General News


New leader takes festival into future

THE region’s premier performing arts festival brings its successful 35-year run into 2015 with a change of leadership. Arts education consultant and writer Ken Gouge brings a wealth of experience and expertise in the performing arts to the helm of Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival. He takes over from Pam Pumphrey who completed her two-year term… Read more »


Spectacular finale to festival

THE Dumfries and Galloway Arts festival ends this weekend with a spectacular outdoor performance on the tidal shores of the River Nith. Dance troupe Oceanallover will perform Sporopollen on Sunday. The performance explores the dark side of the Pollen project which began as part of the Environmental Arts Festival for which the troupe presented the work… Read more »


Get Involved : Arts Ambassadors

We are running a new Arts Ambassadors scheme. For people who are looking to support live arts events, and get involved with the Festival.  If you are interested in finding out more, and being invited to our open meeting in September.   Please email