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Wednesday 1

- Stopping the Rot: Collections Conservation how do museums safeguard their collections for the future? From dust and dirt to mould and maggots, find out about the conservation challenges our collections team face and see the latest objects to return from conservation; MUSA; Collections Centre, 87 North Street, [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Free History Science Tour

Lunchtime Concert the Campbell Duo perform music for flute and guitar including pieces by Dowland, Telemann and melodic and rhythmic music from Latin America; Music Centre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

The Message 1977 film by Moustafa Akkad Lebanon - 77 min, In English; Weekly Middle Eastern Film Screenings; School 6, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; ; Film

- 5:15pm Aboriginal Photographies: From objects of science to First Australians talk by Professor Jane Lydon (University of Western Australia); School of Art History; Old Union Diner, Butts Wynd, North Street [map]; ; Art & Craft History Talk

- 8pm MEDSIN Global Health Millennium Development Goals Art Exhibition Are you interested in art? Are you interested in global health? Medsin St Andrews has brought these together for you in this exhibition – tea, coffee, homemade baking and a Blues Band from The Blues Society will be there with tunes: a jazzy backdrop to an enlightening evening; Barron Theatre, 91 North Street [map]; ; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

Thursday 2

The Past and Future of the International Committee of the Red Cross talk by Professor David Forsythe, Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of Nebraska; Centre for Global Constitutionalism; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; ; 01334 461926; Politics Talk

Live Acoustic Sessions Sandy Tweeddale – performances from the best local talent; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Music

Friday 3

- 11am Baby MUSA Time: Space discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, games and messy play — for pre-school children and whoever looks after them; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Free Kids

- 4pm Scrapbooks of St Andrews view our extensive collection of scrapbooks of local news-clippings from as early as the 1880s to the present day; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; ; 01334 477629; Exhibition Free History

Croesus and the oracles: new evidence speaker: Peter Thonemann (Oxford); School of Classics; Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; ; 01334 466973; History Talk

The Shoogle learn to dance, shake and shoogle the Scottish way – ceilidh dancing for beginners with Three Little Words; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Saturday 4

- 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

- 12pm Introduction to the Alexander Technique In this workshop with Heather Coates you will be introduced to the key elements of the Alexander Technique which is a way of using our whole self: body, mind and spirit, so that everything we do becomes easier, lighter, less effort; Music Centre; Rehearsal Room, Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334-462226; £5 booking required; Fitness

- 2pm Kumon Maths and English Assessment Event Kumon's world-class maths and English programmes, working to build your child's confidence and inspire a passion for learning. To find out more about your child's current academic ability, the skills they have and those that require development, your child will have the opportunity to sit our assessment.; Kumon St Andrews Study Centre; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map]; ; 0131 618 2315; Class Free Kids

- 4pm Made in Fife craft & design fair including woodwork, ceramics, jewellery and lots more; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; Art & Craft Free Sale

- 3:30pm Botanical Illustration class on the techniques of painting the flower and leaves of autumn with Claire Dalby RWS RE – starts 5 week course; St Andrews Botanic Garden Education Trust; Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334 476452; £148 for 5 Saturdays, booking required; Art & Craft Class Nature

- 4pm Luvians Wine Fair get expert advice as you taste from 200 wines, beers, spirits and ciders; Luvians; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 01334 477752; £15; Exhibition Food & Drink Sale

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae free workshop – challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

Hebrides Ensemble and NYOS Futures members of the Hebrides Ensemble and the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland perform: Linda Buckley Fiol String Trio, Mozart Piano Concerto no. 14 in E flat major arranged for Piano quintet, Shostakovich Piano Quintet in G minor; Music Centre; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334-462226; £10, £8 (concessions), £5 (students and Music Centre members); Music

Forgan’s Hoolie Club modern twist on traditional ceilidh, featuring Scare the Crows; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Sunday 5

- 3pm Indoor Car Boot Sale; Cosmos Community Centre, Abbey Walk [map]; 01334 474140 to book stallholder table £10 – no traders; Sale

Monday 6

- 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

John Patrick Crichton Stuart, Third Marquess of Bute talk by Dr Rosemary Hannah; St Andrews Preservation Trust Annual Lecture; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; 01334 477152; £10; History Talk

