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August 2019

The Write Way at Moat Brae

August 21 @ 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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Prostate Buddies D&G – West Region Launch Night

August 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Bruce Hotel -Newton Stewart, 88 Queen Street
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 6JL United Kingdom.
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Free

Prostate Buddies D&G will host a launch night for the newly formed West Region Support Group which will be held in the Bruce Hotel Newton Stewart on Wednesday 21st August at 7.00pm This OPEN MEETING which is FREE TO ATTEND is to encourage men who have recently been diagnosed with Prostate Cancer to come along for a chat with other guys who have also been diagnosed and are having treatment or have had treatment. This West Region Group will be…

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BNI Heroes Chapter

August 22 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:30am on Thursday, repeating until 19/12/2019

The Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club Dumfries, 132-136 English Street
Dumfries, DG1 2DF United Kingdom
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£10

Welcome to the launch of the Heores chapter of BNI in Dumfries. We are the world’s largest business referral organisation with over 256,000 members, in over 9000 chapters, spread across 73 countries. Our members enjoy unparalleled business growth. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. There are countless benefits to joining BNI; Increase Business Prospects: You’ll substantially increase your business through referrals. Professional Development: You’ll have access to our exclusive…

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MSP Drop in Surgery

August 22 @ 10:00 am
Church Hall, Princes St
Lochmaben, DG11
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Free

MSP Drop in surgery in your area where you can share your concerns with Joan McAlpine MSP

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Joan McAlpine MSP Surgery – Lockerbie

August 22 @ 11:30 am
Lockerbie Town Hall Lockerbie, United Kingdom + Google Map

Lockerbie surgery with Joan McAlpine MSP. Just drop in, no appointment necessary.

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Moniaive support event – Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

Free

Our August support event will see us in Moniaive to offer our support and advice on all issues affecting the third sector from funding through to how to set up as a charity.

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Joan McAlpine MSP Surgery – Johnstonebridge

August 22 @ 1:30 pm
Johnstonebridge Community Centre, Johnstonebridge Centre Kirkbank Road Johnstonebridge Lockerbie DG11 1ES + Google Map

MSP Surgery with Joan McAlpine MSP at Johnstonebridge Community Centre. Just drop in, no appointment necessary.

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Joan McAlpine MSP Surgery – Ecclefechan

August 22 @ 3:00 pm
Ecclefechan Hotel, High Street
Ecclefechan, DG11 3DE
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MSP Surgery with Joan McAlpine MSP at Ecclefechan Hotel. Just drop in, no appointment necessary.

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KNITTING CLASSES

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Thursday, happening 26 times

Crocketford Village Hall Dumfries, DG2 8 United Kingdom + Google Map
£10.00

Knitting classes for all.From beginners to more advanced.All ages welcome.

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The Marriage of Figaro, presented by Blackbird Opera

August 22 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Sanquhar Town Hall, Church Road
Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway DG4 6DF United Kingdom.
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In Mozart’s popular comic- opera, Figaro is engaged to marry the Countess Almaviva’s maid Susanna, but he must overcome obstacles put in his way by the Count and his friends, before eventually being united with his bride. Sung in English by Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival favourites, Blackbird Opera. Reduced orchestra performed by Ensemble Alba. Tickets can only be purchased from A the Airts, Sanquhar or on the door. Children FREE. Adults £5. English version by Jeremy Sams (performed by…

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Dumfries Men’s Free Leisurely Guided Short Cycle Rides

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, happening 5 times

The Frothy Bike Co, 77-79 Whitesands
Dumfries, DG1 2RT
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Free

Join trained Sustrans volunteers on a free leisurely guided short cycle ride around the traffic free paths of Dumfries. These rides are aimed at men who are new to cycling or would like to increase their confidence and skills on their bike. We are not a club. We are open to anyone interested in finding out more about active travel, bike use, and exploring local routes. There is no commitment to come regularly, just as you feel. We meet every…

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Community Cuppa

August 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 27/12/2019

Star Hotel, Twynholm, Main Street, Twynholm
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4NT
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Free

FREE Tea & Coffee for everyone. Come along for a natter with old friends and make new ones

