20th May 2022 8:05pm - 29th May 2022 10:00pm

ALL DATES & SHOWS

20th May 2022 8:05pm - 29th May 2022 10:00pm
Pay What You Can (Minimum £15)
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Enjoy our online 2022 D&G Arts Festival at Hame on demand from the dates that they released below.

Shows included in our overall Festival Online Pass: 

Sunday’s Child presents AFLOAT
Fri 20 at 20:00 – Sun 29 May at 22:00

Dublin is completely underwater. Best friends Bláthnaid & Debs are the sole survivors. Debs looks to the future, but Bláthnaid is tormented by guilt. Why were they blind to the wave that was coming? Can they salvage a future from the wreckage?

Scottish Dance Theatre presents THIN H/AS H/AIR
Fri 20 at 20:00 – Thurs 26 May at 22:00

Exploring the resemblance between human hair and trees, a journey of a man evolved. Attend a Q&A with the choreographer, Pauline Torzuoli on Tues 24th May, 8pm online in partnership with D&G Dance.

Chrys Salt Productions presents SKOOKUM JIM & THE AMERICAN DREAM
Fri 20 at 20:00 – Sun 29 May at 22:00

A film by Ken Smyth, a feast of poetry and exquisite drawings, with a score by Richard Ingham. Based on Chrys Salt’s sequence about the man who discovered gold in 19th century Yukon, instigating an invasion of his homeland.

Townsend Theatre Productions presents FAREWELL LEICESTER SQUARE
Fri 27 at 20:00 – Sun 29 May at 22:00

Joe Clough’s charming and remarkable story. Confronting any attempts to diminish his ambitions he was Britain’s first black bus driver. He drove horse and carriages in Jamaica; motor cars in England in 1906; ambulances in The Great War, and taxis until he retired.

Filmed Performances from our Live Festival Programme:

BOGHA-FROIS: QUEER VOICES IN FOLK 
Sat 21st 19:00 – Sun 29th May 22:00 | Filmed at the Theatre Royal Dumfries

Bogha-Frois: Queer Voices in Folk (Scottish Gaelic for “Rainbow”) provides a platform for queer folk musicians based in Scotland, and beyond, to perform, collaborate and express creativity, which reflects the queer experience. Founded in 2018, the project has showcased over 50 musicians at Celtic Connections, and it brings six musicians to perform at D&G Arts Festival.

SOUNDS OF STAGE iT
Fri 27th May 19:00 – Sun 29th May 22:00 | Filmed Live at the The Usual Place, Dumfries

Sounds of Stage iT is a celebration of the musicianship and creativity of the young people across Dumfries and Galloway. We are inviting our communities to come together to support young musicians as they perform a night of live music, showcasing their talent and reaching new audiences. Headlining the event will be local rock band TORRS.

Oi Musica presents THE TUBES
Sun 29 May 20:00 – Tues 31st May 22:00 | Filmed Live at Crawick Multiverse, Sanquhar

New street band from Oi Musica! Trumpet, trombone, banjo, percussion, sousaphone, harmony singing and plenty of groove – The Tubes bring a wee ray of sunshine to a world recovering from
tough times. Tap a toe, whistle a chorus and get into the swing ‘n’ shuffle – Americana, New Orleans jazz and a dash of home grown folk.

How to watch our shows: 

When you purchase a ticket, you will be sent a link to each show’s web page which will go live at the time stated above and on the webpage and you will be given access to the show you would like to watch where you can watch it on demand until the date where that film is due to end.

You can contact us anytime to discuss the process of watching our shows online and we will support you as much as we can. info@dgartsfestival.org.uk

Our Pricing: 

We have priced our Online Festival Pass at a minimum of £15 with the option to pay more if you can. Any donation, supports our work and allows us to continue providing world class performing arts experiences in Dumfries & Galloway and through our online programme, create a platform for our local artists.

Our commitment is to enable our communities to stage shows, invest in our performing artists, introduce our young people to live performance, and engage people of all ages, from all walks of life, with our imaginative programme.

We would not be able to continue to deliver this Festival without support from our audiences. If you would like to make a donation that will contribute to the thriving future of the Festival, we would be very grateful.

Thank you for your support.

For accessibility information, please visit our Accessibility page.

Our Online Programme is very kindly sponsored by The Open University: