Network Events

We look forward to welcoming you to our next Network Events!

Our next Network Events will be on Monday 12th November at the Print Room in Wigtown at 6.30pm-8.30pm – click here to join this event, and Tuesday 20th November at The Usual Place in Dumfries 3.30pm-5.00pm. To join this event click here.

Pic caption: (left to right) The Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival Team – John Dinning, Dani Rae, Lou Davis, Suzie Thorpe & Sharon Makepeace

Here you’ll have the opportunity to meet our NEW DIRECTOR, Dani Rae, an experienced cultural producer who has worked across the creative industries for the last 15 years and joins us from the Edinburgh Festival Fringe Society. She’ll tell you about plans for the exciting 40th Anniversary programme for Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival and opportunities for you to get involved as well as the next season of Arts LiveDani will be working with touring companies to programme quality  performing arts events and working closely with Lou Davis, Festival Manager, who has played a key role in the delivery of the festival over the last seven years. Our team will be identifying the best and most suitable venues and supporting the region’s network to show you the Festival menu to once again, work in partnership and deliver an outstanding 10-day festival for this very special year!

You will also have the opportunity to receive all the key calendar dates for 2019 and find out how to capitalise upon the marketing of your events by fully engaging with our new Marketing & PR Toolkits for Arts Live & the Festival. Our new Communications Manager, Sharon Makepeace, will be talking about how to implement branding and how to best take advantage of our national and regional reputation for delivering quality arts events.

Click here for immediate opportunities with our Support for Ambition funding to help you get involved with the 40th Anniversary of Dumfries & Galloway Festival. Deadline is Friday 9th November.