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Blacknose Beauties National Show & Sale

August 23 @ 1:00 pm - August 24 @ 5:00 pm
H&H Borderway Limited, Borderway Mart, Montgomery Way, Rosehill Industrial Estate
Carlisle, CA1 2RS
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Free

Valais Blacknose Sheep Society UK's 4th Annual Blacknose Beauties National Show and Sale. A rare opportunity to witness the largest gathering of the best Valais Blacknose Sheep in the country. On Friday at 1pm all sheep will be graded by judges from the Swiss Breeding Society (Oberwalliser Schwarznasen Schafzuchtverbrand), sheep awarded the highest points will secure their competition placements in the show the following day. At 6:15pm there will be a shearing and fleece care & preparation demo, followed by…

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Dumfries and Galloway Arts Live: The Marriage of Figaro, presented by Blackbird Opera

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Old Well Theatre, Old Well Rd
Moffat, DG10 9AP United Kingdom
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£15

In Mozart’s popular comic- opera, Figaro is engaged to marry the Countess Almaviva’s maid Susanna, but he must overcome obstacles put in his way by the Count and his friends, before eventually being united with his bride. Sung in English by Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival favourites, Blackbird Opera. Reduced Orchestra performed by Ensemble Alba. English version by Jeremy Sams (performed by arrangement with Josef Weinberger Ltd)

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Blazin’ Fiddles with Emily Smith

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Easterbrook Hall Dumfries, DG1 4TA United Kingdom + Google Map
£23

Blazin' Fiddles celebrate 21 years of touring and recording and are delighted to honour this birthday with a string of special performances throughout Scotland with special guest singer Emily Smith. Book Tickets Here Each member of Blazin’ Fiddles draws the distinct flavour of music from their part of the Highlands and Islands. Blending solo and ensemble sets, ages with the occasional insightful tale, they come together in a fiery blend to excite your senses. From remote village halls to the…

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Words Live

August 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Stove Network, 100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
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£12 – £15

WE WANT TO SAY THANK YOU WORDS LIVE is a sharing of Bunbury Banter Theatre Company's collection of gratitudes, an archive of thank you letters, read aloud for the first time. Experience a magical performance where we breathe life into the words of the famous and the unknown, the local and the far, the past and present. Some are penned by names you know, others by people who walked the streets of Dumfries hundreds of years go. Some might be…

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ECA Costume Exhibition at The Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop Museum

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until 31/08/2019

Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop, Headless Cross
Gretna Green, DG1 2RX United Kingdom.
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£3.75

Wedding Belles that Spans the Ages Showcased at Gretna Green. This summer Gretna Green Famous Blacksmiths Shop Museum are hosting a special exhibition of eye-catching costumes inspired by a wedding scene from one of Shakespeare’s much-loved comedies As You Like It, expertly designed and created by the students of Edinburgh University’s College of Art (ECA). The 15 bridal outfits, designed by third year performance costume students, will be part of a theatrical showcase hosted within the historic walls of the…

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Castle Douglas Community Centre ‘Open Day’

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom. + Google Map

We are having "A Bit of A Do" to celebrate the launch of the now 'Community Owned' Castle Douglas Community Centre. Enjoy the home baking with your tea and coffee. Browse the stalls selling items made by the groups who use the Centre. Take the tour to see what is available within the Centre for you to enjoy, look at the displays created by existing groups and investigate the rooms so you know what space is available for a group…

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Annan Harbour Festival 2019

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Annan Harbour Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6BT United Kingdom. + Google Map
Free

Annan Harbour Festival 2019 will be celebrating the heritage, food and artisan crafts of the local Annan area and the Solway Firth. There will be cooking demonstrations, children’s entertainment and stalls with local food and crafts for sale.

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Stewartry Young Farmer’s Coffee Morning

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Stewartry Young Farmers are holding a Coffee Morning at Haugh of Urr Village Hall, Saturday 24th August, 10am - 12noon. Proceeds will go towards their local charity this year, The Royal Highland Educational Trust. As well as fresh home baking there will be a raffle and other stalls.

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