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Events Around Dumfries Galloway

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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
Today to Sat 26 Oct

More details - Winter Collective Nouns Trail
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
Tue 1 Oct 19 to Thu 31 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
Tue 1 Oct 19 to Fri 29 Nov

More details - Apple Day
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 too) *Get your own apples identified *Get growing tips from fruit expert John Hancox *Take part in grafting/pruning
Galloway House Gardens Walled Garden
Sun 6 Oct 19

More details - A Crawl Down The Ogre
Doug Scott CBE and that other mountaineering icon, Chris Bonington, made the first ascent of The Ogre [Baintha Brakk 7285m] in the Karakoram. Their climb extended the boundaries of what had been achieved before at that altitude.
Easterbrook Hall
Wed 9 Oct 19

More details - Wild Goose Weekend
Join us at WWT Caerlaverock to celebrate the return of thousands of wild barnacle geese and pink footed geese to the Solway Firth. This is the second year of the Wild Goose Weekend and this year we are pleased to also be part of the Scotland and the Arctic Festival in Dumfries.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 12 Oct 19 and Sun 13 Oct

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 13 Oct 19

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
Wed 16 Oct, Wed 23 Oct

More details - Coffee and home cakes available, tombola, proceeds to Galloway RDA
Tea, coffee, home made cakes and biscuits available in comfortable town surroundings opposite the Parish Church. Home made cakes for sale, tombola and all proceeds to the local Galloway Riding for the Disabled Group.
Kirkcudbright Bowling Club Church Place, KIRKCUDBRIGHT
Sat 19 Oct 19

More details - Potions
Use the spell created by our Wetland Wizard, to find all the ingredients for your magical wetland potion. Take part in a scavenger hunt around the reserve to find all the ingredients for your potion, then meet the Wetland Wizard to stir up a spell!
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sat 26 Oct 19

More details - 'Robins and Rooks' Exhibition by Viktor Seifert
An exhibition of bird photography by 12-year old Viktor Seifert who has been shortlisted three times for the British Wildlife Photography Award. Viktor has been a keen photographer ever since he got his first camera for his fourth birthday.
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire
Sun 27 Oct 19 to Sat 14 Dec

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