General News

26
Jan
2016

JOIN THE FESTIVAL FOR 2017: BECOME AN AMBASSADOR

People with a passion for performing arts are asked to join the increasing ranks of ambassadors for Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival. Twenty sixteen was a record year for Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, which saw record numbers of ticket sales, packed theatres and sell-out performances. And for 2016, our annual 10-day event hosted 85 events in over… Read more »

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 »