Clay Works Studio in Dumfries will be running new courses from January.
CAMPLE LINE has published details of its latest programme. You can find details here.
Senscot has published the fourth in their series of policy briefings – Cinema and Community Regeneration: The Role of Social Enterprise. This briefing highlights the regenerative effects that local cinema can have on communities, bringing about positive social change through a range of activities and features Driftwood Cinema as a case study.
8 members of the Community help to shape the festival’s artistic line-up by programming the best talent from across the region. To help shape the festival’s artistic vision and content, organisers have invited 8 members of the community to help galvanise one of their event spaces and populate it with local performers and musicians from […]
The upcoming meeting of the Cross Party Group on Health Inequalities, which will discuss What can arts and culture do for health inequalities? It will take place on 7th December in the Scottish Parliament and will feature presentations from: Leonie Bell, Head of Culture Strategy, Scottish Government Margaret O’Connor, Chief Executive, Art in Healthcare More information can be […]
DGU’s strategic plan makrs the end of a significant moment in Dumfries and Galloway’s cultural history. The region’s creative sector has emerged from a periof of uncertainty and we, along with our partners, are proud of our contribution to creating a new era of stability, confidence and growth for our creative sector. Our strategic plan […]
The hugely popular Feral Choir brings light to the middle of winter with songs and stories that have been handed down through the generations. Forgotten Carols will be performed in Dalry, Twynholm, Dumfries and Kirkpatrick Durham on the weekend of 15th-17th December. The programme includes a mediaeval version of The Holly and the Ivy and […]
Edinburgh actresses in Dumfries initiative to stage Simon Farquhar’s new Christmas themed play as part of A Play, A Poet & A Pastry Actresses Gemma Stroyan and Mary McCusker have been chosen for a theatrical challenge that involves staging a brand new play after just two rehearsals. What makes it even tougher is that the […]
One of the most unusual and exciting pieces of British theatre comes to the region at the end of the month. Farnham Maltings’ upbeat and “fabulous” performance of Brilliance will light up Lockerbie Town Hall on 29 November and Wigtown County Buildings on 30 November. Brilliance is a 90-minute theatrical event that celebrates progress and change […]
EMERGENCE Experience three 20 minute experimental scratch performances by emerging young theatre-makers from Citizens Theatre Young Company, Performance Collective Stranraer and Jo Sharp & Lyceum Youth Theatre. Contribute your own thoughts and ideas on how each piece could develop. Sat 18 November 2017 – 3.30pm More information here.
A group of local artists, designers and entrepreneurs from Thornhill and the surrounding area have secured over £20,000 of funding from the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) and Architectural Heritage Fund (AHF) to commission a feasibility study, business plan and initial architectural work to investigate the purchase and development of the Old School in Thornhill, Dumfries […]