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September 2017

Harris Tweed Day at Ellisland

September 23 @ 11:00 am - September 24 @ 4:00 pm
Robert Burns Ellisland Farm Heritage Centre, Holywood Road
Auldgirth, DG2 0RP United Kingdom
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Murdo Morrison one of the worlds ambassadors for Harris Tweed and renowned speaker on the subject as well as a native of Lewis is bringing a celebration of all things Tweed to Ellisland. Murdo will be presenting the history of Harris Tweed and bringing alive life in the outer Hebrides. Also on the day there will be lots of lovely genuine Harris Tweed items available to purchase. Along with Murdo, Ellisland will also be welcoming the south of Scotland Guild…

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Sanctuary & The Dark Outside FM 2017

September 23 @ 12:00 pm - September 24 @ 12:00 pm

Sanctuary is a unique 24-hour art event exploring darkness, technology and place in the stunning landscape of the Galloway Forest Dark Skies Park. The event is a laboratory for off-grid creative experimentation in a remote setting. Sanctuary creates a space for participatory artworks that range from digital and sound works to radio transmissions, video and performance, and runs experimental labs, lectures and open conversations. The event brings together people with an interest in place and creative participatory experimentation. The Galloway…

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‘Back Again’ by Keith Brown

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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WWT Caerlaverock welcomes an exhibition of paintings by Keith Brown representing the arrivals of the geese and ducks that return to the Solway during the winter. Sunday 17th September to Saturday 28th October Daily 10am to 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

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Lie Doggo live at Craft Hotel Wigtown Book Festival Fringe

September 24 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Craft Hotel, 30 South Main Street
Wigtown, DG8 9HG United Kingdom
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"A Twisted Tale Of Piracy On The High Seas" Lie Doggo is a new project from Mano McLaughlin featuring his sister Grania McLaughlin and ex Meadow bandmate Daniel Jones... the trio have written a set of pirate sea shanties that will be woven together and narrated by Stephen Dowling! The trio hail from Manchester but will be joined by a host of Galloway special guests for what promises to be a fantastic night of music and story telling... This event…

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British Studio Glass Exhibition

September 24 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until 04/11/2017

Designs Gallery & Cafe, 179 King Street
Castle Douglas, DG7 1DZ United Kingdom
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Exhibition of studio glass by @Amanda Simmons, @Loco Glass and @Vicky Higginson opens on Saturday 16th September

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Space: Fact and Fiction

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 18/11/2017

Dumfries Museum, The Observatory, Rotchell Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7SW United Kingdom.
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Space is only 80 miles from every person on earth - far closer than most people are to their own national capitals - Daniel Deudney, 1982. It is time to look up and out into the huge expanse that surrounds our earth - space. This exhibition explores a brave new world of science facts and takes a giant leap into science fiction. From the Galloway Dark Sky Park to galaxies far, far away there will be plenty for all ages…

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

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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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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Dumfries Giant Car Boot Sale

September 24 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 24/09/2017

Park Farm, New Abbey Road
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7LU United Kingdom.
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CAR BOOT SALES 2017 Sunday 2nd July-Park Farm Sunday 9th July-Park Farm Sunday 16th July-Park Farm Sunday 23rd July-Park Farm Sunday 30th July-No Sale Sunday 6th August-No Sale Sunday 13th August-NO SALE Sunday 20th August-Park Farm Sunday 27th August-Park Farm Sunday 3rd September-Park Farm Sunday 10th September-Park Farm Sunday 17th-September-Park Farm Sunday 24th-September-Park Farm 10am-2pm Sellers Entry 8am NO need to book Public Entry10am 50p per Adult Cars £9,Vans £13-£16 (Transits etc) Trailers £2-£5 www.giantcarboots.com Tel:07752374794

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Coming Home Exhibition

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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The Whitehouse Gallery in Kirkcudbright welcomes in the Autumn months with an exhibition exploring the concept of home, and what it means to the artist. The exhibition preview opens from 11am on Saturday 9th September and closes at 4pm on Saturday 28th October. Opening times are typically Mon-Sat, 10am-5pm. All are welcome to attend the preview opening, and enjoy the exhibition with a glass of fizz and complementary chocolates. We are very excited to be welcoming George Gilbert RSW to…

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Recording War

September 24 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Annan Museum, Bank Street
Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 6AA United Kingdom.
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The 1914-18 war was the first conflict during which professional press photography was widely used. The ordinary soldier had access to a camera for the first time to record his own story. Aspects of life on the Home Front were also captured by amateur photographers, whilst the traditional studio portrait remained an important means of remembering loved ones. Letters too, offer glimpses of what people saw, experienced and chose to tell those back home. On display will be selected professional…

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Auldgirth Art Cafe

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - September 25 @ 5:00 pm
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One event on 24/09/2017 at 12:00pm

Auldgirth Village Hall, Auldgirth
7 miles north of Dumfries, DG2 0XG United Kingdom.
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Auldgirth Art Cafe at Auldgirth Village Hall 10.00-4.00pm Sat 23rd Sept 2017 12.00-5.00pm Sun 24th Sept. 2017 Original paintings,prints and cards for sale in a relaxed cafe atmosphere Free teas,coffees and home baking Live music sessions Donations to be given to Dumfries and Galloway Carers Centre

