General News

23
Mar
2018

Puppet Animation Festival comes to region

The UK’s largest and oldest annual performing arts event for children celebrates its 35th anniversary this year with events taking place across the nation. The Puppet Animation Festival brings a varied assortment of events to entertain and delight the region’s children and their families: THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF LAPIN Friday, 23 March at 5.30pm Theatre Royal,… Read more »

17
Mar
2018

Festival programme launched with party, performance and panache

The 39th Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival was launched on Thursday with a superb concert of sublime classical strings of the Scottish Ensemble and two of the best traditional musicians to come out of Scotland:Catriona McKay (Scottish harp) and Chris Stout (fiddle). This concert was preceded by a well-attended civic reception, with a speech by Dumfries… Read more »

15
Mar
2018

Festival launches 2018 programme

Scotland’s largest rural performing arts launches its 39th programme tonight with a spectacular concert of sublime classical strings and two of the best traditional musicians to come out of Scotland. Catriona McKay (Scottish harp) and Chris Stout (fiddle) – who have been nominated in this year’s BBC Radio 2 Folk Awards for Best Duo – will… Read more »