Christmas Comes Early to Dumfries and Galloway College

Christmas Comes Early Dumfries Galloway College

Dumfries and Galloway College is set to bring the Christmas spirit to its Dumfries and Stranraer campuses with its annual Christmas market.


The festivities are set to return on December 5, beginning at 4pm and running until 7pm.


Offering festive shopping fun for all the family, the market will offer attendees the chance to do some Christmas shopping in a relaxed and cosy atmosphere while also enjoying seasonal crafts, food, games, and other fun activities throughout the evening.


The Dumfries and Galloway Community Swing Band will also be on hand to add to the holiday atmosphere and entertain visitors in Dumfries while the Stranraer campus will feature an inflatable Santa’s grotto. .


To cap off the evening, both campuses are set to hold a Christmas jumper competition and all attendees are encouraged to dig out their best and brightest festive garb and show it off to be in with a chance of winning.


Innoscents, Saucy Desserts, Dumfries Lego Fairs, Co Co Company, Blue Kitty Creations, Wi Kid Wood, Partylite, The Galloway Fudge Company, Sweet Moments, D Baxter Horse Shoe Designs, an Independent Usbourne Consultant, Everything Health & Wellness, Helen’s Magical Unicorns, Melissa’s Heavenly Cupcakes and Kenny’s Woodturning have all confirmed that they will be attending the market at the Dumfries Campus.


Joining in the fun at the college’s campus in Stranraer will be East by West Clothing, The Little Bakery, Clare Purdon drawings, Sugar Rush, Sammi Woods Cakes, Avon, J&L Graham cards and photos, Rita & Co, Kids Bee Happy Ltd, B2 Employment, Utility Warehouse, and SDS.

A raffle will also be held at the event in Stranraer to raise money for Women’s Aid.


Dumfries and Galloway College Principal, Joanna Campbell, said:


“Our Christmas market is one of the highlights of the year at our campuses and we’re very much looking forward to this year’s festivities.

“We’re always happy to welcome such an eclectic range of businesses and other participants to our campuses to help us celebrate the holiday season and this year looks like it’s going to be one of the best yet.

“Events such as this allow us to live up to our commitment of working together with stakeholders across the South of Scotland and doing our bit to help the region thrive.”