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Ed James In Conversation

Ed James is a Scottish author who writes crime fiction novels across multiple series and in multiple locations. His latest series is set in the…...

date_range 22nd May, 2024 - 22nd May, 2024


Big DoG Children’s Book Festival

Big DoG Children’s Book Festival 22 March - 24 March Kick off the Easter Holidays with a weekend of stories at Big DoG Children's Book…...

date_range 22nd March, 2024 - 24th March, 2024


Music at the Multiverse

Music at the Multiverse is back at Crawick Multiverse in 2024! Taking to the main stage on Saturday 31st August will be indie pop-rockers The…...

date_range 31st August, 2024 - 1st September, 2024


Stories of Scotland at Ryan Centre

What got you through COVID? For many the period of lockdown involved watching more TV and internet media than ever before. Scottish comedian, Bruce Fummey,…...

date_range 8th March, 2024 - 8th March, 2024


Candy Opera + Nathon Jones

'Candy Opera' were formed in 1982 on the notorious Phythian Estate, Kensington, Liverpool. The band was heavily influenced by 'Love's ' seminal 'Forever Changes' album,…...

date_range 23rd March, 2024 - 23rd March, 2024


Royal Bloom + Rhelm

Come join us at The Vault Arts Centre for an unforgettable night of rock! Royal Bloom will be performing their signature Ayrshire grunge sound. If…...

date_range 2nd March, 2024 - 2nd March, 2024


Albert Goodwin: Visionary Landscapes

Kirkcudbright Galleries are delighted to exhibit an exhibition of watercolour paintings and sketches that illustrate the travels and influences of the landscape artist Albert Goodwin…...

date_range 27th January, 2024 - 17th March, 2024


80s Live

You’ve made it through the wilderness, somehow, you’ve made it through and now we’re never gonna give you up! Direct from London’s West End, we…...

date_range 6th September, 2024 - 6th September, 2024


Eddi Reader

Celebrating over 40 years as a live performer, Eddi Reader has effortlessly developed into one of popular music’s most thrilling and affecting performers. What sets…...

date_range 17th April, 2024 - 17th April, 2024


Beethoven Symphony No 7 with Lorenza Borrani

MADERNA Suite ‘Odhecaton’ BEETHOVEN arr MAHLER Quartet in F minor ‘Serioso’ BEETHOVEN Symphony No 7 Florence-born violinist Lorenza Borrani – Leader of the Chamber Orchestra…...

date_range 28th February, 2024 - 28th February, 2024


Howlin’ Mat

Howlin' Mat is every inch the blues man and one of the hardest working solo acts around both in the UK and abroad with gigs…...

date_range 11th May, 2024 - 11th May, 2024


Two Bards and a Songbird plus Workshop

Crichton Central, Dumfries, DG1 4TA Saturday 27th April 2024 Workshop 4.30pm - 6.30pm Performance 7.30pm You can attend either the workshop, the show or both!…...

date_range 27th April, 2024 - 27th April, 2024


The Canyon

In the hills around Los Angeles in the late 1960’s there was an area known as the Laurel Canyon. It had become an area of…...

date_range 20th April, 2024 - 20th April, 2024


Music in Dumfries presents: The Marsyas Trio

The Marsyas Trio flute, cello, piano Helen Vidovich – Flute | Val Welbanks – Cello | Olga Stezhko – Piano The London-based Marsyas Trio, formed…...

date_range 24th March, 2024 - 24th March, 2024


K for Kirkcudbright

To celebrate libraries, Simon Armitage visits rural southwest Scotland, a region with extensive poetic and literary history , and reads with Lydia McMillan Age 11+…...

date_range 11th March, 2024 - 11th March, 2024


The Salomé String Quartet

The Salomé String Quartet sponsored by the Tunnell Trust Described as ‘strikingly intelligent and expressive’ by The Strad, the Salomé Quartet are recognised for their…...

date_range 15th February, 2024 - 15th February, 2024


Tannahill Weavers

The Tannahill Weavers are one of Scotland 's premier traditional bands. Their diverse repertoire spans the centuries with fire-driven instrumentals, topical songs, and original ballads…...

date_range 9th March, 2024 - 9th March, 2024


Spring Equinox Retreat Day

SPRING EQUINOX RETREAT DAY You are invited to a Retreat Day at Allanton Peace Sanctuary on Saturday the 23rd of March, from 10 - 3pm.…...

date_range 23rd March, 2024 - 23rd March, 2024


Not From This Planet

NOT FROM THIS PLANET™ - A Toolkit for Surviving Life on Earth. ~ Created by Creatives for Creatives ~ WHAT: A lighthearted and fun workshop…...

date_range 24th February, 2024 - 24th February, 2024


Hawick Reivers Festival 2024

Step back in time and meet the Border Reivers. A full weekend of activities to suit the whole family including concerts, re-enactments, Reivers Market, talks…...

date_range 22nd March, 2024 - 24th March, 2024


Wild Writers Festival

Climbing mountains with two superstar labradors, walking a lump of Orcadian stone 500 miles across Southern Norway, creating gourmet meals to be cooked on mountain…...

date_range 26th January, 2024 - 27th January, 2024


Spring Fling Open Studios Weekend

A record-breaking 104 studios will be welcoming in the public for Dumfries and Galloway’s 22nd annual Spring Fling Open Studios Weekend. Taking place from 25-27…...

date_range 25th May, 2024 - 27th May, 2024


Kirkcudbright Book Week

The aim of Kirkcudbright Book Week is to showcase and celebrate the developing literary scene in the town and surrounding area. The annual event happens…...

date_range 4th March, 2024 - 10th March, 2024


2024 McInroy & Wood Borders Art Fair

Scotland’s friendliest art fair is set to return with more than 70 artists and galleries, from across the Borders and as far apart as Aberdeenshire…...

date_range 15th March, 2024 - 17th March, 2024


Burns Lunch with Whisky Tasting

Some of the world’s most famous stories have been told in The Globe Inn, the ‘favourite howff’ of Robert Burns, who lived, loved, and entertained…...

date_range 27th January, 2024 - 27th January, 2024