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Dumfries and Galloway

What's On in Dumfries & Galloway

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

September 2018

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

outdoorThroughout September Sir Peter Scott Trail
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Learn about Sir Peter Scott, the founder of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. Follow the trail boards around the reserve to find out what he achieved as an artist, musician, sports person and conservationist.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibitionSun 16th September - Sat 27th October Nithsdale Artists Exhibition
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Nithsdale artists evolved from a few people getting together in 2002. The group consists of 8-10 enthusiastic art lovers who meet on Tuesdays at Gracefield to draw, paint, discuss and critique their work. Several of the group are members of the Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Society and regularly exhibit at their summer and touring exhibitions. The exhibition at WWT Caerlaverock will consist of recent works in oils, acrylics, mixed, media, pastels and watercolour, of local landscapes and nature studies of birds.
Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 17th September:

otherFri 21st SeptMacmillian coffee morning
10.00am - 12.00pm @ Lochside church, 84 Lochside Rd, Dumfries DG2 0LP

outdoorFri 21st September Stories in the Yurt
10-11am @ 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 engaging storytellers.  Then take a short walk around the reserve to look for some wildlife!
Ticket / contact info: Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

musicSat 22nd SeptMermaid Bar Music Festival
12noon @ Mermaid Bar Southerness, DG2 8AZ
Free. Musicgames, bbq, bingo & kids disco with DJ Billy. Finishes LATE!!!

otherSat 22nd SeptMad Hatter's Tea Party
1.00 - 5.00pm @ Lockerbie Town Hall, High St, Lockerbie DG11 2ES
Tickets are £18.00 and include entry, great food, 2 glasses of fizz and live music from Back2Back.

musicSat 22nd Sept4 The Love Of Soul & Motown
7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, 66-68 Shakespeare St, Dumfries DG1 2JH
After launching this tour at The Theatre Royal Dumfries last November we are looking forward to returning this year with 4 THE LOVE OF SOUL & MOTOWN. A show which will journey through this legendary genre starring vocalist MICHAEL JAMES & his amazing live band consisting of some of the UK's top musicians. This show captures the unforgettable music of this magical era.
Book online at theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk or call the Box Office on 01387 254209

otherSun 23rd SeptDumfries Memory Walk
12.00pm Walk start time: 1pm @ Band Stand, Dock Park, Dumfries, DG1 2RY
Join us for what promises to be an event the whole family can enjoy.  Walk by yourselves, with friends and family, bring your dog too if you have one! The walk is located in the stunning setting of Dock Park and Castledykes Park.
Take the shorter 2.5km walk for a gentle stroll around the beautiful park which is suitable for Memory Walkers of all ages including pushchairs and wheelchairs. The longer 5km walk will take you further into Castledykes Park and explore the beautiful surroundings. Please note all routes and distances are subject to change
Walk Distances: 2.5k or 5k
Minimum sponsorship: £100 (suggested)
Prices: Adult - £10, 12-16's - £5, under 12's - free
Registration: Sign up today and make your mark: memorywalksscotland.org
Contact us: If you have any questions please contact us on 0131 243 1453 or email us on events@alzscot.org

otherSun 23rd SeptDurisdeer Church Teas
2.30 - 5.00pm @ Durisdeer Church, Durisdeer, DG3 5BJ
Home-baked teas at Durisdeer Church, celebrating their 50th anniversary!

Week Commencing Monday 24th September:

otherWed 26th SeptemberMeditation - Autumn Solstice
@ No.15 Arthur Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6DE
Approximate timings...
19:30 Arrival and chat
19:45 Meditation - Note: The entrance door is locked from 19:45 until 20:30 while we meditate
20:30 - 21.00pm. Refreshments
At No.15 we are delighted, to share with you words and music, to enrich your life, and promote well-being through meditation.  Led by Susan Gomersall with 12 years' experience teaching meditation.
Our aim is to provide a simple and straightforward means, to enable all who wish, to enjoy the benefits of relaxation/meditation.  In an increasingly stressful, and fast paced life, the simple act of setting aside time to allow our minds and bodies to rest, can have enormous benefit.
Our relaxing meditations, are designed to enable everyone to find their own peace, in whatever way is appropriate for them.  Experiences may be entirely different, for different people, and for the same people, on different occasions.  Remember, that you will always receive, whatever is appropriate for you, if you allow yourself.  All experiences are a gift and facilitate our personal growth.
So, No.15 wishes you success, and joy on your journey.  Be patient, persevere, and always look to your heart for guidance.  Most of all enjoy the gift you bestow upon yourself.  The gift of peace.  
Cost - Heartfelt £5:00
Tel: 01671 402 523 | Website: therapywithsusan.weebly.com/

