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Events Around Dumfries

Today to Sat 21 Sep, closest first.    

More details - 'Modern Wilderness' Exhibition by Catherine Coulson
Visual artist Catherine Coulson takes inspiration from the unique ecology and biodiversity found in the nature reserves and wild habitats of Galloway.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Today to Sat 14 Sep

More details - Wetland Explorers
There are loads of exciting wetland challenges waiting for you including pond dipping, scavenger hunts, willow crafts and a nest building challenge.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Today to Tue 3 Sep

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts are on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - Fruits & Berries Trail
Discover the fruits and berries growing on trees, bushes and plants, all around the reserve!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 1 Sep 19 to Mon 30 Sep

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature related story told by one of our engaging storytellers. Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 9 Sep 19

More details - Dumfries Camera Club Exhibition
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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 15 Sep 19 to Sat 26 Oct

More details - Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers
Delve into a world of love, magic and music as we take you for a night out at Poosie Nansie’s Inn, favourite haunt of a certain Rabbie Burns… Mixing storytelling and song this brand new show celebrates the lives of two much-loved men, Mozart and Burns, and the sometimes surprising similarities between them.
Annan Academy, St John’s Rd, Annan
Fri 13 Sep 19

More details - Crossmichael Gala
Crossmichael’s Big Gala Day and Strongman Competition. Everyone is welcome to join in the fun at Crossmichael Gala Day.
Marina Park , Crossmichael, Castle Douglas
Today

More details - Acoustic Music Sessions
Every Thursday night we hold open acoustic music sessions in the bar at the Annandale Arms Hotel and Restaurant. If you can play or sing you are very welcome if not come and listen. Please bring your own instruments.
Annandale Arms Hotel and Restaurant, High Street, Moffat
Thu 29 Aug, Thu 5 Sep

More details - Gatehouse Horse Show for all ages and abilities, lots of rosettes/fun
Gatehouse Horse Show is a popular annual event which raises funds for the local Galloway Riding for the Disabled Group. There are plenty of classes to suit riders of all ages and abilities and lots of rosettes to be won. It is held at Barstobrick Equestrian Centre, where catering facilities will be available.
Barstobrick Equestrian Centre, Ringford, Castle Douglas
Sun 15 Sep 19

More details - Akoustik charity concert
Hosted by musician/music teacher Andrew Turnbull, together with players/singers that attend the monthly akoustik sessions, this is a charity event aimed at raising money for local causes. A variety of musical styles all played acoustically; including Folk, Celtic, Pop and Swing...
All Saints Episcopal Church - Annan Road - Gretna
Sat 7 Sep 19

More details - Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers
Delve into a world of love, magic and music as we take you for a night out at Poosie Nansie’s Inn, favourite haunt of a certain Rabbie Burns… Mixing storytelling and song this brand new show celebrates the lives of two much-loved men, Mozart and Burns, and the sometimes surprising similarities between them.
Kirkcudbright Academy, St Mary’s Wynd, Kirkcudbright
Wed 11 Sep 19

More details - Shakespeare's Macbeth - a fast paced version of this popular play
A fast moving - abridged - version of Shakespeare’s most popular tragedy. Actors from the local Wigton Theatre Group - ranging from young children to grannies act in this gruesome play. The three witches play a pivotal part in the show and there will be plenty of lightning effects to enjoy.
John Peel Theatre, Wigton
Wed 28 Aug 19 to Fri 30 Aug

More details - RD Glass taster session - make a fused glass bowl or wall hanging
If you have ever wanted to try your hand at fusing glass then why not come along? Suitable for those with no prior experience, in the taster session you will use pre-cut pieces of glass as well as crushed glass, rods and other forms of glass, to create your own design, which will then be fused in the kiln.
4 Listers Cottages, Little Broughton
Sun 1 Sep 19

More details - The Acoustic Rave with The Showhawk Duo
Saturday 21st September The Showhawk Duo are bringing the acoustic rave to Carlisle. The young British guitarists Mikhail Asanovic & Jake Wright, together known as The Showhawk Duo, have dazzled audiences worldwide with their spectacular approach to playing the guitar.
The Black Box Music Institute, Fisher Street, Carlisle
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - Music Quiz Night
Test your musical knowledge at the monthly Vinyl Café Music Quiz! With fiendish general knowledge (music) questions, song clips, picture rounds and more there’s something from all eras.... from Bach to Burt Bacharach, Aaliyah to ZZ Top and everything in between.
Vinyl Café 44 Abbey Street Carlisle
Thu 29 Aug 19

More details - Edward Taylor Organ Recital
Edward Taylor, Assistant Organist at Carlisle Cathedral, gives a free lunchtime recital: The Colours of the Organ, includes pieces specially chosen to reflect the variety of sounds and styles which the majestic Cathedral organ can produce, including works by JS Bach, Widor and Whitlock.
Carlisle Cathedral Carlisle Cumbria
Tue 10 Sep 19

More details - Family Fun Day (Vulcan Park)
Be your own superhero! Join us for a FREE superhero themed family fun day. There will be lots to do for the whole family including crafts, circus skills, face painting, storytelling, and much more. Taking place on Saturday 24th August from 1pm-4pm in Vulcan Park (near the Park Lane entrance).  
Vulcan Park Vulcans Lane Workington
Today

More details - Wordsworth House and Garden - This Land is Our Land
Our first exhibition of 2019 explores humankinds relationship with the beautiful Lakeland landscape through a range of thought-provoking voices. An exhibition exploring natures power to shape us and the impact we, in turn, have on the environment.
Wordsworth House and Garden, Main Street, Cockermouth
Today to Thu 29 Aug, Sat 31 Aug to Thu 5 Sep, Sat 7 Sep, Sun 8 Sep

More details - Art, Craft and Gift Fair
Gift fair with items made and sold by the stallholders. Beautiful handcrafted items from 50p upwards.
United Reformed Church Hall, Main Street,Cockermouth,Cumbria
Today, Sat 21 Sep

More details - Morecambe Bay Walk
Join hundreds of Jigsaw fundraisers on a unique walk across Morecambe Bay. The wonderful experience will offer you unbeatable views of the Morecambe Bay, Lancashire Coastline and the Lake District.
The Promenade, Arnside, Carnforth, LA5 0AA
Sun 8 Sep 19

More details - Friends of St Mary's Church, Wreay, Open Day 2019
The Friends of St Mary’s Church Open Day this year will be on Saturday 21st September with the theme ‘A Village Wakes’. In 1961 the headstones in the closed graveyard around St Mary’s were removed.
St Mary’s Church, Wreay, Carlisle
Sat 21 Sep 19

More details - Principles and Purpose of the Foodbank
Marlane Cash 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.
County Buildings, Wigtown
Fri 30 Aug 19

More details - Family storytelling: Hidden Vikings at Home - The Wolves of Dumnonia
Fun and interactive journeys back into the Viking age for families at The Beacon Museum, Whitehaven, during the summer holidays. These talks are part of Discover the Vikings exhibition at the Museum.
The Beacon Museum, W Strand, Whitehaven
Wed 28 Aug

More details - TWILIGHT BAT WALK
Meet at Dalmellington Community Centre for a Bat Walk into Craigengillan Estate. Bat detectors are provided but please bring a torch and wear warm clothing. Booking Essential - T: 01563 554734 or E: rangers@eastayrshireleisure.com to book your place.
Dalmellington
Fri 6 Sep 19

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