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More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sun 24 Jun

More details - ‘Swans, Gannets and Starlings’ Exhibition by Roger Lever
The exhibition will feature Fine Art images of Swans, Gannets and Starlings by local photographer, Roger Lever.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 28 Jul

More details - Interesting Insect Trail
Find out about insects living in dead wood, trees, meadows, and ponds. See if you can spot some of the insects described in the trail!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Today to Sat 30 Jun

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
Today, Tue 26 Jun, Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug

More details - Evening Wildlife Safari
Discover the wildlife that emerges after dark, on our walking safari around the reserve. We may encounter wildlife such as badgers, moths, hares, owls or otters!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Fri 22 Jun, Fri 27 Jul, Fri 10 Aug

More details - Twist and Shout
An all-star cast from the West End deliver a musical powerhouse of a show that starts with the explosion of Brit Pop in 1962 through to the era of Flower Power and Free Love of the late sixties.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 23 Jun

More details - Mary Duff in Concert
As time goes by Mary Duff’s career seems to go from strength to strength, and as the salutation and success continue to roll in for the genuinely charismatic and warm Irish singer, there seems little sign of the celebrated triumphs slowing down.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sun 24 Jun

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 25 Jun to Tue 31 Jul

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 28 Jun, Thu 26 Jul

More details - The Phonics
The Phonics are the UK’s premier Stereophonics tribute band.  They play tracks from every album including the new up and coming album, Keep the Village Alive.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Fri 29 Jun

More details - Dusty's Wildlife Rangers
Here’s your chance to become a fearless Wildlife Ranger like Dusty Duck! There are loads of exciting challenges waiting for you this summer, including pond exploring, tracks and signs and mini raft building. Or why not try your hand at map reading and foraging?
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 30 Jun to Tue 31 Jul

More details - In Focus
Try before you buy the latest binoculars & 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, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 1 Jul

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More details - Summer Leaves Trail
Learn 6 different leaves on trees we have on the reserve at Caerlaverock, including rowan, alder, sycamore and hawthorn.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 1 Jul to Tue 31 Jul

More details - Bug Hunt
Join us on a bug hunt around our wetland reserve, to find bugs living in dead wood, in the undergrowth, in trees, on flowers or flying around! You could find butterflies, dragonflies, bees, spiders, worms, beetles, ladybirds and much more!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 3 Jul, Tue 10 Jul, Tue 17 Jul, Tue 24 Jul, Tue 31 Jul, Tue 7 Aug, Tue 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug

More details - Pond Dipping
Discover the amazing creatures living underwater in the pond. Use pond dipping nets, trays, bug pots, identification guides and aquascopes to find and identify the different animals.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Wed 4 Jul, Wed 11 Jul, Wed 18 Jul, Wed 25 Jul, Wed 1 Aug, Wed 8 Aug, Wed 15 Aug, Wed 22 Aug, Wed 29 Aug

More details - Never Too Old!
Have you ever fancied a go at pond dipping to see what creatures are living beneath the surface? Or dissecting an owl pellet to see what small mammals a barn owl has eaten? Would you like to go bug hunting and learn more about insects and bugs? Spend a morning learning more about nature. Adults only!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 5 Jul

More details - Scocha
The boys are back in town for your summer serving of SCOCHA!
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 7 Jul

More details - The Lady Boys of Bangkok
Uncork the champagne! Dress to kill! Party like there’s no tomorrow! Celebrating 20 diamante decorated years, The Ladyboys of Bangkok ‘Wonder Women Tour’ will take Britain’s number one cabaret show to a new level.
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Thu 12 Jul

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
Fri 13 Jul

More details - The Princess & The Giant
Princess Sophie is fed up. She’s EXHAUSTED and it’s all because the grumpy old giant can’t sleep - his stomps and stamps keep everyone awake ALL night. But Princess Sophie is a resourceful sort of girl and, as she reads her favourite book of fairy tales, she wonders if she might just have the answer.
Threave Garden Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway
Fri 13 Jul

