Culture & Arts

    © StAnza/Al Buntin, Creative Scotland

    You probably know that St Andrews is renowned as a place of learning,  history and of course golf – but did you know that it’s also a flourishing centre for culture and the arts?

    In fact, so much so that St Andrews was awarded the 2012 Creative Place Award  – Scotland’s highest arts accolade – in recognition of its remarkable array of festivals, cultural events, and community participation.

    Throughout the year, the town welcomes artistes of the highest calibre – musicians, dancers, actors and entertainers – to perform to enthusiastic audiences in a range of atmospheric venues.

    Artists and craftspeople have drawn inspiration from St Andrews for centuries, and their work is on display – and for sale – in galleries across the town.

    Visit our Festivals and Events and What’s On pages to find out more about culture and the arts in St Andrews.

    To put a smile on your face, here’s a fun video from one of our local dance groups:

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