outdoorThu 27th September Mersehead Discovery Walk
11am-1pm @ RSPB Mersehead Reserve, Southwick, Dumfries DG2 8AH
Guided walk - BOOKING ESSENTIAL
Every fortnight from 21 June to 20 December, discover some of the amazing wildlife looked after on tthis farm. As the season's change, so too do the habitats and special creatures found here. These walks will give you a chance to see it all close-up and learn how we manage this important place for nature in our fields and on the wetlands. And for the kids, there's a wild challenge for them to take on too.
Cost: Adults £4 (RSPB members £3), Children half price. Car parking charges apply for non members
To book or for more information, contact RSPB Mersehead Reserve on 01387 780579, email mersehead@rspb.org.uk

otherSat 29th SeptThe Martin Daniels Comedy Show
7.30pm @ Theatre Royal, 66-68 Shakespeare St, Dumfries DG1 2JH
The son of legendary TV Magician Paul Daniels, Nartin Daniel's brings his show to the Theatre Royal Dumfries. Martin is a spectacular stage and screen performer, captivating audiences with his uproarious sense of humour, charming personality and consummate magical skill.
Book tickets online theatreroyaldumfries.co.uk or by calling the Box Office on 01387 254209

otherSun 30th SeptDurisdeer Church Teas
2.30 - 5.00pm @ Durisdeer Church, Durisdeer, DG3 5BJ
Home-baked teas at Durisdeer Church, celebrating their 50th anniversary!

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

October 2018

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

outdoorThroughout October Wild Swan Feeds
11am & 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 by the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibitionUntil Sat 27th October Nithsdale Artists Exhibition
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Nithsdale artists evolved from a few people getting together in 2002. The group consists of 8-10 enthusiastic art lovers who meet on Tuesdays at Gracefield to draw, paint, discuss and critique their work. Several of the group are members of the Dumfries and Galloway Fine Art Society and regularly exhibit at their summer and touring exhibitions. The exhibition at WWT Caerlaverock will consist of recent works in oils, acrylics, mixed, media, pastels and watercolour, of local landscapes and nature studies of birds. Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibition Sat 28th October - Sat 15th December “In The Liminal Lands” exhibition by Sarah Keast
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Sarah is a print maker and mixed media artist based in Moniaive in SW Scotland. Her work is motivated by her lifelong involvement with the natural environment. She uses lots of different printmaking techniques including screen printing, collograph, etching and relief printing and mixed media working on both a large and small scale. She will be visiting WWT Caerlaverock during summer 2018 to develop some new works in response to the unique setting and wildlife. Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 1st October:

otherSat 6th & Sun 7th OctRoyal Four Towns Craft Fair
10:00am to 4:00pm Daily @ RFT Hall Hightae DG11 1JN
High quality, hand crafted goods from local craft workers. Now with 19 stalls daily - more choice than ever!
Entry £1.50 inc. Tea, Coffee and Home baking

otherSat 6th OctHarvest Home
11am - 3pm @ Robert Burns' Ellisland Farm, Ellisland, Auldgirth Dumfries, DG2 0RP
Harvest Home celebrates local food and drink producers. Take the opportunity to sample the highest quality locally made produce including Cheese, Cider, Honey, Chocolate, Fairtrade goods and much more.
Light lunches and refreshments will be available.
Admission £2, children free.
Please come along to show your support for our local producers.

