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  • Castle Douglas Harvest Food Festival 2017

    IMG_1063A celebration of Local Food and Drink in Castle Douglas – September 2017

  • Portpatrick RNLI Lifeboat Week 2018

    raft race portpatrick

    Lifeboat Week is one of the highlights in Portpatrick. For 2018 it starts on Sunday 29 July.

    The week long celebrations provide ideal entertainment for holiday makers and villagers alike. (more…)

  • Langholm Common Riding 2018

    Langholm, “The Muckle Toon” has seen tradition upheld for over 250 years with the Annual Langholm Common Riding which takes place every year on the last Friday in July.

    This year sees The Common Riding on Friday July 27th 2018

    The event starts at 5am with the flute band parading the town and draws to a conclusion (after an exciting day of events and festivities) at 9.30pm when the Cornet hands back the Town Standard in front of the town hall.


    For more information please look at the Langholm Initiative Website

  • Mull of Galloway International Heritage Weekend 2018

    Mull of Galloway

    International Lighthouse Heritage Weekend (ILHW) intends to raise the profile of lighthouses, lightvessels and other navigational aids, promoting our maritime heritage.

    This years event is 18th and 19th August 2018

    ILHW coincides with International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, which was founded by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group with the aim of radio operators transmitting from lighthouses around the globe.

    • Climb the Lighthouse and visit the Exhibition
    • Presentations
    • Chat with our former Lighthouse Keeper & meet a Commissioner from Northern Lighthouse Board
    • Family event
    • Free to attend
  • What’s On

    The link gives a list of the main events that are happening in Dumfries & Galloway over the coming months.

    What’s on in Dumfries & Galloway 

  • Historic Environment Scotland 2018

    Historic Environment Scotland


    Caerlaverock Castle

    Easter Eggsplorer Trails

    Friday 30th March – Monday 2nd April

    Throughout the day

    Tickets are included in the admission price

    Back for another year, join in our Easter eggsploration through some of our most iconic castles, abbeys, forts and palaces. Can you find all of the clues and complete the challenge?

    Throughout the day

    For more information call 0131 668 8885 or email


    New Abbey Mill

    National Mills Weekend

    Saturday 12th & Sunday 13th May 2018

    9.30 am to 5.30 pm

    Ticket are included in the admission price

    As part of National Mills Weekend, visit Stanley Mills and New Abbey Mill free of charge, and learn more about these historic mills.

    New Abbey Mill will be in action with demonstrations throughout the day, and Stanley Mills will be celebrating ten years of being open to the public.


    Caerlaverock Castle

    Spectacular Jousting

    Saturday 28th & Sunday 29th July

    12.30pm – 4.30pm

    [Dumfries, UK. July 30, 2017] Action from the Spectacular Jousting hosted by Historic Environment Scotland at Caerlaverock Castle, Dumfries & Galloway. (c) ALASTAIR ROSS | Novantae Photography

    After the success of last years event, Caerlaverock Castle is once again set to host this spectacular jousting tournament. Get ready to cheer on your favourite as the chivalric knights ready their noble steeds.

    Adult £12
    Concession £10
    Child £7
    Family Ticket 1- 1 Adult + 2 Children- £26
    Family Ticket 2- 2 Adults + 2 Children- £37
    Family Ticket 3- 2 Adults +3 Children- £44
    Free for members’

    Book online and in advance for a 10% discount. For more information call 0131 668 8885 or email


  • Galloway Country Fair 2018


    18th & 19th August 2018

    10am-6pm Saturday
    10am-5pm Sunday 

    Join us for the award-winning Galloway Country Fair 2018, set in the grounds of the stunning Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries and Galloway.

    An annual two-day event, the Fair brings together food and drink, country sports, entertainment, children’s activities and much, much more. It’s a true celebration of everything that countryside living has to offer with something for all ages to enjoy.

    We look forward to welcoming you in August 2018.




  • The Swallow Theatre 2018

     March 2018

    Duo B!z’art : 20 Fingers on a Piano

    Friday 16 March : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £12 / Under 26 : £6

    Two Belgian musicians, four hands, 20 fingers, one digital piano and a selection of popular piano duets.

    Jacquie Crago Workshop for Actors

    Saturday 24 March

    10.00am to 4.30pm

    Tickets : £30

    including teas / coffees and a light lunch

    Improve your acting skills with RSC and National Theatre voice coach Jacquie Crago

    This workshop is for people age 18+

    Jacquie Crago Public Speaking for Writers and Others

    Sunday 25 March

    10.00am to 4.30pm

    Tickets : £30

    including teas / coffees and a light lunch

    Help with reading work in public and public speaking led by RSC and National Theatre voice coach Jacquie Crago

    This workshop is for people age 18+

    April 2018

    Under Milk Wood – Semi-Skimmed!

    Monday 2 April : 7.30pm

    Tuesday 3 April : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £14.50

    Friends’ Early Bird Price : £13.50
    when booked at least 28 days in advance.

    An hilarious lyrical romp through Dylan Thomas’s fictional ‘Llarregub’.
    Performed by Guy Masterson. 

    Myths of the Vikings

    Monday 9 April : 3.00pm

    Adult : £5 / Child : £3

    Gather round and hear stories of Vikings gods in this engaging rod puppet production.

    Recommended Age : 5+

    Woman On Fire

    Friday 27 April : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £13.50

    Friends’ Early Bird Price : £12.50
    when booked at least 28 days in advance

    Mild-mannered doctor’s wife, arsonist, suffragette-bomber.
    How far will you go for what you believe in?

    May 2018

    Nancy Sleekit & Howard’s Revenge

    Friday 4 May : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £13.50

    Friends’ Early Bird Price : £12.50
    when booked at least 28 days in advance

    Anna Hepburn and Finlay McLean perform two captivating Victorian entertainments in double bill from Donald Campbell.

    Edinburgh Quartet

    Friday 11 May : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £13.50

    Friends’ Early Bird Price : £12.50
    when booked at least 28 days in advance

    Edinburgh Quartet, one of Britain’s foremost chamber ensembles, perform music by Mozart, Villa-Lobos, and Verdi

    Captain Of The Lost Waves

    Thursday 17 May : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £12

    Friends’ Early Bird Price : £11
    when booked at least 28 days in advance

    A fun-filled, optionally-interactive, music hall inspired, storytelling-fuelled folk opera – every show is different!


    Saturday 26 May : 7.30pm

    Tickets : £10

    Upbeat Scottish traditional folk band with an international flavour.


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  • Skiffieworlds 2019 Loch Ryan Stranraer

    Stranraer is to host Skiffieworlds-  the third World Championship for the St Ayles Skiff Class (coastal rowing boat). The first event was in Ullapool in 2013, Strangford Lough in 2016 and now Stranraer St Ayles Skiff Project are to host in 2019!

    Skiffieworlds is the World Championship for this type of boat and over 1000 competitors are expected in Stranraer. Participants in previous event travelled from as far afield as Australia and New Zealand and many points inbetween.

    Loch Ryan is a large, sheltered sea loch on the coast of the Irish Sea and will make an ideal location for this major event.

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