As there is so much going on in the area, especially during the summer months, we have added this page to list local event and news items.
Spring Fling 2018
“Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland; it is highly regarded as one of the UK’s most successful visual art and craft events. The 2018 event will take place from the 26 – 28 May when carefully selected Artists & Makers will open their doors to visitors showcasing their work throughout the Dumfries and Galloway area.”
Follow the link for a list of this year’s artists and makers http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/artists
Drumlanrig Christmas Fair
Friday 1st December, 4pm – 8pm & Saturday 2nd December, 11am – 5pm
More details here: http://www.drumlanrigcastle.co.uk/events/drumlanrig-christmas-fair-2017/
The 9th Moniaive Michaemas Bluegrass Festival 22nd-24th September
Classic Summer Music 17th September
Classic Summer Music 27th August
Pub Night in Tynron Village Hall this Saturday.
The first Classic Summer Music Concert of the 2017season is on Sunday 2nd April.
Moniaive Festival Village has launched its new website.
Check it out for news of all future events taking place in Moniaive.
Absolute Classics– a series of concerts running from September until March. Local concerts will take place at the Buccleuch and Queensberry Arms in Thornhill. For more information on performers, dates and tickets go to the Absolute Classics website: http://www.absoluteclassics.co.uk
September 23-25th 2016
8th Moniaive Michaelmas Bluegrass Festival
Tickets on sale now. Lots more information here: http://www.moniaivebluegrass.co.uk
Saturday 27th, Macara Park, Moniaive. For more details go to http://www.moniaiveflowershow.com
Classic Summer Music, St Ninian’s Church, Moniaive. 3pm, tickets £10, available at the door.
Drumlanrig Castle Friday 26th and Saturday 27th August
Saturday 23rd July – Free festival at The Craigdarroch, Moniaive.
Thornhill Gala, 9th July
Information on this years gala events can found at the link below.
Sunday 17th July, 3pm at St Ninian’s Church, Moniaive
Classic Summer Music’s next concert features two young musicians currently undertaking post graduate studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. Autumn England is an American cellist, who is already an accomplished solo and chamber music performer and who has won many prizes in both the USA and the UK. Rachael Fright is a pianist who, as well as being a soloist, specialises in instrumental and vocal accompaniment.
Tickets will be available at the door.
Classic Summer Music Presents
SONGS FOR A SUMMER AFTERNOON
Sunday 5th June at St Ninian’s Church, Moniaive. Tickets £10, family ticket £15, children £1
‘O IS FOR HOOLET’ One woman show at Tynron Village Hall on 10th June 7.30. Tickets £9 available from Midsteeple Dumfries, Watsons Grocer Moniaive, Penpont Tea Room and at the door.
Spring Fling 28th- 30th June various locations around Dumfries and Galloway. For more information: http://www.spring-fling.co.uk/even
Comic Festival weekend 11th and 12th June at vairous venues around Moniaive. A weekend of comic books, workshops, discussion panels, stalls and the chance to meet some of Britain and America’s top writers, artists and creators.
Totally Acoustic– 18th June at Various venues around Moniaive.