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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. David Copperfield (Over 7s)

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Adrian Preater's adaptation of Charles Dickens's novel.

    Dates

    31 May 2014
  2. Sheila Mullen

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Paintings inspired by Scottish ballads.

    Dates

    1 Apr 2014 to 30 Apr 2014
  3. Wojtek The Bear

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Stranraer

    Drama telling the remarkable story of the Polish mascot who ended his days at Edinburgh Zoo.

    Dates

    8 May 2014
  4. The Trials Of Oscar Wilde

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Drama based on trial transcripts and the writer's own words.

    Dates

    11 May 2014
  5. Wuthering Heights

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Stranraer

    Laura Turner's adaptation of Emily Bronte's classic novel.

    Dates

    8 Aug 2014
  6. Gradings

    Langholm

    The famed cyclist talks about his life and career.

    Dates

    15 May 2014
  7. Gradings

    Dumfries

    Poems, action rhymes and songs.

    Dates

    1 May 2014 to 31 May 2014
  8. Gradings

    Langholm

    Nine days of events encompassing the worlds of art, theatre, music, opera and literature.

    Dates

    16 May 2014 to 25 May 2014
  9. Gradings

    Thornhill

    An adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's book.

    Dates

    9 Jul 2014
  10. Spring Fling

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Stranraer

    Come along and view a month long celebration of visual art and sculpture inspired by nature.

    Dates

    2 May 2014 to 31 May 2014
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