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October 2018

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Tuesday 23

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Rory Moules plays music by Bach, Pott; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

19:00 - 21:00 Dressmaking, make your own clothes you will learn about fabric, seams, finishes, reading and cutting a pattern and making clothes to fit to your body shape and size – 8 week course; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Craft Class

19:30 Look who's talking: Gregor Townsend a Rotary Club of St Andrews evening of conversation and questions with the Scotland Head Coach – proceeds to send Arclight cost-effective ophthalmoscopes to Malawi; Booth Lecture Theatre, Medical & Biological Sciences Building, North Haugh, KY16 9TF [map]; Sport Talk

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Wednesday 24

13:10 Lunchtime Concert: David Robinson (Cello) and Jeremy Coleman (Piano) programme includes sonatas by Debussy and Beethoven; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

14:30 Music Talks: Jane Pettegree and Anne-Marie Weijmans discussing ‘The Judgment of Paris’: sound, light and heavenly bodies, from Isaac Newton to the Sloan Digital Sky Surveys; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music Talk

17:30 - 18:30 No Ruined Stone Paul Duke give a background talk about his experience of returning to his roots to work and the associated complexities of making a social documentary project. In addition to this he will take questions from the audience and will be available to sign copies of the book that accompanies the project; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Festival Exhibition Art Talk Free

18:00 October Bookgroup discuss 'If Cats Disappeared from the World' by Genki Kawamura; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Books Talk

19:00 - 21:00 Painting the Portrait learn how to paint the human face using oils or acrylics – 8 week course; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class

19:00 NTL Encore: Funny Girl (PG) starring Sheridan Smith, Darius Campbell the musical is semi-biographical, based on the life and career of Broadway star, film actress and comedienne Fanny Brice; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Music Play

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Thursday 25

10:30 Byre Film Club: The Man in the White Suit (U) classic 1951 Ealing comedy following eccentric scientist Sidney Stratton’s adventures in making an everlasting clothing fibre; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Film

14:15 The Dead Sea Scrolls: Challenging the Particularist Paradigm biblical studies research seminar presented by Professor Charlotte Hempel; St Mary’s College, South Street, KY16 9JU [map]; Talk

17:30 SHINE – Science Meets Opera Byre Opera takes you on a journey back to the 18th century when Issac Newton was at the height of his scientific powers and opera was the pinnacle of artistic expression. Discover how Newton’s theories of light and colour play out in English baroque composer John Eccles’ opera The Judgement of Paris (1701), and how this assists modern-day astronomical discovery – St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

17:30 St Andrews Business Club: Ask The Minister – Lord Ian Duncan hear and question the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Scotland on The Tay Cities Deal, Brexit, Trade, Industrial Policy; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Politics Talk

19:00 - 21:00 Playing with Pastels learn about different pastels like chalk, hard, soft and oil, and how to use them – 8 week course; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class

20:00 Sue Prideaux with I Am Dynamite! A Life of Friedrich Nietzsche author talks about her new biography; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books

20:00 25 years of excavation at Çatalhöyük, a neolithic proto-city in Southern Anatolia - was it all worth it? talk by Professor Ian Hodder, Dunlevie Family Professor and Professor of Anthropology at Stanford University, California, for the annual Mitford Memorial Lecture; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk History

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Friday 26

13:10 Voices: Student Song Concert University of St Andrews Music Society present a programme of Music Theatre and Classical repertoire sung by vocal students and scholarship holders – St Andrews Voices Festival; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Music

15:00 Voices: Masterclass with Jamie MacDougall & Derek Clark the voice of classical music broadcasting in Scotland, tenor Jamie MacDougall, and Scottish Opera’s Head of Music, Derek Clark, guide aspiring young singers from across Scotland through a variety of repertoire in this public masterclass; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Free Music

18:00 - 19:00 Willie Rennie MSP Advice Surgery as always, there’s no need to contact my office to book your slot, please just come along and I will be happy to help; Morrisons, 45 Largo Road, KY16 8PJ [map]; Meet

19:30 Voices: Tenebrae – We Will Remember Them ​ chamber choir Tenebrae make their debut in St Andrews with a programme: Howells’ Take him Earth for Cherishing in memory of JFK, John Tavener’s Song for Athene associated with the funeral of Princess Diana, the Scottish premiere of Torsten Rasch’s A Foreign Field Psalm and Hubert Parry’s Songs of Farewell; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Festival Music

