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Useful links to some main events or sites of interest:

www.wigtownbookfestival.com – Wigtown Book Festival

www.wigtownshow.org.uk – Wigtown Show

www.wigtownshireu3a.org.uk – Wigtownshire U3A

RSPB Crook of Baldoon

www.swallowtheatre.co.uk – The Swallow Theatre

www.isleofwhithorn.com – Isle of Whithorn (Machars Movies)

www.forestryandland.gov.scot – Forestry and Land Scotland

www.nscinema.co.uk – Newton Stewart Cinema

www.catstrand.com – CatStrand Theatre

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26 Jul
26/07/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
27 Jul
27/07/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
28 Jul
28/07/2021    
1:00 pm
Senior Citizen's Afternoon Tea, Kings Green, Port William.  Run by Port William Community Association SCIO.
28 Jul
28/07/2021    
1:30 pm
Kid's Treasure Hunt. Meet Harbour Green, Port William at 1.30 on Wednesday 28th July.  Run by Port William Community Association SCIO.
29 Jul
29/07/2021    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pop up Community Events with sports, music, activities, games consoles and arts for children and young people.  For more information go to www.youthenquiryservice.org. Kirkinner Playing [...]
31 Jul
31/07/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
31 Jul
31/07/2021    
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Coffee Morning and Plant Sale in Kirkcowan Village Hall, Saturday 31st July from 10am to 12noon.  Reservations required.  £4 per person.  Contact Cathie Paterson 01671 [...]
31 Jul
31/07/2021    
8:00 pm
Barbecue and Live Music on Kings Green, Port William.  Saturday 31st July at 8pm.  Port William Community Association SCIO.
01 Aug
01/08/2021    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pop up Community Events with sports, music, activities, games consoles and arts for children and young people.  For more information go to www.youthenquiryservice.org. Playing Fields [...]
01 Aug
01/08/2021    
1:30 pm
Junior Bowling at Port William Bowling Green.  Sunday 1st August 1.30pm.
01 Aug
01/08/2021    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pop up Community Events with sports, music, activities, games consoles and arts for children and young people.  For more information go to www.youthenquiryservice.org. Harbour Green, [...]
02 Aug
02/08/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
03 Aug
03/08/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
04 Aug
04/08/2021    
10:00 am
Bike Ride.  Meet at The Man, Port William.  10am Wednesday 4th August.  Port William Community Association SCIO.
05 Aug
05/08/2021    
12:00 am - 2:30 pm
Gala Week Open Day with pop up cafe, stalls, live music and free activities for kids.  12-2.30pm Thursday 5th August, Gatehouse of Fleet Community Centre.
05 Aug
05/08/2021    
11:00 am
Kayaking in Elrig Loch, Thursday 5th August at 11am.  Booking essential, minimum age 9 years old.  Contact Davina Kiltie on 07901307632.
07 Aug
07/08/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
08 Aug
08/08/2021    
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Port William Inshore Rescue Service Car Boot Sale, Port William Harbour.  Sunday 18th July and Sunday 8th August 2021.  To book a pitch or for [...]
08 Aug
08/08/2021    
1:00 pm
Sports/Fun Run at Harbour Green, Port William on Sunday 8th August at 1pm.  Port William Community Association SCIO.
08 Aug
08/08/2021    
2:00 pm
Duck Race.  Killantrae Burn, Port William.  Sunday 8th August at 2pm.  Port William Community Association SCIO.
09 Aug
09/08/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
10 Aug
10/08/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
12 Aug
12/08/2021    
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Pop up Community Events with sports, music, activities, games consoles and arts for children and young people.  For more information go to www.youthenquiryservice.org. Garlieston Playing [...]
12 Aug
12/08/2021    
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Pop up Community Events with sports, music, activities, games consoles and arts for children and young people.  For more information go to www.youthenquiryservice.org. Kirkcowan Playing [...]
14 Aug
14/08/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
15 Aug
15/08/2021    
10:00 am
