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  • A slipware potter shows two people her studio near Castle Douglas, as part of the Spring Fling
    A slipware potter opens her studio near Castle Douglas, as part of the Spring Fling
  • Wickerman Festival, Dumfries & Galloway
    Wickerman Festival

Dumfries & Galloway has a proud history full of artists and creators, which you can learn more about at some of the arts and culture events held in this inspiring region.

With a reputation for creativity and excellent design, it’s no wonder Dumfries & Galloway boasts a fantastic variety of arts and culture events. Find out how the region continues to inspire today.

In May, the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival sees a number of activities happening in venues across the region - enjoy classical, jazz or folk music, dance, theatre and children’s events.

At the end of May, the Spring Fling allows you a deep insight into the life and work of the region’s artists. Around 80 arts and craft studios open their doors to the public and special events, workshops and tours take place from studio to studio. Speak to the artists themselves and find out what inspires them about Dumfries & Galloway.

For books and literature events, visit Dumfries & Galloway from September to October for the Wigtown Book Festival when hundreds of activities take place to celebrate the written word.

Use the information listings to find an arts and culture event in Dumfries & Galloway.
 

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  1. Gradings

    Stranraer

    They've skewered history, the Bible and the world's most celebrated playwright, now the Reduced Shakespeare Company tackles the subject it was born to reduce: comedy.

    Dates

    31 May 2015
  2. Gradings

    Stranraer

    Short shows that give a fantastic introduction to opera.

    Dates

    25 May 2015
  3. A Game For Girls?

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Annan

    This exhibition looks at the rise, fall and resurrection of Scottish women's football from the factory teams of World War One to its place on the international sports stage today.

    Dates

    28 Aug 2015 to 31 Oct 2015
  4. Rutting Week

    Type

    Literary

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    An informal chat about red deer.

    Dates

    5 Oct 2015 to 9 Oct 2015
  5. Normal/Madness

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Solo show based on a true story.

    Dates

    22 May 2015
  6. Gradings

    Dumfries

    Come along and find out about the work this local charity does.

    Dates

    6 Jun 2015 to 21 Jun 2015
  7. Next Of Kin

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    This exhibition reveals the profound personal stories of the separation and loss experienced by Scottish families and by communities with loved ones fighting abroad.

    Dates

    28 Apr 2015 to 20 Jun 2015
  8. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Learn about the revival of the distillery.

    Dates

    22 May 2015
  9. Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

    A series of contemporary, thought-provoking environmental art commissions, performances, discussions and events, exploring our relationship with the landscape and environment.

    Dates

    28 Aug 2015 to 30 Aug 2015
  10. Eden Festival

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Lockerbie

    An eclectic three-day arts and entertainment event.

    Dates

    11 Jun 2015 to 14 Jun 2015
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