19:30 Spooky Shadow Catching (Teen workshop) flick on a lantern and explore the pickled creatures, specimens and skeletons at the Bell Pettigrew Museum after dark. Then use your phone and its torch to create spooky photos you can share with your friends! For teenagers, 13-19 – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Festival Kids Class

22:00 Voices: Late-night jazz with Zoe Gilby and Andy Champion jazz vocalist Zoe Gilby and duo partner, double bassist Andy Champion, with classics from Joni Mitchell, Shelia Jordan, Kate Bush and Pink Floyd, alongside their own compositions; Adamson Bar, 127 South St, KY16 9UH [map]; Festival Music

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Saturday 27

10:00 Voices: Sing-along – Beauty and the Beast this year’s sing-along film is Disney’s much-loved Beauty and the Beast (original 1991 version). Don’t miss the live warm up with members of the University’s Gilbert & Sullivan Society. All ages welcome; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Film Music

10:00 Voices: Come & Sing Workshop with Nigel Short your opportunity to sing under Tenebrae founder/director Nigel Short! Open to all keen amateur choral singers, this workshop will feature Parry’s My Soul There is a Country from the Songs of Farewell and Bob Chilcott’s Marriage to My Lady Poverty; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Class Festival Music

10:00 - 14:30 Annual Charity Christmas Card Sale cards and gifts on sale from a range of charities, refreshments; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Sale

11:30 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

12:30 Voices: Sing-along – Beauty and the Beast this year’s sing-along film is Disney’s much-loved Beauty and the Beast (original 1991 version). Don’t miss the live warm up with members of the University’s Gilbert & Sullivan Society. All ages welcome; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Film Music

13:00 - 15:00 Men’s Shed Open Day demoing current projects and activities, tea, toffee, home baking, hotdogs, fresh pressed apple juice, craft sale; Men’s Shed, back of the Botanic Garden, access by Viaduct Walk or Bassaguard Industrial Estate, KY16 8AL; Craft Food & Drink Sale

15:00 Voices: Scottish Opera – Opera Highlights features four fabulous young singers and a pianist with well-known works by Mozart and Donizetti as well as some operatic rarities; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Music

16:30 - 20:00 Craigtoun Halloween including a hot or cold drink, a Halloween sweet treat and a ghostly tractor ride, as well as a kids disco, party games, spooky story telling, letter trail, lantern competition and fancy dress parade – booking required, £7.50 per person, under 3’s free; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids Out of Town

18:00 Museums at Night Have a thrilling experience in the museum after dark; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map];

19:30 Voices: Kathryn Tickell’s ‘Tales and Tunes’ with special guest Adam Holmes a unique evening of songs, stories and irrepressible music inspired by the landscape, language and history of the north of England, Kathryn Tickell and fellow Northumbrians author David Almond and accordionist / clog dancer Amy Thatcher, present a beguiling picture of their home. They are joined by one of Scotland’s hottest young folk singers, Adam Holmes, to add his own Scottish heritage to the mix; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Music

22:00 Voices: Open Mic Folk Night sample the area’s finest music and beer in this open mic folk music session. Join in or simply soak up the atmosphere; St Andrews Brewing Co., 177 South St, KY16 9EE [map]; Festival Free Music

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Sunday 28

02:00 Clocks go back to 01:00 UTC / GMT

10:00 Children’s Galley Book Club an informal monthly gathering for young readers where we talk about books and share snacks and recommendations – it’s the perfect opportunity for budding bibliophiles to make new discoveries and new friends – age 8-11; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books Kids

11:00 Voices: Festival Service the University of St Andrews’ choir of St Salvator’s Chapel sings excerpts from Vaughan Williams’ Mass in G in a service led by University chaplain the Revd. Dr Donald MacEwan, with guest preacher Revd. Canon Chris Chivers; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Free Music

13:00 Voices: A Telling of Stories with David Almond David will be reading from four of his books: The Dam a picturebook inspired by musician Kathryn Tickell’s childhood, The Colour of the Sun, War is Over, and Skellig – David will then be happy to answer questions and sign copies of his books; St Katherine’s Hall, St Leonards Junior School, The Pends, KY16 9QJ [map]; Books Festival Free Kids Talk

