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View the Charms of Nature: Landscapes and Wildlife of South West Scotland

WWT Caerlaverock WWT Caerlaverock, Eastpark Farm, Dumfries

14th May - 17 June 2023 An exhibition capturing the beauty of South West Scotland in wool and thread, with felted and stitched artworks reflecting the landscape, folklore, history and wildlife of this magnificent part of the country. Using wet and needle felting techniques, and embellished with hand embroidery, the artworks depict local landmarks, distinctive […]

Exhibition: The Women of Dumfries – Art, Suffrage, Temperance and War

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Exhibition in Dumfries Museum Open from March 2023 to January 2024 This exhibition explores the lives of women in Dumfries from c.1850-1950. This was the period when more women entered the public sphere and became engaged with key issues such as the campaign for women to vote (suffrage) and the Temperance Movement to limit or […]

Event Series Ewan McClure: Painter

Ewan McClure: Painter

Kirkcudbright Galleries St Mary Street, Kirkcudbright, United Kingdom

After the success of his first solo exhibition at Kirkcudbright Galleries in 2020, we are delighted to welcome Ewan back with an exhibition showcasing his latest works. Ewan McClure: Painter Dates: 13th May – 13th August Mitchell Gallery, Top Floor of Kirkcudbright Galleries The Mitchell Gallery is open Monday – Saturday: 10am – 4:30pm, and […]

Exhibition: Prisoners of War in Sanquhar

Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum High Street, Sanquhar

New exhibition opening April 1st 2023 within Sanquhar Tolbooth Museum (on until 30th Sep 2023) In 1812, the first of around seventy French, Polish, Italian and German officers arrived in Sanquhar. They were Prisoners of War, captured during the lengthy conflict that has become known as The Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815). For the first time, a […]


Orroland Garden Opening

The beautiful gardens of Orroland, Dundrennan, are open for one afternoon only. Including a Walled Garden, Seashore Garden, Wildflower Meadow, Walks, Landscape features, taxidermy display, stalls and teas. Proceeds will go to the British Heart Foundation and the Bengairn Parishes. Set in the countryside above Dundrennan village with access to the shore this is a […]


Pop-Up Exhibition – Dumfries Museum in the Town Centre

The Smithy, Midsteeple Quarter 113-115 High St., Dumfries, Dumfries, United Kingdom

During Guid Nychburris week, Dumfries Museum have a special pop-up exhibition in The Smithy, right next to the Midsteeple. We're delighted to be bringing some of our museum stories right into the centre of town during this celebration and have a fantastic exhibition "Wha's Like Us" by photographer Drew Rennie showing some of the fascinating […]


Moniaive Quilting Exhibition

Keir Village Hall Keir Village Hall, Keir Mill, Thornhill, United Kingdom

Keir Village Hall Presents Moniaive's Quilting Exhibition Sat 24th &Sun 25th June 10am - 4pm Refreshments available Tea, coffee, cake and light lunches

Event Series The First Bicycle

The First Bicycle

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

In 2023, Dumfries Museum will be celebrating ‘The First Bicycle’ designed by Kirkpatrick MacMillan. On display will be versions of the first bicycle alongside other historic bikes such as the Penny Farthing. Public contributions will also be sought to create an art installation of photographs of people with their first bicycle. The bicycle symbolises so […]


UCAS Discovery exhibition Dumfries and Galloway

Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom

Your future starts here. Explore a world of exciting possibilities after school and college. UCAS Discovery exhibitions bring together the experts to help you shortlist your options, all under one roof. At this Discovery exhibition you will be able to: meet over 100 unis, colleges, and apprenticeship employers face-to-face find out about different options and […]


Drambusters Whisky Festival

Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries Easterbrook Hall, Bankend Road, Dumfries, Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom

Join us for the 8th Drambusters Whisky Festival. With a wide range of whisky suppliers in attendance the event promises to build on the success of previous years .There will be an onsite shop and an extended ‘pick-up’ area for those of you who like to make your purchases throughout the day. There will also […]