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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. Fragile Nature

    Type

    Arts & Cultural

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Photographs of plants and flowers by Laura Hudson Mackay.

    Dates

    1 Jun 2015 to 30 Jun 2015
  2. Gradings

    Stranraer

    An exhibition of winning images from the 2014 Scottish Nature Photography Awards will be on show.

    Dates

    16 Jul 2015 to 19 Aug 2015
  3. Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Themed arts and crafts session.

    Dates

    13 Jun 2015 to 11 Jul 2015
  4. A Game For Girls?

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Annan

    This exhibition looks at the rise, fall and resurrection of Scottish women's football from the factory teams of World War One to its place on the international sports stage today.

    Dates

    28 Aug 2015 to 31 Oct 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. Gradings

    Newton Stewart

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

    Dates

    25 Sep 2015 to 4 Oct 2015
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