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More details - The Straits UK - The Venue, Dumfries
A five piece band originating from Newcastle Upon Tyne... the very home of the great man himself. Come with us and re-live the unmistakable guitar and keyboard sounds of the Alchemy, Wembley ’85, On Every Street tours and much much more!
6-7 Church Place Dumfries
Sat 11 May 19

More details - Spring Birdsong
Take an early morning wander on the reserve to listen our for bird song, as newly arrived birds sing for their territory and to attract a mate. Learn the difference between willow warblers and blackcaps, chaffinches and dunnocks!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 6 May 19

More details - A German Requiem
Classical Musicians Scotland Ensemble, featuring Nicola Junor- Soprano and Robert Lind - Baritone; Michael Appleford, Conductor and Christina Montgomery - Piano will perform:- A German Requiem (in English) organised by Newton Stewart Singers.
Wigtown Parish Church
Sun 5 May 19

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 5 May 19

More details - Laurieston Loop Cycle Tour
Starting and finishing in Castle Douglas this straightforward route takes in a variety of historical, artistic and natural places of interest. The route is just over 20 miles in total travelling at a leisurely pace with plenty of stops to examine points of interest or just admire the view.
Castle Douglas
Sun 5 May 19

More details - Why Theology? by Margie Tolstoy
Margie Tolstoy started out as a Kindergarden teacher in her native Holland. While her two daughters, Eline and Maya, were growing up (in Galloway!), she became an Open University Student.
County Buildings, Wigtown
Fri 26 Apr 19

More details - Beginner Birding for Kids
Learn some of the common bird species seen at Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, including ducks, geese, swans and garden birds. Use binoculars and telescopes to take a closer look! Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 22 Apr 19

More details - Easter Fair&car Boot Sale
12 to 4pm Come along to our fair, Easter egg hunt, paint a pot, craft fair, Easter bonnet competition, and much more. Also car boot sale £5 per car, set up from 11.30am, food wagon in site and tea/coffee, cream teas available. All in aid of our community hall!
Lochans Community Hall, Main Street, Lochans Dg9 9aw
Sat 20 Apr 19

More details - Victorian Tearoom and Graveyard Tours
A pop up Victorian tearoom and graveyard tours are on offer this Easter weekend at Crossmichael Parish Church (DG7 3AU) near Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway.
Crossmichael Parish Church, Main Street, Crossmichael, Castle Douglas.
Fri 19 Apr 19

More details - Easter Stories 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 12 Apr 19

More details - Summer Leaves Trail
See and learn about the different spring flowers we get at WWT Caerlaverock and find out about the interesting folklore of them. Look out for primroses, lesser celandines and cuckoo flowers.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Mon 1 Apr 19

More details - Solway to Svalbard
A series of pop-up performances featuring some of Scotland’s finest musicians and a chance to preview material created for ‘Solway to Svalbard’, a NEW body of audio visual work currently in development.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - GIANT Easter Duck Trail
This Easter, go quackers and challenge your family to explore our wetlands to find giant yellow ducks hiding amongst reeds, trees and bushes. Use special activity cards to mark where you find these cheeky ducks hiding and take on the challenges, while learning all about the wetland wildlife we help look after.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 30 Mar 19

More details - Diary of a Councillor - Ros Surtees
Ros will describe a her role as a councillor for Dumfries and Galloway Council. She has lived in the region for nearly 15 years, 12 years of which she was a social worker in Stranraer.
DG8 9JH
Fri 29 Mar 19

More details - Big Kid Circus
This year Big Kid Circus introduces an exciting mix of amazing new artistes! An incredible troupe from Cuba present a variety of acts, including the wondrous Teeter Board, a Russian Bar, a Double Aerial Hoop, a Triple Aerial Trapeze Bar and Roller Skating!
John Bell Playing Fields, Solway Street, Annan
Fri 29 Mar 19

More details - Jan de Vries Stranraer is having a relaunch PARTY!
STRANRAER IS HAVING A RELAUNCH PARTY! 28th- 30th March Join us in store for three days of delicious tastings, free samples and lots of friendly advice 2019 marks the relaunch of our Jan de Vries store in Stranraer and to celebrate, we’re having a party!
Jan de Vries, 52 Hanover Street, Stranraer
Thu 28 Mar 19

