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October 2019

Youth Club Adventure Week

October 14 @ 11:30 am - October 18 @ 3:30 pm
Galloway Activity Centre, Shirmers Bridge, Loch Ken
Castle Douglas, DG7 3NQ United Kingdom
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£19.00

Get active outdoors in the October holidays with some adventurous outdoor activities at the Galloway Activity Centre. There's no better way to meet other local kids than with an action packed week of outdoor fun so why not sign up and join the adventure? Single day bookings are welcomed for those that can't commit to the whole week. The activity week is run in 2 day blocks. Book 2 days together for £32.00 or you can book a single day…

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Samba Sisters – Drumming Workshops for ladies

October 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 8:00pm on Monday, repeating until 28/10/2019

Free

Our ever-popular workshops are back for 4 consecutive Monday nights in October! Come along and find out why we love Samba !! Please book your place via our Facebook page or via enquiries@sambasisters.co.uk

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Early Bird Yoga Class

October 15 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 7:30am on Tuesday, repeating until 29/10/2019

wellness centre, 9 George Street Meuse
Dumfries, DG1 1HH
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£7

An early morning class which will get you moving and set you up for the rest of the day. Ideal for anyone who is busy in the evenings but wants to add yoga into their week. This is a mixed ability class with complete beginners welcome as well as those with more yoga experience. The class will include yoga movement and poses, breath work and mindfulness. Practising early in the morning creates a good feeling to the start of the…

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Facebook for Business (Intermediate) – DigitalBoost

October 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
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One event on 19/11/2019 at 9:30am

Business Gateway – Dumfries, Monreith House, Glencaple Road, The Crichton
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4ZZ United Kingdom.
Free

In this advanced level workshop delegates will learn how Facebook is one of the most effective marketing channels. What to expect from this event Facebook is an increasingly effective tool for reaching target audiences and engaging with them when they are in a responsive mode. •People who attend this workshop will learn how to assess whether Facebook is an appropriate medium for them, how to find and refine their audience and to target, create and optimise posts and adverts. •The…

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Halloween Pumpkin Trail

October 15 @ 10:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 13/11/2019

Castle Kennedy Gardens, Castle Kennedy Gardens, Castle Kennedy
Stranraer, DG9 8BX United Kingdom
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£2.50

During October why not come and join us for our popular Pumpkin Trail around the Gardens. Tread through the crispy autumn leaves and find the hidden pumpkins to receive a delicious treat. Afterwards why not warm up in the Tearoom with a scrummy hot chocolate or bowl of steaming home- made soup. Cost: Addtional £2.50 per trail.

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Story Yoga for Preschoolers and their Adults at Moat Brae

October 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26/11/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£6

Story Yoga for Preschoolers and their Adults with Becky Fisher Story Yoga at Moat Brae is a regular drop in class for children that combines yoga and storytelling. Yoga is an ancient form of movement, breath and mindful awareness and this acts as the ‘teacher’ of stories. Story Yoga is held in the playful and spacious Garden Room at Moat Brae. The physical space is bright, soothing and natural. In Story Yoga for Preschoolers and Parents, we teach stories through…

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Burns and Lincluden Abbey Talk

October 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Robert Burns Ellisland Farm, Holywood Road
Auldgirth, DG2 0RP
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£5

Robert Burns would often walk along the Nith to the Abbey which inspired him to write ‘The Minstrel of Lincluden’. He also set ‘Ca' the Yowes to the Knowes’ there. Tom Hughes will tell us more about the history of the Abbey and its relationship to Burns. £5 per person.

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Castle Douglas Accordion and Fiddle Club

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 21/04/2020

Threave Rovers FC Castle Douglas, Kirkcudbrightshire, DG7 1 + Google Map
£4.00

3rd Tuesday of every month 7.30 pm at Threave Rovers Social Club, Castle Douglas. Local Artistes and Guest Artistes every month.

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Film Screening: Under the Knife

October 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Stove Network, 100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
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Free

Film Screening: Under the Knife The Stove Network Tuesday, 15th October 7.30pm Free admission With Support from Reel to Real Cinema A 90 minute historical documentary unearthing how the NHS arrived at its modern-day crisis. Part of a Festival of Screenings across Britain, the screening will be followed by a discussion led by Ian Gasse. “Films, like word, can be weapons. This film is a weapon in our struggle to save the NHS. Armed with the evidence so eloquently provided…

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Wee Writers: Creative writing sessions for little ones and their grown-ups!

