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Monday 1

18:00 The Silent Pianist Speaks Neil Brand, composer, writer, pianist and presenter and presenter of BBC4’s acclaimed ‘Sound of…’ series brings his one-man-show to the Byre – a whirlwind tour of his job, the silent movies he accompanies live, the music he loves and the times everything has gone wrong ; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music Talk

17:15 Can Compassion Transform Society talk by Anna Pessi, Professor of Church and Social Studies, in University of Helsinki, Finland; Physics & Astronomy Building, North Haugh, KY16 9SS [map]; Talk

19:00 Community Council Meeting open to the public – all welcome; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Meet

19:00 Dr John Adamson Book Launch official launch of Photography and the Doctor: John Adamson of St Andrews by Dr Alison Morrison-Low and David Bruce, the first biography of Scotland's earliest photographer; Adamson Cocktail Bar, 127 South St, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Festival History Sale

Tuesday 2

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Lionel Steuart Fothringham Director of Music, High School of Dundee, presents works by De Grigny, Vierne, Fleury; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

18:30 What Beatrix Potter Can Tell Us About Fungi talk by Prof Roy Watling, former senior mycologist at RBGE, about the author who was very interested in natural sciences including the study of fungi; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Free Nature Talk

20:00 Robert Crawford with The Scottish Ambassador in his latest collection of poetry he, as ever, advocates for the culture, landscape, and people of Scotland, and draws upon Greek, Chinese, and Zoroastrian traditions with great lyrical energy; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Books Poetry Talk

Wednesday 3

13:10 Lunchtime Concert: Jessica Leary and Christopher Baxter programme of works by Haydn, Strauss, Caplet and Beach; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

18:00 Beyond the Bards: Cultural Identity in The Poetry of Brittany, Scotland, Ireland and Wales explores how poets confront the tensions between innovation and cliché, between universal appeal and national or regional voices, between English and Celtic languages; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Poetry Talk

20:00 An Evening of Rembrandt in St Andrews we’re delighted to welcome Christian Tico Seifert, the curator and lead author of the accompanying book of the Scottish National Gallery exhibition Rembrandt: Britain’s Discovery of the Master; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Art Books Talk

Thursday 4

10:30 Byre Film Club: Murder on the Orient Express (12) Kenneth Branagh’s 2017 film; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

11:30 - 17:00 Harvey Nichols Fashion Takeover get ahead of the new fashion season at this Exclusive Harvey Nichols showcase pop-up shop, giving guests the chance to discover new brands and the latest trends across womenswear, accessories and jewellery – with a fashionable after party from 6pm; The Adamson, 127 South St, KY16 9UH [map]; Sale

17:00 Geographies of the Prime Meridian: Ruling the World – from St Andrews, Paris, Washington Geographer Royal for Scotland Professor Charles Withers’ richly-illustrated lecture examines why and where different prime meridians were employed and to what end; Arts Building, The Scores [map]; History Talk

19:00 Scotland in 3D: A Victorian virtual reality tour Exhibition talk and book launch: using antique 3D images from his collection, Dr Peter Blair introduces stereoscopy and shows a Victorian virtual reality tour of Scotland; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Festival Free History Talk

19:30 Scottish Country Dance Class starts regular classes by Dance Scottish (Royal Scottish Country Dance Society); Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Dance

Friday 5

10:15 - 11:15 Baby MUSA Time: Monkey Business allows your little one to discover some of the fantastic things found in museums through stories, songs, art and messy play – drop-in activity for babies, pre-school children and whoever looks after them; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Kids

20:00 An Evening with Philip Long, Director of the V&A Dundee published to coincide with the opening of V&A Dundee, Philip will be launching his new book, The Story of Scottish Design. In the first ever survey of design from 1500 to the modern day, the book covers over sixty themes, from early manuscripts to textile design, vernacular furniture to video game development; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Talk Books History

Saturday 6

09:00 - 13:00 Farmers Market Meat, Fish & Dairy, Fruit & Vegetables, Preserves & Beverages, Baking & Confectionery, Speciality Produce, Crafts & Miscellaneous; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; Food & Drink 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 - 16:00 Vines 2018 Luvians wine fair; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01334 477752 Sale

15:00 Little Red Riding Hood (4+) a fun, original musical for children, with live music and loveable characters. Join Scarlet and her side-kick Stanley the Squirrel as they try to outwit Walter the Wolf and discover that it’s not just the enchanted forest that has magical powers… – for ages 4+; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Kids

