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Dumfries Free Fringe

January 19 @ 11:00 am - January 20 @ 2:00 am

Dumfries Free Fringe takes place in our new pop-up venue right beside the Spiegeltent and it is totally free. You do not even need a ticket. Pop in and see whats on, or follow our handy schedule. It offers a bit of everything - proudly presenting what Dumfries has to offer. Free Fringe Friday 19th features our Inspire event all day - keep an eye out for more details! In the evening, we are joined by Brandon Barrett Magician at…

Dumfries Free Fringe

January 19 @ 11:00 am - January 20 @ 2:00 am

Dumfries Free Fringe takes place in our new pop-up venue right beside the Spiegeltent and it is totally free. You do not even need a ticket. Pop in and see whats on, or follow our handy schedule. It offers a bit of everything - proudly presenting what Dumfries has to offer. Free Fringe Friday 19th features our Inspire event all day - keep an eye out for more details! In the evening, we are joined by Brandon Barrett Magician at…

Le Haggis

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - January 28 @ 12:15 am

Le Haggis is back and bigger than ever to celebrate its 5th birthday, Speigeltent style. The 5 star, award winning cabaret is serving you a high energy night filled with home-grown and international talent. Audiences have helped sell it out 3 years in a row – so why not bring someone along and celebrate Burns Night the best way possible. ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ Daily Record ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ Scotsgay

Le Haggis

January 19 @ 7:00 pm - January 28 @ 12:15 am

Le Haggis is back and bigger than ever to celebrate its 5th birthday, Speigeltent style. The 5 star, award winning cabaret is serving you a high energy night filled with home-grown and international talent. Audiences have helped sell it out 3 years in a row – so why not bring someone along and celebrate Burns Night the best way possible. ★★★★★ Broadway Baby ★★★★★ Daily Record ★★★★ The Scotsman ★★★★ Scotsgay

‘The Wonders of Nature’ by Alicia Beesley

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 27/01/2018

WWT Caerlaverock welcomes an exhibition of photography by Alicia Beesley. Alicia captures through her camera lens the stunning wildlife and landscapes of the Solway Firth during the winter months, combining artwork with digital mixed media. Sun 17 Dec – Sat 27 Jan 2018 Daily 10am-5pm Free admission to the gallery WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS Email: Info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk Website: www.wwt.org.uk/caerlaverock Tel: 01387 770200 Grid Reference: NY050656

Monski Mouse’s Baby Disco Dance Hall

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Why toddle when you can dance?! It’s time to get heads, shoulders, knees and toes bopping along to lashings of swing, pop, rock, Latin and more! Selling out shows around the world, DJ Monski Mouse is a hit with the under-fives and their parents/carers. “The best dance party with your under 5-year-old that you’ve ever had... absolutely joyous.”

Johnston School Redevelopment Open Day

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Johnston School Kirkcudbright Come along and see the plans for the Johnston School redevelopment project, ask questions and find out more. Light Refreshments available. All Welcome!

Dumfries Free Fringe

January 20 @ 11:00 am - January 21 @ 2:00 am

Dumfries Free Fringe takes place in our new pop-up venue right beside the Spiegeltent and it is totally free. You do not even need a ticket. Pop in and see whats on, or follow our handy schedule. It offers a bit of everything - proudly presenting what Dumfries has to offer. Free Fringe Saturday 20th features L O K A at 2 pm LILA at 2.45 pm Nithville at 3.15 pm Brandon Barrett Magician at 6.30 pm Chris & Jade…

Nip Nebs Trail with the The WEE Fringe Festival

January 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Wee Fringe Festival is proud to be featuring The Nip Nebs Trail in Dumfries Town Centre. There are two public timed trails. 20th January Saturday 11am 27th January Saturday 12noon The Nip Nebs trail is an educational three dimensional story trail exploring Scots language as featured in the book. Nip Nebs is a melodic imagining of an ancient Scottish sprite known as Nip Nebs (Jack Frost). How he moves through the winter landscape creating beauty and form. The trail…

The Coolidge Effect

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

You watch porn. Right? You don’t have to tell us. That’s not what this is about. In 2017, pornography is all around us and the amount we watch it is growing at an exponential rate: in the UK alone, 10 million porn videos are watched every day. As society’s access of pornography increases, so does our unwillingness to talk about it. The Coolidge Effect seeks to break this taboo. The Coolidge Effect uses an interactive blend of storytelling, poetry and…