14:30 Voices: Lauder popular Scottish tenor and BBC broadcaster Jamie MacDougall fulfils a lifetime ambition to recreate Jimmy Logan’s acclaimed ‘play with tunes’ celebrating the life of Sir Harry Lauder, including songs such as the ever-popular I love a lassie and Roamin’ in the Gloamin, as well as stories of Sir Harry’s rags-to-riches life; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Music

15:00 3D Film Screenings: Cave of Forgotten Dreams documentary by Werner Herzog filmed inside France’s Chauvet Cave, where the walls are covered with the world’s oldest surviving paintings. Followed by a 3D visualisation of Fife’s Wemyss Caves by Eddie Martin and the Save Wemyss Ancient Caves Society, hosted by Mike Arrowsmith; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

17:55 Met Opera Screening: La Fanciulla del West screening of Puccini’s gunpowder western: bar owner Minnie looks after a crew of rough miners while fending off the unwanted attentions of the local sheriff, then a tall, mysterious stranger walks into the bar; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Music

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Monday 29

11:00 - 12:00 Laidlaw Scholars poster exhibition results of summer research projects on a wide range of interesting subjects on display; Lower College Hall, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Exhibition

17:00 Susan Schulman on war photography photographer discusses her experiences capturing war in all its facets; Arts Building, The Scores [map]; Talk

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Tuesday 30

10:00 Bookbug free story, song and ryhme sessions for babies, toddlers, 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

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Michael Overbury music: Hindemith’s The Three Organ Sonatas; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

17:00 Documentary masterclass with Alexandru Solomon Romanian documentary director masterclass on documentary filmmaking; Arts Building, The Scores [map]; Class Film

19:30 Mermaids Society: The Glass Menagerie in this memory play narrated by Tom Wingfield, he speaks of his dreams of being a writer and leaving his overbearing mother Amanda to find his own place in the world. The only thing stopping him is his crippled sister Laura, a shy girl who finds solace in her delicate menagerie of glass animals; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Play

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Wednesday 31

12:00 - 15:00 Mental Health Carers Information Fayre Fife Families Support Project supports friends and relatives across Fife in helping those struggling with mental health problems. We offer information, one to one support and access to support groups. We understand what it means to care for someone who has ongoing mental ill health and can support you through this; Hope Park & Martyrs Church Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Health

13:10 Lunchtime Concert: Members of the Wallace Collection & Music Centre Scholarship Brass Students programme including music by Poulenc, Plog and Dame Gillian Whitehead; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

14:00 Historical true crime reports and Graeme Macrae Burnet’s His Bloody Project how fiction compares with history, discussing specific historical reports in relation to Graeme Macrae Burnet’s novel; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; History Talk

15:00 Masterclass on documentary film festivals, with One World’s Alexandru Solomon Alexandru Solomon shares his experiences directing the political film festival One World Romania and answers questions related to the programming and running of film festivals; Arts Building, The Scores [map]; Film Talk

16:15 Inside/Out: Surface, Concealment and the Medieval Tomb talk by Jessica Barker (Courtauld); School V, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; History Talk

17:00 Byre World: Tarzan’s Testicles (2017) screening and discussion with director Alexandru Solomon, chaired by Professor Dina Iordanova (Film Studies); Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Free Talk

17:00 The Post Liberal Peace talk by Professor Oliver Richmond (Manchester University); Arts Building, The Scores [map]; Talk

18:00 Literary Odyssey – October Fiction Book Group reading ‘How the Garcia Girls Lost Their Accents’ by Julia Alvarez; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books Talk

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

June
- 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 3
- Sun 11 November Gill Smith solo exhibition Gill specialises in watercolours of flowers, still life, landscape and animals. Her work has been exhibited at The RSW 136th Annual Winter Exhibition and throughout the UK and Spain. She has also been commissioned by a number of card companies to design greeting cards; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

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

Thu 29 November
- Sat 5 January 2019 Sleeping Beauty a family pantomime; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Kids Play

Sat 6 Oct - Sat 23 Feb 2019 Explorations 2018 Dundee & East of Scotland Embroiderers Guild exhibition of textile art ranging from stunning traditional embroidery to imaginative contemporary pieces using a wide variety of techniques and materials. The exhibitors range in experience from relative beginners to professional artists – WThFSa 10:30-16:00; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free


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