Tuesday 7

Bookbug song, story & 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 Kids

Organ recital by Tom Wilkinson, music by Bach and Reger played on the 1973 Gregor Hradetsky organ (IV/40); Music Centre; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

- 7:30pm British Sign Language introduces the basics of BSL for complete beginners in an 11 week course with a deaf tutor; Conference Room, St Catherine's West, 16 The Scores [map]; 01334 463232; Class

Historic Scottish gardens and their rhododendrons: The conservation of old plant talk by John Hammond, President of Scottish Rhododendron Society; Friends of the Botanic Garden; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Nature Talk

Mike Vass: In the wake of Neil Gunn a mirror voyage of writer Neil Gunn’s 1937 adventure round the west coast of Scotland featuring stories, music and local history; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; £12, £8, £5; Music

Wednesday 8

Lunchtime Concert Christopher Josey (tenor) and Carolyn Turner (piano) perform songs by Benjamin Britten; Music Centre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

Thursday 9

- 12pm Explorations in Central Asia talk by John Mitchell (RBGE), Botanic Bonanza Series 1/8; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Glass Class, Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £50 (8 weeks) booking required; Nature Science Talk

Live Acoustic Sessions Wire & Wool – performances from the best local talent; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Music

Friday 10

- Transition Roadshow two days of workshops and exchanges about positive community action on the environment and strengthening local economies: Transition as a concept, supporting healthy Transition Initiatives, REconomy – developing resilient and prospering local economies, using Engaging Participatory Monitoring Techniques, Practical Ideas for Community Food Projects, and a session on the Big Questions surrounding the work and future of local community initiatives in Scotland and Northern England. Open to all, attend one, several or all of the events on the Roadshow Programme; hosted by Transition University of St Andrews and the Transition Network at various locations in St Andrews town centre; for tickets/information: / 01334 464000; Class Meeting Talk

- St Andrews Dante Lecture Series part of a series of free public lectures with individual cantos of the Divine Comedy discussed by a different scholar; Lectura Dantis Andreapolitana ; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; ; Free Talk

- 5pm Sustainable St Andrews Fair showcasing technologies and organisations providing information on sustainable living; St Andrews Environmental Network; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; standen2010@btinternet.com; 01334 659315 Exhibition Free

Homer and the ekphrasists: The Elder Philostratus’s Scamander (Imagines I.1) speaker: Michael Squire (KCL); School of Classics; Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; ; 01334 466973; History Talk

The Shoogle learn to dance, shake and shoogle the Scottish way – ceilidh dancing for beginners with Kilrymont; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Saturday 11

- 3:30pm Sustainable St Andrews Fair showcasing technologies and organisations providing information on sustainable living; St Andrews Environmental Network; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; standen2010@btinternet.com; 01334 659315 Exhibition Free

- 3pm Arty Saturday: Barbara Rae free workshop – challenge yourself to a new art activity inspired by Barbara Rae’s artwork; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free

- 3pm A Bird is not a Stone a presentation of contemporary poetry from Palestine, as translated by a wealth of Scottish poets in collaboration with Sarah Irving and Henry Bell, the original versions in Palestinian will be read by Abla Oudeh; StAnza; Burgh Chamber, St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; ; Free Poetry

Forgan’s Hoolie Club modern twist on traditional ceilidh, featuring Orwell; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Sunday 12

Monday 13

- 12pm Children’s holiday art classes Jane and Helen from Little Bird Café will show your child how to ice and decorate a cake to take home; Jaclyn Stuart; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 07890716543; £18; Art & Craft Class Kids

- 12pm Make and Use a Viewfinder make your very own viewfinder then pick up your pencil and join us on our beach walk along the West Sands to sketch views of St Andrews and compare your choices with Barbara Rae's back in the gallery – kids must be accompanied; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; free booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids Outdoors

- 3pm Make and Use a Viewfinder make your very own viewfinder then pick up your pencil and join us on our beach walk along the West Sands to sketch views of St Andrews and compare your choices with Barbara Rae's back in the gallery – kids must be accompanied; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; free booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids Outdoors

Tuesday 14

- 12pm Children’s holiday art classes learn about printmaking with Jaclyn Stuart; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 07890716543; £14; Art & Craft Class Kids

- In a Cardboard City… cardboard artist Charlotte Duffy (Waste of Paint Productions) invites you to come and help her build a city entirely out of boxes – age 5-7, must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50 booking required; Art & Craft Kids