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Dumfries Memory Walk

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

We’re very excited to offer a sneak preview of our Dumfries Memory Walk to all our Facebook supporters. The official Memory Walks launch will take place on 25 June, but we are offering priority booking to our Facebook followers and their friends ahead of the national launch. Join us for what promises to be an event the whole family can enjoy. Walk by yourselves, with friends and family, bring your dog too if you have one! Our Memory Walk is…

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D&G LGBT Plus Day of the Region

September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Dumfries & Galloway LGBT Plus 'PRIDE In Our Community' event, as part of Day of the Region 2017, inside and outside Oasis Centre in Dumfries. Free event with stalls and displays, games and activities, taster sessions and DJ!

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Solway Vehicle Enthusiasts Charity Road Run and Car Show

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse, Drummore
Stranraer, DG9 9HP United Kingdom
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View the classic and iconic vehicles of the Solway Vehicle Club as they arrive at the Lighthouse on Sunday 24th September from 1pm onwards. The static display will remain at the Lighthouse until around 4pm so visitors can have the opportunity to chat to the drivers and admire these fine vehicles. Don't forget your camera! 'Bird's Eye view' from the top of the Lighthouse - open from 10am to 4pm.

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Fundraising showing of GREASE

September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Robert Burns Centre, Dumfries Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom. + Google Map

Calling all Pink Ladies and T-Birds Come and sing, swing or swoon to Grease On Sunday 24th September at 2-4pm at the Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre Tickets are £10 which includes a complementary glass of wine or soft drink. Tickets are available from chinatrektickets@hotmail.com or 07792169500. Fundraising for the Marie Curie Great Wall of China Trek Challenge 2018 – for more information see www.justgiving.com/fundraising/carriehynes40

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Just an Ordinary Lawyer

September 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Swallow Theatre, Moss Park, Ravenstone
Whithorn, DG8 8DR United Kingdom
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Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly broke through multiple barriers to become Britain's first Black judge in 1978. Also a fine concert singer and keen cricket lover, he muses on Black liberation struggles worldwide. A one-man show with songs from Tayo Aluko & Friends. Presented by The Swallow Theatre Association as part of Wigtown Book Festival Recommended age 14+ 90 minutes with no interval. More photos, quotes, information and trailer at http://swallowtheatre.co.uk/performances/just-ordinary-lawyer/ Just An Ordinary Lawyer Sunday 24 September and Monday 25…

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Summer Exhibition of Photography and Art

September 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 8:00am, repeating until 03/10/2017

Hippidippies, 25S Main Street
Newton Stewart, DG8 9EH United Kingdom.
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Summer Exhibition 2017 "While we are sleeping" July 11th - October 3rd 10am - 5pm Mon - Sat Astrophotography by Jesse Beaman Illustrations by Mike Abel Encaustic Art by Shirley Harford Whilst most of us are tucked up in our beds Jesse Beaman, stargazer and astrophotographer, is out and about in the wilds of the Galloway Dark Skies Park capturing some amazing images of the magical night skies. We are delighted to have some of Jessie's work on display and…

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Just an Ordinary Lawyer

September 25 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Swallow Theatre, Moss Park, Ravenstone
Whithorn, DG8 8DR United Kingdom
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Nigerian Tunji Sowande quietly broke through multiple barriers to become Britain's first Black judge in 1978. Also a fine concert singer and keen cricket lover, he muses on Black liberation struggles worldwide. A one-man show with songs from Tayo Aluko & Friends. Presented by The Swallow Theatre Association as part of Wigtown Book Festival Recommended age 14+ 90 minutes with no interval. More photos, quotes, information and trailer at http://swallowtheatre.co.uk/performances/just-ordinary-lawyer/ Just An Ordinary Lawyer Sunday 24 September and Monday 25…

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Zoë Bestel live at Craft, Wigtown Book Festival Fringe

September 25 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Craft Hotel, 30 South Main Street
Wigtown, DG8 9HG United Kingdom
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Zoë Bestel returns to Craft Hotel for an extra special Wigtown Book Festival fringe gig... Ethereal vocals, poignant melodies and stirring lyrics describes award winning nu-folk singer/songwriter and musician, Zoë Bestel, hailed as one of the countries most exciting emerging talents. With her first EP '35 Missed Calls' (Distilled Records) released in 2012 when she was just 14, reaching number three in Amazon’s folk chart and two years later her self released debut album 'Sir Lucas and the Moon' awarded…

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DGU: Connecting With You – Langholm

September 26 @ 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
The Buccleuch Centre, Buccleuch Square
Langholm, DG13 0AW United Kingdom
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A drop-in session with Rebecca Giblin, Admin and Comms Coordinator. Part of the DGU: Connecting With You programme, this is an opportunity to ask any questions from funding to collaborating with other artists; discuss any support you might need such as training, and share any good news stories. Open to all artists, makers and others involved in the arts.

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