What’s on in St Andrews in the month of November

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West Sands Beach and the town of St Andrews in the distance

The nights are certainly drawing in now as we head into the winter months but there are still lots of things to do and see for all the family in the St Andrews area. Here is our quick round-up of events and happenings which may interest you.

Fife Farmers Market

Saturday the 3rd brings the farmers market to Argyle Street north car park from 9 am until noon. Now is the time to stock up on specialty produce, baked goods, meat, fish and dairy as well as crafts. You’ll be able to watch some cookery demonstrations too. Waterstones bookshop on Market Street is hosting a Saturday Children’s Storytime from 11.30 on the same date and on every following Saturday. Why not make it a family day out?

Orchids of Central Scotland

Nature lovers could head to the Chemistry Building on Tuesday the 6th to hear a talk by Dr Roy Sexton organised by Friends of the Botanic Garden about the species of orchid which are to be found in central Scotland.

Staying with the natural world why not pop in to St Andrews Town Hall at 7.30 pm on Wednesday the 14th to hear a talk by Jeremy Brock on the theme of Overland to the Caucasus for Birds, organised by the Scottish Ornithologists Club Fife Branch.

Poetry with Kathleen Jamie

Topping & Company Booksellers will be showcasing some of her best work during the evening from 8 pm.

Champagne and Sparkling Wine Tasting

Head to the Rufflets Hotel at 7.30 pm on Friday the 16th for a fun evening of champagne and wine tasting plus two course fork buffet with Master of Wine Rose Murray Brown who brings you the chance to savour bubbly from all across the globe.

St Andrews Music Club

You can immerse yourself in an evening of chamber music with Ashley Solomon on the baroque flute and Terence Charlston on the Harpsichord. This delightful event will be held at St Salvator’s Chapel from 7.30 pm on Thursday 22nd.

And All That Jazz!

For those who prefer their musical entertainment on the livelier side Mitchells on Market Street play host to Jazz Sundays, on Sunday 25th from 6 pm. While you are there you can get a bite to eat and a drink or two. Or perhaps you may prefer the sounds of the St Andrews Brass Festival, on from 22nd– 25th.

Christmas Food and Craft Fair

Do your Christmas shopping in style at the fair which is held at Cambo House on the Cambo Estate on the 18th and enjoy the accompanying music and entertainment.

Art and Craft Fair

From Saturday the 24th to Sunday the 2nd of December you will have a wonderful chance to see and perhaps purchase local artworks at the annual art and craft event held at the Preservation Trust Museum.

Added to all this fun and frivolity don’t forget the annual St Andrews Day events which will be taking place around the 30th of November. Don’t miss the chance to join in with Scotland’s biggest and best outdoor ceilidh.

Why not stay with us and experience our amazing coach houses, or take our lodge with it’s private hot tub for that extra dab of luxury. More at https://www.standrewscoachhouses.co.uk/

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