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August 2019

BOARD

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 25/08/2019

Gracefield Arts Centre, 28 Edinburgh Road
Dumfries,
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Free

Can’t wait to express your creativity? Come along to BOARD on Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th of August at Gracefield Arts Centre in Dumfries! Unleash your inner artist and let your creative side flow! Bring along your friends and help us, the WigWAM Book Festival team and the lovely Alice Griffin, make a masterpiece! 🎨☺️ Tickets will be available from www.wigtownbookfestival.com very soon! #WigWAMBookFestival

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New Abbey Craft Market

August 24 @ 11:00 am - August 25 @ 4:00 pm
New Abbey Village Hall, Sweetheart Abbey Car Park
New Abbey, Dumfries and Galloway United Kingdom.
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Free

Local crafters will be displaying and selling their crafts as well as demonstrating their skills Felted landscapes, hand knitted garments, handmade bags, jewellery, cards, soaps and more! Entry is free. Access is via the carpark next to Sweetheart Abbey

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Live performance | Florian Kaplick

August 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Cample Line, Cample Mill,
Thornhill, DG3 5HD United Kingdom.
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Free

Kurt Schwitters’ Ursonate Performed by Florian Kaplick Live performance Sat 24 August, 5pm Free | Booking advised Florian Kaplick will perform Kurt Schwitters’ sound poem Ursonate, a vocal piece consisting of four movements, an overture and finale. Schwitters began writing Ursonate in 1922 and first performed it in 1925 before publishing it in 1932 as ‘Sonate in Urlauten’ (Sonata in Primordial Sounds). Comprising repeated abstract sounds that involve physical vocal performance, Schwitters noted: ‘The fourth movement, long-running and quick, comes…

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Kolin Grainger Voice of the Decades

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
£29.50

Enjoy a four course dinner with a Tribute to the songs of Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra and Sammy Davis Jnr with the ever popular Kolin Grainger. Fly Me To The Moon, Stranger in the Night, New York! New York etc After Dinner the music is more up tempo as Kolin performs his own Cabaret Spot with hits from the likes of Robbie Williams, Tom Jones and the Drifters. Includes a four course dinner with coffee and live entertainment whilst you…

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

August 24 @ 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm
The Brigend Theatre, Dumfries, Market Square
Dumfries, DG2 7AE
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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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Sound of Brass

August 24 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Carsphairn Church, A713 Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3TQ United Kingdom. + Google Map

The sound of brass will be returning to Carsphairn Church when Kilmarnock Concert Brass perform a summer concert on Saturday 24 August in aid of church funds. The concert will start at 7.30pm and light refreshments will be served during the interval. As in previous years, there will be no admission charge, but donations at the door are requested. Kilmarnock Concert Brass was near extinction five years ago, but past and present members rallied round and the band is now,…

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Dragon Boats on Loch Ken

August 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
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Weekly

Would you like to join us to paddle a 40 foot Dragon Boat on beautiful Loch Ken? It’s Low impact exercise, therefore suitable for any level of fitness. All welcome from 12 years upwards. Come along on any Sunday morning from April to October, we meet at the Galloway Activity Centre on Loch Ken. Starting time is 9.45am. All equipment provided, including life jacket. Each session Costs £5. Facebook ........ Dragon Boats on Loch Ken .

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Doonhamer 10K

August 25 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Dock Park, Dockhead
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2PX United Kingdom.
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£16.50 – £18.50

10K Road Race which starts and finishes in Dock Park, Dumfries.

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Children’s Backpack Service

August 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
St Ninian’s Church Hall, Castle Douglas, St Ninians Church Hall, St Andrew Street
Castle Douglas, DG7 1EN United Kingdom.
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Children's backpack service at St.Ninian's Episcopal church in Castle Douglas , Sunday 25th August 11am. to celebrate starting school and gong back to school. Bring your school bag with you! I believe cakes will be on offer !

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Thornhill Golf Club Open Day

August 25 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Thornhill Golf Club Thornhill, United Kingdom. + Google Map
Free

Family Fun Day - Free Entry Free Golf Guided Tours - Buggies available free of charge to ensure access for all Longest Drive Competitions Kids Golf Stalls Food and Drink Ive Cream Cake and Candy

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A Yes affair

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Aberdour Hotel Dumfries, 20 Newall Terrace
Dumfries, DG11LW
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Free

A free, open acoustic, music and song session. Bring your instruments and/or voice for songs, poems + stories, or just to listen. All welcome. A great range of local musicians are coming together to support dgp4indy and the Yes movement in Dumfries and Galloway. A bar is available for refreshments in the venue. There is no entry fee, however we welcome donations on the door to support our event.

