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  • Hannah McAndrew, Slipware Potter, in her studio at Kelton
    Speak to the artists and tour their studios at Spring Fling
  • A ceilidh held for Spring Fling in Castle Douglas Town Hall
    A ceilidh held for Spring Fling in Castle Douglas Town Hall
  • Cyclists cross the finish line in Dumfries as spectators cheer on the sidelines.
    The Tour of Britain finish line in Dumfries - Image © The Tour of Britain
  • A crowd watch a band at Wickerman Festival
    Wickerman Festival

Home to the Wickerman Festival, Spring Fling, the RSAC Scottish Rally and the Wild Spring Festival, Dumfries & Galloway boasts a wonderful variety of events and festivals throughout the year.

Whether you’re interested in arts and crafts, music, walking or wildlife, Dumfries & Galloway will no doubt host an event that takes your fancy. The Scottish Snowdrop Festival signals the end of the winter months and the region, which boasts many highly acclaimed gardens and woodlands, becomes awash with magnificent snowdrops.

Continue your exploration of the great outdoors at the Wild Spring Festival. Running throughout April, choose from around 100 events including red deer tours, badger watching and a whole host of family activities.

Make the most of this beautiful part of the world by exploring the countryside on foot at the Newton Stewart Walking Festival in May, which holds a series of guided walks that are suitable for all ages and abilities. 

The month of May is also a time to celebrate the buzzing arts and culture scene in Dumfries & Galloway. The Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival puts on a wide range of activities throughout the region. You’ll find classical, jazz and folk music, alongside children’s events, theatre and dance. At Spring Fling you can speak to artists, tour their studios and attend workshops and special events as you uncover around 80 arts and craft studios.

In June, you can enjoy the Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival, which celebrates New Orleans, Dixieland and swing jazz and features UK and international artists. Also this month, the exciting RSAC Scottish Rally welcomes drivers from across Europe to take part in the high-speed special forest stages.

If you want to see bands such as Scissor Sisters, Texas, Kassidy and The View, then the Wickerman Festival in July is the place to be. This innovative and family-friendly event is partly themed around the famous-cult movie and offers two days of glorious entertainment on a charming farm near Kirkcudbright.

In September you can enjoy a wide selection of music at the Lockerbie Jazz Festival, while the Wigtown Book Festival, running from the end of September until early October, sees authors, performers and audience members from all over arrive in Wigtown.

Find out more about events in Dumfries & Galloway by browsing the listings below, or visiting the Dumfries and Galloway! What's Going On? website.

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  1. Cadbury Easter Egg Trail

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Follow the themed trail for the chance to win an Easter treat.

    Dates

    3 Apr 2015 to 6 Apr 2015
  2. Ken Your Geese

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Our guide will help you spot the geese and how to tell them apart, plus show you all the other wildlife that makes Ken Dee its home.

    Dates

    17 Mar 2015
  3. Anything Goes

    Type

    Theatre Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    The famous musical comedy set on a cruise liner.

    Dates

    22 Mar 2015 to 28 Mar 2015
  4. African Visitors: Walk

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    See and hear the summer birds.

    Dates

    5 Jun 2015
  5. Michael English

    Type

    Music Event

    Gradings

    Langholm

    Pop and soul singer-songwriter.

    Dates

    13 May 2015
  6. Little Rotters

    Type

    Workshops

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    We will be tracking down the weird and wonderful living things that keep the woods tidy.

    Dates

    15 Feb 2015 to 14 Mar 2015
  7. Hedgerow Safari

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Search for small mammals in the hedgerows.

    Dates

    18 Jul 2015
  8. Family Birding Day

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Dumfries

    Spend the day looking at various birds.

    Dates

    17 Feb 2015
  9. Stargazing For Beginners

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Castle Douglas

    Find out what's going on in the skies.

    Dates

    21 Feb 2015
  10. Brilliant Bats

    Type

    Sport & Leisure

    Gradings

    Newton Stewart

    An exploration of the life of bats.

    Dates

    28 Aug 2015
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