St Andrews Victoria Cross winner, Corporal John Ripley (VC); St Andrews Preservation Trust; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 01334 477629; free, booking required; Free History Talk

Thursday 25

- 3:30pm Straw Flowers and Butterflies tutor Elaine Lindsey shows you how to work with straw to make lovely natural decorations for your home, suitable for beginners as well as for those who have worked with straw in the past; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £28 includes materials; Class Art & Craft

Friday 26

Saturday 27

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae free workshop – challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; Gateway Gallery, North Haugh [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

- 3:30pm MUSA Young Archaeologists: Metal Detectives hands-on session to develop your archaeology skills and knowledge of the past; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free History Kids

- Hidden Spanish Gems & Spanish Charcuterie sample white and red wines from up-and-coming Spanish wine regions from Rias Baixas and Somontano in the north to Yecla and Montilla in the south, with an array of delicious hams, chorizos, cheeses, oils and breads, guided by The Scotsman’s wine columnist & Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown; Rose Murray Brown; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; ; 01334 870731; £30 per person – over 18 yrs only; Food & Drink

Sunday 28

- 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

- 3pm Wild Food Foraging find out more about our wild food heritage, healthy eating, free food and folklore on this fun and informative walk through St Andrews with Tony Wilson; MUSA; starts at Botanic Garden entrance, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free Outdoors Tour

Monday 29

What is a person? Insights from Neuroscience and Christianity talk by Prof John Wyatt; James Gregory lectures; (Venue TBA); ; Talk

Tuesday 30



- 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

- 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 History

- 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 History

- 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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