Dumfries and Galloway
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Dumfries and Galloway

What's On in Dumfries and Galloway

Please find below information about what's on and events coming up in Dumfries and Galloway in south west Scotland ... click on a month to get started

November 2017

filmThroughout Novemberrbc film theatreFilms at RBFCT in Dumfries
Films and Film Workshops at Robert Burns Centre Film Theatre, Dumfries >>

outdoorEvery day November 2017 Guide in the Hide
11am - 3pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Our friendly, knowledgeable guides will be out and about in the hides to point out the best wildlife of the day. See the ‘What’s On’ board in the visitor centre for information and availability.
Wild swan feeds
11am and 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 20th November:

musicThursday 23rd November Absolute Classics presents Nicholas Jones - Cello and Min-Jung Kym - Piano
7.30pm @ Annan Academy, Annan
Programme:
Beethoven Sonata in G minor
Rachmaninov Vocalise
Interval
Franck Sonata
Rachmaninov Elegie
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

musicFriday 24th November Absolute Classics presents Nicholas Jones - Cello and Min-Jung Kym - Piano
7.30pm @ Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
Programme:
Bridge Sonata
Debussy Sonata
Interval
Fontanelli Work for solo cello
Beethoven Sonata in D
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

outdoorSaturday 25th November Orienteering in Cally Wood
Come along any time between 10.00 and 12.00. @ Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2DB
It's more adventurous than any computer game and more exciting than TV. Why not bring the whole family for some fun.   With a map in hand you will soon be navigating your way round a course. Orienteering is a fun way to get fit. There will be courses for all levels of orienteering experience from complete beginner to the seasoned competitor. Help will be available for any one who is new to the sport.
Cost : adults £5.50 juniors £3.00.
For more information go to www.solwayorienteers.co.uk of find Solway Orienteers page on Facebook

musicSaturday 25th November Absolute Classics presents Nicholas Jones - Cello and Min-Jung Kym - Piano
7.30pm @ Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
Programme:
Beethoven Sonata in G minor
Rachmaninov Vocalise
Interval
Franck Sonata 
Rachmaninov Elegie
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

poetrySaturday 25th November The Bakehouse presents Pauline Prior Pitt.
7.00 for 7.30pm @ The Bakehouse, 44 High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2HP
We are thrilled to welcome Pauline back to The Bakehouse with her new collection Be an Angel. Her focus on the pre-occupations of women, including MEN will make you laugh and catch your breath in recognition.
Pauline’s one woman shows attract sell out audiences to Festivals all over the country. She has appeared on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, Pick of the Week, With Great Pleasure, and Poetry Please; and on Channel 4 Television.
Her readings are a pure, indulgent delight!
The Fickle Tupperware Bowl of Fate awaits once more. Bring a poem, a song, a guitar, a large pipe, a small pipe or juggling balls– anything to entertain or amuse.
Tickets: £5.00
Booking: 01557 814175 or chrys @ chryssalt.com

musicSunday 26th November Absolute Classics presents Nicholas Jones - Cello and Min-Jung Kym - Piano
3.30pm @ Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill
Programme:
Bridge Sonata
Debussy Sonata
Interval
Fontanelli Work for solo cello
Beethoven Sonata in D
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

outdoorSunday 26th November Dusk Flight
3.30-5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Watch the barnacle geese flight out to the Solway mudflats to their night-time roost. Bring warm, waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

otherSunday 26th NovemberTalk
4pm @ Cample Mill, Cample, Dumfriesshire DG3 5HD
Dr Rebecca Harrison (Film Historian, University of Glasgow)
Travellers in Two Lands: Revisiting Britain’s Railway Cinemas
Dr Rebecca Harrison will talk about Britain’s cinema trains: operating between 1924 and 1989, they not only transported passengers to various destinations around the country, such as London and Edinburgh, but also far-off locations represented on mobile screens. Now largely forgotten and overlooked as a footnote in railway history, Dr Harrison will discuss the everyday life of the trains, including their evolving designs, the films shown inside them, their links to empire, and eventual decline.
Tickets are £2
www.campleline.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 27th November:

theatreWednesday 29th NovemberAULD HATS NEW HEIDS
7.30pm @ The Ryan Centre, Fairhurst Road, Stranraer. DG9 7AP
Four of Scotland's top folk singers and musicians re-create the fabulous days of the 60s and 70s on the Scottish Folk Scene. Scottish songs that we all know, but are now seldom heard, will have you singing your heart out.
Tickets £12.00 - Box Office: 01776 703 535

Event listings are FREE - just email us the details ...

