Children’s Choir Voices Echo Round New Woodland Shelter – Moffat

On Monday the 5th of October, members of Moffat Children’s Choir held their weekly choir session outdoors at the new woodland shelter / forest...

Festival of Folklore Enjoys International Success!

The Festival of Folklore enjoyed a successful second outing last week, welcoming a truly international audience. In addition to fantastic support from Dumfries and...
Winter Droving

Community Celebrated In This Year’s Winter Droving

Over 100 people in Penrith and Eden have been nominated to take part in this year's Winter Droving projection display on St Andrews Church,...
'Sweet martyr’ and ‘Jezebel’ – exploring the afterlife of Mary Queen of Scots

‘Sweet Martyr’ & ‘Jezebel’ – Exploring The Afterlife Of Mary Queen Of Scots

Rosemary Goring to deliver annual Wigtown Book Festival Magnusson Lecture Has Mary’s story been used to portray women as incapable of holding power? ...
Dumfries Music Conference Reveals 2020 Digital Programme

Dumfries Music Conference Reveals 2020 Digital Programme

Dumfries Music Conference is set to return next month on 15-17 October for its first ever digital conference. The eighth annual conference features a...
The spirit of Wigtown – from kirkyard ghosts to witchcraft and fine whisky

The Spirit Of Wigtown – From Kirkyard Ghosts To Witchcraft & Fine Whisky

  Karen Campbell’s Ghosts of Wigtown to be read by actress Kate Dickie Bladnoch’s master distiller leads an online whisky tasting A modern Scottish...
Wild Goose Festival Gears Up for Two-Weeks of Nature, Creativity and Place

Wild Goose Festival Gears Up for Two-Weeks of Nature, Creativity & Place

The inaugural Wild Goose Festival comes to Dumfries on 9th October for 2 weeks of storytelling, literature, riverside walks, creative activities and fantastic opportunities...
Lone piper and Alexander McCall Smith’s songs of the saints to launch Wigtown Book festival

Lone Piper & Alexander Mccall Smith’s Songs Of The Saints To Launch Wigtown Book...

Lone piper and Alexander McCall Smith’s songs of the saints to launch festival Festival piper is a symbol of resilience Composer Tom Cunningham’s music...
Carnival will go ahead says Big Burns Supper 

Carnival Will Go Ahead Says Big Burns Supper 

Organisers of a Winter Festival in Dumfries say they will continue to make plans for their activities in 2021 even if they have to...
Dumfries Music Conference Offers Free Mentorship Opportunities

Dumfries Music Conference Offers Free Mentorship Opportunities

Dumfries Music Conference (DMC), which has been organising educational music events in Dumfries and Galloway since 2012 and is committed to providing learning opportunities,...

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Amey helps to Kickstart careers in Scotland

Amey Helps To Kickstart Careers In Scotland

Amey, a leading public service provider, is helping to tackle the employment and training deficit caused by coronavirus by providing work placements under the...