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The Wood Show

May 30
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until 03/06/2017

Harbour Cottage Gallery Kirkcudbright, Castle Bank
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries & Galloway DG6 4LB United Kingdom.
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'A Reverence for Wood' Six woodworkers creating an interesting and diverse collection. Wood Art at its best.

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‘WEAVE’ exhibition

May 30 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until 03/06/2017

Designs Gallery, 179 King Street
Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1DZ United Kingdom.
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New Programme of Exhibitions Launches at Designs Gallery and Café A two-year programme of inspirational selling exhibitions showing work by prestigious artists and makers will launch on Saturday 8th April 2017 at Designs Gallery and Café in Castle Douglas. The first exhibition which is simply called “WEAVE” brings together the talents of local printmaker and book artist Hugh Bryden, Edinburgh based fibre artist Anna S King, contemporary and traditional basket maker Lise Bech from Fife and French jewellery designer Dorine…

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The Sword in the Story

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 17/06/2017

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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This exhibition was inspired by the study of a mysterious sword linked to the notorious Border Reiver Kinmont Willie. It also features swords associated with notable local characters such as Robert Burns and arctic explorer John Ross as well as a selection of swords from different eras and cultures.

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World War One Stories – The Davidson Brothers from Gatehouse

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 13/09/2017

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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Of five brothers who signed up to fight in World War One only one survived, the other four were killed in separate battles in 1917. They were buried overseas, one in Egypt and the other three in France. Their story is told through memorabilia kindly loaned by Alan Davidson, grandson of the only surviving brother. The Davidson brothers who were killed in World War One, Nelson, Peter, James and Robert

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Blood, Sweat and Tears – Conserving Mackenzie’s 19th Century Jacket

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 31/12/2017

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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2017 Foyer Exhibition - Until January 2018 Lieutenant-General Colin Mackenzie (1806 – 1881) was the son in law of Admiral John Douglas of Kinmount, near Annan in Dumfries and Galloway. His blood stained jacket was kept as a reminder of his lucky escape when he was attacked and almost died in India in 1855. The jacket is on display for the first time since being conserved by student Hannah Vickers at the Centre for Textile Conservation at the University of…

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Moorland May Exhibition

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 31/05/2017

Welcome to Langholm, Market Place
Langholm, Dumfries and Galloway DG13 0JQ United Kingdom.
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Come and have a look at some wonderful artwork from our talented artists and craftworkers.

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“Mr Spaghetti Head flies the Cuckoo’s Nest” Exhibition by Andy Ormandy

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 17/06/2017

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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“Mr Spaghetti Head flies the Cuckoo’s Nest”. Paintings and photographs by Andy Ormandy focusing on the beautiful landscape of Dumfries and Galloway and wildlife at WWT Caerlaverock. The paintings draw on influences from artists such as Mondrian, Peter Blake and Warhol. All proceeds will be split equally between Support in Mind Scotland and WWT Caerlaverock.

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£4.10 - £22.75

GIANT Lego® Brick Animal Trail

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 30/07/2017

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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Explore our reserve to discover eleven, individually-designed, larger than life LEGO® Brick animal sculptures. Take part in an awesome hour-long LEGO Brick workshop to make your very own mini Fred the Frog souvenir to take home! Workshops take place at weekends in May and June and daily in July, 11am-12 noon. The price is £5.00pp. Booking is essential.

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Tiny Painting Exhibition at Cloud 9

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until 17/06/2017

Tiny Paintings, each a 7cm square mini masterpiece created by gallery owner Julie Hollis during her recent convalescence following back surgery!

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Dementia Awareness Event – FREE

May 30 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
St George’s Church Hall, George Street
Dumfries, DG1 1JP United Kingdom
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Would you like to know more about dementia and the services available in Nithsdale? Drop-in for information, talks and activities anytime between 10.30am - 2.30pm on Tuesday 30th May at St George's Church Hall. Talks on Internet fraud and bogus calls, dementia and the environment, mindfulness, tai chi and qigong tasters, crafts, refreshments and much more!

