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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. Gradings

    Dumfries & Galloway

    A series of contemporary, thought-provoking environmental art commissions, performances, discussions and events, exploring our relationship with the landscape and environment.

    Dates

    28 Aug 2015 to 30 Aug 2015
  2. 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
  3. Storytime With Barney

    Type

    Literary

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Find out what the barnacle geese get up to in the Arctic during their journey to Dumfries and Galloway.

    Dates

    18 Jan 2015 to 15 Mar 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

    Dumfries & Galloway

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

    Dates

    22 May 2015 to 31 May 2015
  6. Big Burns Supper

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Dumfries

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

    Dates

    23 Jan 2015 to 31 Jan 2015
  7. Anything Goes

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    The famous musical comedy set on a cruise liner.

    Dates

    22 Mar 2015 to 28 Mar 2015
  8. Gradings

    Stranraer

    Puccini's one act comedy.

    Dates

    21 Feb 2015
  9. Eden Festival

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Lockerbie

    An eclectic three-day arts and entertainment event.

    Dates

    11 Jun 2015 to 14 Jun 2015
  10. Firebrand Theatre: The Effect

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    A vibrant theatrical exploration.

    Dates

    7 Mar 2015
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