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  • Hannah McAndrew, Slipware Potter, in her studio at Kelton
    Speak to the artists and tour their studios at Spring Fling
  • A ceilidh held for Spring Fling in Castle Douglas Town Hall
    A ceilidh held for Spring Fling in Castle Douglas Town Hall
  • Cyclists cross the finish line in Dumfries as spectators cheer on the sidelines.
    The Tour of Britain finish line in Dumfries - Image © The Tour of Britain
  • A crowd watch a band at Wickerman Festival
    Wickerman Festival

Home to the Wickerman Festival, Spring Fling, the RSAC Scottish Rally and the Wild Spring Festival, Dumfries & Galloway boasts a wonderful variety of events and festivals throughout the year.

Whether you’re interested in arts and crafts, music, walking or wildlife, Dumfries & Galloway will no doubt host an event that takes your fancy. The Scottish Snowdrop Festival signals the end of the winter months and the region, which boasts many highly acclaimed gardens and woodlands, becomes awash with magnificent snowdrops.

Continue your exploration of the great outdoors at the Wild Spring Festival. Running throughout April, choose from around 100 events including red deer tours, badger watching and a whole host of family activities.

Make the most of this beautiful part of the world by exploring the countryside on foot at the Newton Stewart Walking Festival in May, which holds a series of guided walks that are suitable for all ages and abilities. 

The month of May is also a time to celebrate the buzzing arts and culture scene in Dumfries & Galloway. The Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival puts on a wide range of activities throughout the region. You’ll find classical, jazz and folk music, alongside children’s events, theatre and dance. At Spring Fling you can speak to artists, tour their studios and attend workshops and special events as you uncover around 80 arts and craft studios.

In June, you can enjoy the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival, which celebrates New Orleans, Dixieland and swing jazz and features UK and international artists. Also this month, the exciting RSAC Scottish Rally welcomes drivers from across Europe to take part in the high-speed special forest stages.

If you want to see bands such as Scissor Sisters, Texas, Kassidy and The View, then the Wickerman Festival in July is the place to be. This innovative and family-friendly event is partly themed around the famous-cult movie and offers two days of glorious entertainment on a charming farm near Kirkcudbright.

In September you can enjoy a wide selection of music at the Lockerbie Jazz Festival, while the Wigtown Book Festival, running from the end of September until early October, sees authors, performers and audience members from all over arrive in Wigtown.

Find out more about events in Dumfries & Galloway by browsing the listings below, or visiting the Dumfries and Galloway! What's Going On? website.

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  1. The Multiverse March

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Sanquhar

    Join us on Saturday, 19th March, for an 8km journey of discovery, taking in the historical sites of Sanquhar and the Multiverse itself.

    Dates

    19 Mar 2016
  2. Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    As well as the beautiful snowdrop displays the gardens also have wonderful large redwoods, rhododendrons, conifers and a stream running through the property.

    Dates

    1 Feb 2016 to 29 Feb 2016
  3. Solway Sportive 2016

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Enjoy a great day out riding along the beautiful Solway coast and countryside whilst raising money for local charities.

    Dates

    15 May 2016
  4. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    A wonderful display of snowdrops.

    Dates

    28 Feb 2016
  5. Return Of The Geese

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    An informative walk through the reserve.

    Dates

    16 Nov 2016
  6. Spring Fling

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

    A visual art and craft open studios event.

    Dates

    28 May 2016 to 30 May 2016
  7. Festival Of Museums

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

    A variety of events celebrating Scotland's museums.

    Dates

    13 May 2016 to 15 May 2016
  8. Hungry Caterpillar Story Trail

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Learn about caterpillars and butterflies.

    Dates

    10 Apr 2016
  9. Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

    A festival of bluegrass, old time, Americana and gospel music.

    Dates

    23 Sep 2016 to 25 Sep 2016
  10. Gradings

    Dumfries

    Special beginners workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons.

    Dates

    13 Mar 2016
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