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

August 25 @ 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm
CatStrand, High Street
New Galloway, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3RN
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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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Durisdeer Church Teas

August 25 @ 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:30pm on Sunday, repeating until 15/09/2019

Durisdeer Church, Durisdeer DG35BJ United Kingdom. + Google Map

Durisdeer Parish Church Teas Our Sunday Teas will commence on 7th July this year and the last teas will be served on the 15th September. Please come and join us and enjoy our famous teas served from 2.30pm until 5pm in the beautiful Durisdeer Kirk in Durisdeer village situated off the A702 north of Thornhil.

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Songs around The Woodburner

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Every first and third Sunday of the month
Murray Arms Hotel Gatehouse of Fleet, Dumfries & Galloway DG7 2HY United Kingdom. + Google Map
Free

A gathering in The Murray Arms hotel, Gatehouse of Fleet every first and third Sunday of the month, 3pm to 5pm. Everyone welcome to contribute or listen to mainly old timey Country and Folk songs "from the black and white days". A nice laid-back warm and friendly gathering of folk from the local community, and visitors too. Best suits an older generation although children are very welcome. Outside if the sun shines.

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Car Treasure Hunt

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Kirkbean Village Hall, Kirkbean
Kirkbean, DG2 8DW United Kingdom
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£10

Starting from Kirkbean Village Hall at 3pm (includes BBQ at the hall on return - burger/sausage roll) £10 per car

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Mary Poppins Returns – Borgue Community Cinema – National Cinema Day

August 25 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Borgue Village Hall, Borgue
Kirkcudbright, Dumfries and Galloway DG6 United Kingdom.
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Join Borgue Primary Parent Council for a screening of Mary Poppins Returns to celebrate National Cinema Day. Bring your lottery ticket from the August 24th draw and get in free. Under 16s £2.50. Adults £5.

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Scottish Night with Sandy & Lee

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 11:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Sunday, repeating until 25/08/2019

£29.50

Enjoy a Scottish Night at The Cairndale Hotel in Dumfries with a four course Scottish themed dinner plus live traditional Scottish music entertainment from the ever-popular Sandy & Lee. Price includes four course Scottish themed dinner plus live traditional Scottish musical entertainment. Tim 6.30pm dinner served at 7pm in Reivers Restaurant then head into the Solway Suite for the Scottish entertainment. Call the hotel directly on 01387-254111 or email events@cairndalehotel.co.uk to book your seats.

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Story Yoga for 5-7 Year Olds at Moat Brae

August 26 @ 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until 25/11/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£6

Story Yoga for 5-7 Year Olds Starting Monday 1st July 2019, 4-5PM The Garden Room, Moat Brae. Story Yoga for 5-7 Year Olds uses traditional stories, folk tales, fairy tales, fables and stories with a message in a way that encourages both the love of books, and physical and emotional health. This class includes a simple follow up activity in the form of discussion or craft. Yoga philosophy from ancient stories are also used to bring peace and character education…

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Connecting DG Networking Meeting – last Tuesday of every month

August 27 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:45am on day Last of the month, repeating indefinitely

Holiday Inn Dumfries, BANKEND ROAD, DUMFRIES, DUMFRIES & GALLOWAY, SCOTLAND DG1 4ZZ
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 4ZZ United Kingdom.
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Free

Connecting Dumfries and Galloway was established in 2018 as an independent network of professionals in the D&G region. A group for like-minded entrepreneurs with a shared goal of bringing together ideas, initiatives and people. We acknowledge our members as individuals not organisations and strongly believe in developing strong and in-depth relationships, to encourage this we limit the group size to 25 members and up to 15 guests at any one time. It is important all our members gain a detailed…

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Facebook for Business from Scratch

August 27 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Crown Hotel – Newton Stewart, 102 Queen Street
Newton Stewart, Dumfries and Galloway DG8 6JW United Kingdom.
Free

This is an entry level workshop, if you already have a Facebook page it is likely that this workshop will be too basic. A Digital Boost Facebook workshop is also available for more advanced users

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