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Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival unveils 40th Anniversary programme with tribute to Scotland’s fishing communities.

Scotland celebrates the 40th Anniversary of its largest, rural performing arts festival this Summer with Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival unveiling its eclectic programme of 50 performing arts events delivering comedy, theatre, dance, music and spoken word. The ten-day festival (24 May–2 June) launches its 40th Anniversary programme packed full of performing arts events, including… Read more »


Region can stage performing arts with support for ambition

The region’s venues and promoters are being encouraged to apply for financial and advisory support to help deliver the next season of performing arts events. As part of the Arts Live programme, powered by Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, applications are now being invited in to the year-round programme which is about to enter its… Read more »


Region’s young promoters are a first class act for Year of Young People 2018

There’s yet more to come for the region’s contribution to the Year of Young People 2018 which has just been announced by the Young Promoters Group (YPG), managed by Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival. One of the best-known and best-loved multi-award winning Scottish bands, Manran, will take to the… Read more »