Week Commencing Monday 8th October:

outdoorSat 13th & Sun 14th October Wild Goose Weekend
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Join us at WWT Caerlaverock to celebrate the return of the wild geese to Dumfries and Galloway. Thousands of barnacle geese will be arriving after their long migration from Svalbard. Pink footed geese will have travelled from Iceland and other geese such as greylag geese, canada geese and Greenland white fronted geese will be flocking the Dumfries and Galloway, one of the best places in the UK to see the variety of geese species. Listen to talks by geese experts, go on guided walks and take part in family activities.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSat 13th October 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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSun 14th October Dawn Flight
6.45am @ 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.
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 October:

otherMon 15th Oct4 Years on a Bike
14.00 @ Threave Gardens Visitor Centre, Threave Estate, Castle Douglas DG7 1RX
Esther and Warren of Galloway Cycling Holidays will tell their story of cycling round the world. On the road for 4 years, 32,499 miles, 39 countries and lots of adventures.
Entry: GMG Members £3 / NTS and non-members £5
Organised by National Trust for Scotland Galloway Member Group

outdoorTue 16th October Broomstick Flight Training
10.30am, 11am, 11.30am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

musicThu 18th October Martin Sturfält, Piano
7.30pm @ Annan Academy, Annan
Martin Sturfält pianoPianist, Martin Sturfält presents:
- Bach/Kempff Sinfonia BWV 29
- Sjögren Prelude & Fugue in D Minor Op.39
- Nielsen Chaconne op.32
- Debussy Pour le piano
Interval
- Nilsson Chaconne
- Brahms Two Gigues
- Liszt Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen S.180
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

outdoorFri 19th October 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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

musicFri 19th October Martin Sturfält, Piano
7.30pm @ Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
Pianist, Martin Sturfält presents:
- Schubert Four Impromptus Op.90
Interval
- Chopin Four Ballades Op.23, 38, 47 & 52
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

readingSat 20th OCtGERDA STEVENSON
7.00 for 7.30 @ The Bakehouse, 44 High Street, Gatehouse of Fleet, DG7 2HP
Gerda reads from her acclaimed collection QUINES: Poems in tribute to women of Scotland. Quines charts the role of women in Scottish society and culture from earliest times to our own - queens, politicians, a fish-gutter, scientists, a salt seller, sportswomen (including a whole football team!), artists, and many more. She’ll also talk about the process of creating this work and the origins of its the wide variety of voices.
THEN: Come and strut your stuff, poetic, musical or theatrical in our acclaimed Fickle Tupperware Bowl of Fate open mic spots.
Tickets £5.00 - To book ring 01557 814175 or email chrys@chryssalt.com

musicSat 20th October Martin Sturfält, Piano
7.30pm @ Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
Martin Sturfält pianoPianist, Martin Sturfält presents:
- Bach/Kempff Sinfonia BWV 29
- Sjögren Prelude & Fugue in D Minor Op.39
- Nielsen Chaconne op.32
- Debussy Pour le piano
Interval
- Nilsson Chaconne
- Brahms Two Gigues
- Liszt Variations on Weinen, Klagen, Sorgen, Zagen S.180
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

musicSun 21st October Martin Sturfält, Piano
2:30pm @ Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill
Pianist, Martin Sturfält presents:
- Schubert Four Impromptus Op.90
Interval
- Chopin Four Ballades Op.23, 38, 47 & 52
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

Week Commencing Monday 22nd October:

galleryMon 22nd - Sun 28th OCtThe Wee Art Group - Pop up Gallery
2pm start till 5:30 on the 22nd. 10:30 till 5:30 thereafter @ Thornhill Space, Drumlanrig Street, Thornhill
The Wee Art Group (Ian Irving, Alayne Smith, Pen Symonds, Joan Fleming, Martine Berlemont and John Fairgrieve) is holding a short exhibition of paintings, sculptures, prints, cards and more...
Please join us for our opening event on the 22nd at 2pm or pop in during the rest of the week.

