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Weekly Calendar

Whithorn Community Centre Castlehill, Whithorn

Take a look at our weekly calendar of activities to see what's on offer at South Machars Community Centre.

Recurring Event The Ethical Dairy Farm Tour

The Ethical Dairy Farm Tour

Cream O' Galloway Rainton, Gatehouse of Fleet, Castle Douglas

The Ethical Dairy Farm Tour This event typically lasts 2 hours. This farm tour is led personally by our farmer David Finlay who has pioneered cow-with-calf dairy farming on our farm, harnessing natural systems and using agroecological principles. This event is in-depth and is designed primarily for adults with an interest in the environment, animal […]

Nurture Tots Baby Development Classes

Caledonian Lodge Cluden House, 82 North Street, Annan

Join our nurturing development classes. Designed to support your baby reach their natural milestones with a friendly, caring ethos at the heart. Take part in baby signing, rhyming songs, baby massage techniques, sensory and exploratory play, support, hot cuppas and biscuits for caregivers. Booking essential. Wednesdays 12.30-1.30 Caledonian Lodge, Annan. Thursdays 10.30-11.30/ 12.30-1.30 at The […]

Recurring Event Warm Space

Warm Space

Whithorn Community Centre Castlehill, Whithorn

The South Machars Community Centre Living Room will be open as a drop-in Warm Space every Friday where you can enjoy a free hot drink and meet with friends, read a book, play a game or just enjoy our warm cosy room.

Valentines Fayre

McMillan Hall Newton Stewart Dashwood Square, Newton Stewart

Stalls for Valentine’s gift ideas, along with refreshments and snacks. Also try your luck at the bottle stall.

Free

Possible Charity Tree Planting Event in Kirtlebridge, Lockerbie

Williamwood Farm, Kirtlebridge, Lockerbie, DG11 3LN Williamwood Farm, Kirtlebridge, Lockerbie

Would you like to join us in the countryside to plant some trees and show your love to the planet this February? On the 11th and 12th of February UK-based climate charity Possible, partnering with the Nature Friendly Farming Network, will be hosting a tree planting event on Williamwood farm in Kirtlebridge, Lockerbie and would […]

Free

Mosaic Tile- February Half Term

Carlisle Cathedral The Undercroft, Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle

Mosaics were first used to decorate floors in ancient buildings. Using small pieces of stone or tiles to create colourful and awesome geometric designs. In this February Half Term activity create your own Mosaic tile. Each tile costs £3.50, families can purchase multiple tiles to design. The session lasts around 1 hour from 10:30-11:30. Due […]

£3.50

Pottery making in Dumfries Museum

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Clay Works in the museum: have a go at making pottery and use a potter’s wheel Clay Works studio will be setting up a ‘pop up’ pottery experience in Dumfries Museum. Have a go on a potter’s wheel and make a clay bowl using stamps and paints. All items can be fired afterwards and collected […]

Free

Finger Labyrinth- February Half Term

Carlisle Cathedral The Undercroft, Carlisle Cathedral, Carlisle

A finger labyrinth is a smaller and more portable version of a full-size labyrinth. Instead of walking, you use your finger to trace through the labyrinth slowly and calmly, focusing all your thoughts and concentration on tracing that path. Finger Labyrinths can be used if you feel sad, worried or stressed. Make your own finger […]

£3

Mrs Burns’ Kitchen

Burns House Burns Street, Dumfries

Experience the original kitchen of Robert Burns' home brought to life in this atmospheric and hands-on event. The kitchen was the heart of the home, not just a place for cooking and eating, but a place where gossip was shared, and poems and songs thought out. Discover favourite foods of the poet and the things […]

Free

Glenkens Child Minding Info Event

The Smiddy, Balmaclellan The Smiddy, Balmaclellan

Glenkens Community & Arts Trust, in collaboration with the Scottish Child Minding Association, are hosting an Information Event aimed at people interested in becoming Child Minders. Drop in to the Smiddy in Balmaclellan between 4 to 6pm on Monday, 27th February to find out more about what is involved in setting up as a child […]

Free

Produce & Craft Market

Whithorn Community Centre Castlehill, Whithorn

Come along to our fabulous market filled with local stallholders selling their beautiful gifts and products. Enjoy meeting with friends in our famous Pop-Up Cafe and browse the bargains in our Reuse Shop.

Two in a Barrel

Quarrymen's Art Centre Hill Street, Creetown, Dumfries and Galloway

Two lively quirky best friends, Riri and Moku, are confined to a barrel sitting on top of an island of rubbish. They love finding treasures in the vast waste that surrounds them and making up their own world of adventure and imagination. Booking at mass consumerism and the destructive effects (non bio-degradable) waste has on […]

£8 – £12

A Day with Professor Tony Attwood

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

This is a day aimed at parents, individuals, and those that support autistic children and young people. Concession prices for this event are available to families and carers of those with Autism and individuals themselves. Tickets cost £80 for the in-person event with Tony Attwood in Dumfries, and the concession is £30. While tickets to […]

Produce & Craft Market

Whithorn Community Centre Castlehill, Whithorn

Come along to our fabulous market filled with local stallholders selling their beautiful gifts and products. Enjoy meeting with friends in our famous Pop-Up Cafe and browse the bargains in our Reuse Shop.

The Corn Mother and John Barleycorn ~ Celebrating plant and nature spirits for Lammas

Rennaldburn Art House, Eskdalemuir Rennaldburn, Eskdalemuir

*five spaces available* July 23rd 2023: plant cyanotypes/fused glass plant inclusions July 30th 2023: fused glass plant inclusions/plant cyanotypes August 6th 2023: fused glass ‘jewels’/plant cyanotypes Here at the lush height of the growing season, honoured by the year’s first harvest festival of Lammas, I’m offering three creative workshops: plant cyanotypes, fused glass plant inclusions […]

£35

The Corn Mother and John Barleycorn ~ Celebrating plant and nature spirits for Lammas

Rennaldburn Art House, Eskdalemuir Rennaldburn, Eskdalemuir

*five spaces available* July 23rd 2023: plant cyanotypes/fused glass plant inclusions July 30th 2023: fused glass plant inclusions/plant cyanotypes August 6th 2023: fused glass ‘jewels’/plant cyanotypes Here at the lush height of the growing season, honoured by the year’s first harvest festival of Lammas, I’m offering three creative workshops: plant cyanotypes, fused glass plant inclusions […]

£35

The Corn Mother and John Barleycorn ~ Celebrating plant and nature spirits for Lammas

Rennaldburn Art House, Eskdalemuir Rennaldburn, Eskdalemuir

*five spaces available* July 23rd 2023: plant cyanotypes/fused glass plant inclusions July 30th 2023: fused glass plant inclusions/plant cyanotypes August 6th 2023: fused glass ‘jewels’/plant cyanotypes Here at the lush height of the growing season, honoured by the year’s first harvest festival of Lammas, I’m offering three creative workshops: plant cyanotypes, fused glass plant inclusions […]

£35

Fungi Foraging Walk (Summer)

A guided educational mushroom foraging tour in some of Scotlands' best fungi habitat with Jesse Beaman. We'll be focusing on the main edible summer species and how they are safely identified and responsibly foraged with notes on cooking and preserving. Any other interesting mushrooms or edible plants certainly won't be passed by. We'll cover approximately […]