More details - Curry and Quiz Night
Newton Stewart Singers are organising their popular annual fundraising event. The quiz night is a fun and sociable evening as well as being stonking good value for money. Entry fee of £6pp includes a plate of delicious curry (vegetarian option available).
Bruce Hotel, 88 Queen St, Newton Stewart
Fri 22 Mar 19

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 15 Mar 19

More details - 'Almost as Nature Intended' Exhibition by Linda Irving and Jane Fraser
Linda Irving and Jane Fraser are two artists based in the Rhins of Galloway who have embraced natural media to create stunning artworks in 2D and 3D form. Both working as full time artists, they have come together to exhibit in the beautiful Dumfries and Galloway’s WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 10 Mar 19

More details - The Way of the Drum
Experience the thundering, exhilarating rhythms of Taiko in a dynamic and captivating show, and gain a unique insight into the world of this powerful art form. A fusion of primal rhythm, energy, choreographed movement and infectious humour to captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds...
The Buccleuch Centre Langholm
Fri 8 Mar 19

More details - A Good Gut Feeling? Jan de Vries Largs shines a spotlight on digestion
A GOOD GUT FEELING? JAN DE VRIES LARGS SHINES A SPOTLIGHT ON DIGESTION March 7th, Clark Memorial Hall, Largs From heartburn to bloating, to constipation and stomach cramps, the symptoms of indigestion are varied, but each is a reminder that your digestive system is having trouble coping with the amount or type...
Clark Memorial Hall, Largs
Thu 7 Mar 19

More details - The Way of the Drum
Experience the thundering, exhilarating rhythms of Taiko in a dynamic and captivating show, and gain a unique insight into the world of this powerful art form. A fusion of primal rhythm, energy, choreographed movement and infectious humour to captivate audiences of all ages and backgrounds...
Theatre Royal 66-68 Shakespeare St Dumfries
Thu 7 Mar 19

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 3 Mar 19

More details - Wildlife Photography Workshop
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic shots of the swans and geese on this wetland reserve. All abilities welcome - suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 2 Mar 19

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

More details - Ducking and Diving Trail
Find out about the different species of ducks that spend the winter at Caerlaverock, where they go in summer and how to identify them.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Fri 1 Mar 19

More details - Top Trumps Trail
Do you think you can beat Caerlaverock Wetland Centre at a game of top trumps? We’ve put a selection of GIANT Top Trumps cards around the grounds that represent some of our favourite wetland animals.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 1 Mar 19

More details - Wigtownshire U3A Annual General Meeting and Group Displays
The Annual General Meeting will feature reports on the past year’s performance, and election of committee members. Nominations by members are welcomed. Wigtownshire U3A currently has 240 members and 29 groups, the newest of which are Astronomy, Current Affairs and Gentle Rambling.
County Buildings, Wigtown
Fri 22 Feb 19

More details - Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships
Caerlaverock Wetland Centre has some great big puddles and this half term we are trying to find the very best puddle jumpers in Scotland. What height can you jump and how big a splash can you make? Show us your creativity, enthusiasm and style and we will choose a daily winter. All ages are welcome!
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Mon 18 Feb 19

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, East Park Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 17 Feb 19

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, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 3 Feb 19

More details - Wader Weekend
This weekend of special wader focused events will include talks, walks, workshops and lots of opportunities to see waders close up from a hide, or in their thousands wheeling on the high tide.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 2 Feb 19

More details - Farmland Birds Trail
Learn which birds live on farmland and why they are declining.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Fri 1 Feb 19

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

More details - Wildlife Photography Workshop
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic shots of the swans and geese on this wetland reserve. All abilities welcome - suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sat 26 Jan 19

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 13 Jan 19

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 11 Jan 19

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, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock
Sun 6 Jan 19

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 6 Jan 19

More details - New Years Day Bird Race
Start the year by challenging our warden to see how many bird species you can spot in a day!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 1 Jan 19

More details - Wetland Raptor Trail
Discover the amazing raptors that make wetlands their home at different times of the year!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 1 Jan 19