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The Crichton Royal – A Hidden Gem

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 17/06/2017

Annan Museum, Bank Street
Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6AA United Kingdom.
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An exhibition of works of art by patients confined in Crichton Royal Institution, Dumfries, in the mid-nineteenth century. The collection was formed by Dr Browne (1805 – 1885), the first Physician Superintendent of the Crichton, 1838 – 1857. Browne was a pioneer of the moral treatment of asylum patients. Under his guidance patients – male and female, paying and pauper – were stimulated by artistic, musical, literary and cultural activities designed to cure, or at least alleviate, their mental illness.…

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Footsteps

May 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until 24/06/2017

The Whitehouse Gallery, 47 St Mary Street
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG6 4DU United Kingdom.
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The Whitehouse Gallery presents ‘Footsteps’, an exhibition merging the landscape with the figurative in an interesting mix from thirteen fine artists. The exhibition runs from 13th May – 24th June 2017, and all are welcome to attend the preview opening on Saturday 13th May. Doors open from 11am for the opening, then 10am thereafter. Please see our website for up to date opening hours. This exhibition will welcome some new artists to the gallery, including Cecilia Cardiff and Lindsey Madden.…

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The hub Open Drop In Event

May 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
24-26 Friars Vennel. Dumfries. DG1 2RL, 24-26 Friars Vennel
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2RL United Kingdom.
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the hub is holding an Open Drop-in Event Tuesday 30th May 2017 3pm - 6pm Please come in and find out more about the organisations based here and the services we offer to communities

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Making Maki Sushi – Uma Uchima

May 30 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Blueprint100, The Stove, 100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
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*Under 30s Only* Book to attend by messaging our page or e-mail us at bp100@thestove.org We are excited to announce that we have 10 spaces for our Sushi Workshop with Uma Uchima who has grown up making traditional Maki Sushi and has carried on this family practice since childhood. Uma will be teaching us how to make Maki Sushi which will have vegan options available.

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Complete Beginners Sewing Workshop

May 30 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
So Sew Pretty, Solway House, Crichton, Bankend Road
Dumfries, DG1 4TA United Kingdom
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For details and to confirm a booking at any of our sewing & craft workshops in Dumfries or Carlisle 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…

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£2.50 - £4.00

Tennis Tuesdays at Dumfries Tennis Club

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 04/07/2017

Dumfries Tennis Club, 50 Nunholm Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 1JW United Kingdom.
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Ladies, clear your diaries and make your mark on court! From 2nd May to 4th July 7pm-8pm, every week Dumfries Tennis Club is running Tennis Tuesdays! Each week's session focuses on a different area of the game and you will improve your ability with a mixture of skills training and match play with other women at your level. We can provide the courts, rackets and coaches - you get the fun and can be competitive as you want, without feeling…

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Paines Plough presents Every Brilliant Thing

May 30 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wigtown County Buildings, Wigtown, DG8 9 United Kingdom + Google Map

You’re seven years old. Mum’s in hospital. Dad says she’s ‘done something stupid’. She finds it hard to be happy. You make a list of everything that’s brilliant about the world. Everything worth living for. The worldwide smash hit is back on tour. A play about depression and the lengths we go to for those we love. Based on true and untrue stories. “Heart-wrenching, hilarious…possibly one of the funniest plays you’ll ever see, full stop.” ★★★★ The Guardian “A piece…

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Acoustic Club – Wigtown

May 30 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Craft Hotel, 30 South Main Street
Wigtown, DG8 9HG United Kingdom
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Another round of the brilliant weekly Acoustic Club! Join us at Craft for a night of great acoustic music, brilliant beer and fantastic company! Don't miss out! Presented by the wonderful The Moot All welcome, listen, join in, jam, drink or dance

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Unit Three Gallery Spring Exhibition

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until 23/06/2017

Unit 3 Gallery, Unit 3, Bladnoch Bridge Estate, Bladnoch
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 9AB United Kingdom.
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Our Spring Exhibition brings together varied aspects of contemporary art. Vibrant abstract colour sits neatly with strong pop art and vivid graphic design. Caroline Smith is a graphic artist and is showing work from her latest collection of Scandi style graphic prints with powerful geometric design and bold colour. Robert McCubbin produces collage and sculptural pieces and works with everyday materials in an inventive and thoughtful way. Kev Witt has an ethereal approach to photo manipulation that leaves the viewer…

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Creative Writing Workshop

May 31 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

If you fancy unlocking those creative writing juices then why not join the Lockerbie Writers for a day of inspiration and writing at Castle Loch, Lochmaben. All are welcome at this fun and informative session. For further information and to book your place: see the events page at http://www.castleloch.org.uk or email Darrenflint@castleloch.org.uk

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