To celebrate its 20th anniversary at Dumfries, the University of Glasgow's School of Interdisciplinary Studies has teamed up with Wigtown Festival Company for a Day of Curiosity, in partnership with A Year of Conversation.
A Day of Curiosity offers inspiration to all, with a day of micro talks from the insatiably inquisitive staff of the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, for an opportunity to listen and take part in discussions about a wide range of topics from resilience and medicalisation to the secrets and stories of rivers and what it was like to be a cow in early modern Britain.
For more information and to book tickets, contact the Wigtown Book Festival.
DGU works with, and provides a voice for, Dumfries and Galloway's creative sector. DGU champions and advocates the vital role creative practitioners and organisations play in contributing to the wellbeing of our communities and economy.
The DGU Board is now looking to recruit more trustees with a range of skills to support the organisation to grow and develop further. If you are passionate about the artistic and creative life of Dumfries and Galloway, if you are looking for a new role within the voluntary sector, then we'd love to hear from you.
We are particularly interested in hearing from applicants with skills in one or more of the following areas:
The board of trustees meets approximately every 8 weeks in venues around the region.
Reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
For a more detailed role description, or for an informal chat, please contact Vice Chair, Stephen Lacey.
Closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 21st June 2019.
Moat Brae is on the lookout for freelance associate storytellers and performers who can engage with the public in an entertaining and informative way.
Opening on the 1st of June in Dumfries, Moat Brae will be Scotland’s National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling.
If you're available from June 2019 onwards and you want to be considered to join Moat Brae's pool of freelance associate artists, and to undertake paid work that will engage and inspire their visitors, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Theatre Royal Dumfries has a vacancy for an Education and Youth Engagement Officer. Working to the Guild of Players’ Education Policy, the EYE will be responsible for building relationships with D&G colleges and schools and delivering education outreach activities to help improve the learning opportunities provided by the theatre, including liaising with The Bridge.
The EYE will also be responsible for the organisation of the Junior Guild, and for delivering workshops and working on Junior Guild productions.
Find out more from Theatre Royal Dumfries.