December 2017

outdoorEvery day December 2017Guide in the Hide
11am - 3pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Our friendly, knowledgeable guides will be out and about in the hides to point out the best wildlife of the day. See the ‘What’s On’ board in the visitor centre for information and availability.
Wild swan feeds
11am and 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 27th November:

xmasFriday 1st & Saturday 2nd December Drumlanrig Christmas Fair
Friday, 4pm - 8pm & Saturday, 11am - 5pm @ Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway DG3 4AQ
Celebrate the start of the festive season in style at Drumlanrig Christmas Fair. Set against the stunning backdrop of the castle, the fair will play host to a fantastic Christmas market, with plenty of stalls featuring festive food and fare. We will also have Christmas trees and yuletide wreaths available.
An abundance of exciting Xmas activities awaits you, including a children's art competition, with the overall winner having the enviable honour of switching on the Christmas lights. The Kid's Christmas Gardens Trail is also sure to be a big hit with your little ones. And who could forget Father Christmas? Santa Claus will be making a special visit for all the good boys and girls!
And there's more! On the Friday evening Nithsdale Choir will be getting us all into the Christmas spirit with performances at 6.15pm and 7.15pm. Blackstone Clydesdales will be making a special appearance for rides on the Saturday.
The tearoom will be offering delicious warming soups, turkey and stuffing baguettes, and plenty of sweet treats including mince pies and shortbread, and much more. Hot drinks will include classic Christmas options including mulled wine gingerbread latte, cinnamon latte, and hot chocolate & marshmallows.
Entry to the Christmas Fair costs £5 per car.

sportSaturday 2nd December Santa Dash Fun Run
Registration from 10am. Start time 11am @ Drumlanrig Castle, Dumfries & Galloway DG3 4AQ
Tis the season to get jogging! With Christmas racing towards us, there's no better way to get into the festive spirit than by joining the Santa Dash at Drumlanrig Castle. Bring your Santa suits, fluffy white beards, running shoes and yuletide cheer! You can jog or walk the 5K course, and when you cross the finish line you'll be presented with a well-deserved medal! Ensure you bring suitable footwear as the dash will lead you through the castle garden and woods.
Register online today and bring along your family, friends and work colleagues to Drumlanrig Castle's festive fun run! Entry costs £2 per adult and £1 per child, please pay on the day, registration will be at the castle reception.
For more details and to register, please visit: www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk/events/santa-dash-fun-run/

xmasSaturday 2nd December Xmas Craft Fair
11am - 4pm @ Mossdale Village Hall, Nr Castle Douglas
Gift stalls by local crafters including cards, wrapping, pictures, jewellery, decorations, knitted items, teddies, rag dolls, cushions, wood turning, wickerwork and other natural materials. Cake stall, tombola, hamper raffle, soup & refreshements and more.
Free entry.

xmasSaturday 2nd December Caerlaverock Christmas Fayre
1-4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Visit a wide range of craft and food stalls at WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre at our Christmas Fayre.
Free.

xmasSaturday 2nd DecemberCHRISTMAS Prize Bingo
7.30pm @ Locharbriggs Community Centre, Locharbriggs, Dumfries DG1 1UT
Family Fund Raising Event
ADMISSION £1.00 per Adult / 50p per Child
Includes seasonal refreshments and Irish Bingo Ticket
Grand Raffle with Christmas Themed Prizes
Proceeds to Locharbriggs Community Centre Association Funds

xmasSunday 3rd December Corsock Christmas craft fayre
11am till 4pm @ Corsock village hall, Corsock DG7 3DN
Popular annual craft fayre. Admission £1, including refreshments.

outdoorSunday 3rd December Dawn Flight
7am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Join the wardens as we open early to experience the wild geese lighting 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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

otherSunday 3rd DecemberThe Multiverse by Moonlight
7pm - 9pm @ Crawick Multiverse ( B740), Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway DG4 6ET
Join us on a guided moonlit walk through Crawick Multiverse, led by astronomer Steve Owens. Experience the dramatic landscapes on the Crawick Multiverse in a truly unique way, under moonlight, while exploring the connection between the earth below and the heavens above. Book your tickets online today.
Suitable for ages 8+. Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately, with stout waterproof footwear, and warm clothing. The event will begin promptly at 1900, leaving from the car park at the Crawick Multiverse.
Please note that this event is weather dependent. In the event of foul weather you will be directed from there to an alternative venue for an illustrated astronomy talk, while we wait for the skies to clear.
Ticket price: £10/£8 concession. Book online

