We were down in the NEW LOOK Millenium Centre in Stranraer last week and it is amazing, it’s a great venue for a whole host of events and the ideal place for the first Galloway Roots Country Festival, Friday October 18th through to Sunday October 20th 2019. The event is being supported by Dumfries and […]

We’re getting so excited here on Meddisms and we’d wager we’re not the only ones! There are so many reasons to be getting excited especially if you are a country music fan in Dumfries & Galloway over the next few weeks. Not only is there the first Galloway Roots Country Music Festival taking place in […]

Three primary schools in Dumfries & Galloway are currently threatened with closure. Join Mark Smith for Alive at Five, investigating the issues involved, joined live in the studio by campaigners from Ae Village and Kirkbean; two of the threatened schools. Wednesday 27th September, from 5pm. We want to hear from you too – tweet @aliveradio, […]

The count down is on! Eden Festival is opening its gates this Thursday welcoming festival goers from across the UK and beyond. Set in the stunning Raehills Meadows of Dumfries and Galloway this family friendly event has really catered for all.  Hosting 12 stages with 300 performers, you can also catch some theatre, comedy, art […]

Traditional music with a difference comes to the region as part of the continuing programme of the 2017 Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival. Award-winning musician Mairi Campbell presents her new solo theatre show in New Galloway and Dumfries this week. In Pulse, Mairi sings, acts, plays and dances the story of her musical homecoming and […]

  There’s a host of new initiatives creating extra interest around this year’s Lockerbie Jazz Festival.   Alongside the Festival headliners – Rose Room, Hamish Stuart’s 360, Leroy Jones, Mike Zito, Blues n”Trouble, and Alan Barnes – the Festival is shouting out to young people to join the new Youth Singing Group. The Group, created […]

Football and literary fans from across Dumfries & Galloway are being given the chance to take part in a special ‘football night out’ as part of a campaign to highlight the positives of the ‘Beautiful Game’ On Wednesday 13th April at 7:30pm Palmerston Stadium will play host to cult football travel writer Daniel Gray and […]

Here’s a great way to find out more about Alive. It’s an engaging event with a special contribution from two local seasoned broadcasters – Colin Colthart and Giancarlo Rinaldi from the BBC studios on Lovers Walk. Colin looks after the local radio news broadcasts and Giancarlo looks after the local online content for Everyone […]

The AGM for Alive Christian Media Ltd. will be on Wednesday 16th March at 7pm in Kings. It will be preceded by an inspirational gathering of volunteers and other interested people, called ‘Refresh’, with a guest speaker from another aspect of local media – more details to follow. The formal AGM would finish up the […]

A hard-hitting play about hackers performed by Dumfries Youth Theatre will mark the directorial debut for a young Kirkcudbright man. Jack Finlay, aged 20, who is the first ever Creative Modern Apprentice in Dumfries and Galloway. He is based at the Electric Theatre Workshop, and has been working with a cast of 13 young people […]

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