What's on inDumfries


Welcome to Dumfries

Enjoy a mix of heritage, history, lively arts whilst visiting Dumfries - our guide to events and days out is just the ticket.

Whether you're looking to brush up on local history at a museum, enjoy local arts, watch some sport, or listen to live music, you're sure to find things to do in Dumfries to suit all the family, whatever the weather.

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Forthcoming events in Dumfries

25
OCT
Junior Rangers: Autumn Feeding Station
Drumlanrig Castle and Country Estate

Make bird feeders out of natural and recycled materials in preparation for a winter feeding frenzyFor further information and to secure your place please call 01848 331555 or email rangerservicebuccleuch.com. This event is suitable for 8‐16 year olds.…

Location: 16.2 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01848 331555
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18
JAN
Queer Haggis
Spiegeltent

Last year we hosted the biggest LGBT party in Dumfries & Galloways history. This year were bigger better and brighter. Queer and wonderful were inviting you to the wildest night in the festival programme. Let your hair down pull on some neon…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Gay & Lesbian

TEL: 01387 271820
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19
JAN
Le Haggis
Spiegeltent

The 5 star award winning cabaret is serving you a high energy night filled with home‐grown and international talent. Audiences have helped sell it out 3 years in a row so why not bring someone along and celebrate Burns Night the…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01387 271820
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20
JAN
Bill Bailey
Spiegeltent

One of the funniest live comics doing the rounds Bill Bailey manages to combine comedy and music to perfection. Following on from last years sell‐out shows Bill has announced his new tour for his…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

20
JAN
We Banjo 3
Spiegeltent

Award‐winning quartet We Banjo 3 from Galway Ireland combine Irish Music with Old‐Time American and Bluegrass influences to reveal the banjos rich legacy and roots. When this band of brothers take flight in a wave of virtuosity verve and joie‐de‐vivre feet tap…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01387 271820
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21
JAN
Camille O'Sullivan
Spiegeltent

Queen of the Edinburgh Festival BBC Camille OSullivan enjoys a formidable international reputation for her intensely dramatic interpretations of the songs of Brel Cave Waits Bowie and more. The multi‐award‐winning singer has stunned audiences around the world with her 5‐star sell‐out performances…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Theatre & Performing Arts

TEL: 01387 271820
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21
JAN
Dougie Maclean
Spiegeltent

Dougie MacLean is Scotlands pre‐eminent singer‐songwriter and a national musical treasure SingOut USA who has developed a unique blend of lyrical roots based songwriting and instrumental composition. He is internationally renowned for his song Caledonia music for Last of the Mohicans and…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01387 271820
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22
JAN
High Tea
Spiegeltent

Our favourite tea dance returns for its 3rd year and to its original Spiegeltent home. Once again the Ladies of Distinction will serenade you back in time to the 1940s in the magical daytime setting whilst serving tea coffee and delicious baking.…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Miscellaneous

TEL: 01387 271820
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22
JAN
Ocean Wisdom
Spiegeltent

Camden born rapper Ocean Wisdom spent years perfecting his craft remaining relatively quiet even in his home town of Brighton. That was until a chance encounter with UK Hip Hop producerartist Dirty Dike. One take later and Walkin was born. No hook…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

TEL: 01387 271820
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25
JAN
Eddi Reader
Spiegeltent

Eddi Reader was brought into the limelight with Fairground Attraction and their single Perfect' and parent album First of a Million Kisses which both topped the British charts. However it has been her subsequent solo…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

26
JAN
Badly Drawn Boy
Spiegeltent

Lancashire lad Damon Gough from Bolton is the talent behind Badly Drawn Boy. The name comes from a TV character in Sam and His Magic Ball viewed and enjoyed by Gough back in 1995.…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

27
JAN
Donovan
Spiegeltent

Folk and acoustic musician Donovan is a Scottish singer that emerged from the British folk scene in the mid‐60s after a series of live performances on the TV show Ready Steady Go. Signing up…

Location: 0.1 miles away
Category: Live Music & Concerts

Tourist Attractions


Chancers Night Club

Chancers Night Club Nightclub in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01387 263170 for opening times, entrance costs, guest list information and special offers.…

Crichton Golf Club

Crichton Golf Club ‐ golf course in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01387 252481 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Crichton Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Dumfries & County Golf Club

Dumfries & County Golf Club ‐ golf course in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01387 253585 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Dumfries & County Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club

Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club ‐ golf course in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact the golf course on telephone number 01387 253582 for course availability, course rules, member information, golf academy if available and green fees at Dumfries & Galloway Golf Club golf courseclub.…

Dumfries Swimming Pool

Swimming pool at Dumfries Swimming Pool in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact venue on 01387 252908 for opening times and entrance costs.…

Gala Clubs

Play Bingo at Gala Clubs in Dumfries, Dumfriesshire. Contact venue on telephone number 01387 261721 for opening times, entrance costs, Bingo membership information and prize money.…

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