musicSunday 3rd December Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour
7.30pm @ Drumlanrig Castle, Thornhill, DG3 4AQ
Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour Multi-award winning Scottish folksinger Emily Smith has been a leading voice of the Scottish folk scene for over a decade.  December 2017 sees her tour her hugely popular Christmas show promoting the accompanying album'Songs For Christmas'.  Now in it's seventh year the show is selling out venues across Scotland from castles to churches and theatres across the land!
Joining Emily on the 'Songs For Christmas' tour are Jamie McClennan and Anna Massie on guitars, fiddles and vocals and Ross Hamilton * on bass and vocals. (*Edinburgh, Kirkintilloch & Dumfries shows only).
Emily will be performing on BBC One Scotland's Watch Night Service on 24th December and throughout the tour she will be working with Scottish based charity EMMS International raising awareness of their current appeal 'Every Life Matters'. 
Tickets £15 www.ticketsource.co.uk/white-fall-records and also from McKendricks Thornhill

Week Commencing Monday 4th December:

musicSaturday 9th December Absolute Classics presents Septura Brass
7.30pm @ Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
Absolute Classics presents Septura BrassProgramme:
Heinrich Schütz
Das Wort ward Fleisch
JS Bach
Christmas Suite
Michael Praetorius
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Johannes Brahms
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
GF Handel
Messiah, Excerpts
Interval
Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Suite
Festive Favourites (to include Silent Night & Deck the hall)
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

filmSunday 10th DecemberFilm screening
6pm-8pm @ Cample Mill, Cample, Dumfriesshire DG3 5HD
The Future Perfect (Germany/ Argentina, 2016, Nele Wohlatz, 65mins)
As part of our Your Words Move programme, join us for Nele Wohlatz’s award-winning debut film The Future Perfect (2016), which features seventeen-year-old Xiaobin who arrives in Argentina from China unable to speak Spanish. Employed at a Chinese grocery store, she saves up enough money to pay for language classes, and enters into a secret romance with a young Indian man, Vijay. As she begins to grasp the Spanish language’s conditional tense, she imagines a constellation of possible futures.
Tickets are £5 (£3)
www.campleline.org.uk

musicSunday 10th December Absolute Classics presents Septura Brass
7.30pm @ Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
Absolute Classics presents Septura BrassProgramme:
Heinrich Schütz
Das Wort ward Fleisch
JS Bach
Christmas Suite
Michael Praetorius
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
Johannes Brahms
Es ist ein Ros entsprungen
GF Handel
Messiah, Excerpts
Interval
Tchaikovsky
Nutcracker Suite
Festive Favourites (to include Silent Night & Deck the hall)
Adults £15, Under 26 Free
More at www.absoluteclassics.co.uk

Week Commencing Monday 11th December:

musicWednesday 13th December Dalgarno Singers Christmas Concert 2017
7.30pm @ Thornhill Parish Church, DG3
With our Music Director, Rory McLatchie, the Dalgarno Singers are hard at work rehearsing for the annual Christmas Concert. There will be well known carols and Christmas music, including choruses from Handel's 'Messiah' and also some less familiar pieces which we are enjoying learning and which we hope you, too, will like.
Tickets (to include refreshments) are £10 and available from choir members and from the Midsteeple Box Office.

otherWednesday 13th DecemberGeminids Meteorwatch
9pm - late @ Crawick Multiverse ( B740), Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway DG4 6ET
Come and witness the most active and reliable meteor shower of the year 'The Geminids' in a guided meteorwatching event at Crawick Multiverse, led by astronomer Steve Owens. Experience the dramatic landscapes on the Crawick Multiverse under dark skies, while gazing upwards to spot some spectacular shooting stars. Given clear skies and optimal conditions we may see as many as 60 meteors every hour - maybe even more!
S uitable for ages 8+. Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately, with stout waterproof footwear, and warm clothing. The event will begin promptly at 1900, leaving from the car park at the Crawick Multiverse.
Please note that this event is weather dependent. In the event of foul weather you will be directed from there to an alternative venue for an illustrated astronomy talk, while we wait for the skies to clear.
Ticket price: £10/£8 concession. Book online

