Friday Magazine Show

A gala performance on a grand scale featuring some of the world’s best-loved classical music stars, is the penultimate highlight of this year’s – the 10-day classical music festival at venues across Dumfries and Galloway. The festival kicked off on Friday evening (31 July) at the Cally Palace, near Gatehouse, with a stunning performance by […]

A unique, one-off feel good Festival – the ‘Pack Up Your Troubles Festival’, is set to take place in Gretna and Eastriggs from 28-31 August this year. Planned by the local communities in which Pack Up Your Troubles will take place, the Festival celebrates 100 years since Gretna  and Eastriggs were incorporated as townships, built […]

Pete Renwick, has been flicking through the DGAF programme and everyday during the festival will be highlighting that days must see show.. SCOTTISH ENSEMBLE FROM RUSSIA WITH LOVE Friday 22 May, 8:00 pm. £20 Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA This event was kindly supported in memory of NLH. A celebration of […]

Danz Designz is the new business venture of young Moffat graphic designer Daniel Warwick. Daniel is one of a number of businesses in Annandale and Eskdale taking advantage of the networking opportunity provided by Dumfries and Galloway Council’s Inspiring Entrepreneurs events. Aimed at 18 to 25 year olds in Dumfries and Galloway, these events encourage […]

Rock, theatre, folk, comedy and much more as Europe’s biggest winter fringe grows to give nine great days in Dumfries From The Undertones, Hue and Cry and Skerryvore to the monster devilry of Red Bastard – Big Burns Supper 2015 will be a riot of entertainment wrapped round the Bard’s birthday. Next year the festival […]

A three dimensional portrayal of Wigtown’s buildings, landscape and people is being created for the town’s international book festival. The colourful project, called Wee Wigtown, is being carried out by Anupa Gardner, who has been awarded the Spring Fling x Wigtown Book Festival Residency 2014/15. The “town-within-a-town” will consist of 11 large panels, up to […]

Emergence is the first showcase of creative works by an illustrator and two photographers who are now making the time to revisit a number of creative techniques and skills that fired their imaginations in the first place. Having spent a considerable number of years as college lecturers the notion of exhibiting their own works was […]

On the 19th and 20th of July Dumfries town centre will become the stage for an ambitious seven stage promenade theatre event called life,love & Liberty. The event was first held in 2012 to celebrate the life of Robert Burns. Excellent reviews and a high level of audience satisfaction have encouraged a repeat performance of […]

Punchy, dark, dramatic and sexual – Blood Orange explores the efforts of Far Right extremists to infect rural Scotland.   The play draws on the bitterness and upheaval caused by last year’s SDL (Scottish Defence League) march in Dumfries.   Writer Graham Main confronts Edinburgh Fringe audiences with a tale from the deepest shadows of […]

Thursday 24th July at 8:30pm & Thursday 24th August at 9pm The atmospheric ruins of Lochmaben Castle form the perfect backdrop to an evening of spine-chilling storytelling! Dare you join Mostly Ghostly to discover the origins of the infamous vampire legend, hear of a fearsome curse laid on the Bruce family and learn of our […]

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