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Scottish Culture, Music & Arts Festivals, Sporting Events & Agricultural Shows

We feature the very best of South West Scotland’s annual events calendar
Combine your chosen event with a visit to Nithbank:

Autumn 2019

Drambusters Whisky Festival, Dumfries

30/11/19
A festival celebrating the water of life this year on St Andrew's Day. Meet the makers and celebrities of the whisky world and have a wee dram of a range of malts and other spirits.

Winter 2019/2020

Big Burns Supper

25/01/20
Running for 11 days at the end of January, the festival takes place in bars, art galleries, museums and an 800 capacity Spiegeltend which includes a heady roster of international names taking place.

Spring 2020

Walk Fest Newton Stewart

08/05/20
The 18th Newton Stewart Walking Festival will take place between Friday 8th and Thursday 14th May 2020. Nithbank is an hour's picturesque drive away via the galloway forest road.

Knockengorroch World Ceilidh

21/05/20
An outdoor festival with the emphasis on roots music,the line-up is a melting pot of world, folk, fusion and dub reggae music with electronica, hip hop and drum & bass thrown in for good measure. Located deep in the Southern Uplands of Scotland, where there is no 'urban civilisation' for 10 miles.

Spring Fling

23/05/20
A vibrant visual arts and craft open studios event covering the length and breadth of Dumfries and Galloway, highly regarded as one of the UK's most successful contemporary visual art and craft events.

Summer 2020

Dumfries Agricultural Show

01/08/20
A traditional agricultural show proudly displaying quality livestock, of diary, beef and sheep along with home and garden industries, craft fair and food festival. A great day out.

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