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August 2019

Guided Walk: Never Ending Summer

August 27 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Logan Botanic Garden, Port Logan
Near Stranraer, Dumfries and Galloway DG9 9ND United Kingdom.
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See the spectacular delights of late summer in this guided tour of Scotland's Award Winning Most Exotic Garden.

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Kirkcudbright Art Tours

August 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 28/08/2019

An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until 28/08/2019

£5

Please join me to walk through the streets of historic Kirkcudbright and learn of the lives of the famous artists who lived, worked or visited in the 19th and 20th centuries. Also an introduction to the current artists and makers of Scotland's Artist's Town.

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Story Yoga for Preschoolers and their Adults at Moat Brae

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until 26/11/2019

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

Story Yoga for Preschoolers and their Adults with Becky Fisher Story Yoga at Moat Brae is a regular drop in class for children that combines yoga and storytelling. Yoga is an ancient form of movement, breath and mindful awareness and this acts as the ‘teacher’ of stories. Story Yoga is held in the playful and spacious Garden Room at Moat Brae. The physical space is bright, soothing and natural. In Story Yoga for Preschoolers and Parents, we teach stories through…

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Carsphairn support and workshops event – Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Lagwyne Hall, Carsphairn
Castle Douglas , Dumfries & Galloway DG7 3TQ United Kingdom.
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Free

Our next Stewartry Roadshow is in Lagwyne Hall, Carsphairn, August 28 and there’s some great reasons you might want to come along. 10:30 – 11:15 we are fortunate to have Karen Lewis from Community Action through Participation and Engagement Network (CAPE) who is delivering a participative activity around the “Dos and Don’ts” of community engagement. Karen is an experienced facilitator and you may know her from The Hub in Dumfries. To book for this activity please follow this link to…

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‘What’s Your Story?’ at Moat Brae

August 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 31/10/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£5

What’s Your Story? Wednesdays 2-3PM (Starting Wednesday 3rd July 2019) The Garden Room, Moat Brae We all have a story. You have a story, I have a story, the nice lady behind the counter in the chemist has a story, and if we were all able to tell our stories we’d never be lonely again. It’s our shared stories that make us human, and help us connect with other people. In What’s Your Story? We will explore how to pick…

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Meet The Author: Eileen Kay

August 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Georgetown Library, Georgetown
dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway dg1 4eb United Kingdom.
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Free

Near Dumfries or Annan? This week there are two “MEET THE AUTHOR” events: Ex-comedienne Eileen Kay will be reading from her new book, and discussing how you too can trace your family tree. “Noodle Trails 2, My Secret Century is Budapest” is the story of a woman who travels around the world in search of the never-to-be-spoken-of/skeletons-in-the-closet part of her family - and ends up living with them. It has humour, drama, and plenty of surprises. There will be time…

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The Write Way at Moat Brae

August 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until 30/10/2019

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£8

The Write Way Wednesdays 4-6pm (Starting Wednesday 3rd July 2019) The Garden Room, Moat Brae How to write about the things you see (smell, taste, touch, hear) in a way that will dazzle readers. Using fun exercises and writing games we will explore how to bring everyday occurrences, objects, people, and places to sizzling life on the page. You will never be lost for words again! Eryl Gasper Dick is a highly experienced creative writing teacher, educator and Literary Ambassador.…

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Prostate Buddies D&G – Dumfries Regular Monthly Meetings

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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25th Dec, We will bring Decembers Meeting forward one week.
Dumfries Baptist Church Centre, Gillbrae Rd
Dumfries, DG1 4EJ
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Free

Please note our change of start time for the Dumfries Prostate Buddies D&G Support Group. We will now start our meetings on the last Wednesday of each month at 7.00pm - this gives us just a little more time to chat to any newcomers, make them feel relaxed and able to join in with the discussions we have. Please visit our website and facebook page for updates on our funding pledges Website: https://www.prostatebuddiesdandg.org.uk/ Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Prostate-Buddies-D-G-1098518367009897/ Come along for a…

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BNI Heroes Chapter

August 29 @ 6:30 am - 9:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 6:30am on Thursday, repeating until 19/12/2019

The Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club Dumfries, 132-136 English Street
Dumfries, DG1 2DF United Kingdom
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£10

Welcome to the launch of the Heores chapter of BNI in Dumfries. We are the world’s largest business referral organisation with over 256,000 members, in over 9000 chapters, spread across 73 countries. Our members enjoy unparalleled business growth. BNI provides a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business referrals. There are countless benefits to joining BNI; Increase Business Prospects: You’ll substantially increase your business through referrals. Professional Development: You’ll have access to our exclusive…

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Meet The Author: Eileen Kay

August 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Annan Library, Charles Street
Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 5AG United Kingdom.
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Free

Near Dumfries or Annan? This week there are two “MEET THE AUTHOR” events: Ex-comedienne Eileen Kay will be reading from her new book, and discussing how you too can trace your family tree. “Noodle Trails 2, My Secret Century is Budapest” is the story of a woman who travels around the world in search of the never-to-be-spoken-of/skeletons-in-the-closet part of her family - and ends up living with them. It has humour, drama, and plenty of surprises. There will be time…

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Annan support event – Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway

August 29 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Annan Community Centre, Next door to swimming pool, St John's Road, Annan, Dg12 6AP
Annan, DG12 6AP United Kingdom.
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Free

Our team come to Annan with support and advice for third sector organisations and volunteers.

