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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. A Slow Air

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Stranraer

    An engrossing 75 minutes of theatre that is funny, poignant, slightly dark and a little sad.

    Dates

    23 Apr 2014
  2. Spring Fling @ Home

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Mixed works by artists, designers and makers from Dumfries and Galloway.

    Dates

    15 Mar 2014 to 3 May 2014
  3. Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Wigtown Book Festival is a 10-day celebration of the written word in Scotland's National Book Town.

    Dates

    26 Sep 2014 to 5 Oct 2014
  4. Kaleidoscope

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    Previously unseen, signed original paintings.

    Dates

    1 Mar 2014 to 26 Apr 2014
  5. Macbeth

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Thornhill

    Shakespeare's renowned tragedy about ambition, treachery, murder and destruction.

    Dates

    24 Jun 2014
  6. Gradings

    Stranraer

    Exhibition of works in various media by artists from South West Scotland.

    Dates

    25 Jul 2014 to 1 Aug 2014
  7. Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Textiles inspired by Scotland's Bothy movement.

    Dates

    2 Nov 2013 to 30 May 2014
  8. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Themed arts and crafts session.

    Dates

    11 Jan 2014 to 14 Jun 2014
  9. Ten

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    Works in various media by artists including Roseanne Barr, James Fraser and Stewart Lammie.

    Dates

    28 Jun 2014 to 30 Aug 2014
  10. Corroborree

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Stranraer

    Art festival animating five of Scotland's botanic gardens.

    Dates

    14 Jun 2014 to 15 Jun 2014
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