- In a Cardboard City… cardboard artist Charlotte Duffy (Waste of Paint Productions) invites you to come and help her build a city entirely out of boxes – age 8-12; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50 booking required; Art & Craft Kids

Wednesday 15

- 12pm Children’s holiday art classes learn about pastels and Edvard Munch with Jaclyn Stuart; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 07890716543; £14; Art & Craft Class Kids

- Goodies and Baddies storytelling and activity workshop – join Chatterbox Stories for tales of heroes and villains, magic and superstition – find your superpower and help the goodies beat the baddies – age 3-6, must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50; Kids Talk

Lunchtime Concert Matthew McAllister (guitar), Tom Wilkinson (harpsichord) perform music by Boccherini, Vivaldi, de Falla; Music Centre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

- Goodies and Baddies story-telling and activity workshop – join Chatterbox Stories for tales of heroes and villains, magic and superstition – find your superpower and help the goodies beat the baddies – age 7-10, under 8 must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50; Kids Talk

- 3:30pm Brilliant Badges drop-in to build a brilliant badge inspired by the artwork of Barbara Rae – use bright colours and bold lines to recreate your favourite place; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

Haydn & Mahler Scottish Chamber Orchestra with Karen Cargill (Mezzo Soprano), programme: Hosokawa Meditation, Mahler Kindertotenlieder, Blumine, Haydn Symphony No 104 ‘London’; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Thursday 16

- 12pm Children’s holiday art classes learn about painting still life on canvas with Jaclyn Stuart; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 07890716543; £14; Art & Craft Class Kids

- 12pm Tendrils, Traps and Moulds talk by Dr Neil Paterson (Dundee BG), Botanic Bonanza Series 2/8; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Glass Class, Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £50 (8 weeks) booking required; Nature Science Talk

- In a Cardboard City… cardboard artist Charlotte Duffy (Waste of Paint Productions) invites you to come and help her build a city entirely out of boxes – age 5-7, must be accompanied by an adult; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50 booking required; Art & Craft Kids

- 3pm In a Cardboard City… cardboard artist Charlotte Duffy (Waste of Paint Productions) invites you to come and help her build a city entirely out of boxes – age 8-12; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road [map]; ; 01334 659380; £3 / £2.50 booking required; Art & Craft Kids

Live Acoustic Sessions performances from the best local talent; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Music

Friday 17

- 12pm Children’s holiday art classes learn about how to draw animals with Jaclyn Stuart; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; ; 07890716543; £14; Art & Craft Class Kids

- 3:30pm Crazy Collage drop-in to create a crazy collage – rip, tear, cut, stick, paste and experiment with different paper and patterns, look at Barbara Rae's paintings and prints and try to copy some of the shapes and marks into your own picture; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

The highest and most marvellous of the senses: Ptolemy on sight, hearing and scientific instruments speaker: David Creese (Newcastle); School of Classics; Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; ; 01334 466973; History Talk

The Shoogle learn to dance, shake and shoogle the Scottish way – ceilidh dancing for beginners with Lomond Ceilidh; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Saturday 18

- 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

Forgan’s Hoolie Club modern twist on traditional ceilidh, featuring Callanish; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Sunday 19

- 2:45pm Become An Animator: Dem Dancing Bones Find out about stop-motion animation and help to make a video of some dancing skeletons inspired by our new medical exhibition at MUSA – age 3-6; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 4pm Become An Animator: Dem Dancing Bones Find out about stop-motion animation and help to make a video of some dancing skeletons inspired by our new medical exhibition at MUSA – age 7-12; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

Monday 20

- 3:30pm Big Draw: Portrait Silhouettes drop-in and help make a visual record of MUSA's visitors today by posing for a larger than life portrait silhouette, which you can paint in the colour of your choice and see displayed – all age groups; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

Tuesday 21

Wednesday 22

Lunchtime Concert Feargus Hetherington (violin), Gavin Brady (piano) perform sonatas by Elgar and Ireland; Music Centre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

- 3:30pm Big Draw: Gigantic Body drop-in and help construct a huge anatomical chart by cutting, colouring and collaging images of human body parts, using exhibits in the new medical exhibition as inspiration – all age groups; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Free Kids

Thursday 23

- 12pm Seaweed Flora of the Firth of Forth talk by Prof. Martin Wilkinson (Heriot-Watt), Botanic Bonanza Series 3/8; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Glass Class, Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £50 (8 weeks) booking required; Nature Science Talk

