Events - 27 Aug 22

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Useful links to some main events or sites of interest: – Wigtown Book Festival – Wigtown Show – Wigtownshire U3A

RSPB Crook of Baldoon – The Swallow Theatre – Isle of Whithorn (Machars Movies) – Forestry and Land Scotland – Newton Stewart Cinema – CatStrand Theatre

26 Aug

Dalbeattie Walking Festival

26/08/2022 - 29/08/2022    
All Day
Dalbeattie Walking Festival.  26th August-29 August 2022.  Full schedule available from  Guided walks over 4 days.  Walks to suit all abilities. Strenuous, Moderate, Leisurely [...]
27 Aug

Kirkcowan Fishing Competition

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirkcowan Fishing Competition, Saturday 27th August onb the River Bladnoch and Tarf Water.  Meet Belgreen Park, Kirkcowan (Tarf Rovers old football field - down track [...]
27 Aug

Wigtown Market

10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market.  Market Square, Wigtown.  Every Saturday (weather permitting) from Easter to the end of September.  A selection of stalls selling local produce and crafts.  [...]
27 Aug

Wigtown Shindy

11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Wigtown Shindy 2022.  27th August 2022.  11am-1pm.  School Playing Fields, Wigtown. Running from 11am to 1pm at the school playing field, we invite teams of [...]
27 Aug

Wigtownshire Young Writers with Imogen Stirling

2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wigtownshire Young Writers with Imogen Stirling.  Last Saturday of the month, The Print Room, Wigtown from 2pm-3pm.  Age 14-18.  Sign up now at
27 Aug

Crafty Cocktail Night

6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Crafty Cocktail Night, Saturday 15th and Saturday 27th August 2022, Crafty Distillery 6pm-9.30pm.  Phone 01671404040 to reserve a table or just turn up.  Outdoor seating [...]
27 Aug

Andre Rieu's 2022 Maastricht Concert (U)

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Andre Rieu's 2022 Maastricht Concert (U), Newton Stewart Cinema, Saturday 27th August 2022 at 7pm. The concert will be a jolly and captivating summer event [...]
27 Aug

Candy Opera + John McGlone

7:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Candy Opera + John McGlone.  The Vault Arts Centre, Newton Stewart, Saturday 27th August 2022.  Doors open 7pm. Hot on the heels of their first [...]