• Shine Your Spurs for a Brand News Festival.

    I’m really excited about this, there’s not long now until the first Galloway Roots Country Festival takes place in Stranraer. It all happens Friday October 18th through to Sunday October 20th 2019. The event is being supported by Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival’s Arts Live programme and takes place at the newly refurbished Millennium Centre

  • Brookside and Coronation Street Stars Look to Net Laughs with The Red Lion

    Emmerdale and Brookside actor, John McArdle and Coronation Street actor Brendon Charlson star in a hilarious comedy about the ‘beautiful game’ coming to the Theatre Royal, Dumfries as part of the 40th Anniversary programme of Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival (24th May – 2nd June). Queen of the South players and local footie fans are amongst those being

  • DGARTS Festival 2016 Launches

    Ninety members, patrons, supporters, promoters, venue managers and press personnel turned up at Loch Arthur, Beeswing, on Tuesday evening to celebrate the launch of the 37th Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival programme. This year, 85 festival events will take place in 48 venues across the region’s 3,993 square miles, bringing world class performing arts in

  • DGAF: Lee speaks with broadcaster and comedian Des Clarke

    Des Clarke is one of the UK’s most exciting performers. He has made a name for himself as both a highly successful comedian and one of television and radio’s hottest presenters. 2014 was a massive year for Des Clarke. He performed live to over a quarter of a million people during the 11 days of