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‘Up and close to Nature’ day - Cancelled

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Explore the Caerlaverock reserve, splashing in puddles, walking barefoot, taking on the blindfold trail, looking at bugs and pond dipping.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Fri 29 May 20

Spring Birdsong - Cancelled

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Take an early morning wander on the reserve to listen out for bird song, as resident as well as newly arrived birds, sing for their territory and to attract a mate.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Fri 8 May 20

Logan Botanic Gardens - Cancelled

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Our Summer Outing is a visit to Logan Botanic Gardens in Wigtownshire including a talk and afternoon tea.
Port Logan, Wigtownshire DG9 9ND
Fri 1 May 20

Nest Trail - Cancelled

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How many nests of different bird species can you find around the reserve? Take on the nest trail to find nests of swallows, house martins, jackdaws, crows and mute swans amongst others!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Fri 1 May 20

Gandeys Circus 2020:UNBELIEVABLE

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Europe’s largest touring big top show is BACK, taking you on an unforgettable fun-filled voyage around the world in 80 minutes!
The Showfiled Park FARM DG27PY DG2 7PY
Wed 22 Apr 20

Beginner Birding for Kids - Cancelled

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Use binoculars and telescopes to take a closer look at the variety of different birds on our wetland reserve. Learn to recognise a variety of different garden birds, ducks and geese
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Mon 13 Apr 20

Easter Duck Quest - Cancelled

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Get outdoors this Easter with friends and family and have fun finding our giant yellow ducks in stunning wetlands!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 4 Apr 20

Photo Trail - Cancelled

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Take on the challenge to take photos of certain objects around the reserve. How well do you know the reserve? Find hidden corners and take photos of objects or signs on your mobile phone or camera.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Wed 1 Apr 20

‘Superb Speculums’ Trail - Cancelled

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Many species of ducks have a beautiful coloured feather called a ‘speculum’. This varies in colour between species and can help identify female ducks in particular.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 1 Mar 20

In Focus

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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 DG1 4RS
Sun 1 Mar 20

Wild Swan Feeds - Cancelled

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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 DG1 4RS
Sat 29 Feb 20

Acoustic Music Sessions

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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.
Annandale Arms Hotel and Restaurant, High Street, Moffat DG10 9HF
Thu 27 Feb 20

Scottish Opera: Opera Highlights

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Scottish Opera: Opera Highlights The venue is confirmed, and the guest list is complete. The decorations have arrived, and the entertainment has been booked for a special garden party. But who is the mystery host?
The Fullarton, Lochside Rd, Castle Douglas DG7 1EU
Thu 27 Feb 20

Introduction to Wildlife Sound Recording

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WWT Caerlaverock is full of wonderful sounds of ducks, waders, geese and swans at this time of year. Take this unique opportunity to learn techniques on taking wildlife sound recordings, with...
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 22 Feb 20

Heritage Hooley

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Join us over drinks and canapes for a networking event with some lively conversation about what’s happening in Scottish culture & heritage.
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road DG1 4TA
Wed 19 Feb 20

Workshop: Can tourism build a better place?

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Join us over tea and cakes to have your say about the impact of tourism in the South of Scotland, and your own experiences as a tourist of our country.
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Bankend Road DG1 4TA
Wed 19 Feb 20

Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships

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Get your wellies on and make a splash at the Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships. We will be looking out for enthusiasm, style and height of splash! If it wasnae for your wellies….
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Mon 17 Feb 20

Nest box building Workshop

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To celebrate National Nest Box Week, take this opportunity to make your own nest box to put up in your garden or local green space.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 15 Feb 20

Swan Spectacular

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This weekend celebrates the swans that visit us every winter. Events will include talks, walks, workshops and lots of opportunities to see and learn about our beautiful and characterful whooper swans...
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sat 8 Feb 20

Dawn Flight

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Watch the amazing spectacle of thousands of wild barnacle geese flighting in from the mudflats against the dawn sky. The Coffee Shop will be open early to provide hot drinks and bacon rolls.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sun 2 Feb 20

Feathers Trail

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Do you know your swan feather from a curlew or your blue tit feather from a mallard? Learn how to identify feathers and distinguish some of the common feathers found at Caerlaverock in winter!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sat 1 Feb 20

Robert Burns

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Alec Ross, owner of a local farm supply company and writer, will be returning to his favourite subject at Wigtownshire U3A’s monthly meeting talk on Friday 31st January.
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 31 Jan 20

Wild Swan Feeds

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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 DG1 4RS
Wed 29 Jan 20

