Below is a brief list of some of the events that are on in the area.
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Moniaive Folk Festival
Date: 4th - 7th May 2017
16th Moniaive Folk Festival. Intimate festival in one of Scotlands most picturesque villages.
Web Site: www.moniaivefolkfestival.co.uk
Newton Stewart Walking Festival - Newton Stewart
Date: 5th - 11th May 2017
Now in its 15th year the award winning Newton Stewart Walking Festival is now firmly established as the biggest walking festival in the South of Scotland. Galloway is a wonderful location for walking and whether you enjoy the challenge of our true hill walking experiences or our lower level themed routes, there is sure to be something for everyone.
Web Site: www.walkfestnewtonstewart.com
World Ceilidh - Knockengorroch Farm, Carsphairn, Castle Douglas
Date: 25th - 28th May 2017
A world of music and dance in the Galloway hills, featuring top World and Traditional Music at this four day camping event. Workshops, two bars, multiple venues, shopping, food, DJs, children's marquee, fire performance, a cinema and other festival entertainment ensure this is a festival for all ages.
Web Site: www.knockengorroch.org.uk
Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival.
Friday 26th May - Sunday 4th June 2017
Established as the regionís premier calendar entertainments event since 1979, the Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival is Scotlandís largest rural multi-artform festival, with more than 170 artists performing at 82 events in 42 venues across the full breadth of the region.
Web Site: www.dgartsfestival.org.uk
Kirkcudbright Academy Half Marathon
Saturday 27th May 2017.
The Kirkcudbright Academy Half Marathon, staffed entirely by volunteers and we thank them wholeheartedly for the time, energy and commitment they give each year.
Web Site: www.kahm.org.uk
Spring Fling - Venues across Dumfries & Galloway
Date: 27th - 29th May 2017
Spring Fling is a vibrant visual art and craft open studioes event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway in South West Scotland; it is highly regarded as one of the UK's most successful visual art and craft events.
Web Site: www.spring-fling.co.uk
The Eden Festival
Date: 8th - 11th June 2017
Set in the stunning Raehills Meadows and hosting 9 different stages including a kids arena, circus tent, drive in cinema, comedy, cabaret and workshops, as well as a feast of performers, artworks, games and much, much more.
Web Site: www.edenfestival.co.uk
Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival - Venues throughout Kirkcudbright
Date: 8th - 11th June 2017
The 20th annual festival in this unique small Scottish town will endeavour to maintain the high musical standards set by previous festivals.
Web Site: www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk
Wigtown Book Festival
Date: 22nd September - 1st October 2015