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The Braid Society 30th Anniversary Exhibition

The Braid Society is an international organisation for professional braiders, teachers, collectors, researchers, students and everyone interested in the art and craft of making constructed…...

date_range 22nd June, 2024 - 13th July, 2024


Lyle & Scott 150 Exhibition

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Lyle and Scott, this exhibition tells the story of how the company has evolved from its humble beginnings to become…...

date_range 14th June, 2024 - 8th March, 2025


Kelso Civic Week

The Kelso Laddie now leads an annual cavalcade of around 200 horses to Yetholm to qualify for his Blue Bonnet for having crossed the English…...

date_range 13th July, 2024 - 20th July, 2024


European Lunar Symposium- Open Mic

In celebration of the European Lunar Symposium’s arrival in Dumfries; join celebrated author and academic Lania Knight, poet, writer, actor and academic Wanda O’Connor for…...

date_range 15th June, 2024 - 15th June, 2024


European Lunar Symposium-Space and Nature in poetry

In celebration of the European Lunar Symposium’s arrival in Dumfries, join poet and academic Wanda O’Connor for a poetry writing workshop that considers the meeting…...

date_range 15th June, 2024 - 15th June, 2024


Classic Car Rally

One of the most popular events in the Kirkcudbright calendar, the Classic Car Rally is a spectacle to behold. The town centre is filled with…...

date_range 25th August, 2024 - 25th August, 2024


Kirkcudbright Floodlit Tattoo & Fireworks Display

The world comes to Kirkcudbright each August when the town puts on its most spectacular of shows. With a stunning explosion of creative performances, the…...

date_range 24th August, 2024 - 24th August, 2024


Kirkcudbright Grand Parade

Come along and enjoy a fantastic day of entertainment, children’s amusements and, of course, the Grand Parade! The Grand Parade makes its way through the…...

date_range 17th August, 2024 - 17th August, 2024


Kirkcudbright Scottish Nights

Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our…...

date_range 18th July, 2024 - 22nd August, 2024


Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Tours

Explore Kirkcudbright’s historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which…...

date_range 10th July, 2024 - 10th July, 2024


Kirkcudbright Pipe Band Night

Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our…...

date_range 9th July, 2024 - 9th July, 2024


Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

A Celebration of New Orleans, Dixieland and Swing Jazz in South West Scotland, Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival is a four day celebration of Jazz, with artists…...

date_range 12th June, 2024 - 15th June, 2024


Kirkcudbright Car Boot Sale

Our popular monthly car boot sales are the perfect place to make some money from your unneeded items or grab a bargain. No need to…...

date_range 9th June, 2024 - 8th September, 2024


Dabton House Garden Tours

Join us for a Guided Garden Tour this June, led by our Head Gardener, John Candlish, and discover the beauty and planning that takes place…...

date_range 4th June, 2024 - 13th June, 2024


FELTING WORKSHOP WITH ANN SMITH ART

Join renowned artist Ann Smith for a delightful half-day needle felting workshop! With years of experience in wool felting, Ann has showcased her art in…...

date_range 9th November, 2024 - 9th November, 2024


Ben Monteith + Charlie McAdam

Ben Monteith’s music is honest and heart felt. He writes from his own pain and life experience. From trauma to joy, you feel it all…...

date_range 24th August, 2024 - 24th August, 2024


European Lunar Symposium: Solstice Seminar

The European Lunar Symposium (ELS) is the premier Moon-focussed meeting in Europe, attracting experts from across the world to discuss the latest developments in science…...

date_range 20th June, 2024 - 20th June, 2024


The Fever

The "Fever" came into being 7 years ago when, husband and wife team Doug Carroll (guitar) and Mary Carroll (vocals) both of whom play with…...

date_range 7th June, 2024 - 7th June, 2024


Whithorn’s Viking Weekend

A Viking-themed encampment by Galloway Longhada Viking re-enactors on the archaeological site at Whithorn, where digs have revealed clear evidence of Viking culture and artefacts…...

date_range 25th May, 2024 - 26th May, 2024


Paxton House Antiques Fair

We are launching a new series of antiques fairs at Paxton House. Come along to browse and buy a range of antiques in our inimitable…...

date_range 14th June, 2024 - 16th June, 2024


50th Anniversary Craft Fair

Local crafters at the Wanlockhead Anniversary Craft Fair supporting Leadhills Primary School PTC....

date_range 20th July, 2024 - 21st July, 2024


British and Scottish Gold Panning Championships

Our gold panning championships will be taking place over the weekend of the 25th and 26th May, at the Lead Mining Museum, Wanlockhead, Scotland. The…...

date_range 25th May, 2024 - 26th May, 2024