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September 2018

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Saturday 22

10:00-16:00 Car Free Day: Market Street a day to enjoy a beautiful day without cars, including relaxed shopping, family friendly events, a stunt cycling display, Dr Bike maintenance, Bikeability trainings, pop-up parks and cycle tours of St Andrews; Environment

11:00 - 16:00 Record & CD Fair massive selection of CDs, Vinyl & DVDs: 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s – rock, punk, classical, blues, jazz, indies, sould etc - buy, sell and exchange; Students Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; 01360 440 546; Sale

11:30 Saturday Children’s Storytime From treasured classics and modern favourites, to the latest titles from talented new authors and illustrators! Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

12:00 - 16:30 Gardeners Club Summer Show 2018 categories including: decorative classes, cut flower classes, fruit, vegetable, plants in pots, junior classes, baking & preserve, handicrafts; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Exhibition

19:30 Tetra-Decathlon (12+) hilarious solo show charts Lauren’s journey as she trains for and competes in this most taxing of sporting events (14-event track and field competition), whilst asking important questions about the psychology of sport and what drives us to compete. BSL Interpretation by Ian Hodgetts; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play


Sunday 23


Monday 24

17:30 - 18:30 Chaplain’s Conversation: Professor Dina Iordanova Revd Dr Donald MacEwan chats with Professor Dina Iordanova to explore her path to the University, what inspires her in her research and her thoughts about the future of education; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

18:45 - 20:30 Joining Up Care Consultation Workshop looking at: community health and wellbeing hubs, out of hours urgent care redesign, community hospital and intermediate care bed redesign; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Health


Tuesday 25

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Claire Innes-Hopkins Acting University Organist Claire Innes-Hopkins will play Bruhns, Bach and Bingham; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

17:15 Celebrating Maggie Winton Maggie Winton, who worked for years in Student Services, died in July. She was appreciated by thousands of students over the years for her kindness, wisdom, compassion and sense of humour. This event is a chance to come together to remember her unique style, and share the many ways she touched the lives of students and colleagues; Parliament Hall, South Street [map];

18:00 School of Medicine Screening: Awakenings (12+) a 1990 American drama based on Dr Oliver Sack’s 1973 memoir of the first use of L-DOPA to treat the sleeping sickness Encephalitis Lethargica, followed by discussion of the film and the issues it brings up; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Free Talk

18:15 The House of Lords: its role within the UK Constitution talk by James Younger, 5th Viscount Younger of Leckie, an elected hereditary peer who sits on the Conservative benches in the House of Lords and is an alumnus of the University; Buchanan Building, Union Street, KY16 9PH [map]; Politics Talk


Wednesday 26

10:00 - 13:00 Piano Masterclass with Murray McLachlan Honorary Professor of Piano Murray McLachlan guides University pianists though a repertoire of piano music in this public masterclass; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

13:00 Growing at Home start of 11 week introductory course on the fundamentals of vegetable growing for a small-scale garden; The Kernal, Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Outdoors

13:10 Lunchtime Concert: Hannah Rarity with Innes White winner of the BBC Radio Scotland Young Traditional Musician of the Year 2018, Hannah Rarity’s spellbinding voice and warm, genuine stage manner have seen her become one of Scotland’s foremost young singers; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

18:00 September Book Group our book group choice for September is the chilling gothic novel The Silent Companions by Laura Purcell, come along and join in our discussion of the book; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Books Talk

20:00 Oliver Bullough with Moneyland the investigative journalist takes us on a journey into the universe of the lawless, stateless super-rich, where third-world kleptocrats rub shoulders with terror financiers, captains of industry, and western heads of state – from the ruins of Kiev to the Bond-villain lairs of Knightsbridge and Central Park, something has gone wrong with the economic structures of the world; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books Talk

20:30 Explorathon 18: Bright Club (18+) who said research had to be serious? Join us for a night of comedy with an academic twist! Come along and support the newest stand-ups on the block; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Free


Thursday 27

10:30 Byre Film Club: A United Kingdom (12A) 2016 film inspired by the true story of the marriage between the heir to the throne of Botswana, and a white woman from London in the 1950s; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

17:00 Terrorism and Emerging Technologies talk by Professor Audrey Kurth Cronin, Founding Director of the Center for Security, Innovation and New Technology at the American University in Washington, DC, and Professor at the School of International Service. Professor Cronin is widely published on strategy and nonstate actors; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Talk

17:30 Poetry Reading by Michael O’Neill Professor Michael O’Neill, of the University of Durham, will be reading from his new book of poems Return of the Gift is a volume about what is given and what is lost; Kennedy Hall, The Scores [map]; Poetry

19:00 NTL: Screening – King Lear (12+) National Theatre live broadcast of Shakespeare’s play, with Ian McKellen; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Play

19:00 Tiger Tale (7+) up close to the action you share this sensory adventure as the family enter a world of colour, scent and explosive movement, with the impressive set unleashing the chaos of the tiger in thrilling and unexpected ways; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Kids