otherTue 23rd OCtHalloween: its origins, history and meaning
7pm-8.30pm @ Devil's Porridge Museum, Annan Road, Eastriggs, DG12 6TF
Halloween: its origins, history and meaning. Public talk at the Devil's Porridge Museum
Talk delivered by Judith Hewitt, former Manager of the Museum of Witchcraft and Magic, Boscastle. Co-curator of their 2016 exhibition 'Glitter and Gravedust: Halloween past and present.'
This talk will explore topics such as:
- The meaning of the word Halloween
- The development of the festival from ancient origins to present incarnations The significance of the pumpkin, apple, costumes, cats and witches with Halloween.
- Burn's poem on Halloween and Maclise's painting of a traditional Halloween party.
The talk will last roughly an hour with an opportunity for questions.
£2 per person - Tea and coffee - No need to book - Everyone welcome

outdoorWed 24th October Potions
12noon - 2pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Walk around the reserve looking for ingredients for your special potion. Meet the Wetland Wizard and stir up a spell!
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

familyFri 26th OCtSpooky Night at the Devil's Porridge Museum
5.30pm-7pm @ Devil's Porridge Museum, Annan Road, Eastriggs, DG12 6TF
Visit the Devil's Porridge Museum for some Halloween fun this October. 
Dress up! Sweeties! Prizes! Ghoulish Games!
Everyone is welcome, the event is aimed at children aged 5-12 years.  £1.50 per person.

otherSat 27th OCtCoffee Morning plus Sales Tables
10 am to 12 noon @ Castle Douglas Parish Church Hall, Queen St., Castle Douglas
A great opportunity to start the Christmas shopping, with the added benefit of Tea/Coffee and Eats! Sales Tables, including Crafts, also Books and Home- Baking.
Entry £3 at the door

otherSat 27th OCtCraft Fair
10am - 3.30pm @ McFarlan Hall, Clarencefield, Dumfries DG1 4NF
Craft Fair to raise funds for the maintenance and running of the Village Hall.  New Exhibitors for 2018.
Entrance £2.00 including Tea & Cakes.

outdoorSat 27th October Pumpkin Carving
2pm – 4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Design and carve your own pumpkin to take home. Bring your own design or use one of our templates to carve bats, owls, flying geese or a spooky spider! Cut the top off your pumpkin and scoop out the seeds. Then use our kits to cut out your design. Put a light inside and watch it glow! Family event.
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 October:

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

November 2018

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

outdoorThroughout November Wild Swan Feeds
11am & 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 by the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibition Throughout November “In The Liminal Lands” exhibition by Sarah Keast
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Sarah is a print maker and mixed media artist based in Moniaive in SW Scotland. Her work is motivated by her lifelong involvement with the natural environment. She uses lots of different printmaking techniques including screen printing, collograph, etching and relief printing and mixed media working on both a large and small scale. She will be visiting WWT Caerlaverock during summer 2018 to develop some new works in response to the unique setting and wildlife. Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 29th October:

outdoorSat 3rd November Lamp Making Workshop
10am – 4.30pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Come along for a day of creativity to design and print your own lampshade and make a cyclinder table. Working with Sarah Keast you will prepare your own screen design, screen print onto fabric, then make up your own table lamp. Places are limited to 6. Participants can buy refreshments and lunch from the Cathan Coffee Shop.
Ticket / contact info: £60 per person plus £40 for materials. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

outdoorSun 4th November 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.
Free entry .

outdoorSun 4th November Wader Watch
9am-11am @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Take part in the World Wader Watch, to contribute to research on waders and see waders flocking in on the high tide. We will look out for waders such as curlews, lapwings, knot, dunlin, golden plover and oystercatchers.
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 November:

outdoorSun 11th November Dawn Flight
6.30am @ 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.
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 12th November:

musicThu 15th November Fournier Piano Trio
7.30pm @ Annan Academy, Annan
Fournier Piano Trio present:
- Beethoven Piano Trio Op.11
- Brahms Piano Trio No.3 Op.101
Interval
- Dvorák Piano Trio 'Dumky'
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

outdoorFri 16th November 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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

musicFri 16th November Fournier Piano TrioFournier Piano Trio
7.30pm @ Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
Fournier Piano Trio present:
- Rachmaninov Piano Trio ‘Elegiaque’
- Saint-Saëns Piano Trio No.1
Interval
- Smetana Piano Trio
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

outdoorSat 17th November 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

XmasSat 17th NovLockerbie Christmas Light Switch On
2.00 - 6.00pm @ Lockerbie High Street
Entertainment, stalls, food and lots of fun.  Free event.

