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Over 2000 people enjoyed our Festival in communities across the region

Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival came back with a bang hosting 31 events across Dumfries & Galloway between 20th – 29th May in local venues, outdoors and online. The Festival celebrated the stories of communities at the heart of Dumfries & Galloway with their remarkable programme. From award winning folk artists performing at the… Read more »

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival kicks off on Friday 20th May

Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival has curated a line-up of 31 shows from phenomenal local and national artists to delight and inspire audiences in villages and towns across Dumfries & Galloway. The 43rd Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival opens on Friday 20th May, marking the first in a 10 day celebration of outstanding artists… Read more »

Get your Exclusive D&G Arts Festival Dark Sky Whisky

We are so excited to be working with Dark Sky Spirits who have released a limited edition whisky supporting our Festival! Only 50 bottles have been produced and are all hand numbered so you need to be quick if you want to get your hands on this limited edition whisky! Your purchase helps to support… Read more »

D&G Arts Festival Partner with World Famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint

The Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival creates a brand new partnership with Oran Mor’s world famous A Play, A Pie and A Pint, bringing a show to tour Dumfries & Galloway for the first time ever. Performing 6 shows across the region in Moffat, Dumfries and Stranraer between 23rd and 28th May, they will be… Read more »

Brand New Community Events Planned for Stranraer & Dumfries.

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival unveils a brand new community event in Stranraer & Dumfries for their 2022 ten day Festival. Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival returns in 2022 with a world class programme combining theatre, music, dance, comedy and spoken word. The Festival will bring artists and audiences alike together again, in and… Read more »

We’re Hiring a Finance & Project Support Officer

We are seeking to appoint a Finance & Project Support Officer with financial management and administration experience to maintain our operational processes required to deliver, monitor and review our organisations programmes. The post holder will be responsible for working with the team, Board of Trustees, and freelancers to ensure that: The financial administration of our… Read more »

Join our Board of Trustees

Do you have a strong interest in the Performing Arts and are you excited about the opportunity to make a difference in the economy, wellbeing and cultural life of Dumfries and Galloway? Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival is seeking 4 new trustees to join its Board. Apart from its renowned Performing Arts Festival held over… Read more »

Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival unveils its 2022 Programme 

Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival returns in 2022 with a world class programme combining theatre, music, dance, comedy and spoken word. The Festival will bring artists and audiences alike together again, in and around venues across the region and online from the 20th – 29th May 2022.  A 10-day celebration of local and national… Read more »

Festival Farewell to Ken Gouge

Arts development consultant, writer, director, and freelance trainer Ken Gouge has stepped down as chair of Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival after eight years at the helm. A board member for a total of 10 years, Ken is one of the longest-serving chairs of Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival, which has just announced the… Read more »

Dates for our 10 Day Festival Announced

Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival announce the dates for their 10 Day Performing Arts Festival. Scotland’s largest rural performing arts festival is back in venues across the region for our 43rd annual 10 day Festival taking place from 20th – 29th May. For 43 years, we have brought world-class theatre, music, dance, comedy and spoken… Read more »