Genre: Theatre

James Rowland Piece of Work

James has been touring his storytelling theatre shows for half his adult life. This tour was different though. Returning home after his first stint away, he received a letter that exploded his life, and the tour became a search: for the person who sent it, for a sense of where he comes from, and to… Read more »

A Play, A Pie and A Pint ROOST By Laurie Motherwell

  All tickets include a pie plus a drink (alcoholic or soft). “Just a fantastic concept ” The Guardian A heartful play about pigeons, home and the power of hobbies, inspired by Glasgow’s doo-men.  When social worker Hana has to deliberate upon Bingo’s case for the custody of his daughter, his unusual hobby as a… Read more »

Shona Cowie & Neil Sutcliffe With the Devil’s Assistance

There is a legend from my hometown, Ayr that a 17th-century witch built a house on the high street in just one night with the Devil’s assistance. Today, a quarter of the shops on Ayr high street are empty – the town holds one of the highest shop vacancy rates in Britain. The plot that… Read more »

Performing Arts Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival Artists’ Showcase

Come and enjoy a celebration of the creativity and skills of some of the talented and brilliant Dumfries & Galloway based performing arts practitioners we have supported in 2024 through our Support for Ambition Fund and Rough Mix collaboration with Magnetic North. As well as sharing their creative ideas and explorations, there will be an… Read more »

Tricky Hat Productions Flame Out

The Flames reignite in a striking and unique performance using a mix of film, music and performance to explore stories about life after 50. Taking inspiration from everyday life, the show challenges pre-conceived ideas of how older people think and what they aspire to. The Flames is a performance company for creative people aged 50+.

Raymond Wilson presents I Hope Your Flowers Bloom

Flitting between romantic obsession and botanical description, Raymond Wilson’s semi-autobiographical show offers a raw, moving and genuinely funny exploration of healthy masculinity, self-worth and working-class access to nature. Through his friendship with Flo and her modern nomadic lifestyle, Raymond attempts to escape the greyness of the Glasgow scheme into Scotland’s natural world. But when Flo… Read more »

Authentic Artists Collective presents When Mountains Meet

A breath-taking blend of Scottish and South-Asian inspired music and storytelling.   When Mountains Meet is a captivating, cross-cultural tale following the true story of musician Anne Wood, as she meets her father, family and heritage for the first time. An international cast of storytellers and musicians set forth on an unforgettable voyage from the… Read more »

Clydebuilt Puppet Theatre Present Dinosaur Detectives

Follow the Dinosaur Detectives as they search for clues about the past. The Dinosaur Detectives is a fascinating journey of discovery surrounding the first fossil finds of Mary Anning, William Buckland and Gideon Mantell.   Their finds changed the face of history when they discovered the bones of creatures that became known as Dinosaurs. Follow their… Read more »

The Tanner – Written & Performed by Alex McSherry

Part of the celebrations for the 750th anniversary of the birth of Robert the Bruce. The brutality, madness and fear of medieval, man-to-man, combat is brought into sharp focus in a play retelling the actual events of the battles fought by the Scots, commanded by Sir William Wallace, against the English invaders in 1295 –… Read more »