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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. Big Burns Supper

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Nine days of music, theatre, comedy and much more.

    Dates

    23 Jan 2015 to 30 Jan 2015
  2. Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    Readings and talks from some of Scotland's leading literary figures.

    Dates

    25 Sep 2015 to 4 Oct 2015
  3. Gradings

    Langholm

    Affordable art and craft from a both local and regional artists and makers.

    Dates

    1 Nov 2014 to 10 Jan 2015
  4. Xmas 2014 Jewellery & Tableware

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Designs Gallery annual Xmas exhibition

    Dates

    15 Nov 2014 to 10 Jan 2015
  5. Gradings

    Langholm

    A year-long programme of events, exhibitions and attractions celebrating Scotland's National Bard.

    Dates

    1 Jan 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
  6. Wild Lunch Time Talks

    Type

    Literary

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Illustrated talks about wildlife.

    Dates

    8 Apr 2015 to 29 Apr 2015
  7. Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

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

    Dates

    22 May 2015 to 31 May 2015
  8. The Simon And Garfunkel Story

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    The compelling story of the well-known music duo.

    Dates

    28 Nov 2014
  9. Muckle Toon Panto

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    A family pantomime written by the Muckle Tooners.

    Dates

    17 Dec 2014 to 21 Dec 2014
  10. Patti Lean

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Exhibition of paintings.

    Dates

    1 Nov 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
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