General News

17
Nov
2015

Promoters and venues wanted for Scottish Ensemble outreach and education programme

An opportunity for individuals, organisations and communities to host the UK’s only professional string orchestra comes to the region in May. Following their outstanding performance at this year’s Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, the Scottish Ensemble will make a return visit next year to deliver their first residency as part of   an on-going education and… Read more »

12
Nov
2015

Peter’s up for a DG Life Award

Festival programme director Peter Renwick is in the running for community champion in this year’s DG Life Awards. Peter has been programming and promoting festival events since February 2009. During that time he has seen the festival grow to support twice as many events as when he first arrived and helped to expand the programme… Read more »

12
Nov
2015

Vote for Macmath

The work of Dumfries and Galloway’s leading performing arts festival has gained national recognition. Macmath: The Silent Page commissioned by the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, has been nominated for the prestigious Community Project of the Year category of the Scots Trad Music Awards. And voting is now open to anyone who wishes to see Macmath take… Read more »