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October 2017

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Tuesday 3

18:30 An Evening with Anthony O’Neill author talks about his novel Dr Jekyll and Mr Seek a sequel to one of the masterpieces of Scottish literature; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

Thursday 5

Thu 5 - Sun 8 October
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Sport

18:30 An Evening with Lin Anderson a special evening with crime author Lin Anderson in discussion with Forensic Pathologist Dr James Grieve to discuss crime and bodily matters; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

19:30 – 21:30 Scottish Country Dance Class starts 10 week session, first class free to newcomers; RSCDS St Andrews; Upper Hall, Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Class Dance

20:00 Richard Dawkins with Science in the Soul we are thrilled to welcome this extraordinary figure of 21st century thought to St Andrews to celebrate the release of Science In The Soul, a sweeping anthology of Dawkins’ essays, lecture and letters; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Talk

Friday 6

20:00 An Evening of Whisky with Charles MacLean the author and whisky authority talks about the water of life and his books Spirit of Place, a beautifully produced and illustrated study of the Scottish ‘terroir’ and the distilleries who cultivate it, and 30-Second Whisky, an introduction to the topic in 50 wee nips; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Food & Drink Talk

Saturday 7

09:00 - 13:00 St Andrews Farmers’ Market meat, fish, dairy, fruit, vegetables, preserves, beverages, baking, confectionery, plants, flowers, craft, etc; North Car Park, Argyle Street, KY16 9BX [map]; Food & Drink Sale

10:00 - 17:00 Pop Up Sale pop along and grab yourself a sale bargain or two from some fab shops: Top Drawer Gifts, Cook Central, Embrace Life, Occasions, Conpanna, PodoFit, Farmore Interiors, Sam Brown Boutique and Richmond Sport; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Free Sale

12:00 - 16:00 Luvian’s Wine Fair over 200 wines, beers, spirits and ciders; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; 01334 477752; £20; Food & Drink

13:00 - 16:00 Drawing the Nude taster workshop; Eden Art; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class

Sunday 8

18:00 - 20:00 Early Evening Jazz TdG Jazz; Mitchell’s, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; Music

20:00 Secret Diaries of a Junior Doctor fresh from his Fringe show, Adam Kay joins us with his new book This is Going to Hurt his secret diaries from his first days on the ward to the final straw, which sees him turn his back on the NHS for the bright lights of stand-up comedy; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Monday 9

Tuesday 10

10:00 Bookbug Session story, song and rhyme for babies, toddlers and 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

Wednesday 11

19:30 RSPB’s seabird conservation work: Tackling national and international challenges talk by Peadar O’Connell; Scottish Ornithologists’ Club Fife Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Friday 13

10:30 The Jungle Book the remake of the Disney classic – booking advised; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; 01334 466 973; £6.50, adult/under 3yrs free; Film Kids

18:30 An Evening with Magnus Linklater discussing his new book, Great Scottish Lives; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

Saturday 14

10:00 - 15:00 Craft Fair come and see our many and varied handmade crafts; Fife Craft Association; Victory Memorial Hall, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Craft Sale

10:00 - 17:00 Antique, Collectors & Vintage Fair; Rob Walker; 01334 838 217; rob1walker@btinternet.com; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; £1, seniors & students 75p, accompanied kids free; Sale

Sunday 15

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Tuesday 17

Thursday 19

18:30 An Evening with Lesley Glaister author talks about her new novel The Squeeze; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Talk

Friday 20

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Monday 23

Tuesday 24

Wednesday 25

16:00 - 17:30 Brexit Means? Peace and Security series of roundtable discussions moderated by members of the Cultural Identity Studies Institute; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Politics Talk

Thursday 26

Thu 26 - Sun 29 October
St Andrews Voices Festival 2017 a festival that places the voice, and all its diverse musical incarnations, at the centre of its programme; Festival Music

19:00 Dillie Keane actress, singer, comedian and founder member of Fascinating Aïda presents her first one-woman show in ‘558 years’; St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Comedy Festival Music

22:00 The Swingles: A Retrospective a retrospective of the group’s late great founder, Ward Swingle who first assembled the group in the 1960s, including music by Bach, Debussy and influences of the 1960s and 70s big band and Billie Holiday; St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Music

Friday 27

16:00 Masterclass with Dame Emma Kirkby ahead of her performance with Dowland Works, Dame Emma Kirkby coaches University vocal scholars on the music they will present in Saturday evening’s concert; St Andrews Voices Festival; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Free Music

19:30 The Bardic Trio tenor Jamie MacDougall, harpist Sharron Griffith and guitarist Matthew McAllister present a programme of traditional songs alongside new arrangements and commissions from eminent Scottish composers; St Andrews Voices Festival; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Festival Music

19:30 - 21:30 Australia v New Zealand Wine Tasting sample 13 wines comparing Australia and New Zealand with an expert to guide you, Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown. A selection of cheeses will also be served; The Scores Hotel, 76 The Scores, KY16 9BB [map]; 07984 893138; masterclass@rosemurraybrown.com; £35 per person; Food & Drink

22:00 An Alehouse Session – Barokksolistene innovative Norwegian period-instrument group is admired for its pioneering baroque music – includes folk-songs and melodies of the time, as well as music by Purcell and other composers; St Andrews Voices Festival; St Salvator’s Dining Hall, North Street [map] ; Festival Music

