General News

12
Jun
2017

An amazin’ review

Thank you Jeannette Blunsden for writing such a wonderful review of your experience. Blazin’ Fiddles, supported by Robyn Stapleton and Claire Hastings Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries, 1 June 2017 ★★★★★ Review A rainy evening made the warm and efficient greeting on arrival most welcoming. I entered the foyer at a peak time but there was no queuing, my… Read more »

11
Jun
2017

Festival 2017 in pictures

Thanks to our wonderful photographers: Alan Devlin Kirsten Bax Ronnie Galloway Graham at GE Photography Lou Davies The 38th Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival kicked-off on the evening of Friday, 26 May with Karine Polwart’s beautiful and emotional performance of Wind Resistance to a packed Easterbrook Hall. The event, sponsored by the University of Glasgow,… Read more »

29
May
2017

Shoreline connections

Four leading UK poets come together on Saturday to connect the region, through poetry and conversation, with its neighbouring shorelines. Brought to the 2017 Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival by InSight – a collaboration between cultural critics and arts practitioners – the event will explore the visual, natural and personal connections between four landmasses which… Read more »