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December 2017

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Friday 1

18:30 - 18:45 Beating the Retreat music by City of St Andrews Pipe Band; by Holy Trinity Church, South Street, KY16 9UH [map]; Free Music Outdoors

19:00 Take That Tribute Night dinner and show with ‘Rule The World’, the fabulous three-piece ‘Take That’ tribute – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Music Food & Drink

Saturday 2

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

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations Circus skills workshop (Town Hall), Family Lantern making workshops (Town Hall), Christmas market with live music, mulled wine, festive holiday craft stalls, a special appearance by Santa Claus, and (most importantly) food trucks from all over Fife, Street Ceilidh (Westport, South Street), The Story of St Andrews firework show (The Harbour), ; Festival

13:00 - 16:00 Christmas Stocking taster workshop – parent and child; Eden Art; All Saints Church Hall, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Art Class Craft Kids

13:30 - 15:30 Busy Beeswax Candles a creative afternoon making a selective of candles and a delightful decorative gift box to keep them in, with Alison from Beesy's Beeswax Candles – booking required; Bell Pettigrew Museum, Bute Medical Buildings, KY16 9TS [map]; Craft Free

14:00 - 16:00 St Nicholas Fair Home baking and jams, tombola, Christmas products, new & second-hand bookstall, jewelry, refreshments; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Sale

19:00 Masquerade Party Nights don a mysterious mask and enjoy our legendary masquerade party nights for a night of thrills and intrigue! Includes three-course dinner and a night of entertainment – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Show

19:30 Andrew Gordon Concert Scottish folk singer; Dairsie Memorial Hall, west end of Main St (opposite Dairsie Primary School); £7 / £5 available from the Village Shop; Music OUT OF TOWN

Sunday 3

11:30 - 14:00 St Nicholas Fair Home baking and jams, tombola, Christmas products, new & second-hand bookstall, jewelry, refreshments; All Saints Church, North Castle Street, KY16 9BG [map]; Sale

Monday 4

17:30 Chaplain’s Conversations: Professor Sally Mapstone, Principal and Vice-Chancellor the University Chaplain, Donald MacEwan, talks to Prof Sally Mapstone about her path to the university, what inspires her in her research and her thoughts about the future of education; Byre Theatre, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; Talk

Tuesday 5

19:30 The Dodo Tree, the Miracle Berry and the tree that changed the world talk by Dr Peter Wilkie, RBGE; Friends of the Botanic Garden; Chemistry (Purdie) Building, North Haugh [map]; Free Talk

Wednesday 6

19:30 Scottish Ornithologists’ Club Fife Branch Members Night talks by members; Scottish Ornithologists’ Club Fife Branch; St Andrews Town Hall, Queen’s Gardens, KY16 9TA [map]; Nature Talk

Thursday 7

19:00 Awake, a dream from standing rock US; Festival Indigenart; Byre Theatre LL Studio, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; free, suggested donation £3; Film

Friday 8

19:00 Old World v New World Classic Wine Dinner at The Peat Inn sample Fife’s top restaurant – Michelin-starred chef/proprietor Geoffrey Smeddle will prepare four courses – and Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown will match with a selection of fine wines from the Old World and New World; The Peat Inn, Peat Inn, nr Cupar, KY15 5LH[map]; 07984 893138; masterclass@rosemurraybrown.com; £104 per person £105 per person (includes 4 course dinner & 8 fine wines); Food & Drink Out of Town

19:00 Masquerade Party Nights don a mysterious mask and enjoy our legendary masquerade party nights for a night of thrills and intrigue! Includes three-course dinner and a night of entertainment – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Show

19:00 GOSHEN: Places of Refuge for the Running People Mexico; Festival Indigenart; Byre Theatre LL Studio, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; free, suggested donation £3; Film

Saturday 9

10:00 - 16:00 Craigtoun Christmas Market a wide variety of stalls selling stocking fillers to suit every budget and Santa will be welcoming children of all ages to his grotto in the café; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids OUT OF TOWN Sale

18:00 Indigenous Collective Memories artwork exposition and sale of the collection of artisanal prints made by more than 50 Mexican artists; Festival Indigenart; Byre Theatre LL Studio, Abbey Street, KY16 9LA [map]; free, suggested donation £3; Art Exhibition Sale

19:00 Rod Stewart Tribute Night booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Music

19:00 Masquerade Party Nights don a mysterious mask and enjoy our legendary masquerade party nights for a night of thrills and intrigue! Includes three-course dinner and a night of entertainment – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Show

Sunday 10

10:00 - 16:00 Craigtoun Christmas Market a wide variety of stalls selling stocking fillers to suit every budget and Santa will be welcoming children of all ages to his grotto in the café; Craigtoun Country Park [map]; Kids OUT OF TOWN Sale

Monday 11

Tuesday 12

16:00 - 20:00 The Christmas Market Food. Drink. Music; Balgove Larder, Strathtyrum, KY16 9SF [map]; 01334898145; info@balgove.com; Food & Drink Music Sale

17:00 - 20:00 Mitchells Christmas Market selection of local stalls, live festive music, seasonal food and drink, gift wrapping; Mitchell’s Deli, 110-112 Market Street, KY16 2PB [map]; 01334 466970; Sale

Thursday 14

21:30 Acoustic Session we have a selection of great acoustic musicians in December – enjoy the sounds while you finish off your festive feast; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Music

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Saturday 16

19:00 Masquerade Party Nights don a mysterious mask and enjoy our legendary masquerade party nights for a night of thrills and intrigue! Includes three-course dinner and a night of entertainment – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Show

Sunday 17

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

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Thursday 21

21:30 Acoustic Session we have a selection of great acoustic musicians in December – enjoy the sounds while you finish off your festive feast; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Music

Friday 22

19:00 Masquerade Party Nights don a mysterious mask and enjoy our legendary masquerade party nights for a night of thrills and intrigue! Includes three-course dinner and a night of entertainment – booking required; Old Course Hotel, Old Station Road, KY16 9SP [map]; Food & Drink Show

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21:30 Acoustic Session we have a selection of great acoustic musicians in December – enjoy the sounds while you finish off your festive feast; Forgan’s, 110 Market Street, KY16 9PB [map]; Music

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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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