Masterclass Roderick Williams and Iain Burnside put six young singers, representing the Universities of St Andrews, Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen, through their paces; St Andrews Voices; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334 462226; St Andrews Voices Free Music

Live Acoustic Sessions performances from the best local talent; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Music

- St Andrews Voices 2014 a host of varied vocal treats: headline classical concerts, atmospheric late-night performances, workshops, masterclasses and community events, at venues throughout St Andrews, Scotland; ; St Andrews Voices Music

Friday 24

- 12:30pm Puppet-making for Children (3-6) watch puppets come to life through stories and songs then create a puppet of your own from colourful scrap materials and learn how to operate it – hands-on workshop led by professional puppeteer Sylvia Troon; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

- 4pm Puppet-making for Children (7-12) watch puppets come to life through stories and songs then create a puppet of your own from colourful scrap materials and learn how to operate it – hands-on workshop led by professional puppeteer Sylvia Troon; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; free, booking required; Art & Craft Free Kids

Scottish-Polish Cooperation on Plato at the turn of 19th and 20th Centuries speaker: Tomasz Mróz (University of Zielona Góra and CEPPA) ; School of Classics; Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; ; 01334 466973; History Talk

Song Recital baritone Roderick Williams and accompanist Iain Burnside, perform songs by Purcell, Gurney, Benjamin Britten’s setting of texts by William Blake and excerpts from Franz Schubert’s last great masterpiece, Schwanengesang; St Andrews Voices; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334 462226; £17, £14 concessions, £8 under 26, students and Music Centre members; St Andrews Voices Music

Candlelit Angels: The Marian Consort young vocal ensembles present a programme inspired by angels: renaissance masterpieces by Victoria, Palestrina and Praetorius alongside two Scottish premieres Angels and The Annunciation by English composer Jonathan Harvey; St Andrews Voices; St Leonard’s Chapel, St Leonards School, off South Street [map]; ; 01334 462226; £12, £8 concessions, under 26, students, Music Centre members seating is limited so book early to avoid disappointment; St Andrews Voices Music

The Shoogle learn to dance, shake and shoogle the Scottish way – ceilidh dancing for beginners with Cairdeas; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Saturday 25

Choral Workshop with Gregory Batsleer calling all amateur singers! Please join us for this workshop, led by the inspirational Scottish Chamber Orchestra Chorusmaster Gregory Batsleer who will delve into excerpts from Brahms' German Requiem ahead of Sunday's performance by the SCO Chorus; St Andrews Voices; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334 462226; £10, £5 concessions, under 26, students, Music Centre members seating is limited so book early to avoid disappointment; St Andrews Voices Music

- 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: Romans 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

Rufflets Cream Tea with Jazz cream teas are served to the mellow accompaniment of jazz/vintage singer Martyna Wren (music from 3pm); St Andrews Voices; Rufflets Country House Hotel, Strathkinness Low Road, B939, [map]; ; 01334 462226; £30, £26 concessions, Rufflets Cream Tea £18.50 places limited, booking recommended; Food & Drink St Andrews Voices Music

- South Africa Masterclass taste 13 different wines from Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Constantia, Elgin and Swartland, guided by Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown – Sauvignon Blanc, Riesling, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, Pinotage and more; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; ; 01334 870731; £30 per person – over 18 yrs only; Food & Drink

Scottish Opera Gala soprano Stephanie Corley, tenor Robert Murray and baritone Marcus Farnsworth present an evening of opera highlights, accompanied by Derek Clark on piano – a mix of arias and duets by Mozart, Puccini, Handel and lighter numbers; St Andrews Voices; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334 462226; £17, £14 concessions, £8 under 26, students and Music Centre members; St Andrews Voices Music

Forgan’s Hoolie Club modern twist on traditional ceilidh, featuring Dancing Feet; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance

Comedy Cabaret with Kit and McConnel laugh-a-minute entertainment from musical funnymen Kit Hesketh-Harvey and James McConnel; St Andrews Voices; Hotel du Vin, 40 The Scores, KY16 9AS [map]; ; 01334 462226; £12, £8 concessions, under 26, Music Centre Members); Comedy St Andrews Voices Music

