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More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary by the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Thu 29 Nov

More details - Nithsdale Artists Exhibition
Nithsdale artists evolved from a few people getting together in 2002. The group consists of 8-10 enthusiastic art lovers who meet on Tuesdays at Gracefield to draw, paint, discuss and critique their work.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 27 Oct

More details - Wigtown Acoustic Music, Open Mic Night
Join us for our weekly open mic or open mike (derived from the expression "open microphone") night. This is a live show in Craft Hotel Bar where audience members who are amateur performers or professionals and want to try out new material or plug an upcoming show are given the opportunity to perform live in the bar.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Tue 23 Oct, Tue 30 Oct, Tue 6 Nov, Tue 13 Nov, Tue 20 Nov, Tue 27 Nov, Tue 4 Dec, Tue 11 Dec

More details - Potions
Walk around the reserve looking for ingredients for your special potion. Meet the Wetland Wizard and stir up a spell!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Wed 24 Oct

More details - Wigtown Spoken Word Night
Our Monthly spoken word event. Are you an author, poet or playwright looking to practice public speaking, discuss your work or the pieces that inspired you. This is the event for you.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Thu 25 Oct

More details - Pumpkin Carving
Use inspiration from the wildfowl and other wildlife at Caerlaverock to carve your own pumpkin. Take part in other Halloween craft activities and games about spiders and bats.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 27 Oct

More details - 'In The Liminal Lands' by Sarah Keast
Sarah is a print maker and mixed media artist based in Moniaive in SW Scotland. Her work is motivated by her life long involvement with the natural environment.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 28 Oct to Sat 15 Dec

More details - Lamp Making Workshop
Come along for a day of creativity to design and print your own lampshade and make a cylinder table lamp. Working with Sarah Keast you will prepare your own screen design, screen print onto fabric, then make up your own table lamp. Places are limited to 6.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 3 Nov

More details - Wader Watch
Take part in the World Wader Watch, to contribute to research on waders and see waders flocking in on the high tide. We will look out for waders such as curlews, lapwings, knot, dunlin, golden plover and oystercatchers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 4 Nov

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars and telescopes from the huge range available today. In Focus experts will be on hand all day to give advice. WWT Caerlaverock benefits from every sale.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 4 Nov

More details - Dawn Flight
Join the wardens as we open early to experience the wild geese flighting in against the dawn sky. The coffee shop will be open early to provide hot drinks and bacon rolls. Bring warm, waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 11 Nov

More details - Storytelling in the Yurt
Sit in our cosy yurt and listen to a nature-related story told by one of our excellent storytellers. Then go on a short walk to explore the reserve. Suitable for children aged 4 and under. All children must be accompanied by an adult.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 16 Nov, Fri 14 Dec

More details - Wildlife Photography Workshop
Wildlife Photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic photographs of the swans and geese on this wetland reserve. All abilities welcome - suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 17 Nov

More details - Dumfries Christmas Fair
The Dumfries Christmas Fair is being held on Monday 19th and Tuesday 20th November at Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries. It is open on Monday from 4.00pm to 7.30pm, tickets £6.00 on the door, to include nibbles and a cocktail, or if you prefer a cup of tea of coffee, and on Tuesday from 10am - 3.30pm (£4.
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries
Mon 19 Nov and Tue 20 Nov

More details - An Evening of Music and Song
Gretna General Interest Group (GIG) are organising a concert to raise funds for D&G Blood Bikes. They receive no official funding and are reliant on donations, so we are going to try and help. The Blood Bikes choir will be entertaining us - along with 2 other acts on the night.
Richard Greenhow Centre, Central Ave, Gretna
Fri 23 Nov

More details - An Evening of Music and Song
We would like to invite you to a fun night of music, song, raffles, quiz and stalls. We are hosting an event in aid of Dumfries and Galloway Blood Bikes charity.
Richard Greenhow Centre, Central Ave, Gretna
Fri 23 Nov

More details - Dusk Flight
Watch the barnacle geese flight out to the Solway mudflats to their night-time roost. Bring warm, waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 25 Nov

More details - Wigtown Spoken Word Night
Our Monthly spoken word event. Are you an author, poet or playwright looking to practice public speaking, discuss your work or the pieces that inspired you. This is the event for you.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Thu 29 Nov, Thu 27 Dec

More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary by the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 30 Nov to Mon 28 Jan 2019

More details - Dawn Flight
Join the wardens as we open early to experience the wild geese flighting in against the dawn sky. The coffee shop will also be open early to provide hot drinks and bacon rolls. Bring warm, waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 2 Dec

More details - Christmas Craft Afternoon
Spend an afternoon making nature-based crafts for Christmas! This will include making Christmas wreaths, and festive gifts from wood and other natural items. Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 8 Dec

More details - 'Orkney' by Lucy Hadley
Exhibition of iIllustrations depicting the birds and landscapes of Orkney, by local Dumfries and Galloway artist, Lucy Hadley.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 16 Dec to Sat 26 Jan 2019

More details - Wigtown Acoustic Music, Open Mic Night
Join us for our weekly open mic or open mike (derived from the expression "open microphone") night. This is a live show in Craft Hotel Bar where audience members who are amateur performers or professionals and want to try out new material or plug an upcoming show are given the opportunity to perform live in the bar.
Craft Hotel 30 South Main Street
Tue 18 Dec

More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory with live commentary from the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Tue 29 Jan 19 to Thu 28 Feb 2019

More details - Wild Swan Feeds
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
WWT Caerlaverock, Easpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 1 Mar 19 to Sun 31 Mar 2019

Things to do in Dumfries Galloway