Genre: Theatre

All or Nothing Presents THE SWINGS at YOUTHBEATZ 2022

‘Life was never better than on a swing, the higher the better!’ Come and enter the world of The Swings. Part performance and part installation, The Swings is both an aerial dance duet and an open invitation for the public to swing high and free. It all takes place on our magnificent, larger-than-life swing set…. Read more »

Performance Collective Stranraer Presents BIPPITY

Performance Times: 11.00am – 11.30am |  12.30pm -1.00pm | 2.00pm – 2.30pm Age Range: 5+ Location: The picnic area above the Harbour Square Inspired by the myth of Merlin the Wizard and the “real” Merlin from the Merlin Trail across our very own Dumfries and Galloway, BIPPITY features 6 eccentric magical creatures that need help practicing… Read more »

Sunday’s Child presents Afloat – D&G Arts Festival at Hame

The climate apocalypse has hit. Dublin is completely underwater. Best friends Bláthnaid and 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? And can they salvage a future from the wreckage? “an entertaining and enlightening new play… forces… Read more »


Tickbox  is a semi-autobiographical, bilingual, one woman play, in Scots-English and Urdu. It describes a Pakistani woman’s journey from a very comfortable, middle class life in Pakistan to Govan in Glasgow, sharing challenges and contrasts that she encountered when she moved here. This is intertwined with the story of her daughter and how parallel their… Read more »

Townsend Theatre Productions presents Farewell Leicester Square

“FAREWELL LEICESTER SQUARE” A play written by Neil Gore based on a poem by Abe Gibson ‘Farewell Leicester Square’ tells the story of Bedford’s own Joe Clough, Britain’s first black bus driver. Directed by Louise Townsend with original artwork by Scarlett Rickard  and new music by Tayo Akinbode When hundreds of people travelled from Barbados,… Read more »

Sanctuary Queer Arts presents THREADS

A new film devised and created by Sanctuary’s First National Queer Young Company, followed by a Q+A with the artists. From September 2020 to August 2021, Sanctuary engaged with 10 LGBTQIA+ artists from across Scotland, aged 18-25, to creatively explore what ‘Sanctuary’ means to them. Working with award winning filmmaker Ania Urbanowska and Sanctuary Co-director… Read more »

A Play, A Pie and A Pint presents The Infernal Serpent

Watch a new lunchtime play, whilst enjoying a local pie and drink brought to Dumfries & Galloway from Glasgows’ world-famous Oran Mor. Famous for telling stories from all over Scotland, this lunchtime theatre production is touring the region for the first time. Your ticket includes: A Play –  A vibrant 50-min lunchtime performance, based in… Read more »

D&G Arts Festival presents The Doonhamers Gathering

Join D&G Art Festivals’ new Ceilidh nights, where local artists bring you an evening of storytelling, theatre, dance and music that celebrates being a Doonhamer. Enjoy local food and drink, watch local artists perform and experience a new kind of night out with your friends and family. Hosted by Chelsie Nash, you will watch performances… Read more »

Closing Event – Paper Doll Militia present Egg

Egg – Final Scottish Tour – FINAL DATE!! LAST CHANCE to see this production live. ★★★★★ THE SKINNY ★★★★★ THE WEE REVIEW ★★★★★ EDINBURGH GUIDE ★★★★★ EDINBURGH FESTIVALS MAGAZINE ★★★★½ THE LIST ★★★★ THE STAGE ★★★★ ACROSS THE ARTS The show: Egg is a powerful and evocative aerial theatre production from acclaimed circus theatre company… Read more »

Cultural Connections presents Lady Nairne – Scotland’s Secret Songstress

Lady Nairne (1766-1845) composed around 100 songs including such classics as ‘Charlie is my darling’ and ‘The Rowan Tree’. She maintained such a strict anonymity that Robert Burns was sometimes believed to be the composer.  Who was this mysterious songstress? All will be revealed by Dave Dewar as narrator/interviewer, Wendy Weatherby as Lady Nairne, performing… Read more »