The Coolidge Effect at Big Burns Supper

January 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Coolidge Effect By Jack Nurse and Robbie Gordon “You watch porn. Right? You don’t have to tell us. That’s not what this is about." In 2017, pornography is all around us and the amount we watch it is growing at an exponential rate: in the UK alone, 10 million porn videos are watched every day. As society’s access of pornography increases, so does our unwillingness to talk about it. ‘The Coolidge Effect’ seeks to break this taboo. Devised from…

We Banjo 3 in Dumfries

January 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Kids Go Free to the award-winning quartet We Banjo 3 from Galway Ireland who combine Irish Music with Old-Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the banjo’s rich legacy and roots. When this band of brothers take flight in a wave of virtuosity, verve and joie-de-vivre, feet tap and pulses race. Featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, vocals and percussion We Banjo 3 make a bold and extraordinary musical statement. Creativity, sensitivity and passion are present in full measure and Irish…

The Kagools

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm

UK physical comedy sensation The Kagools bring their multi awardwinning show Tutti to The Big Burns Supper. This unique show is spontaneous, anarchic fun for everyone! Winner Amused Moose Comedy Award for Best Show at Edinburgh Fringe 2017, Winner Best Comedy Show, Adelaide Fringe Weekly 2017. Winner Buxton Fringe Best Comedy Show 2016. “Brimming with wit and imagination... surely one of the outright funniest pieces of the entire festival.” TV Bomb “A brilliant show... Beautifully executed. Perfect viewing for all…

Tom Poster Concert – Holywood

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries Adults £15, Under 26s £0 Tom Poster is internationally recognised as a pianist of outstanding artistry and versatility, equally in demand as soloist and chamber musician across an unusually extensive repertoire. He has been described as “a marvel, can play anything in any style” (The Herald), “mercurially brilliant” (The Strad), and as having “a beautiful tone that you can sink into like a pile of cushions” (BBC Music). Programme: Schubert Four Impromptus, D. 899 Janacek Intimate…

The Sweetest Hours of Burns” – David Douglas and Esther Swift

January 20 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

David Douglas (Scottish tenor)and Esther Swift (one of the UK’s leading harpists) return to Ellisland with their spine-tingling arrangements of Burns songs and other Scottish favourites. Not to be missed. Saturday 20th January 2018, 7.30pm at Ellisland. Tickets available by calling 01387 740426 or by visiting Big Burns Supper website.

Bill Bailey in Dumfries

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Bill Bailey is a multi-award-winning comedian, songwriter, musician, actor, presenter and animal welfare campaigner. His extensive career includes international stand-up comedy tours, TV, film, radio, dueting at HRH Prince Charles’ 60th birthday with Robin Williams, and performing at the Royal Albert Hall with a full BBC Concert Orchestra. He played Manny in the BAFTA award winning Black Books, and was for many years team captain on the popular BBC music panel show Never Mind the Buzzcocks, and is a regular…

Tony Roberts: Card Magic

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - 9:45 pm

2015 Brighton Fringe Cabaret Award-Nominated, storytelling and close-up card magic show. Every card tells a story, every illusion a tale, from exceptionally skilled card magician and cheeky raconteur international street performer, Tony Roberts. Sold out Adelaide Fringe. “Literally leaves the audience gasping.”

The Room (15+) at the RBCFT

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:40 pm

Infamously labelled the worst film ever made but now enjoying cult status, The Room is a cinematic experience like no other. Prepare to cringe as director, producer, writer and star Tommy Wiseau churns and gurns his way through one of the most diabolical film creations of all time. Johnny (Wiseau) has the good life; a great job, a girlfriend he loves and a best friend he can rely on (Oh hi Mark), but it all starts to tear him apart.…

Big Burns Supper: Tony Roberts – Card Magic

January 20 @ 9:00 pm - January 21 @ 10:00 pm

2015 Brighton Fringe Cabaret Award-Nominated, storytelling and close-up card magic show. Every card tells a story, every illusion a tale, from exceptionally skilled card magician and cheeky raconteur international street performer, Tony Roberts. Sold out Adelaide Fringe. “Literally leaves the audience gasping.”

Roller Disco

January 21 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Dust off your disco skates and join us and United SK8S for a skate through the disco ages at the Big Burns Supper Roller Disco. A once in a lifetime experience, you will be posting to Instagram all day long! If you are more of an off-skates dancing queen you can join in the action as a spectator, so come and cheer on the skaters, have a boogie and soak up this unique atmosphere. The soundtrack will be a fusion…

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