19:30 St Andrews Music Club: The Pianist as Hero chamber music concert by Murray McLachlan, piano; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

20:00 An Evening with Val McDermid joining us for the latest instalment of the Karen Pirie series, Broken Ground, Val is sure to delight. Her enthralling tales of the grim research, remarkable encounters, and hilarious happenings that come with being Scotland’s Queen of Crime are not to be missed; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books Talk


Friday 28

10:00 - 14:00 MacMillan Coffee Morning the Friends of Craigtoun will be hosting their 3rd annual MacMillan Coffee Morning, Puffin’ Billy will be providing free tractor transfers to and from the car park and, weather permitting, the bouncy castle will be available for pre-school children; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Food & Drink

13:10 Music Society Lunchtime Concerts: University Gilbert and Sullivan Society admission free with retiring collection in aid of Music in Hospitals.; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

17:30, 18:15, 19:00, 19:45, 20:30 Explorathon: Torchlight Tours flick on a flashlight and see if you can spot some of the curious creatures that come out at night in the Bell Pettigrew Museum. Suitable for all ages but children must be accompanied by an adult – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Free Tour

Saturday 29

09:30 Community Council Coffee Morning; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Food & Drink

11:30 Saturday Children’s Storytime From treasured classics and modern favourites, to the latest titles from talented new authors and illustrators! Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Kids

19:30 Finn Anderson and Friends supported by local young musical talent Finn weaves together folk, jazz, soul and pop influences with his honest and heartfelt songwriting; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music


Sunday 30


Sat 16 June
- Sat 22 September Art in Trust includes works by all four Scottish Colourists – Peploe, Cadell, Hunter and Fergusson. There are also works by two of Scotland’s greatest landscape artists, William McTaggart and James McIntosh Patrick. The Camden Town group is represented by Walter Sickert and Spencer Frederick Gore and the Glasgow Boys are represented by E A Hornel and John Lavery. Also on display are paintings by Joan Eardley, William Gear, Robin Philipson, Alison Watt and more. Whether your tastes are traditional or contemporary, there is something to inspire, delight and challenge; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Thu 10 May
- Sun 30 September Modern St Andrews witness the changes that the town of St Andrews has experienced from the 1950s to the present day – 14:00-17:00 daily; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Sat 1
- Sun 30 September Autumn Exhibition: Scottish Society of Architect Artists The SSAA will be returning this year for the month of September with all-new work — 10am-5pm Mon-Sat, 10.30am-4.30pm Sun; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

Thu 4 - Sun 7 October Alfred Dunhill Links Championship the championship has a unique format, incorporating two separate competitions – an individual professional tournament for the world’s leading golfers with a US$5 million prize fund, and a team competition which features some of the most celebrated amateur golfers playing alongside the professionals; played over three courses: the Old Course (St Andrews), the Championship Course, Carnoustie (near Dundee) and Kingsbarns Golf Links (10km south of St Andrews); Outdoors Sport

Mon 1
- Sun 14 October Dynamic Drawing, ‘An Exploration of Portraiture’ Judith Heald, Julia Maclaurin and Helen Firth will be here again this October showing their Dynamic Portraits; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

24 March
- 21 October Tropical Butterfly Experience Enter a tropical paradise and experience our Tropical Butterfly House. In our flight zone you can observe these amazing butterflies up close; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; Nature Exhibition

Sat 20
- Sun 28 Oct Stitched Textiles and Paintings by Pat Beveridge Pat’s work is inspired by her surroundings, both in her native Scotland and on her travels. She is particularly drawn to the seashore and time-worn, wild spaces. She also loves to depict the wild flowers and plants that inhabit those locations. Open 9-5 Mon-Sat, 12:30 – 4:30 Sun; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

Thu 25
- Sun 28 October St Andrews Voices 2018 programme of events showcasing the versatility and beauty of the human voice in a broad spectrum of genres including opera, cabaret, lieder, folk, spoken word, choral, a cappella, early music, new music and more…; Festival Music

- October The St Andrews Photographers Summer Exhibition We have been invited to exhibit work in Holy Trinity Church, St Andrews again this year. We are exhibiting from June to October and have a number of prints and cards for sale. Come along and enjoy the exhibition and the atmosphere within this beautiful church; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

Mon 1
- Sun 28 October St Andrews Photography Festival 2018 a programme of talks, demonstrations and exhibitions; Art Exhibition Festival

Sat 24 November
- Sun 2 December Art and Craft Fair annual sale of local work; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Craft Free Sale

Mon 3
- Wed 19 December Christmas Lunches at Craigtoun a four course festive menu at just £15 per head and the opportunity to BYOB, this is a great, budget-friendly alternative to the hotels and restaurants in town. You can even get your photo taken in Santa’s Grotto or turn the whole thing into a team building day – just contact us for more details! – dates available 3-7, 10-14, 17-19 December, booking required; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Food & Drink Out of Town

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