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November 2017

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Sunday 19

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Movember Can you tell your ‘handlebar’ from your ‘painter’s brush’ moustache? Well thankfully some characters from our collection have the facial hair to guide us through it. Find out about the men behind the moustaches then try making your own; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

13:00 - 15:00 Indoor Car Boot Sale Cosmos Centre, Abbey Walk [map] ; Sale

15:00 - 16:00 #MeToo St Andrews March led by led by Women In Work protest against sexual harassment and violence in the workplace; University Library, North Street [map]; Outdoors Politics

17:55 Met Encore: The Exterminating Angel an encore screening of the American premiere of Thomas Adès’s opera, inspired by the classic Luis Buñuel film of the same name; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map] Film Music

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

19:30 St Andrews Renaissance Singers: Luther the Luminary choral and organ works influenced by the sacred music and hymnody of the era, from the a cappella works of Hassler and Sweelinck, to Bach’s epic Lobet den Herrn and Sandström’s reinterpretation of Praetorius; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Free Music

Monday 20

Tuesday 21

13:10 Organ Concert by Jeremiah Stephenson from All Saints, Margaret Street, London, performing works by Bruhns, Alain and Heiller, as well as improvisation; St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

17:15 The value of historic bookbindings: a St Andrews perspective talk by David Pearson explores the historical value of bindings from various angles, illustrated with examples from the St Andrews collections; Parliament Hall, South Street [map]; History Talk

Wednesday 22

12:30 - 14:00 Learning Lunch: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Speaker: Loretta Maxfield, Thorntons LLP ; St Andrews Business Club ; New Golf Club, 3-5 Gibson Place, KY16 9JE [map]; Talk

13:10 Lunchtime Concert Ellie Steemson (saxophone) and Thomas Lowe (percussion) present a varied programme of modern music for saxophone and percussion featuring music by Piazzolla, Andy Scott and Shawn Crouch; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

14:30 Town Bands and Community Music in 19th century Caithness talk by Dr Jane Pettegree; Rehearsal Room, Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Free Music Talk

16:00 The Perilous Practice of Flying and Applying History of Mathematics Talk by Tony Royle (Open University) on early aeronautical research – suitable for a general audience, all are welcome; Lecture Theatre C, School of Mathematics and Statistics, North Haugh; Free History Talk

17:15 Scotland, Europe and the End of Enlightenment inaugural lecture by Professor Richard Whatmore, School of History, explains why many figures at the end of the eighteenth century felt that the Enlightenment had failed, and that a new beginning was necessary in politics, economics, religion and culture; School III, St Salvator’s Quad, North Street [map]; History Talk

19:30 Music Society Chamber Choir and St Andrews Strings Concert St Salvator’s Chapel, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

20:00 St Andrews Through Time and Tide Peter Adamson, local photographer, and author Lorn Macintyre talk about their new book on St Andrews; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 23

10:00 Film Club: Beyond the Sea (12) Kevin Spacey’s 2004 biographical account of Bobby Darin’s rise to stardom and his tumultuous marriage to actress Sandra Dee; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

evening Celebrate Thanksgiving at Forgan’s! a delicious traditional Thanksgiving menu for the special day! Don’t miss out on our very own Pumpkin pie as well as other treats! – booking required; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Food & Drink

20:00 Dan Jones – The Templars: The Rise and Fall of God’s Holy Warriors historian Dan Jones talks about his new book; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Friday 24

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

Saturday 25

10:00 - 12:00 Art & Craft Workshop: Bookbinding learn Occidental and Japanese binding in this class with Sofia Sita – suitable for ages 12+; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Class Craft

11:00 - 16:00 Festive Market & Food Hall watch in amazement as the entire Hotel is transformed into a Winter Wonderland – with stunning seasonal decorations, carol singers, open fires, a mouthwatering collection of food & drink experiences and – of course – one very special guest! Father Christmas joins us in his grotto; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Sale

14:00 Meet Finlay Wilson author of Kilted Yoga, Finlay Wilson, will be visiting the shop to sign copies and trying out some moves in store; Waterstones Bookshop, 103 Market Street, KY16 9NX [map]; Meet

14:00 - 15:00 Young Archaeologists: Stone Age Skills develop your archaeology skills and discover fascinating facts about people of the past – ages 7-12, booking required; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Free History Kids

19:30 St Andrews Chorus: Faure Requiem Faure’s Requiem, Charles Villiers Stanford’s Songs of the Fleet and Hubert Parry’s Blest Pair of Sirens; Younger Hall, North Street, KY16 9AJ [map]; Music

Sunday 26

10:00 Children’s Galley Bookclub Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Kids

13:00 - 15:00 Out of the Box: Movember Can you tell your ‘handlebar’ from your ‘painter’s brush’ moustache? Well thankfully some characters from our collection have the facial hair to guide us through it. Find out about the men behind the moustaches then try making your own; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Kids

