EXCITEMENT is in the air as the Big Burns Supper festival 2020 is just around the corner.
AN 18TH century Annandale mansion will play host to the region’s newest music festival this summer.
CHILDREN’S author Susi Briggs has launched the latest in her series of Nip Nebs book.
And Nip Nebs and the Last Berry, which features illustrations by Ruthie Redden, has got a celebrity fan.
PANTOMIME has returned to DG1 after a five year break…oh yes it has!
A DUMFRIES house that inspired the story of Peter Pan has been named as one of the world’s “coolest places” to visit.
IT’S the final chance for art lovers to see painting, drawings and mixed media works by a Dumfriesshire artist – before they are destroyed.
A SCHEME has been launched locally to nurture tomorrow’s playwrights.
OVER 29,000 people enjoyed this year’s Wigtown Book Festival.
IT’S popcorn at the ready in Waterbeck for a new regular community cinema night venture.
BLINK and you’ll miss it but nestled away on the side of the B7076 is an ever growing haven for artists.
AFTER 12 years of pain, countless examinations, doctors, specialists, gruelling fasts and extreme diets, an Annan man has released a book detailing his journey to become pain-free.
VETERAN international war correspondent and photojournalist David Pratt will deliver this year’s Magnusson Lecture at the Wigtown Book Festival.
ARTISTS from the area are being sought to take part in a new initiative to help improve the lives of older people through creativity.
AN award-winning writer stopped off in Annan on Wednesday to meet fans and talk about his latest film.
CANADA’S foremost Celtic Colours International Festival will this year be opened by a musician from Moffat.
AN 80s pop star’s bizarre antics during a visit to Dumfries have gone viral.
JUNE is LGBT Pride Month.
AN ICONIC 16th century inn has unveiled a homage to Rabbie Burns this week.
EDEN Festival bosses have pledged to keep the festival intimate next year – reducing ticket numbers from 8000 to 6500.
A PARTY is taking place this weekend to celebrate the first birthday of Kirkcudbright Galleries.
IT HAS been ten years and £8 million in the making, but finally the new National Centre for Children’s Literature and Storytelling will open in Dumfries today.
DRUG dogs will be out in force at next weekend’s Eden Festival and police are warning festival goers they risk being arrested if caught with illegal substances.
CHANGE your life and others too — that’s the message from the reigning Miss UK as she urges others to follow in her footsteps.
MISS SCOTLAND Linzi McLelland has left the Miss World competition in China with a new title . . . Miss UK.
TODAY Miss Scotland, Linzi McLelland, will hear the name of the new Miss World called . . . and she has her fingers crossed that it will be her. The 24-year-old former Lockerbie pupil is near the end of her month long stay in Sanya, China, competing for the crown. So far she’s wowed the […]
LOVELY Linzi McLelland – the reigning Miss Scotland – needs you!
A DRUMMER and a man named “Peter the More” may have been the first Africans in Dumfries, according to a new book.
DRUGS are drugs no matter what the venue say police, issuing a reminder that illegal substances will not be tolerated at this weekend’s Eden Festival.