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Bingo Night

August 29 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Johnstonebridge Community Centre, Johnstonebridge Centre Kirkbank Road Johnstonebridge Lockerbie DG11 1ES + Google Map

Family Bingo Night in aid of Johnstonebridge Dog Walkers Group to raise funds for a new dog exercise facility. Everyone welcome. There will be refreshments and a bar.

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A Currency For Scotland?

August 29 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Lockerbie Town Hall Lockerbie, United Kingdom + Google Map
Free

We all need and use currency, in many shapes and forms, all the time. With Brexit almost upon us, and headlines about the fall in the value of sterling or speculation about future currencies, come along to hear Dr Tim Rideout discuss the many facets of currency, in a friendly and enjoyable evening.

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Do & Say Sensory Storytelling at Moat Brae

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day 30 of the month, repeating indefinitely

Moat Brae, Moat Brae, 101 George Street
Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG1 2EA United Kingdom.
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£1 – £5

From Friday 30th August – Friday 29th November 2019 Last Friday of every month 10am- 10.45am & 11am – 11.45am £5 per session per person (1 free carer per person) From summer to Christmas 2019, Moat Brae will be welcoming ‘Do and Say’, two registered healthcare professionals to run monthly sensory storytelling sessions as part of our mission to bring the joys of storytelling to everyone. Enter a journey of discovery as your child uses their senses to join in…

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Dumfries Men’s Free Leisurely Guided Short Cycle Rides

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, happening 5 times

The Frothy Bike Co, 77-79 Whitesands
Dumfries, DG1 2RT
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Free

Join trained Sustrans volunteers on a free leisurely guided short cycle ride around the traffic free paths of Dumfries. These rides are aimed at men who are new to cycling or would like to increase their confidence and skills on their bike. We are not a club. We are open to anyone interested in finding out more about active travel, bike use, and exploring local routes. There is no commitment to come regularly, just as you feel. We meet every…

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Principles and Purpose of the Foodbank

August 30 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
£3

Marlane co-ordinates the Machars Churches Basic Bank with her husband David, and has been personally involved with the Food Bank since it started in December 2012. Since then, nearly 16,000 bags of food aid have been given out for more than 5,000 adults and 2,000 children. The Foodbank's principle is that it is a basic need that every person should always have enough food to eat - a principle firmly rooted in the Christian faith. The aim is to provide…

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Community Cuppa

August 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Friday, repeating until 27/12/2019

Star Hotel, Twynholm, Main Street, Twynholm
Kirkcudbright, DG6 4NT
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Free

FREE Tea & Coffee for everyone. Come along for a natter with old friends and make new ones

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The BIG Nithraid Warm-Up

August 30 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Free

The Stove Network's monthly open mic night is re-locating to the Mill Green for one night only! Open to words spoken, sung, shot, signed or silenced, this August's edition is on the theme: SALT. From 9PM, Dumfries Music Conference present the Nithraid Ceilidh with contemporary fusion folk band Reidhle. With a traditional line-up of accordion, fiddle and guitar, Rhedile have crafted their own unique blend of the traditional and the contemporary with some of the finest folk musicians from across…

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Robert Carmichael

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
The Cairndale Hotel & Leisure Club Dumfries, 132-136 English Street
Dumfries, DG1 2DF United Kingdom
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£29.50

New for 2019 we have Robert Carmichael In 2011 he took his music career in a new direction, He launched his Solo Acoustic Project and has had an overwhelming success with this. Listen to Robert on his acoustic guitar. 2 nights dinner bed & breakfast £149 per person 4-course dinner with coffee and show £29.50 per person

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LNYFC 75th Anniversary Stock Judging

August 30 @ 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Nethertown Farm, Shawhead, Shawhead
Dumfries, DG2 9SS United Kingdom.
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£5.00

Lower Nithsdale Young Farmers Club 75th Anniversary Stock Judging By kind permission of Glenkiln Estates at Nethertown Farm, Shawhead, DG2 9SS 7pm for 7.30pm start Bar and Hog Roast to follow £5 per person Hope to see you there!!

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