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Impressive line up for Byre in the Botanics this summer

Some great outdoor concerts, film screenings and family events are lined up for the summer season at St Andrews’ lovely Botanic Garden. Programmed by the Byre Theatre St Andrews, Byre In The Botanics features live shows from Les Miserable‘s Samantha Barks, Dunfermline’s own Barbara Dickson and the brilliant Rab Noakes, Capercaillie and Jacqui Dankworth, plus a double bill from OperaUpClose, ballet from Berlin’s JSLN Dance and Bard In The Botanics’

SJ Peploe: the French Connection – at St Andrews Museum

Opening this weekend at St Andrews Museum in Fife is SJ Peploe: the French Connection, an exhibition which demonstrate the influence of France and French painting on the famous Scottish Colourist’s work. Samuel Peploe was born in Edinburgh in 1871. He studied art in his home city as well as in Paris. Along with contemporaries such as Fergusson, Cadell and Hunter, he took many painting trips to France where, inspired

Tickets on sale for new Fence Collective Festival

Much to be admired are those people who step around norms and pursue something with such thoroughness and devotion that it succeeds in the unlikeliest circumstances. Seventeen years ago singer songwriter Kenny Anderson launched Fence Records with what he calls ‘a healthy cynicism of all things music industry related’. He set up not in London but in the small coastal town of Anstruther and yet within five years the label