The Byre Theatre St Andrews

A cultural hub in the heart of St Andrews, the Byre Theatre is home to a packed programme of performances, screenings, exhibitions & events all year round.

The Byre Theatre St Andrews

About The Byre Theatre St Andrews

University of St Andrews Abbey Street , St Andrews KY16 9LA
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The Byre Theatre is committed to being an artistic and cultural hub at the heart of St Andrews, for the local community and beyond. Come along and be a part of our history in the making – we look forward to welcoming you to this very special theatre where the theatrical heritage spans more than 80 years.

Upcoming Events at The Byre Theatre St Andrews


30th November 2023 - 31st December 2023

Byre Theatre and Bard in the Botanics present the 2023 St Andrews panto 'Cinderella'. Expect lots of fun and laughter for you, your family and all your friends!


Your Favourite Festive Film

6th December 2023

What’s your favourite festive film? The magic of Christmas is in your hands as we open up a vote for one of these absolute classics to be screened. Onesies and Christmas pyjamas welcome.


It’s A Wonderful Life

20th December 2023

Christmas wouldn’t be complete without watching It’s A Wonderful Life. It's the ultimate seasonal feel-good film and it's screening at The Byre Theatre this December!


Alberta Whittle: The Axe Forgets, But The Tree Remembers

17th January 2024

Alberta Whittle’s film commission The Axe Forgets, But The Tree Remembers is a multi-voiced portrayal of members of the Windrush Generation and their descendants.


Kings of the Blues

20th January 2024

The Main Street Blues Band return to the Byre Theatre with their stunning electric blues tribute to the masters, BB King, Albert King and Freddy King on Saturday 20th January!


SCO 23/24: Berlioz, Mozart and Ravel with Francois Leleux and Carolyn Sampson

31st January 2024

François Leleux is joined by celebrated British soprano Carolyn Sampson for rarely heard Berlioz, plus sparkling music by Mozart and Ravel.



8th February 2024

Renowned visual theatre artist Al Seed presents his latest striking work Plinth, which examines the role and re-appraisal of statues.


SCO 23/24: Lindberg, Stravinsky and Shostakovich with Maxim and Pekka

21st February 2024

Principal Conductor Maxim Emelyanychev and pioneering Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto – join forces for a very special 50th Anniversary season concert.


Buddy Holly & The Cricketers

24th February 2024

Celebrating the shows 31st year on the road, Buddy Holly and the Cricketers bring us a night of infectious energy and signature 1950’s rockabilly sounds.


National Theatre Live: Vanya

25th February 2024

Filmed live during its sold-out run in London's West End, Vanya will be playing exclusively in cinemas in 2024 including The Byre Theatre on 25th February!


St Leonards School presents The Crucible

28th February 2024 - 1st March 2024

The talented students of St Leonards bring the dread and horror in Arthur Miller’s 1953 gripping tragedy to life at The Byre Theatre in February!


A Foreigners Journey

2nd March 2024

A Foreigners Journey, the number 1 tribute act to Foreigner & Journey, will play The Byre Theatre in St Andrews on Saturday 2nd March!


SCO 2023/24: Time and Tides with Pekka Kuusisto

13th March 2024

Gaze beyond the concert hall to the wonders of the natural world, the endless cycles of deep time, in this elemental programme directed by visionary Finnish violinist Pekka Kuusisto!


National Theatre Live: Dear England

7th April 2024

Filmed live on stage at the National Theatre, Rupert Goold directs the spectacular new play, Dear England!


James V: Katherine

21st May 2024 - 22nd May 2024

Rona Munro’s renowned James Plays continue with this fifth standalone production, presenting an up close and intimate performance, with focussed, raw storytelling.


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