More details - Love's Labour's Lost
The King of Navarre and his lords swear off food, women, and sleep in order to study for three years. No sooner have they made their oath when the Princess of France arrives on business, with her ladies-in-waiting. How will the King and his Lords resolve hold up?
Threave Garden Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway
Wed 18 Jul

More details - Wildlife Gardening for Kids
Do some gardening to help nature in our Wildlife Garden at WWT Caerlaverock. This will include weeding, planting seeds, watering and taking part in interactive activities and games to learn about plants and gardening for wildlife. Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 19 Jul

More details - Wildlife Art Morning
Come to see the fantastic wildlife on our wetland reserve, such as swallows and house martins, ospreys, wildflower meadows with bees, butterflies and dragonflies. Then create some beautiful artwork using inspiration from nature. Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 26 Jul

More details - 'Elements of Harmony' Exhibition by Mary Carberry
An exhibition of acrylic paintings on canvas by Mary Carberry. The work references natural forms and explores the artist’s belief that each element of the environment has bearing and influence on each other.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 29 Jul to Sat 15 Sep

More details - 'Faileas' by Angela Alexander Lloyd
Angela Alexander Lloyd is our Artist in Residence. ’Artful Migration’ is a pilot residency programme developed with Upland, Moving Souls Dance and WWT. Angela’s exhibition, ’Faileas’ is the culmination of her research on climate change and whooper swans wintering at WWT Caerlaverock.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Wed 1 Aug to Fri 31 Aug

More details - Dusty's Wildlife Rangers
Here’s your chance to become a fearless Wildlife Ranger like Dusty Duck! There are loads of exciting challenges waiting for you this summer, including pond exploring, tracks and signs and mini raft building. Or why not try your hand at map reading and foraging?
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Wed 1 Aug to Sun 2 Sep

More details - Small Mammal Trapping
Find out what mammals we have caught overnight in our small mammal traps and learn more about mammals such as voles and mice that live on our wetland reserve!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 2 Aug

More details - Dragons & Damsels
Get out and about on the reserve to find and identify different species of damselflies and dragonflies. Go pond dipping to find larvae and learn about the fascinating lifecycle of dragonflies.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 9 Aug

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 14 Aug, Tue 21 Aug, Tue 28 Aug, Tue 4 Sep, Tue 11 Sep, Tue 18 Sep, Tue 25 Sep, Tue 2 Oct, Tue 9 Oct

More details - Worm Wonders
Have you ever wondered about worms? What would happen without worms and why are they so important in the ecosystem? We will go on a worm hunt in the wildlife garden and have a go at charming some worms out of the ground! Family event. Booking is essential.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 16 Aug

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, Dumfriesshire
Fri 17 Aug, Fri 21 Sep

More details - Messy Play
Get outdoors on our wetland and take part in some messy play. Please come dressed appropriately. Suitable for children aged 5 and under.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Thu 23 Aug

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 30 Aug, Thu 27 Sep, Thu 25 Oct

More details - Electric Fields Festival
Electric Fields Festival. Artists performing: Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds, Leftfield, James, Teenage Fanclub, Public Service Broadcasting, Young Fathers, Idlewild, Ride, Ezra Furman, Ghostpoet, The Horrors, The Coral, Baxter Dury, Shame, Idles, Ibibio Sound Machine, Lady Leshurr, Dream Wife, Sunflower...
Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway
Thu 30 Aug

More details - Sir Peter Scott Trail
Learn about Sir Peter Scott, the founder of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Follow the trail boards around the reserve to find out what he achieved as an artist, musician, sports person and conservationist.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 1 Sep to Sun 30 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 2 Sep

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
Sun 16 Sep to Sat 27 Oct

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
Mon 1 Oct to Thu 29 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 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 7 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 16 Oct, 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 - 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 19 Oct, Fri 16 Nov, Fri 14 Dec

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 21 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 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 - 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 - 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 Crafty Kids
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 - 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

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