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Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom

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June 2019

‘Marsh Song’ Exhibition by Anne Butler

June 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 27/07/2019

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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Landscape artist Anne Butler will be spending time at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre during the late winter and spring months preparing for her summer exhibition "Marsh Song" in the centre's gallery space. Exploring the mystery, mood and secrets of the marsh, Anne will be working to capture something of the wild open spaces on canvas, using water based paints in a free and intuitive way, and hoping to sense the inner life of the wetlands. With bold and expressive use of…

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Wetland Explorers

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, happening 10 times

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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£4 – £39

There are loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you including pond dipping, scavenger hunts, willow crafts and a nest building challenge. Head to our exciting Wetland HQ in the Picnic Area where you can pick up a trail map and set off on our NEW ‘Wild Child’ trail, wading through mud and splashing barefoot through water. Grab your free Wetland Explorer log book and start your expedition. It’s a wild day out for the whole family!

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July 2019

‘Modern Wilderness’ Exhibition by Catherine Coulson

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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Visual artist Catherine Coulson takes inspiration from the unique ecology and biodiversity found in the nature reserves and wild habitats of Galloway. She contemplates our connection with nature, in particular our response to the impermanence and shifting atmosphere of natural places, not often experienced in modern living. Her creative process involves fieldwork, research, poetry and photography which inform her studio oil paintings. Concentrating on colour relationships, line, form and gestural marks, she makes expressive, impressionist and abstract paintings looking beyond…

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August 2019

Wetland Safari Weekend

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 11/08/2019

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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£4 – £39

Discover the wealth of wildlife present on our wetlands in summer, from bugs and beasties to birds of prey, large and small mammals and summer flowers. There will be a range of walks and talks, flower workshops, bug hunting, pond dipping and much more.

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September 2019

Dumfries Camera Club Exhibition

September 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 26/10/2019

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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We hope you enjoy this exhibition which shows a small selection of the work of our members. These photographs were all taken locally within Dumfries and Galloway illustrating the wonderful opportunities we have on our doorstep. Our members are interested in all aspects of photography including portraiture, sport, still life, landscape as well as wildlife. Many take part in national and international competitions, whilst others are content to improve their skills and enjoyment with no thoughts of entering competitions.

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October 2019

‘Robins and Rooks’ Exhibition by Viktor Seifert

October 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 14/12/2019

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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An exhibition of bird photography by 12-year old Viktor Seifert who has been shortlisted three times for the British Wildlife Photography Award. Viktor has been a keen photographer ever since he got his first camera for his fourth birthday. His fascination with wildlife photography started several years ago, during an inspiring stay at WWT Caerlaverock. He has returned regularly since, focussing on bird photography. More recently, he has explored birdlife in Germany and in Italy.

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December 2019

‘From Woods to Water’ Exhibition by Kerry Thomas

December 15 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until 25/01/2020

WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Dumfries, DG1 4RS United Kingdom
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Kerry Thomas is an artist and maker based near Lockerbie. In this exhibition, Kerry has created a collection of pictures using the themes of woods and water, two of the key habitats in Dumfries & Galloway. She specialises in creating pictures using wool and other fibres in a process called needle-felting, which uses a type of barbed needle to felt fibres together. Her work in this media is mainly landscapes, seascapes and woodland scenes, and each of her pieces is…

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