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May 2016
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REFLECTIONS

May 13 @ 10:00 am - June 4 @ 4:00 pm
WORKSHOP GALLERY,
183 KING ST.
CASTLE DOUGLAS, DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY Select a Country:
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EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS

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The Very Fabric

May 24 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
Cloud 9,
165 Irish Street
Dumfries, DG1 2NN United Kingdom
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A mixed media exhibition of new work by Julie Hollis. More details will be released as the exhibition date arrives!

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The Very Fabric

May 24 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 5:00 pm
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A mixed media exhibition of the work of gallery owner and artist Julie Hollis honouring the town in which Cloud 9 has grown over the last five years.

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SPRING FLING at Studio 33 – The Gallery at Laurieston

May 27 @ 6:00 pm - May 30 @ 6:00 pm
The Gallery at Laurieston,
The Gallery at Laurieston, Laurieston, Castle Douglas
Laurieston, DG7 2PW United Kingdom
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Its Spring Fling - this is a special & important weekend for us artists and makers in this wonderful region. Its a weekend where we are front-and-centre and throw our doors open to display new works, favourite old works and offer refreshments and chat to all who travel the back roads of D&G to come say hello in our places of work. This year is no different as the months of thinking and preparation gather apace to the weekend of…

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“Amang the rigs o’ Barley”: A cartographic tour of Nithsdale and Annandale in the 18th and early 19th century.

May 30
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Daily until 18/06/2016
Dumfries Museum,
The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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Burns wrote “Rigs o’ Barley” in 1783, around the time when many of the maps in this exhibition were drawn. Rigs were a feature of the landscape that had slowly begun to change. The landscape of the larger estates was being mapped in order to plan future changes. The basis of today’s landscape has changed little but tree planting and modern roads now cloak once bare hills and poor roads. With the help of these early maps we can imagine…

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Exhibition Drop-In Activities: Nithsdale and Annandale Maps Exhibit

May 30
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Daily until 18/06/2016
Dumfries Museum,
The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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A range of activities will be available to accompany the maps exhibition. Follow the treasure map trail Learn about map symbols Colouring sheets and quizzes

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Hosts and Champions Exhibition at The Devil’s Porridge Museum

May 30
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Daily until 05/06/2016
The Devil’s Porridge Museum,
Stanfield, Annan Road
Eastriggs, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6TF United Kingdom.
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Commonwealth Games exhibition comes to The Devil’s Porridge Museum 19th April 2016 | By Lyndsay, Exhibitions Poster_edited An exhibition celebrating Scotland’s relationship with the Commonwealth Games comes to The Devil’s Porridge Museum, Eastriggs on 28th April 2016. Drawn from the Commonwealth Games Scotland Archive held by the University of Stirling, ‘Hosts and Champions: Scotland in the Commonwealth Games’ celebrates over 80 years of participation and achievement by Scotland in the Commonwealth Games, from its origin as the British Empire Games…

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Landscapes – Spring Exhibition

May 30
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Daily until 30/06/2016
Unit 3 Gallery,
Unit 3, Bladnoch Bridge Estate, Bladnoch
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 9AB United Kingdom.
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Unit 3 Gallery has used the theme of Landscapes for the Spring exhibition and features paintings and mixed media works from 10 artists. Each contributor brings their own view of the subject, using colour, shape and intricate design to portray the theme. Entry to the gallery is free and prices start from £12.50.

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Free

Walking Group (DUMFRIES Get Together)

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
Dock Park Dumfries,
St Michaels Bridge Road
Dumfries , DG1 2RY United Kingdom.
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Dumfries Get Together's Walking group Meet every Monday evening at 7pm and also every Sunday Morning at 11.15 at dock park car park all ladies over the age of 35 are welcome to join us.