19:30 Ae Fond Kiss (12+) Nonsense Room Productions bring the story of Robert Burns to the stage with a talented cast of actor-musicians; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music Poetry

Sunday 7

17:55 Met Opera Screening: Aida Verdi’s opera is set in Ancient Egypt, where the Ethiopian Aida lives a life of slavery; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film Music

18:00 - 20:00 Jazz Sundays join us for a drink and a bite to eat and enjoy the sounds of our early evening Jazz!; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

Monday 8

17:30 Chaplain’s Conversations: Professor Garry Taylor Revd Dr Donald MacEwan chats with Professor Garry Taylor to explore his path to the university, what inspires him in his research and his thoughts about the future of education; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

17:30 - 21:00 University of St Andrews Enterprise Week 2018 – Keynote Event Speakers: Chris van der Kuyl, Lizzie Brough & Sam Trett; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; Talk

18:15 The Irvine Memorial Lecture Sir James Fraser Stoddart FRS FRSE FRSC is a Scottish-born chemist who is Board of Trustees Professor of Chemistry and head of the Stoddart Mechanostereochemistry Group in the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University in the United States. He works in the area of supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology; Buchanan Building, Union Street, KY16 9PH [map]; Science Talk

19:30 Benedict Allen: Ultimate Explorer tells the whole unvarnished truth of his most recent adventure – a solo expedition to Papua New Guinea, during which he filmed his journey to visit a community he had befriended thirty years earlier; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

Tuesday 9

18:00 People First St Andrews Group interested in coming to a Self-Advocacy Group for people with learning disabilities? The group will be run by and for people with learning disabilities with support from a Development Worker; Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Meet

Wednesday 10

13:10 Lunchtime Concert Cellist Angela Stevenson and pianist Graeme Stevenson perform a programme of 20th century cello sonatas by Hans Gál and W Sterndale Bennett; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

19:30 SOC: The changing wildlife of the East Lothian coast talk by Stan da Prato; Scottish Ornithologists' Club Fife Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Thursday 11

18:45 - 20:15 Preservation Trust Lecture by Sally Mapstone, University Principal; Arts Lecture Theatre, Arts Building, The Scores [map]; Talk

Friday 12

10:30 - 12:00 Forgan’s Kids Cinema – Toy Story Popcorn, drinks and snacks provided for the kids. Coffee and breakfast rolls available to purchase for the adults — booking recommended; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Film Kids

19:30 Tuscany v Puglia Wine Tasting with Italian charcuterie fun tasting hosted by Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown comparing 13 wines from Tuscany and Puglia, with platters of prosciutto, salami, olives and cheeses; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; masterclass@rosemurraybrown.com; £40pp; Food & Drink

Saturday 13

10:00 - 16:00 Antique, Collectors & Vintage Fair St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; rob1walker@btinternet.com; Admission £1, seniors & students 75p, accompanied kids free; Sale

10:30 - 13:00 An antidote to selfies an exploration of portraiture using free drawing practice; J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Class

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

17:00 Andrew Guthrie Milne - The On a Hill Road Story the story of the Perth based Amateur photographer Andrew Milne who between 1902 and 1905 travelled Scotland with a stereo Victo camera and left behind an archive of some 150 3D images. Who was he? What did he photograph and what did Ian Wallace discover when retracing his steps?; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Photography Festival Talk

18:30 St Andrews Darts Masters Darts tournament, stars vs local players; Students Union, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UZ [map]; Sport

Sunday 14

15:00 3D During WW2: Bismarck, Tirpitz, Peenemunde and Moehne dam presentation by Geoff Hallett on four WW2 events where 3D imagery played a key role in executive decision making. This includes locating the battleships Bismarck & Tirpitz, the V1 & V2 development site Peenemunde and the Moehne dams; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Art Festival Free History Talk

Monday 15

10:00 - 12:00 Charlie and the chocolate factory Roald Dahl Inspired Art Week: in this class your child will design and make their own chocolate bar and a golden ticket. In this class we will be using real chocolate from a chocolate fountain.There will be marchmallows, sweets and fruit and popcorn to use in our bars. Children with severe food allergy will have to stay clear of this class – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

10:00 - 16:00 Calotype in 3D: Demonstration / Portraits the predecessor to modern film photography is demonstrated by the 21st Century Calotypist Robert Douglas – time slots for portraits (£20 each) available throughout day, demonstrations are free; BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street; Art Craft Festival