otherSaturday 16th DecemberDark Sky Stargazing
7pm - 9pm @ Crawick Multiverse ( B740), Sanquhar, Dumfries & Galloway DG4 6ET
Join us on a guided stargazing event at Crawick Multiverse, led by astronomer Steve Owens. Experience the dramatic landscapes on the Crawick Multiverse under dark skies, while exploring the connection between the earth below and the heavens above. Watch for satellites, shooting stars, constellations and galaxies!
S uitable for ages 8+. Please ensure that you are dressed appropriately, with stout waterproof footwear, and warm clothing. The event will begin promptly at 1900, leaving from the car park at the Crawick Multiverse.
Please note that this event is weather dependent. In the event of foul weather you will be directed from there to an alternative venue for an illustrated astronomy talk, while we wait for the skies to clear.
Ticket price: £10/£8 concession. Book online

theatreMonday 11th - Saturday 17th DecemberStranraer Drama Club presents ALADDIN
7.00pm (2.00pm on Saturday) @ The Ryan Centre, Fairhurst Road, Stranraer. DG9 7AP
Tickets Monday & Tuesday £7.50
Wednesday to Saturday Adults £9.50 / Child £8.00 / Family £32.00 (2+2)
Available from Reids Hardware from 23 November

musicSaturday 16th December Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour
7.30pm @ Langholm Parish Church, Caroline Street, Langholm, DG13 0EA
Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour Multi-award winning Scottish folksinger Emily Smith has been a leading voice of the Scottish folk scene for over a decade.  December 2017 sees her tour her hugely popular Christmas show promoting the accompanying album'Songs For Christmas'.  Now in it's seventh year the show is selling out venues across Scotland from castles to churches and theatres across the land!
Joining Emily on the 'Songs For Christmas' tour are Jamie McClennan and Anna Massie on guitars, fiddles and vocals.
Emily will be performing on BBC One Scotland's Watch Night Service on 24th December and throughout the tour she will be working with Scottish based charity EMMS International raising awareness of their current appeal 'Every Life Matters'. 
Tickets £12/£10 from Latimers Langholm, Mid Steeple Dumfries and www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/424352

theatreSunday 17th DecemberCHRISTMAS COUNTRY SHOW
7.30pm @ The Ryan Centre, Fairhurst Road, Stranraer. DG9 7AP
Join 3 of Ireland's favourite country music Stars for a Christmas Cracker featuring the legendary Hugo Duncan, Caitlin and Cowboy Larry who each will sing toe tapping Country Classics with a festive flavour who all will be accompanied by the fantastic Keltic Storm band . This is always a sell out show at the Ryan Centre so get your tickets booked and get the sleigh bells and mistletoe ready as even Santa might sing a country song or two.
Tickets £18.00 - Box Office: 01776 703 535

musicSunday 17th December Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour
7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, Shakespeare Street, Dumfries, DG1 2JH
Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour Multi-award winning Scottish folksinger Emily Smith has been a leading voice of the Scottish folk scene for over a decade.  December 2017 sees her tour her hugely popular Christmas show promoting the accompanying album'Songs For Christmas'.  Now in it's seventh year the show is selling out venues across Scotland from castles to churches and theatres across the land!
Joining Emily on the 'Songs For Christmas' tour are Jamie McClennan and Anna Massie on guitars, fiddles and vocals and Ross Hamilton on bass and vocals.
Emily will be performing on BBC One Scotland's Watch Night Service on 24th December and throughout the tour she will be working with Scottish based charity EMMS International raising awareness of their current appeal 'Every Life Matters'. 
Tickets £15/£12 from Tel. 01387 254209 or www.ticketsource.co.uk/event/EMFKIF

Week Commencing Monday 18th December:

theatreFriday 22nd DecemberRed Hot Chilli Pipers
7.30pm @ The Ryan Centre, Fairhurst Road, Stranraer. DG9 7AP
Bagpipes with attitude, drums with a Scottish accent and a show so hot it carries its own health warning. The band's achievements have reached incredible heights with their groundbreaking fusion of traditional Scottish music and rock/pop anthems which they proudly call 'bagrock'
Under 16s should be accompanied by an adult.
Tickets £29.50 + £2.95 booking fee - Box Office: 01776 703 535

musicFriday 22nd December Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour
7.30pm @ Crafty Distillery, Wigtown Road, Newton Stewart, DG8 6JZ
Emily Smith Songs For Christmas Tour Multi-award winning Scottish folksinger Emily Smith has been a leading voice of the Scottish folk scene for over a decade.  December 2017 sees her tour her hugely popular Christmas show promoting the accompanying album'Songs For Christmas'.  Now in it's seventh year the show is selling out venues across Scotland from castles to churches and theatres across the land!
Joining Emily on the 'Songs For Christmas' tour are Jamie McClennan and Anna Massie on guitars, fiddles and vocals.
Emily will be performing on BBC One Scotland's Watch Night Service on 24th December and throughout the tour she will be working with Scottish based charity EMMS International raising awareness of their current appeal 'Every Life Matters'. 
Tickets £12.50 from Tel 01671 404924 / 07762 064298 or www.tradmusic.com

 

Event listings are FREE - just email us the details ...

