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Mary and the Witch’s Flower (U)

Virtual Event

An enchanting coming of age film from the Oscar nominated Yoshiaki Nishimura. The debut feature of Studio Ponoc, an animation house comprised mostly of former Ghibli staff, this charmer certainly has pedigree. Let yourself get swept up in the magic- and the lavish traditional animation on show. Available until 31 May 2021

£3.50

Cocoon

2021 Online Event

2018, Berlin-Kreuzberg. Nora, the silent observer, is always tagging along at parties, at school, at the pool, on rooftops and in apartments. Nora drifts around the monotonous housing blocks with her big sister and her friends, witnessing events that seem to cross-fade in the summer light. Girls who want to be slim and pretty, boys […]

£4.99

Relic

Virtual Event

Part of the online film season #DiamondWomen from South West Media Factory, Relic is a slow-burning horror film from Australia about three women - grandmother, mother and daughter - and their reaction to what appears to be an evil presence in their home. This is the debut film from first time director Natalie Erika James […]

£5.99

Stray

2021 Online Event

Through the eyes of three stray dogs wandering the streets of Istanbul, STRAY explores what it means to live as a being without status or security. As they search for food and shelter, Zeytin, Nazar and Kartal embark on inconspicuous journeys through Turkish society that allow us an unvarnished portrait of human life —and their […]

£9.99

Kickstart Your Imagination | Short fiction workshop with Jan Carson

Virtual Event

Are you struggling to think creatively? Has Lockdown left you in an imaginative slump? Worry not. Help is at hand. In this interactive creative writing workshop, Belfast-based novelist and short story writer Jan Carson will help you explore and develop ideas for new short stories and hopefully get you writing again. Using fun writing exercises, […]

Free – £8

Exhibition

Harbour Cottage Gallery, Kirkcudbright Castlebank, Kirkcudbright

Exhibition of Arts and Crafts by local makers

Free

Open Mic Night

Dumfries and Galloway

Would you like the chance to share your work or practise your spoken word skills in a safe and friendly environment? Then join us for our Writers' Gathering Open Mic Night! Conducted in a closed Zoom space, participants will be allocated a 5-minute reading slot each, with a total of 10 reading slots available and […]

Free

Creating Authenticity in Fiction | Workshop with Saeida Rouass

Dumfries and Galloway
Virtual Event

This workshop will explore the various considerations involved in creating authenticity in fiction writing, whichever genre you write in. It will encourage participants to think through how to build an authentic world for their story, compelling characters who have depth, and storylines that put the reader on a meaningful narrative journey. There will be opportunities […]

£8

How To Write About Self | Workshop with Jarred McGinnis

Virtual Event

In our time together we’ll do some reading, some chatting and most importantly some writing. We’ll try to answer the questions about why we write about ourselves and, most importantly, why would anyone else want to read it. We will touch on the additional difficulties, creative and ethical, when writing memoir or writing perceived to […]

£8

Poison Pen Workshop | Crime writing with E.S. Thomson

Virtual Event

Crime fiction is one of the most popular genres. Methods of murder are many and varied, but nothing gives the crime writer as much scope as poison. Beloved by 'golden age' writers, such as Christie and Allingham, poisons have much to offer. In this two-hour workshop, historical crime writer E.S. Thomson will guide you through […]

£8

Simply Meditate

Dumfries and Galloway
Virtual Event

Simply Meditate Relax, refresh & de-stress. Cultivate inner peace through guided meditations and enjoy the rest of your day with an inspired and positive mind. 2 different 30-minute audio sessions per week, online, available for 5 days from 6 am Monday–10pm Friday each week, for you to listen to in your own time and as […]

Third Sector Support Surgeries Roadshow (Online)

Virtual Event

Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway's surgeries online to offer support to organisations in one-to-one sessions with our staff. Book a 30-minute online Zoom chat with Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway's Engagement Officers. Once you have booked your slot, an email will be sent to you with the link to join the session on the day.

Free

Art For All

Lockerbie Guide Hall Victoria Park, Lockerbie

Very happy to announce that from the beginning of May ' 21, alongside our online zoom sessions, Art For All in-person art classes will be running once again, every Tuesday, Wednesday from 10am to 2.30pm. Whether you join an in-person or an online zoom session, Art for All is an inclusive member-led art class with […]

Let’s look at ….Education and Training

Dumfries and Galloway
Virtual Event

Due to open in 2023, the South Kyle Wind Farm Community Investment Fund will be worth an estimated £38million over 25 years to the communities of Carsphairn, Dalmellington, New Cumnock and Patna. Ahead of it’s opening, a series of online discussions will consider some key local priorities and look at inspirational examples from elsewhere in […]

Wednesday Evening Online Meditation Classes – Creating a Happy Future

2021 Online Event

Creating a Happy Future 6 Week Course starting 19 May 2021 - 30 June 2021 (Term Break - 2 June) Wednesdays 7 - 8.15pm then available to watch on catch up for 3 days Enjoy teachings and meditations to transform our life into peaceful and happy states. By changing our mind, we change our future. […]

Let’s look at ….Education and Training

Dumfries and Galloway
Virtual Event

Due to open in 2023, the South Kyle Wind Farm Community Investment Fund will be worth an estimated £38million over 25 years to the communities of Carsphairn, Dalmellington, New Cumnock and Patna. Ahead of it’s opening, a series of online discussions will consider some key local priorities and look at inspirational examples from elsewhere in […]

Women in Wartime Conference

The Devil's Porridge Museum Stanfield, Annan Road, Eastriggs
Virtual Event

Two day online conference featuring different speakers on the theme of 'Women in Wartime'. Hosted via Zoom by The Devil's Porridge Museum. Panel 1 ‘Pitching in’: women hockey players in World War One Dr Jo Halpin, PhD in Sport History, University of Wolverhampton Female cinema employees of The Second World War Linda Pike, MPhil/PhD student […]

£22

An Evening in with Kate Kyle

Dumfries and Galloway
Virtual Event

Establishing herself as an audacious artist within the Scottish music scene; proving that her young age has never been a barrier when it comes to her artistry. Kate has demonstrated musical maturity through her original songs which combine creative chords progressions; poignant melodies and thought-provoking lyrics that will echo in your ears for days to […]

£4 – £25

Scotland’s Gardens Open Day

Logan Botanic Garden

Enjoy the delights of Scotland's most exotic Garden in all its glory during the season of Garden open days.