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Board Game Bonanza

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Try out our selection of board games and make up your own version of snakes and ladders. Suitable for aged 5 and upwards, all children must be accompanied by an adult. Activities are free. Donations towards the cost of materials are always appreciated and help to make the museum sustainable in the longer term. Drop in between 10am and 12noon, or 2pm to 4pm. Our summer programme of drop in craft activities and gallery trails are inspired by toys from…

The High Jinx Show

August 14 @ 7:30 pm

The High Jinx show returns this summer to the Theatre Royal, direct from Viva Blackpool with a bigger and better show than ever. Jam packed with grand illusions, crazy circus thrills and amazing tricks that are sure to knock your socks off and leave you amazed, puzzled and even scared, but above all entertained, this fantastic family show is here for one night only on 14th August. It's a show you can’t afford to miss, but you can afford to…


August 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Ever fancied having a go at writing but don’t know where to start. Then why not give our Inkspirations writing group a go? Inkspirations is a group of people who like to write. Each of us has this or her own reasons for writing but we all agree that it’s great fun and that it can be very therapeutic to get ‘stuff’ out of your head and onto paper. The group meets meet each Wednesday morning at North West Resource…

Pond Dipping

August 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Discover the amazing creatures living underwater in the pond. Use pond dipping nets, trays, bug pots, identification guides and aquascopes to find and identify the different animals.

Needle-felting Demonstration

August 15 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Watch coloured fleece being used to create local scenes. Ask to try your hand at needle-felting (no need to book)

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Tours

August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

St Cuthberts Kirkyard St Cuthberts Road Kirkcudbright DG6 4XY Explore this historic kirkyard with members of Kirkcudbright History Society. The tour lasts an hour approximately and covers the history of the area and identifies a variety of interesting headstones. There is rough walking and steps are involved. Meet at Kirkyard gates Free

Youth Cafe

August 15 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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The Youth Café at Dumfries Baptist Church Centre is a after school café for senior school aged pupils. You can hangout with friends, play table football, play on the Wii and have free drinks and snacks. There is also free wifi available.

The Good Food Seminar – How to eat for your health and body weight

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

CrossFit Castle Douglas is hosting a Nutrition Seminar. And its FREE! Host for the event will be Anne Halliday - public speaker, owner of CrossFit Castle Douglas, competitive athlete, mindset coach and promoter for Dumfries and Galloways health. We will be welcoming expert nutrional speakers: Jayne Lee founder of The Base Form Kristi Chalmers Primal Health Coach And guest speakers: Gavin Lee and Cormac Chalmers Nothing will take you from zero to hero quicker than a good diet.... We will…


August 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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At No.15 we are delighted, to share with you words and music, to enrich your life, and promote well-being through meditation. Our aim is to provide a simple and straightforward means, to enable all who wish, to enjoy the benefits of relaxation/meditation. In an increasingly stressful, and fast paced life, the simple act of setting aside time to allow our minds and bodies to rest, can have enormous benefit. Our relaxing meditations, are designed to enable everyone to find their…

Worm Wonders

August 16 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Have you ever wondered about worms? What would happen without worms and why are they so important in the ecosystem? We will go on a worm hunt in the wildlife garden and have a go at charming some worms out of the ground! Family event. Booking is essential.

Lockerbie Art For All

August 16 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Creative part-time art classes with Marcer Campbell at Lockerbie Town Hall Running since 2016, Art For All is an inclusive art group suitable for all ranges of ability Enjoy and explore the art of drawing and painting in an easy going, informal atmosphere. Places on the Wednesday daytime and Thursday evening classes are now available with taster classes for new members at £15 Tea and coffee provided

The Rat Pack with special guest Anita Harris

August 16 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

David Alacey (Lovejoy & Inspector Alleyn), Des Coleman (Lenny - Eastenders & The One Show) and Paul Drakeley (Inside Out -BBC) star as Frank, Sammy and Dean in the original Rat Pack show, now celebrating it’s 21st record breaking year. Together they amaze audiences with their recreation of the music of Sinatra, Martin and Davis, in a fabulous show which brings the style and excitement of the Las Vegas heyday to vivid life. Including all the great hits - My…

The Rat Pack 21st Anniversary Tour

August 16 @ 7:30 pm

THE RAT PACK 21st Anniversary Tour, with special guest Anita Harris The Official UK No: 1 Tribute show of 2017 as voted by The Agents Association of Great Britain, comes direct From London’s Leicester Square Theatre, The 02 and a Royal Command Performance. David Alacey (Lovejoy & Inspector Alleyn), Des Coleman (Lenny - Eastenders & The One Show) and Paul Drakeley (Inside Out -BBC) star as Frank, Sammy and Dean in the original Rat Pack show, now celebrating it’s 21st…

Castle Douglas Book Group

August 16 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Castle Douglas Book Group meets on the third Thursday of each month in the Crown Hotel, Castle Douglas. All welcome. Please check out CD Book Group on Facebook and join us to chat books, socialise, drink gin etc!

Storytelling in the Yurt

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!

The Space…

August 17 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
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Your Community Art Studio is open 12:30-3pm on Fridays. If you are creative, interested in being so and would like company you are welcome to join us. This includes crochet, knitters and working with fabric, as well as paint, drawing, colouring, spray paint, working with clay, Plaster of Paris, photography or digital art. All welcome to share ‘The Space...’ You will find us at @Lincluden Community Centre, in the Creative Futures L+L hub if you would like more information then…

Alfredo Jaar – Introduction To A Distant World, 1985

August 17 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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Alfredo Jaar Introduction to a Distant World, 1985 (Brazil, 9mins 30sec) We are delighted to be showing a second film by Alfredo Jaar following our screenings of his 2006 film Muxima. Over three days, his short film Introduction to a Distant World will be installed in our upstairs space as part of There’s Talk of Gold: screenings over three days. Shot in Serra Pelada, in an opencast mine dug by hand in a remote part of northeastern Brazil, Alfredo Jaar’s 10 minute lm gives a…

Bill Morrison : Dawson City: Frozen Time, 2016

August 17 @ 6:30 pm - 8:45 pm

Bill Morrison Dawson City: Frozen Time, 2016 (USA, 120mins) Dawson City: Frozen Time is a beguiling work that explores the history of Dawson City (staging post for the Klondike Gold Rush) through a cache of 500 silent nitrate films, found buried in a sub-arctic swimming pool. Morrison’s film offers a vivid and fresh portrait of the much-documented Gold Rush town, combining archival footage of the town alongside startling and captivating images long thought to be lost. Featuring an original score…

Galloway Country Fair

August 18 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Experience a true celebration of rural life at Galloway Country Fair. The award winning fair is held in the stunning grounds of Drumlanrig Castle and brings together dazzling displays, delicious food & drink, country pursuits, children's entertainment and a unique shopping experience. We've got something for all the family, including our four legged friends. Join us for an action packed weekend that's sure to live long in the memory.

Southerness beach clean

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

https://www.facebook.com/events/2165030980449322/?ti=cl The beach clean is the 18th August meeting at the lighthouse at 11. The event will be from 11-2. Please bring lunch and refreshments and if possible let me know if you will be attending through this event link or on Facebook D+G Eco Warriors beach cleans as the Peel centre tesco will be providing water and fruit for our helpers. Wear appropriate clothes and footwear. There will be local media at this event and also a film crew…

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