Saturday 28

Sat 28 October
Craigtoun Halloween details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

10:00 & 12:30 Sing-a-long Frozen live screenings of the Disney film with live warm-ups from University a cappella group The Alleycats; St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Film Music

15:00 A Cappella Showcase The Swingles present repertoire from their new album “Folklore”, featuring music from the USA to Afghanistan, Portugal to the Philippines, joined by members of the University a cappella groups and pupils from Fife schools; St Andrews Voices Festival; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Music

18:00 - 20:00 Museums at Night join us for an evening of thrills and chills and see if you can solve our murder mystery; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Play

19:30 Dame Emma Kirkby and Dowland Works a programme of John Dowland’s songs from Dame Emma Kirkby, one of the great pioneers of the Early Music Movement, with with Dowland Works, a consortium of young professional singers and lutenists who explore the rich heritage of the lute song; St Andrews Voices Festival; St Andrew’s Episcopal Church, Queen’s Terrace, KY16 9QF [map]; Festival Music

21:30 Fringe Jazz unwind with some drinks and relaxing vocal jazz, the perfect way to end the day, featuring members of the National Youth Jazz Orchestra of Scotland; St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Free Music

Sunday 29

02:00 → 01:00 Clocks go back 02:00 BST to 01:00 GMT;

11:00 Festival Service St Salvator’s Chapel Choir is joined by Dame Emma Kirkby and the Kellie Consort in a festival service led by University Chaplain, the Rev Dr Donald MacEwan, and featuring Bach’s cantata no. 150: Nach dir, Herr, verlanget mich; St Andrews Voices Festival; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Festival Free Music

15:00 Jamie MacDougall’s Song Tellers Artist in Residence Jamie MacDougall is joined by friends, including renowned singers soprano Lorna Anderson, mezzo Cheryl Forbes and baritone Andrews McTaggart, to launch Scotland’s brand new recital group Song-Tellers, with repertoire ranging from the great masters of Schubert and Schumann to Wolf, Duparc and Britten; St Andrews Voices Festival; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Festival Music

Monday 30

Tuesday 31

Sat 11 March
- Sun 17 September
Victorian Visions: Discovery and Restoration in St Andrews journey through the streets of Victorian St Andrews for MUSA’s newest exhibition. See the sights of the town through the eyes of its first photographers. Victorian Visions provides fascinating insights into the development of St Andrews during the 19th century; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Exhibition History

Sat 2 - Sat 30 September Ligne et Couleur 30th annual exhibition of artworks by the Scottish Society of Architect Artists – M-Sa 10:00-17:00, Su 13:00-16:00; upstairs @ J & G Innes, Bookshop & Stationer, 107 South Street, KY16 9QW [map]; Art Exhibition

June - September 2017 The St Andrews Photographers Exhibition We are a small group of photographers from North East Fife. Between us we have many years of experience and we have exhibited widely and won several awards. Our work is very diverse and our fine art prints include subjects such as landscape, floral and wildlife photography, and creative portraiture; Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Art Exhibition

July - September Land Train Wed-Sun for three months from July 1, a chance to get around the town and see some of St Andrews’ great attractions – including the Kelpie maquettes; Bruce Embankment – Cathedral – Harbour – Madras College circuit; Outdoors Tour

Fri 1 - Sat 30 September St Andrews Photography Festival 2017 An exciting month-long programme of events celebrating 176 years of Scottish photography, in the home of Scottish photography. Multiple exhibitions indoors and outdoors, talks and events; Art Festival

Sat 27 May
- Sun 1 October
The Polish Connection throughout history, St Andrews has become a second home to many Polish citizens – explore their lives through objects and paintings; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Exhibition Free History

Thu 5
- Sun 8 October
Alfred Dunhill Links Championship Sport

Mon 4 September
- Sun 15 October
It's All About Me & The Eleven Faces Of Dr. High Brow… an exhibition of paintings by Scott Hawkins – Daily 07:00 to 22:00 hrs; Taste Café, 148 North Street, KY16 9AF [map]; Art Exhibition

Sat 17 June
- Sat 21 October
A Brush with Colour: 20th century Paintings from the Edinburgh School the exhibition looks at both the work of the inter-war generation of artists trained at Edinburgh School of Art, and the next generation, who were heavily influenced — and taught — by them; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Art Free

Mon 24 July - Mon 23 October Kelpie Maquettes created by Andy Scott, inspired by Jim Carruth, these 3m high maquettes were used as the models to create the world’s largest equine sculpture, The Kelpies, situated in Falkirk – now they tour the world helping to promote Scotland; Bruce Embankment [map]; Exhibition Outdoors

Sat 28 October
Craigtoun Halloween details TBA; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Out of Town Outdoors

Thu 26
- Sun 29 October
St Andrews Voices Festival 2017 a festival that places the voice, and all its diverse musical incarnations, at the centre of its programme; Festival Music

Sat 25 November
- Sun 3 December
Art and Craft Exhibition annual sale of local work; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Art Craft Exhibition Free Sale

Sat 2 - Sun 3 December St Andrew’s Day Festival Exhibition unframed work – 10am-5pm; St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition Free


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