musicSat 17th November Fournier Piano Trio
7.30pm @ Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
Fournier Piano Trio present:
- Beethoven Piano Trio Op.11
- Brahms Piano Trio No.3 Op.101
Interval
- Dvorák Piano Trio 'Dumky'
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

musicSun 18th November Fournier Piano TrioFournier Piano Trio
2:30pm @ Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill
Fournier Piano Trio present:
- Rachmaninov Piano Trio ‘Elegiaque’
- Saint-Saëns Piano Trio No.1
Interval
- Smetana Piano Trio
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

Week Commencing Monday 19th November:

outdoorSun 25th November 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.
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 November:

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

December 2018

outdoorThroughout December Wild Swan Feeds
11am & 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 by the warden.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibitionUntil Sat 15th December “In The Liminal Lands” exhibition by Sarah Keast
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Sarah is a print maker and mixed media artist based in Moniaive in SW Scotland. Her work is motivated by her lifelong involvement with the natural environment. She uses lots of different printmaking techniques including screen printing, collograph, etching and relief printing and mixed media working on both a large and small scale. She will be visiting WWT Caerlaverock during summer 2018 to develop some new works in response to the unique setting and wildlife. Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

exhibitionSun 16th December - Sat 26th January Orkney Exhibition by Lucy Hadley
10am - 5pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Exhibition of iIllustrations depicting the birds and landscapes of Orkney, by local Dumfries and Galloway artist, Lucy Hadley. Free entry.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

Week Commencing Monday 26th November:

outdoorSun 2nd 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 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.
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 3rd December:

musicThu 6th December Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano
7.30pm @ Annan Academy, Annan
Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, PianoStephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano present:
- Bach Sonata in G minor BVW.1020
- Anne Boyd Bali Moods
- Ian Clarke Orange dawn
- Mouquet Sonata “La Flute de Pan”
Interval
- Debussy Syrinx
- Chaminade Concertino Op.107
- Rachmaninov How fair this spot (arr. Clark)
- Hahn Ah Chloris (arr. Clark)
- Bizet/Borne Carmen Fantasie
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
Book Now

musicFri 7th December Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano
7.30pm @ Cochran Hall, Kirkcudbright
Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano present:
- Murumatsu Earth
- Faure Fantasie Op.79
- Dvorak Sonatina Op.100
- Younis Rising from the ashes
Interval
- Frank Sonata
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
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musicSat 8th December Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano
7.30pm @ Holywood Village Hall, Dumfries
Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, PianoStephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano present:
- Bach Sonata in G minor BVW.1020
- Anne Boyd Bali Moods
- Ian Clarke Orange dawn
- Mouquet Sonata “La Flute de Pan”
Interval
- Debussy Syrinx
- Chaminade Concertino Op.107
- Rachmaninov How fair this spot (arr. Clark)
- Hahn Ah Chloris (arr. Clark)
- Bizet/Borne Carmen Fantasie
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
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outdoorSat 8th December Christmas Crafty Kids
1pm-4pm @ WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, Eastpark Farm, Caerlaverock, Dumfriesshire, DG1 4RS
Spend an afternoon making nature-based crafts for Christmas! This will include making Christmas wreaths, and festive gifts from wood and other natural items. Family event.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

musicSun 9th December Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano
2:30pm @ Buccleuch & Queensberry Arms, Thornhill
Stephen Clark, Flute & Ashley Beauchamp, Piano present:
- Murumatsu Earth
- Faure Fantasie Op.79
- Dvorak Sonatina Op.100
- Younis Rising from the ashes
Interval
- Frank Sonata
Adults £15, Under 26s £0
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outdoorFri 14th December 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.
Normal admission charges apply, WWT members free. Booking is essential.
Please contact the centre on 01387 770200 or info.caerlaverock@wwt.org.uk

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