‘Alla Prima studies in nature’ Exhibition by Gary Haughan

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The work for this exhibition is my response to local wildlife and an attempt to capture their essence.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sun 26 Jan 20

Winter Wildfowl ID for Beginners

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Brush up on your winter wildfowl identification with the Caerlaverock wardens. The reserve has large numbers of ducks, waders, swans and geese and we will identify everything we see, including...
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sat 25 Jan 20

Dawn Flight

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Watch the amazing spectacle of thousands of wild barnacle geese flighting in from the mudflats against the dawn sky. The Coffee Shop will be open early to provide hot drinks and bacon rolls.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sun 5 Jan 20

In Focus

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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 DG1 4RS
Sun 5 Jan 20

New Years Day Bird Race

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Start the year by challenging our warden to see how many bird species you can spot in a day. Add your species to the board as you see them and we will see how many species we can see altogether at...
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Wed 1 Jan 20

‘Winter Buds’ Trail

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Find and identify different tree buds around the reserve. In winter the buds of leaves on trees are all different shapes, sizes and colours and are useful in identifying the species of tree in winter...
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Wed 1 Jan 20

’From Woods to Water’ Exhibition by Kerry Thomas

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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 &...
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sun 15 Dec 19

Christmas Craft Afternoon

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Use natural materials such as wood, string, rope, sticks, leaves and plants to make your own festive crafts in time for Christmas! Suitable for all ages!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 7 Dec 19

Dawn Flight

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 1 Dec 19

Wild Swan Feeds

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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 DG1 4RS
Sat 30 Nov 19

The History and Development of the English Language

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Robert McQuistan’s talk will outline the ways in which the English language has developed and flourished over the centuries, highlighting its unparalleled capacity for absorbing elements from
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 29 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Big Bad Fox and Other Tales

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A group of animated animal theatre actors perform three short shows for their audience. Baby Delivery follows the adventures of a rabbit, pig and duck as they attempt to deliver a new-born baby for a...
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Fri 22 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Fighting With My Family

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Like many siblings, Norwich teenagers Zak and Saraya Knight enjoy a spirited brawl, performing wrestling moves on each other in their living room.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Thu 21 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The BFG

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10-year-old Sophie is lying awake in a London orphanage one night while everyone else is quietly dreaming.
Cample Line, Cample Mill, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire DG3 5HD
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Mary Queen of Scots

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In 1561, Mary has returned home to rule Scotland after the death of her first husband, the King of France.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Double Bill: The Gruffalo & Zog (Autism Friendly)

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The Gruffalo (2009, U cert, 27 mins)Adapted from the best-selling book, this short animation centres on a crafty mouse protected from harm by his own vibrant imagination.
The Ryan Centre Stranraer, Fairhurst Rd, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 7AP
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Peter Rabbit

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Peter Rabbit, his cousin Benjamin and his triplet sisters Flopsy, Mopsy and Cottontail spend most of their days stealing vegetables from the garden of Mr. McGregor, a nearby farmer. After Mr.
Lonsdale Cinemas, Annan, Moat Road, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 5DE
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Horrible Histories: The Movie - Rotten Romans

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Atti is a resourceful Roman teenager whose wits more than make up for his lack of physicality, even if he sometimes bends the rules.
Lonsdale Cinemas, Annan, Moat Road, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway DG12 5DE
Wed 20 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Denial

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After becoming internationally notorious for his public provocations, British historian David Irving confronted academic Debroah Lipstadt and sued her for libel for declaring him a holocaust denier.
Old Well Theatre, Moffat, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfrieshire DG10 9AP
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The BFG

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10-year-old Sophie is lying awake in a London orphanage one night while everyone else is quietly dreaming.
Cample Line, Cample Mill, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire DG3 5HD
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Fighting With My Family

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Like many siblings, Norwich teenagers Zak and Saraya Knight enjoy a spirited brawl, performing wrestling moves on each other in their living room.
The CatStrand, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3RN
Tue 19 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Double Bill: The Gruffalo & Zog

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The Gruffalo (2009, U cert, 27 mins)Adapted from the best-selling book, this short animation centres on a crafty mouse protected from harm by his own vibrant imagination.
The CatStrand, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway DG7 3RN
Tue 19 Nov 19

Dumfries Christmas Fair

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The Dumfries Christmas Fair is being held on Monday 18th and Tuesday 19th November at Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries. It is open on Monday from 4.00pm to 7.30pm, tickets £6.
Easterbrook Hall, The Crichton, Dumfries DG1 4TA
Mon 18 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Grinch

