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What's on around Dumfries

Today to Thu 30 Jul, closest first.
Coronavirus: Do check with venue for Cancellations.

Exhibition by the Nithsdale Artists - Cancelled

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The Nithsdale Artists are a local group of artists who paint and sketch a variety of subjects, including wildlife, landscapes and local scenes.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Today to Sun 12 Jul

Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy Kids- Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy Kids is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. The course is approximately 5k and children can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k

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Race for Life - Carlisle 5k / 10k Race for Life 5k and 10k is suitable for all ages and abilities. The event is non-competitive and open to everyone – bring the whole family and walk, jog or run 5k or 10k at your own pace while...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k

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Pretty Muddy - Carlisle 5k Pretty Muddy 5k is a fun-filled muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame, crawl through the mud pit, bounce on the space hoppers and have fun with your friends while raising valuable funds...
Bitts Park, Dacre Rd CA3 8UZ
Sun 12 Jul

The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show

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The Floyd Effect - The Pink Floyd Show The Floyd Effect return in 2020 with their ‘Dark Side Of Reason’ tour, highlighting Pink Floyd’s multi-platinum 1987 release, ’A Momentary Lapse Of Reason’ and also includes a complete
Carnegie Theatre CA14 2BD
Sat 25 Jul

Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival

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Our Holistic & Spiritual Well being Festival is a great day out for everybody who loves indulgence, inspiration and buying beautiful things to love !
George Hotel, Devonshire Street, Penrith CA11 7SU
Sat 18 Jul

NYOS Senior Orchestra Summer Concert 2020

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NYOS Senior Orchestra ends its exciting year with a complete performance of Tchaikovsky’s Symphony No.5.
Ayr Town Hall KA7 1LU
Thu 30 Jul

Hill Top - Tom Kitten’s children’s trail - Cancelled

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Follow in the paw-prints of Tom Kitten and explore the delights of Hill Top garden. Children will love hunting out the clues around the garden to complete this fun trail, based on one of Beatrix...
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Today to Wed 12 Aug

Hill Top - The Spirit of Hill Top - Cancelled

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Slow down in the Orchard and experience the sights, sounds and spirit of Hill Top in the same way as Beatrix Potter did.
Hill Top, Near Sawrey, Hawkshead, Ambleside, LA22 0LF
Today to Wed 12 Aug

Matson Ground - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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2 acres of mature, south facing gardens. A good mix of formal and informal planting including topiary features, herbaceous and shrub borders, wild flower areas, stream leading to a large pond and...
Matson Ground Windermere Cumbria LA23 2NH
Fri 3 Jul

Nature Explorers

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Nature Explorers Nature Explorers Summer Holidays Saturday 29th June – Tuesday 18th August Among the trees and forest dens of Highlander’s wood, there the chance to look closer at the wonders of the natural
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Millfield, Livingston EH54 7AR
Today to Thu 20 Aug

Nature Explorers

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Nature Explorers Summer Holidays Saturday 29th June – Tuesday 18th August Among the trees and forest dens of Highlander’s wood, there the chance to look closer at the wonders of the natural
Almond Valley Heritage Centre Livingston Mill Farm Millfield Livingston EH54 7AR
Today to Tue 18 Aug

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | July | Grand Finale: 12 Etudes Op

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Concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith recently became the first British pianist to perform the complete works of Chopin in one series of concerts, from memory.
Merchant’s Hall, Merchants House of Glasgow, 7 West George Street, Glasgow G2 1BA
Sun 19 Jul

NYOS Junior Orchestra Summer Concert 2020

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Although we are celebrating revolutionaries, some composers prove that revolution is not the only path to success.
New Auditorium, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall G2 3NY
Sat 25 Jul

Last of the Summer Wine

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After his hit sell-out UK tour of ’Do You Think That’s Wise?’ The life and times of John Le Mesurier, acclaimed impressionist Julian Dutton brings the classic sitcom ’ Last of...
The Beggar’s Theatre, Market Square, Milllom, Cumbria LA18 4HZ
Fri 17 Jul

Book Fair

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A monthly book fair selling a wide variety of second hand, vintage and antiquarian books as well as prints, maps and other paper ephemera.
Hopkirk Building, Glasgow Botanic Gardens G12 0UE
Fri 17 Jul to Mon 20 Jul, Fri 7 Aug to Mon 10 Aug

Chopin & Champagne by Candlelight | July | Grand Finale: 12 Etudes Op.

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Concert pianist, Warren Mailley-Smith recently became the first British pianist to perform the complete works of Chopin in one series of concerts, from memory.
St Mary’s Cathedral, Palmerston Place, Edinburgh EH12 5AW
Sat 18 Jul

Abi & Tom’s Garden Plants - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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The 1 acre nursery garden is a fusion of traditional horticultural values with modern approaches to the display, growing and use of plant material.
Abi and Tom’s Garden Plants Halecat Witherslack Grange-Over-Sands Cumbria LA11 6RT
Sun 5 Jul

Manjushri KMC Summer Retreat - Week 1 - Meditations for a Good Heart

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ONLINE - Guided Meditations for a Good Heart with Buddhist Monk, Gen Kelsang Rabten Hosted by Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Temple for World Peace, Ulverston An opportunity to enjoy a powerful
Virtual Event
Fri 3 Jul, Wed 8 Jul

Online Kadampa Summer Fesrival 2020 - Everyone Welcome

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Hosted by Manjushri Kadampa Meditation Centre, Ulverston A special opportunity to receive teachings and engage in meditations of Kadampa Buddhism.
Virtual Event
Fri 24 Jul to Sat 8 Aug

Cumbria Steam Gathering - Cancelled

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Vintage show with craft and trade stalls, exhibition of vintage and classic vehicles, funfair and food outlets and including live steel music performance by Pantonic All Stars Steel Orchestra from
Cark Airfield, Flookburgh, Grange Over Sands, Cumbria LA11 7LS
Sat 25 Jul and Sun 26 Jul

Colin Garnett

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Now entering its 4th year, the Barrow Festival of Transport will return to Barrow town centre on Saturday 11th July 2020.
Barrow Town Centre LA14 1PU
Sat 11 Jul

Ceilidh with 422 Cancelled

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Public ceilidh dance, with 422 and Caller Joey Oliver Part of Rothbury Traditional Music Festival
Rothbury Jubilee Hall, Bridge Street, Rothbury NE65 7SD
Fri 10 Jul

Whalton Manor Gardens - Garden Open for Charity - NGS

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The historic Whalton Manor, altered by Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1908, is surrounded by 3 acres of magnificent walled gardens, designed by Lutyens with the help of Gertrude Jekyll.
Whalton Manor Gardens Whalton Morpeth Northumberland NE61 3UT
Sun 5 Jul

Carnforth carnival

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Carnforth carnival 1 day carnival starts with a parade through the town finishing off on the field with a live stage with back to back entertainment all day with fun fair and bar it’s not to be
Carnforth high school Kellet rd LA5 9LS
Sat 4 Jul

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