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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. Blood Orange

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    A young man loses control of his tolerance for race, religion and faith in a tragedy about rural Scotland being invaded by the SDL.

    Dates

    18 Sep 2014
  2. Gradings

    Langholm

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

    Dates

    1 Jan 2014 to 30 Nov 2014
  3. The Simon And Garfunkel Story

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    The compelling story of the well-known music duo.

    Dates

    28 Nov 2014
  4. Enchanted Christmas

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    A mixed Christmas exhibition featuring original works of art from some of the Whitehouse Gallery favourites.

    Dates

    8 Nov 2014 to 31 Dec 2014
  5. Gradings

    Langholm

    Doctor, runner, speaker, Dr Andrew Murray has put his body to the test.

    Dates

    1 Nov 2014
  6. 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
  7. Walking On The Roof

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    Fiona Knowles stars in a comedy-drama by the BAFTA-nominated playwright Rona Munro

    Dates

    1 Oct 2014
  8. Country Pursuits X

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Kirkcudbright

    Works by artists including Caroline Hunter, David Greenall, Ruth O'Dell and Mary Sumner.

    Dates

    13 Sep 2014 to 1 Nov 2014
  9. Autumn Artfest

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Langholm

    Participating artists exhibit their work.

    Dates

    4 Oct 2014 to 5 Oct 2014
  10. Vindauga

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    A new exhibition be be experienced at Abbey Cottage Tearoom.

    Dates

    1 Sep 2014 to 30 Sep 2014
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