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Everyone knows that The Grinch is notoriously grumpy, but how and why did he get that way This animated version of the Dr.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Mon 18 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse

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Mixed-race teenager Miles Morales is a brilliant student but is struggling to adjust to his recent placement at an elite Brooklyn college, and attempts to deliberately fail tests to get himself
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Wonder

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Auggie Pullman has been born with facial differences that have so far prevented him from attending a mainstream school.
Old Well Theatre, Moffat, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfrieshire DG10 9AP
Wed 13 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Johnny English Strikes Again

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The third installment of the Johnny English comedy series sees Rowan Atkinson returning as the much loved accident prone secret agent.
Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Mill Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway DG2 7BE
Mon 11 Nov 19

Dawn Flight

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 10 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Fighting With My Family

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Like many siblings, Norwich teenagers Zak and Saraya Knight enjoy a spirited brawl, performing wrestling moves on each other in their living room.
A’ The Arts, 8 12 High Street, Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway DG4 6BL
Fri 8 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Ballerina (autism friendly)

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In 1879, Flicie Milliner is an 11-year-old girl from rural Brittany who decides to flee her orphanage with her best friend, the charismatic but clumsy Victor, so that they can chase their dreams in
The Buccleuch Centre, Buccleuch Square, Langholm, Dumfriesshire DG13 0AW
Fri 8 Nov 19

Storytelling in the Yurt

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Fri 8 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Gnomeo & Juliet

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William Shakespeares classic Romeo and Juliet gets a truly bonkers reworking in this inventive and hugely entertaining CGI comedy.
A’ The Arts, 8 12 High Street, Sanquhar, Dumfries and Galloway DG4 6BL
Thu 7 Nov 19

INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Wonder (Autism Friendly)

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Auggie Pullman has been born with facial differences that have so far prevented him from attending a mainstream school.
The Ryan Centre Stranraer, Fairhurst Rd, Stranraer, Dumfries & Galloway DG9 7AP
Thu 7 Nov 19

In Focus

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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 DG1 4RS
Sun 3 Nov 19

Wader Day

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Take part in the World Wader Watch, to contribute to research on waders and see waders flocking in on the high tide.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sat 2 Nov 19

’Differences between’ Trail

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Discover the range of different waders that call our wetlands their home during the winter months and learn how to tell the difference between them!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Fri 1 Nov 19

Potions

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Use the spell created by our Wetland Wizard, to find all the ingredients for your magical wetland potion.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 26 Oct 19

Living and working in a new independent African Country - Zambia

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Malcolm (CaIlum) Christie, a former colonial district officer in Northern Rhodesia, describes his return to the country to resume his work, and his subsequent promotion to district commissioner of a
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 25 Oct 19

Coffee and home cakes available, tombola, proceeds to Galloway RDA

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Tea, coffee, home made cakes and biscuits available in comfortable town surroundings opposite the Parish Church.
Kirkcudbright Bowling Club Church Place, KIRKCUDBRIGHT DG6 3AF
Sat 19 Oct 19

Broomstick Flight Training

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Learn to fly a broomstick before taking to the sky and flying the perilous journey from Iceland to Caerlaverock, following the whooper swans and dodging obstacles as you go.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Wed 16 Oct 19

Dawn Flight

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 13 Oct 19

Wild Goose Weekend

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Join us at WWT Caerlaverock to celebrate the return of thousands of wild barnacle geese and pink footed geese to the Solway Firth.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 12 Oct 19

A Crawl Down The Ogre

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Doug Scott CBE and that other mountaineering icon, Chris Bonington, made the first ascent of The Ogre [Baintha Brakk 7285m] in the Karakoram.
Easterbrook Hall DG1 4TA
Wed 9 Oct 19

Apple Day

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Join us for a day of all things ’Apple’ when you can:- *Pick apples in the orchard *Help make apple juice - bring a container to take some home (pasteurised juice will be on sale
Galloway House Gardens Walled Garden DG8 8HF
Sun 6 Oct 19

Winter Collective Nouns Trail

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There are some lovely collective nouns for birds. Find out some interesting ones relating to the winter wildfowl on our reserve!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Tue 1 Oct 19

Wild Swan Feeds

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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 DG1 4RS
Tue 1 Oct 19

Gatehouse Horse Show for all ages and abilities, lots of rosettes/fun

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Gatehouse Horse Show is a popular annual event which raises funds for the local Galloway Riding for the Disabled Group.
Barstobrick Equestrian Centre, Ringford, Castle Douglas DG7 2AU
Sun 15 Sep 19