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£25

New Adult Ballroom Dance Course

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Riverside Centre,
Newton Stewart
Newton Stewart, Dumfries And Galloway DG8 6NG United Kingdom.
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New Beginners' 5 Week Ballroom Dance Course

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7.00£

Sing Street

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm
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Daily at 7.30pm, no screening on Sunday 29th May, the screening on Monday 30th May starts at 7.00pm
Robert Burns Centre,
Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom.
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Film Screening

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Free

The Walled Garden and Beyond

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Daily until 04/06/2016
Stranraer Museum,
55 George Street
Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway DG9 7JP United Kingdom.
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A contemporary look at the Garden, its Symbolism and Iconography by British Artists. Many works for sale

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Guid Nychburris Project Brainstorming Session

May 31 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Blueprint100,
The Stove, 100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
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The Stove joins the Guid Nychburris parade on Sat June 18th waving flags and dressed as…what? Lets make our mark and brainstorm what that might be and come up with a plan. Join the Stove crew in the spotlight or on the sidelines, which ever you’d prefer. Join Stove members Katharine, Matt and Martin and get involved in our next project! blueprint100 open Tuesday's are free and open to young creative people and emerging artists. Come along and get involved!

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£15

Raclette Night at Basecamp Cafe Laggan Outdoor

May 31 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre,
Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2ES United Kingdom
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We'll be giving you the chance to enjoy this delicious Swiss favourite in all its glory. Served on our stone Raclette's, made for sharing, we'll provide you with a selection of meats, potatoes and vegetables, all selected to complement the raclette cheese. It's a chance to get stuck in and have some fun, whilst enjoying a delicious meal made from the finest ingredients, sourced locally where possible. The Raclette is £15 per person and we'll be offering desserts in addition.…

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June 2016

Slinging Around in Stranraer

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A chance to come along and see all the different carriers and slings we have available - have a play, chat to other parents and get advice and support from a qualified babywearing peer supporter who will assist you in wearing your baby safely. Hires are £8 for a 2 week period/ £10 for a 4 week period - stretchies are £5 or alternatively you can come for a play and cuppa :) There is no obligation to hire! A…

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£25

A Taste of Galloway Evening at Basecamp Cafe Laggan Outdoor

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Laggan Outdoor Activity Centre,
Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2ES United Kingdom
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A Taste of Galloway – Wednesday 1st June The second of our three special food evenings this week, our Taste of Galloway evening is a showcase of the best that the region has to offer. Using the finest fresh local ingredients sourced from local suppliers and cooked in our lovely cafe with the best views in gorgeous Galloway, we believe this really is the best there is to offer in the area. Our three course menu is £25 and booking…

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Yarn and Yatter

June 2 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day
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Woolly based drop in at Cloud 9 on Irish Street, Dumfries. This is a totally social and untutored workshop, although we have been known to give each other a helping hand now and again! Just bring along your latest knitting, sewing, crochet project, share patterns and left over wools and enjoy the company of like minded folk with a cuppa, cake and biscuits!

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Slinging Around in Annan

June 2 @ 9:30 am - 11:00 am
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Come along and talk to one of our qualified babywearing consultants have a look at our selection of slings and even try on if you like! Sling hire will be available for £8 for 2 weeks or £10 for a month with valid photograph ID. Thank you to Magnox North for part funded this new expansion and to Annan Community Hub for a fantastic venue! We look forward to seeing new faces!! See what we have at - https://slingingaround.myturn.com/library/inventory/browse

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Volunteer Awards Ceremony 2016

June 2 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Usual Place,
Academy Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom.

The deadline for nominations for Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway’s second Volunteer Awards Ceremony is fast approaching, closing on Friday 1st April 2016. Take this opportunity to nominate a volunteer or volunteer involving organisation to celebrate and recognise their contribution within our region. The ceremony will take place during Volunteers’ Week, on Thursday 2nd June 2016, the annual event which recognises volunteers and volunteering. You can complete a nomination by clicking on the appropriate category via our website: http://thirdsectordumgal.org.uk/category/volunteering/ For…

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Complete Beginners Sewing Workshop

June 2 @ 6:30 pm
So Sew Pretty,
Solway House, Crichton, Bankend Road
Dumfries, DG1 4TA United Kingdom
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To book this or any of our other sewing and craft workshops then visit our website here http://www.leahhalliday.co.uk/collections/so-sew-pretty-workshops Never used a sewing machine before? Or just a bit rusty and keen to get back on that pedal? Then this class is for you! During this 3-hour beginner’s workshop you will learn to use a sewing machine and you'll complete a simple textile project while you pick up heaps of new skills! Take your pick from a selection of vintage, thrifted…

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