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The BFG
10-year-old Sophie is lying awake in a London orphanage one night while everyone else is quietly dreaming. As she looks out of the window, she is shocked to see a 24-foot giant who picks her up and whisks her away to his home in Giant Country.
Old Well Theatre, Moffat, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfrieshire
Thu 22 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - The Breadwinner
Based on the best-selling novel by Deborah Ellis, The Breadwinner is set in the capital city of Afghanistan, the Taliban-controlled Kabul in 2001. Parvana is an 11-year-old girl who helps her father in the marketplace as he regales her with historical tales and stories of the imagination.
Lonsdale Cinemas, Annan, Moat Road, Annan, Dumfries and Galloway
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Ernest and Celestine in Winter
A longstanding favourite in France, British audiences were introduced to the delightful pair of Ernest and Celestine in their 2012 animated feature debut.
Old Well Theatre, Moffat, Old Well Rd, Moffat, Dumfrieshire
Wed 21 Nov 18

More details - INTO FILM FESTIVAL - Revolting Rhymes
Based on the much loved collection of short stories and poems by Roald Dahl, this mischievous double-bill presents fairy tales in a way youve never seen before!
The CatStrand, High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Dumfries and Galloway
Tue 20 Nov 18

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 18

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 18

More details - Lego sale
Loads of Lego sets and figures for sale. Open from 10-16. More info in Facebook group: Dumfries Lego fairs.
Barstobrick, ringside
Sat 17 Nov 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

More details - Broomstick Flight Training
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. Can you land safely at WWT Caerlaverock to claim your broomstick pilot licence?! Family event.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 16 Oct 18

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 18

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 14 Oct 18

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
Sat 13 Oct 18

More details - Wild Goose Weekend
Join us at WWT Caerlaverock to celebrate the return of the wild geese to Dumfries and Galloway. Thousands of barnacle geese will be arriving after their long migration from Svalbard.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 13 Oct 18

More details - Doug Allan: Wild Images, Wild Life
join multi-award winning wildlife cameraman Doug Allan for an evening of behind the scenes stories in a show that is both entertaining and informative as well as being suitable for all the family.
Buccleuch Centre
Sun 7 Oct 18

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 18

More details - An Evening with...The Razorbills
An evening of great live music and fabulous food Galloway indie-folksters The Razorbills have been on the local music scene for 8 years.
Star Hotel, Twynholm
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - The Martin Daniels Comedy Show
The Vitesse Agency are proud to present THE MARTIN DANIELS COMEDY SHOW starring Comedian and Magician MARTIN DANIELS. Martin is a spectacular stage and screen performer, captivating audiences with his uproarious sense of humour, charming personality and consummate magical skill.
Theatre Royal Dumfries 66-68 Shakespeare St, Dumfries
Sat 29 Sep 18

More details - 4 The Love Of Soul & Motown
After launching this tour at The Theatre Royal Dumfries last November we are looking forward to returning this year with 4 THE LOVE OF SOUL & MOTOWN. A show which will journey through this legendary genre starring vocalist MICHAEL JAMES & his amazing live band consisting of some of the UK’s top musicians.
Theatre Royal Dumfries 66-68 Shakespeare St, Dumfries
Sat 22 Sep 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

More details - Galloway Country Fair
Experience a true celebration of rural life at Galloway Country Fair. The award winning fair is held in the stunning grounds of Drumlanrig Castle and brings together dazzling displays, delicious food & drink, country pursuits, children’s entertainment and a unique shopping experience.
Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, Dumfriesshire
Sat 18 Aug 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

More details - Chris Packham's UK Bioblitz at Caerlaverock
Join us on a Bioblitz at WWT Caerlaverock, as part of Chris Packham’s UK Bioblitz. Help us to find as many different species of birds, mammals, insects, amphibians, reptiles, plants, trees, fungi, bryophytes and fish in a day.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Tue 17 Jul 18

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 18

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 18

More details - Scocha
The boys are back in town for your summer serving of SCOCHA!
The Buccleuch Centre, Langholm
Sat 7 Jul 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

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 18

Things to do in Dumfries Galloway