October 16 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until 27/11/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£5

Wee Writers: Creative writing sessions for little ones and their grown-ups! Starting Wednesday 4th September 2019 The Garden Room, Moat Brae Wee Writers: Pre-schoolers (3 – 6 years): Wednesdays 10-11AM Wee Writers: Babies & Toddlers (Birth – 3 years): Wednesdays 11-12PM Everyone has a story to tell … even the littlest members of our families! Does your child love stories? Keen to nurture their imagination? Looking for a welcoming and enjoyable parent-and-child activity? Join us for pesky pirates, faraway lands,…

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Wild Eskdale Holiday Club

October 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday and Thursday, repeating until 24/10/2019

£3

Get your kids out and about this October break! These outdoor sessions will be jam packed with games, challenges, and woodland discovery for children aged 7+. Meet experienced leader Carys Mainprize at Langholm Primary's car park for 10am to drop off your child, and collect at 12pm. Booking is necessary as there are limited spaces available - contact Carys on education@wildeskdale.co.uk, 01387380914, or message via facebook.com/wildeskdale Sessions are repeated on Wednesday 16th, Thursday 17th, Wednesday 23rd, and Thursday 24th.

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Broomstick Flight Training

October 16 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Wednesday, repeating until 23/10/2019

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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£4 – £39

Learn to fly a broomstick before taking to the sky and flying the perilous journey from Iceland to Caerlaverock, following the swans and dodging obstacles as you go along. Can you land at Caerlaverock safely to get your broomstick pilot licence?

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The Man who Planted Trees by Puppet State Theatre Company

October 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
CatStrand, High Street
New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3RN
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£4 – £20

Puppetry theatre: Suitable for 7yrs+, show length 1hr This multi award-winning adaptation of Jean Giono’s classic environmental tale has toured internationally for the past twelve years with repeat appearances at the Sydney Opera House and off-Broadway. Laughs, heartbreak, war, regeneration, scented breezes, sparkling wit and the best dog-puppet ever. Perfect for children and grown-ups. “A unique blend of comedy, puppetry and inspired storytelling. It is very, very rare to find something that appeals as effortlessly to children and adults as…

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‘What’s Your Story?’ at Moat Brae

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 31/10/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£5

What’s Your Story? Wednesdays 2-3PM (Starting Wednesday 3rd July 2019) The Garden Room, Moat Brae We all have a story. You have a story, I have a story, the nice lady behind the counter in the chemist has a story, and if we were all able to tell our stories we’d never be lonely again. It’s our shared stories that make us human, and help us connect with other people. In What’s Your Story? We will explore how to pick…

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The Write Way at Moat Brae

October 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30/10/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£8

The Write Way Wednesdays 4-6pm (Starting Wednesday 3rd July 2019) The Garden Room, Moat Brae How to write about the things you see (smell, taste, touch, hear) in a way that will dazzle readers. Using fun exercises and writing games we will explore how to bring everyday occurrences, objects, people, and places to sizzling life on the page. You will never be lost for words again! Eryl Gasper Dick is a highly experienced creative writing teacher, educator and Literary Ambassador.…

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Geese Over the Town!

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on 16/10/2019 at 7:00pm

Free

As part of the Scotland in the Arctic programme and in anticipation of Wild Goose Weekend, join us at this family event to have a gander at wild pinkfooted geese as they fly over the town on their migration path to the Solway Estuary. Come and meet staff from Scottish Natural Heritage who will interpret the sights and sounds of the geese, part of our most distinctive natural heritage. The event will be held outside The Stove. Free Event

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Billy Connolly: On Screen ‘The Sex Life of Bandages’

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Buccleuch Centre, Langholm, Langholm United Kingdom. + Google Map
£12.00

Hailed as the UK’s most influential comedian of all time, legendary Scot Billy Connolly is coming to cinemas with this brilliant show from his final stand-up tour. Recorded in 2015, during the Australian leg, this whip smart routine is a riotous journey filled with outrageous tales and blistering observations of everyday absurdities. Screening as a special one-night-only event, Connolly will also muse upon his career, life and legacy in a deeply personal interview filmed exclusively for cinema audiences. Prior to…

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Geese Over the Town

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 16/10/2019

The Stove Network, 100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
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Free

In anticipation of Wild Goose Weekend, join us to have a gander at wild pink footed geese as they fly over the town on their migration path to the Solway Estuary. Come and meet staff from Scotland's Natural Heritage who will interpret the sights and sounds of the geese, part of our most distinctive natural heritage. Part of the Scotland and the Arctic Festival this October.

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Halloween Ice Disco

October 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
DUMFRIES ICE BOWL, King Street
DUMFRIES, Dg29by
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£5

Fun filled night at ice bowl helping raise funds for skating teams

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Family Friendly Aerobics

October 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Thursday, happening 8 times

Castle Douglas Town Hall, 5 St Andrews Street
Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1DE United Kingdom.
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£3

No childcare? No problem as now you can bring your child/children and workout at the same time! Enjoy a full body workout that is suitable for everyone! We are at Castle Douglas Town Hall every Thursday 10-11am. £3 per session £1 per participating child

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