What’s On Directory

The “What’s On” listings below represent our pick of the events taking place in St Andrews and surrounding area over the coming weeks and months.

These are just a few of the wide selection of events on offer in St Andrews. For a more comprehensive list, we recommend a visit to the excellent Event St Andrews website this is a superb, independently-compiled comprehensive list of occasions large and small, and is especially good for community and University events.

Very occasionally, event organisers have to change arrangements at the last minute – so before travelling any distance, we always recommend you contact the individual event directly to check that it is still going ahead as planned. Our Facebook and Twitter pages are another excellent way of hearing about any late changes.

You can also subscribe to our events RSS Feed by clicking here.

(Event organisers – if you would like your occasion featured here, please get in touch supplying your details, and, ideally, a photo or image.)

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05 Nov

Fife Farmers’ Market

farmer's market (1024x683)The St Andrews Farmers’ Market takes place on the first Saturday of every month.

Offering a wide selection of meat, fish, dairy, fruit & veg, preserves, beverages, baking & confectionary, crafts, soap and many other items. Look out for the special cookery demonstrations too!

The market starts from 9am and finishes around 1pm, taking place at the North Car Park on Argyle Street, KY16 9B.

Read our top tips for the market here and for further information please email: info@fifefarmersmarket.co.uk

24 Nov

‘Whisky Galore’

whisky-galoreA perfect warm-up for the St Andrew’s Day Celebrations! The Byre Theatre Film Club presents a screening of the all-time film classic “Whisky Galore”.

When 50,000 cases of whisky are stranded on a ship which runs aground, the inhabitants of a Scottish island cannot resist the temptation. Unfortunately, a Home Guard captain (an Englishman) stands in their way.

Director: Alexander Mackendrick.  1949, Ealing Studios. Duration: 1h 22min

The screening starts at 10.30am. Don’t forget to enjoy your complimentary tea, coffee and cream scone served from 10.00am.

Tickets priced £6 are available from the Byre Theatre Box Office, in person or book online.

25 Nov

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations – Beating The Retreat

city-of-st-andrews-pipe-bandThe traditional start to the St Andrew’s Day Celebrations in St Andrews – The City of St Andrews Pipe Band parade on South Street in this FREE open-air event, organised by St Andrews Community Council.

6.30pm sharp, on South Street, in vicinity of Holy Trinity Church. Event will last for 15-20 minutes.

25 Nov

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations – Table Tennis ‘Open Tables’ Night

table-tennisOn Friday 25th November, members of St Andrews Table Tennis Club invite beginners/returners/ juniors/ adults to visit the Victory Memorial Hall for  an evening’s play.

From 6.00pm to 7.30pm, four tables will be available for anyone to “give it a go”.

From 7.30pm a tournament will be arranged – put your name down in advance or sign up by 7.15pm  on the night – with a round-robin format to give as many games to each player as possible.Play will finish around 9.30pm.

Contact Elaine Forbes on forbes4030@btinternet.com or via the club website standrewstt.wordpress.com

25 Nov

St Andrew’s Day Celebrations – Topping and Company presents John Simpson

johnsimpsonTopping and Company Booksellers presents John Simpson – a living legend amongst news correspondents. Over a distinguished fifty year career at the BBC, he has established himself as one of his generation’s most authoritative and empathetic reporters.

In his new book, We Chose to Speak of War and Strife, he brings us pivotal moments in our history – from the Crimean War to Vietnam, the siege of Sarajevo to the fall of Baghdad – through the eyes of those who risked life and limb to witness them first hand.  John Simpson will share these astonishing tales of perseverance and courage in person.

Venue in St Andrews to be advised. Doors open 7.30pm, Talk starts at 8.00pm. Early Bird tickets are £6 (full amount is redeemable against a purchase of the book). Visit the website for detailed information and to reserve tickets.

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