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Second 50th Anniversary talk – ‘Dead interesting: a whistlestop tour of Scottish graveyards’

Wanlockhead Community Centre Goldscaur Row, Wanlockhead, United Kingdom

Part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining. Talk - Historic graveyards are full of life: stone libraries brimming with stories and experiences that connect us people, places and times past. Join me for a whistle-stop tour of some of the Scottish graveyards I’ve investigated alongside local volunteers. My […]

Free
Event Series Crafting Connections – DUMFRIES – Easterbrook Bistro

Crafting Connections – DUMFRIES – Easterbrook Bistro

Easterbrook Bistro Crichton Royal, Bankend Road, Dumfries

🎨🏞️ Calling all Creatives in Dumfries & Galloway! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🎨 🌟 Exciting News 🌟 I'm thrilled to invite you to the Crafting Connections Workshop Series at Easterbrook Bistro in The Crichton, Dumfries! 🎉 Join me for 5 weeks of artistic fun, starting February 21st, 2024! 🎉 💡 Unleash your creativity with diverse art forms, build new […]

£15

The Glenkens Story: The last Global Warming in the Glenkens

Catstrand High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, United Kingdom

Geologist Alan Gibbs describes the impact of the melting glaciers in Galloway and the landscapes they have left us. For a pre-talk lunch, please advance book by calling 01644 420 374.

£4.00 – £15.00

Open Hoose – Nith Life

The Stove Network 100 High Street, Dumfries

Part of our Open Hoose Programme and inspired by conservation initiatives across the country, a new group wants to question and explore what exactly a Conservation Trust for the River Nith might look like. This is the ideal opportunity for those passionate about protecting one of our most extraordinary natural assets to get together and […]

Free

Vision and Action Meeting – Creative Stranraer

Wigtownshire Rugby Club Ladies Walk, Stranraer

At this Vision and Action meeting, there will be an update on the current projects that are in progress around Stranraer. The Vision and Action meetings are becoming the place to be informed about the major projects that are being developed to shape the future of Stranraer. In June, the community spotlight goes to Joshua […]

Free

The Spread of Trades Unionism in Dumfries and Maxwelltown

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Talk: The Spread of Trade Unionism in Dumfries and Maxwelltown, 1831-1914 Local historian Ian Gasse will examine trade union campaigns to obtain a ‘fair wage’ and an eight-hour day. Free to attend, no need to book. Organised as part of the latest exhibition in Dumfries Museum ‘Fighting for Justice: Strikes and Protests in Dumfries 1770-1920’.

Free

Medieval Death and What Followed

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Discover stories of the death of Robert the Bruce, and some of his companions. Find out how people were buried in medieval times, what they believed happened after death, with folklore and ghost stories from that era. You’ll also be able to see medieval gravestones and some bones including bones from the Bruce’s skeleton. A […]

Free

Tales from Medieval Times

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Join our storyteller for tales of foolish kings, saints, travellers, tricksters and pilgrims. All the stories were enjoyed in medieval times, and are suitable for adults and older children.

Free

Ordinary Folk, Extraordinary Stories: David Quinn

Quarrymen's Arts Centre, Creetown Hill Street, Creetown, United Kingdom

A series featuring local people who've done amazing things. Join us for an evening with David Quinn. An internationally-touring alternative rock musician in the 1980s who is now a renowned landscape photographer, David has been creating art in one form or another since time began. He's been called one of the inventors of grunge rock […]

£6

Event Series Kirkcudbright Town Walk

Kirkcudbright Town Walk

Information Centre Harbour Square Kirkcudbright DG6 4HY Information Office, Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright Town Walks. Join our free guides for an insight into the history and development of the town, lasting approximately 1 ½ hours. They take place on Tuesdays at 6.30pm, 9th July – 13th August Meet at the Information Centre. For safety, spaces are limited so must be prior booked on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kirkcudbright-town-walks-tickets-871779344487?aff=oddtdtcreator&keep_tld=1 Any queries […]

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free
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Second 50th Anniversary talk – ‘Dead interesting: a whistlestop tour of Scottish graveyards’

Wanlockhead Community Centre Goldscaur Row, Wanlockhead, United Kingdom

Part of the celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Museum of Lead Mining. Talk - Historic graveyards are full of life: stone libraries brimming with stories and experiences that connect us people, places and times past. Join me for a whistle-stop tour of some of the Scottish graveyards I’ve investigated alongside local volunteers. My […]