Monday 27

Tuesday 28

10:00 - 12:00 Art & Craft Workshop: Clay Bottle Making get inspired by the Museum’s collection of antique bottles and make a new one with your own design, with Leonie MacMillan – adults session, booking required; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Class Craft

16:00 Forgan’s Christmas Light Switch On We’re inviting the whole community to join us as Forgan’s gets festive at our Christmas lights switch on. We’ll be revealing all our beautiful decorations for our very own Forgan’s Christmas. Joined by acapella Christmas carollers, we’ll have canapés featuring tasters from our festive menu for the grown-ups as well as arts and crafts & face-painting for the wee ones (and maybe even a visit from Santa Claus); Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Food & Drink Free Kids Music

17:00 - 18:00 Art & Craft Workshop: Clay Bottle Making get inspired by the Museum’s collection of antique bottles and make a new one with your own design, with Leonie MacMillan – kids session, booking required; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Class Craft

20:00 An Evening with Alexander McCall Smith expert on medical law, and prodigious novelist, Alexander McCall Smith returns to to mark the continuation of his much-loved 44 Scotland Street series with the twelfth instalment A Time of Love and Tartan; Hope Park & Martyrs Church, St Mary’s Place, KY16 9UY [map]; Talk

Wednesday 29

19:00 Byre World: An Evening with Austrian author Erwin Uhrmann Ich bin die Zukunft / I Am the Future – An Evening with Austrian author Erwin Uhrmann (in German and in English) with translation by Rachel Hildebrandt; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Free Talk

20:00 Ali Smith with Winter the Baileys Prize-winning author talks about the latest work in her seasonal quartet; Topping & Co. Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Thursday 30 – Saint Andrew’s Day

10:00 - 12:00 Art & Craft Workshop: Tapestry Weaving make a small tapestry weaving using a small loom and a range of wools, with Carole Tricker – suitable for ages 10+, booking required; Preservation Trust Museum, 12 North Street, KY16 9PW [map]; Class Craft

10:00 Film Club: Carol (15) 2015 film with Cate Blanchett as a woman fighting for custody of her daughter in a difficult divorce as she attempts to conceal her homosexuality; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Film

evening St Andrew’s Day a three course meal crafted with some of our Scottish favourites, grab a dram or two and get set for our traditional Scottish ceilidh at 21:30 – booking required; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Dance Food & Drink

20:00 Rachel McCormack: Chasing the Dram Rachel embraces an experimental attitude to whisky, this book sees her explore it as an ingredient in a whole range of cocktails and dishes, the recipes for which are sprinkled throughout; Topping & Company Booksellers, 7 Greyfriars Garden, KY16 9HG [map]; Talk

Sat 11
- Thu 30 November Scot Free Tours St Andrews: Free Walking Tour interested in learning about St Andrews' dramatic history? Some of the biggest events in Scottish history have taken place in St Andrews. Come on a walking tour to hear tales of assassinations, royal romances (we're not talking about Prince William), Alice in Wonderland and President Eisenhower – Mon-Sat: 11am-12.30pm, Sun: 12 noon-1.30pm; meet at the bike rack at the junction of The Scores and Golf Place; Free History Outdoors Tour

Mon 16 October
- Sun 3 December Genus a collection of works by genuschapter1@gmail.com; Taste Café, 148 North Street, KY16 9AF [map]; Art Exhibition

Wed 1 November
- Sun 3 December Coastlines 2, 2017: an exhibition of work by Fusation explorations of the hugely diverse and challenging Scottish coastline as a group and as individuals has provided fertile ground for each artist’s interpretation – the artists in Fusation are an eclectic mix ranging from painters to textile artists, from a ceramicist to a worker in wood and glass; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Art Exhibition Free

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 9
- Sun 10 December Christmas Exhibition unframed work – 10am-5pm; St Andrews Art Club; Art Club Rooms, 14c Argyle Street, KY16 9BP [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Thu 5 October 2017
- Sun 25 February 2018 ‌Encountering Africa: Henri Gaden’s Life and Photography in Colonial French West Africa, 1894 - 1939 Henri Gaden was a French colonial officer who lived in West Africa for 45 years. An ethnographer, linguist and gifted photographer, Gaden captured on camera a rich variety of encounters with Africa – from landscapes, architecture and trade to military campaigns and colonial life at numerous outposts.; MUSA, 7a The Scores, KY16 9AR [map]; Art Exhibition Free

Sat 2 December
- Sat 3 March Ley Lines - Kate Scardifield Unearthing social and historical gems from six local museum collections and archives across Scotland, Sydney based artist Kate Scardifield explores and reframes Scottish and Australian connections, taking the work of the nineteenth century Scottish Astronomer and Governor of New South Wales Thomas Brisbane as her starting point.
Open Wed - Sat, 10.30am-4pm
; Fife Contemporary; St Andrews Museum, Kinburn Park, Doubledykes Road, KY16 9DP [map]; Exhibition Free

Fri 6 - Sun 15 April On The Rocks 2018 Scottish student arts festival; St Andrews, Fife; Festival


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