18:30 In the Blink of an Eye: fact, fiction, photography Ali Bacon reads from her recently published novel which re-imagines the life of D.O. Hill though the eyes of those who knew him and invites questions on how – and why – she chose to fuse fact, fiction and photography; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Festival Free Talk

Tuesday 16

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

10:00 - 12:00 The BFG Roald Dahl Inspired Art Week: in this class the children will make their own dream catcher inspired by the story of the BFG – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

13:10 Lunchtime Organ Recital: Alexa Stier Alexa Stier of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will perform Bach, Franck and Mendelssohn; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

17:00 Treasures of St Andrews Special Collections – A show-and-tell the University Library has a wealth of photographic material and hidden among that is a beautiful selection of stereo images found in albums, books and on printed card – several of which can be seen in other festival exhibition or referred to in various talks. Come along to speak to the Photographic Collections Manager about these treasures first hand – booking required; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Exhibition Festival Free

18:15 The British as Art Collectors: from King Charles I and the 1600s to 2000 talk by Charles Sebag-Montefiore – Trustee of the National Gallery in London, The Wordsworth Trust in Grasmere and the Harewood House Trust and is Honorary Treasurer of several charities devoted to fine and applied art, museums and art galleries, books, libraries and conservation; Buchanan Building, Union Street, KY16 9PH [map]; Art History Talk

18:30 Flipping the Gaze. “The Rise of a New Woman” talk by Misty-Dawn McMillan – once the technology existed to do so, salacious stereoscopic imagery was produced in abundance. The women in these photos indicate the rise of a ‘New Woman’, capable of exercising her agency and daring to be seen — suitable for adults, some nudity in images; Martyrs Kirk Research Library, 80 North Street [map]; ; Festival Free Talk

Wednesday 17

10:00 - 12:00 Charlie and the chocolate factory Roald Dahl Inspired Art Week: in this class your child will design and make their own chocolate bar and a golden ticket. In this class we will be using real chocolate from a chocolate fountain.There will be marchmallows, sweets and fruit and popcorn to use in our bars. Children with severe food allergy will have to stay clear of this class – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

Thursday 18

10:00 - 12:00 The Twits Roald Dahl Inspired Art Week: in this class the children will make a Roly Poly bird from air drying clay – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

10:30 - 16:00 Cyanotype (book making) cyanotype becomes 3D as we fold then print, adding front and back covers to make a small concertina book using the cyanotype technique – booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Craft Festival Free

19:30 St Andrews Music Club: Heath Quartet chamber music concert; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Music

19:30 George Washington Wilson when photography was first introduced to Britain in the early 19th century, Scotland adopted the process with great interest and enthusiasm. A leading practitioner was George Washington Wilson whose innovations in stereoscopic photography created some of the most captivating 3-D photographs of the period and established his reputation, both nationally and internationally — booking required; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; Festival Talk

Friday 19

10:00 - 12:00 George’s marvellous medicine Roald Dahl Inspired Art Week: in this class the children will experiment with creating a galaxy in a bottle and create a label for the medicine they have made. The bottle glows in the dark and looks like an exciting potion just like George’s medicine – booking required; Holy Trinity Church Hall, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Art Class Kids

19:30 University Madrigal Group: Draw on, Sweet Night a contemplative collection of both secular and sacred music to mark the Autumn season; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Saturday 20

10:00 - 15:00 Fife Craft Association Sale Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Craft Sale

10:00 - 17:00 Collodion Stereo Portrait Studio Richard Cynan Jones is taking Collodion Stereo Portraits for £20 each. Why not book by emailing info@bidstandrews.co.uk now; BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street; Art Festival

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

18:00 Women’s Views: The Narrative Stereograph in Nineteenth-Century America Melody Davis, Associate Professor of Art History at The Sage College of Albany, New York, analyses the under-examined genre of narrative stereoviews and their audiences. Because stereoviews were created for, and marketed primarily to middle-class women in domestic settings, Davis argues that they represent one of the best sources for addressing the flow of historical change in women’s lives; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Festival History Talk

Sunday 21

11:00 - 13:00 Smartphone Stereo Denis Pellerin and Rebecca Sharpe from the London Stereoscopic Company will be on hand to teach the simple technique of taking their own stereoviews with only their smartphones using the backdrop of the picturesque town of St Andrews; BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street; Art Craft Festival

Monday 22

10:00 - 12:30 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

Tuesday 23

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

Wednesday 24

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

Thursday 25

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12:30 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

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

Sunday 28

02:00 Clocks go back to 01:00 UTC

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

Monday 29

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

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

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 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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