Free

Crafting Connections – DUMFRIES – Easterbrook Bistro

Easterbrook Bistro Crichton Royal, Bankend Road, Dumfries

🎨🏞️ Calling all Creatives in Dumfries & Galloway! 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿🎨 🌟 Exciting News 🌟 I'm thrilled to invite you to the Crafting Connections Workshop Series at Easterbrook Bistro in The Crichton, Dumfries! 🎉 Join me for 5 weeks of artistic fun, starting February 21st, 2024! 🎉 💡 Unleash your creativity with diverse art forms, build new […]

£15

The Glenkens Story: The last Global Warming in the Glenkens

Catstrand High Street, New Galloway, Castle Douglas, Dumfries & Galloway, United Kingdom

Geologist Alan Gibbs describes the impact of the melting glaciers in Galloway and the landscapes they have left us. For a pre-talk lunch, please advance book by calling 01644 420 374.

£4.00 – £15.00

Open Hoose – Nith Life

The Stove Network 100 High Street, Dumfries

Part of our Open Hoose Programme and inspired by conservation initiatives across the country, a new group wants to question and explore what exactly a Conservation Trust for the River Nith might look like. This is the ideal opportunity for those passionate about protecting one of our most extraordinary natural assets to get together and […]

Free

Vision and Action Meeting – Creative Stranraer

Wigtownshire Rugby Club Ladies Walk, Stranraer

At this Vision and Action meeting, there will be an update on the current projects that are in progress around Stranraer. The Vision and Action meetings are becoming the place to be informed about the major projects that are being developed to shape the future of Stranraer. In June, the community spotlight goes to Joshua […]

Free

The Spread of Trades Unionism in Dumfries and Maxwelltown

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Talk: The Spread of Trade Unionism in Dumfries and Maxwelltown, 1831-1914 Local historian Ian Gasse will examine trade union campaigns to obtain a ‘fair wage’ and an eight-hour day. Free to attend, no need to book. Organised as part of the latest exhibition in Dumfries Museum ‘Fighting for Justice: Strikes and Protests in Dumfries 1770-1920’.

Free

Medieval Death and What Followed

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Discover stories of the death of Robert the Bruce, and some of his companions. Find out how people were buried in medieval times, what they believed happened after death, with folklore and ghost stories from that era. You’ll also be able to see medieval gravestones and some bones including bones from the Bruce’s skeleton. A […]

Free

Tales from Medieval Times

Dumfries Museum The Observatory, Rotchell Road, Dumfries

Join our storyteller for tales of foolish kings, saints, travellers, tricksters and pilgrims. All the stories were enjoyed in medieval times, and are suitable for adults and older children.

Free

Ordinary Folk, Extraordinary Stories: David Quinn

Quarrymen's Arts Centre, Creetown Hill Street, Creetown, United Kingdom

A series featuring local people who've done amazing things. Join us for an evening with David Quinn. An internationally-touring alternative rock musician in the 1980s who is now a renowned landscape photographer, David has been creating art in one form or another since time began. He's been called one of the inventors of grunge rock […]

£6

Event Series Kirkcudbright Town Walk

Kirkcudbright Town Walk

Information Centre Harbour Square Kirkcudbright DG6 4HY Information Office, Kirkcudbright

Kirkcudbright Town Walks. Join our free guides for an insight into the history and development of the town, lasting approximately 1 ½ hours. They take place on Tuesdays at 6.30pm, 9th July – 13th August Meet at the Information Centre. For safety, spaces are limited so must be prior booked on Eventbrite. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/kirkcudbright-town-walks-tickets-871779344487?aff=oddtdtcreator&keep_tld=1 Any queries […]

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free

Kirkcudbright Kirkyard Trail

Kirkyard Kirkcudbright St Cuthberts Kirkyard, St Cuthberts Rd, Kirkcudbright

Explore Kirkcudbright's historic kirkyard with guides from Kirkcudbright History Society. In a beautiful setting above the town, and the site of the original kirk which gave the town its name, the kirkyard and its memorials tell many fascinating and surprising stories about the town and its past inhabitants. Tours are free and take approximately one […]

Free