Sunday 26

End of Summer Time. Clocks fall back at 02:00 BST to 01:00 GMT

Festive Bach Cantata Service festival service led by University Chaplain, the Rev Donald McEwan, features Bach’s Cantata no. 29 ‘Wir danken dir, Gott’ performed by the chapel choir and musicians from the University; St Andrews Voices; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334 462226; £12, £8 concessions, under 26, Music Centre Members); Free St Andrews Voices Music

- 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

A Celebration of Brahms with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Chorus, programme: Brahms Horn Trio and German Requiem; St Andrews Voices; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; ; 01334 462226; £17, £14 concessions, £8 under 26, students and Music Centre members; St Andrews Voices Music

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Lunchtime Concert Eilidh Steel (fiddle) and Mark Neal (guitar) perform their own tunes and songs along with old traditional music on fiddle, guitar and vocals; Music Centre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; 01334-462226; £2; Music

- 6:15pm A Blunt Saw and Gritted Teeth? Mediaeval Surgery Illustrated illustrated talk by Dr Angela Montford reviews the history and development of anatomical knowledge and discusses the operations that the surgeon of the Middle Ages was able to undertake; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; History Free

Thursday 30

- 12pm The Woodland Trust in Scotland talk by James Christie (WT), Botanic Bonanza Series 4/8; Botanic Garden Education Trust; Glass Class, Botanic Garden, Canongate, KY16 8RT [map]; ; 01334-476452; £50 (8 weeks) booking required; Nature Science Talk

Live Acoustic Sessions Mad Ferrets – performances from the best local talent; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Music

Friday 31

- 2:15pm Place and Process talk by Bill Hare, Honorary Teaching Fellow in Scottish Art History (Edinburgh) about the importance of place and process in Barbara Rae’s work and how it fits within the context of Scottish landcape painting; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Talk

The Late Antique City: Change or Decline? speaker: Luke Lavan (Kent); School of Classics; Swallowgate, Butts Wynd, The Scores KY16 9BA [map]; ; 01334 466973; History Talk

The Shoogle learn to dance, shake and shoogle the Scottish way – ceilidh dancing for beginners with Ceilidh Billy; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB; ; 01334 466973; Dance



Alfred Dunhill Links Championship played over courses at Carnoustie and Kingsbarns as well as the Old Course, St Andrews; Sport

- Transition Roadshow two days of workshops and exchanges about positive community action on the environment and strengthening local economies: Transition as a concept, supporting healthy Transition Initiatives, REconomy – developing resilient and prospering local economies, using Engaging Participatory Monitoring Techniques, Practical Ideas for Community Food Projects, and a session on the Big Questions surrounding the work and future of local community initiatives in Scotland and Northern England. Open to all, attend one, several or all of the events on the Roadshow Programme; hosted by Transition University of St Andrews and the Transition Network at various locations in St Andrews town centre; for tickets/information: / 01334 464000; Class Meeting Talk

- St Andrews Voices 2014 a host of varied vocal treats: headline classical concerts, atmospheric late-night performances, workshops, masterclasses and community events, at venues throughout St Andrews, Scotland; ; St Andrews Voices Music

- 7Heavens British/Iranian artist Jila Peacock presents 7 Heavens; seven prints inspired by the music of Jonathan Harvey with accompanying electro-acoustic music sound installation by students from Madras College inspired by the paintings and produced in co-operation with composer Duncan Chapman and the University of St Andrews, Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; ; Exhibition St Andrews Voices Free Music

- Exhibition of Contemporary Prints screenprints, monoprints, etchings and woodcuts make up this colourful and dynamic show by artists from Fife Dunfermline Printmakers Workshop – artists’ cards and other gift items also for sale. Daily 10:30am-4pm; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; ; 01334 659380; Art & Craft Exhibition Free Sale

- 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. Mon-Fri 9am-3:45pm, Sat 12-4pm. There will also be a parallel display of Rae’s work in the School of Art History, 79 North Street, Mon-Fri 10am-4pm.; MUSA; The Gateway, North Haugh, KY16 9RJ [map]; ; 01334 461660; Art & Craft Exhibition Free

- Doctors in the Making: Medicine at St Andrews exhibition shows how our knowledge of the human body and healthcare has developed over time – rarely seen items from the University’s medical collections reveal the role St Andrews has played in pioneering life-changing medical discoveries; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; ; 01334 461660; Exhibition Free History


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