Dumfries Camera Club Exhibition

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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...
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 15 Sep 19

Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers

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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
Annan Academy, St John’s Rd, Annan DG12 6AP
Fri 13 Sep 19

Amadeus & The Bard: 18th Century Cosmic Brothers

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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
Kirkcudbright Academy, St Mary’s Wynd, Kirkcudbright DG6 4JN
Wed 11 Sep 19

Storytelling in the Yurt

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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 DG1 4RS
Mon 9 Sep 19

Akoustik charity concert

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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.
All Saints Episcopal Church - Annan Road - Gretna DG16 5DH
Sat 7 Sep 19

Fruits & Berries Trail

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Discover the fruits and berries growing on trees, bushes and plants, all around the reserve!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 1 Sep 19

In Focus

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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 DG1 4RS
Sun 1 Sep 19

Principles and Purpose of the Foodbank

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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.
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 30 Aug 19

Crossmichael Gala

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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 DG7 3AX
Sat 24 Aug 19

Crossmichael Gala Bingo Night

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Big Prize Bingo Night at Crossmichael Memorial Hall. Great night for all the family. Bar, great prizes. Doors open at 7pm. Eyes Down at 7 30pm. Children welcome. Prize raffle - bring your own snacks.
Crossmichael Village Hall, 26 St Michael’s Road, Crossmichael DG7 3AY
Sat 10 Aug 19

Wetland Safari Weekend

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sat 10 Aug 19

Colvend Annual Church Sale 2019

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Colvend, Southwick and Kirkbean Parish Annual Church Sale Colvend Pubic Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD Thursday 8 August 2019 Doors Open at 1pm Bargains Galore Stalls
Colvend Public Hall, Colvend, Dalbeattie DG5 4QD
Thu 8 Aug 19

Wetland Explorers

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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 DG1 4RS
Thu 1 Aug 19

’Modern Wilderness’ Exhibition by Catherine Coulson

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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.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire DG1 4RS
Sun 28 Jul 19

Antonio Vivaldi

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This talk by Peter Marks, will briefly explore the life of Vivaldi with some musical illustrations including the composer’s time at the Ospedale della Pietà in Venice - a convent,
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 26 Jul 19

Mister Magnolia

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A new musical adaptation of the wonderful Quentin Blake story. Mister Magnolia has many things, such as an old trumpet that goes rooty-toot, some very fat owls learning to hoot, a big purple...
Threave Garden Castle Douglas Dumfries & Galloway DG7 1RX
Sun 14 Jul 19

Circus Montini

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Circus Montini. Castle Douglas, Market Hill, DG7 1AE. Mon 8th - Wed 10th July 2019. Show times: Mon at 6pm Only, Tue at 3pm & 7pm, Wed at 3pm Only. Our brand new show for 2019.
Market Hill DG7 1AE
Mon 8 Jul 19

Circus Montini

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Circus Montini. Newton Stewart, Minnigaff Playing Fields, DG8 6NT. Fri 5th - Sun 7th July 2019. Show times: Fri at 7pm Only, Sat at 3pm & 6pm, Sun at 12noon & 3pm.
Birkmyre Park, Newton Stewart DG8 6NT
Fri 5 Jul 19

Wetland Explorers

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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 DG1 4RS
Sat 29 Jun 19

Poles apart - getting to know your neighbour

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Barbara Blaze-Glosden’s talk addresses the history of Poland briefly and the immigrant experience in UK.
County Buildings, Wigtown DG8 9JH
Fri 28 Jun 19

’Marsh Song’ Exhibition by Anne Butler

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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
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock DG1 4RS
Sun 16 Jun 19

BDMLR Marine Mammal Medic Course - how to rescue whales, dolphins, porpoises and seals!

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Learn how to rescue Whales, Dolphins & Seals. British Divers Marine Life Rescue (BDMLR) is a UK based marine animal rescue organisation.
West Pier Harbour Office, Stranraer DG9 7RF
Sat 8 Jun 19

Crossmichael Gala Prize Bingo

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Prize bingo evening is being held in Crossmichael village hall to raise funds for the Crossmichael Gala on Saturday, June 8th 2019. Doors open at 7pm and its eyes down at 7 30pm.
Crossmichael Memorial Hall, Crossmichael. 26 St Michael’s Rd, Crossmichael, Castle Douglas. DG7 3AY
Sat 8 Jun 19

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