January 2018

outdoorEvery day January 2017Wild swan feeds
11am and 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 1st January:

outdoorMonday 1st January 2018 New Year’s Day Bird Race
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Start the year by challenging our warden to see how many bird species you can spot in a day.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

craftSaturday 6th January 2018 Willow Lantern Workshop
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Drop in to WWT Caerlaverock and make your own lantern from willow and tissue paper. This event is in preparation for the Big Burns Night Supper event where we will parade our lanterns down the streets of Dumfries.
All ages welcome. Free event.
Ticket / contact info: Free event. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSunday 7th January 2018 Dawn Flight
7.15am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSunday 7th January 2018 In Focus
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 8th January:

outdoorSunday 14th January 2018 Dusk Flight
3.30pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
At sunset, see thousands of barnacle geese flighting out to the Solway mudflats to their night-time roost. Bring warm waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch.
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 15th January:

outdoorFriday 19th January 2018 Storytelling in the Yurt
10am-11am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Free event. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

sportSunday 21st January 2018 Lockerbie Curling Event
2pm-8pm @ Lockerbie Ice Rink, 14 Glasgow Rd, Lockerbie DG11 2AR
£20 to enter to curl, includes a buffet dinner. All proceeds in aid of Marie Curie.
FREE to come along and support.

Week Commencing Monday 22nd January:

outdoorSunday 28th January 2018 Wildlife Photography Workshop
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic photographs of the geese and swans present on the reserve. Suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
Ticket / contact info: £75 per person. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Event listings are FREE - just email us the details ...

February 2018

outdoorEvery day February 2017Wild swan feeds
11am and 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 29th January:

outdoorSaturday 3rd February 2018 Beginners Wader Workshop
Time to be confirmed @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Do you know your grey plover from your golden plover or the difference between redshanks and ruffs? Use binoculars and telescopes to see a variety of waders and learn identification tips from our knowledgeable wardens.
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSunday 4th February 2018 Dawn Flight
7am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 5th February:

outdoorSaturday 10th February – Wednesday 14th February 2018 WWT Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships
10am – 1pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
How good are your puddle jumping skills? Come and make a splash at the first WWT Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships. All ages welcome. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 12th February:

outdoorFriday 16th February 2018 Storytelling in the Yurt
10am-11am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Free event. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSunday 18th February 2018 Dusk Flight
4.30pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
At sunset, see thousands of barnacle geese flighting out to the Solway mudflats to their night-time roost. Bring warm waterproof clothing, binoculars and a torch. .
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Event listings are FREE - just email us the details ...

March 2018

outdoorEvery day March 2017Wild swan feeds
11am and 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
See wild whooper swans closer than anywhere in Britain from the Sir Peter Scott Observatory, with live commentary from the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 26th February:

outdoorSaturday 3rd March 2018 Wildlife Photography Workshop
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Wildlife photography workshop with Tom Langlands and Bob Fitzsimmons. Learn how to take fantastic photographs of the geese and swans present on the reserve. Suitable for beginners and more experienced photographers.
Ticket / contact info: £75 per person. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSunday 4th March 2018 In Focus
10am – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 12th March:

outdoorFriday 16th March 2018 Storytelling in the Yurt
10am-11am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Ticket / contact info: Free event. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

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Ongoing Exhibitions

exhibition Sunday 17th September - Saturday 28th october ‘Back Again’ by Keith Brown
10am to 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Exhibition of paintings representing the arrivals of the geese and ducks that return to the Solway during the winter.
Free. For more information please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibition 18th October 2017 - 4th November 2017 Open Exhibition
@ Unit 3 Gallery, Bladnoch Bridge Estate, Wigtown, DG8 9AB
The new exhibition at Unit Three Gallery is an open show featuring art work from local artists and art groups. Various media including oils, watercolour and embroidery.
The exhibition is free to enter, please see the gallery website unit3gallery.co.uk for opening times.

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