Whithorn Heritage Summer Tabletop Sale, Market & Fun Day.  15th August, 10am.  Whithorn House, Whithorn.
15 Aug
15/08/2021    
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Annual Harbour Praise Service with Creetown Band.  Isle of Whithorn Harbour. 6pm on Sunday 15th August.
16 Aug
16/08/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
17 Aug
17/08/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
19 Aug
19/08/2021    
4:00 pm
Beach Clean at Isle of Whithorn.  Thursday 19th August 4pm.  Please bring your own gloves.  Grabbers, fluorescent jacket and bin bag provided.
19 Aug
19/08/2021    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
New book Banquet of the Beasts by Tim Cowen will be launched at The Print Room, Wigtown on Thursday 19th August at 7pm.
19 Aug
19/08/2021    
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Book Launch of "Banquet of the Beasts" by Tim Cowen.  The Print Room, Wigtown on Thursday 19th August at 7pm.  Free event with music, wine [...]
21 Aug
21/08/2021    
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Kirkcowan Fishing Competition 2021 on the River Bladnoch and Tarf Water, Saturday 21st August from 9am-5pm.  All participants must pre-register.  Meet at Belgreen Park, Kirkcowan [...]
21 Aug
21/08/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
21 Aug
21/08/2021 - 22/08/2021    
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Garlieston's 4th Military Weekend, Sorbie Tower, Garlieston.  21-22nd August 2021 11am-4pm.  Entry £2.  Tel Steve on 07785544065 for more information.  BBQ and refreshments available.
23 Aug
23/08/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
24 Aug
24/08/2021    
12:30 pm
Rowing Session with Vikki & Jannine.  Tuesday 24th August at 12.30pm. Bring layers of clothing suitable for the weather and shoes yu don't mind getting [...]
24 Aug
24/08/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
24 Aug
24/08/2021    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Craft 'n' Chat, starting 24th August every Tuesday from 2pm-4pm in The Living Room at South Machars Community Centre, Castlehill, Whithorn.  Tel 01988 500364 for [...]
25 Aug
25/08/2021    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wigtown Parish Church Hall Every Wednesday 10-11am.  0-3 year old, £1 per child.  For more information text Jacquelyn on 07929029916.
25 Aug
25/08/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
26 Aug
26/08/2021    
7:00 pm
The Spoken Word, The Print Room, Wigtown.  Meetings held at 7pm on the last Thursday of the month.  An evening of poetry, prose and words.
26 Aug
26/08/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
27 Aug
27/08/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
28 Aug
28/08/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
28 Aug
28/08/2021    
11:00 am - 10:00 pm
Family Events and fun for all ages at Wigtown Primary School and the Louis McGuffie Memorial Garden from 11am to 10pm on Saturday 28th August.  [...]
28 Aug
28/08/2021    
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Cree Valley Area Development Trust Car Boot Sale.  Saturday 21st August, Minigaff Park.  1pm-3pm.  REARRANGED FOR Saturday 28th August
29 Aug
29/08/2021    
11:00 am
Beach Clean at Isle of Whithorn.  Sunday 29th August 11am.  Please bring your own gloves.  Grabbers, fluorescent jacket and bin bag provided.
29 Aug
29/08/2021    
3:30 pm
Rowing Session with Raymond & Sue.  Sunday 29th August at 3.30pm. Bring layers of clothing suitable for the weather and shoes you don't mind getting [...]
29 Aug
29/08/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
30 Aug
30/08/2021    
4:30 pm
Rowing Session with Becki & Dru.  Monday 30th August at 4.30pm. Bring layers of clothing suitable for the weather and shoes you don't mind getting [...]
30 Aug
30/08/2021 - 30/09/2021    
7:30 pm
Every Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  Eyes down from 7.30pm.  Port William Community AsEvery Monday night in the Maxwell Hall, Port William.  [...]
31 Aug
31/08/2021    
1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Ladies Cycling Group, suitable for beginners and experienced riders.  Gentle cycles on country roads.  For more information contact Susan on 07789303074 or just turn up [...]
31 Aug
31/08/2021    
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Craft 'n' Chat, starting 24th August every Tuesday from 2pm-4pm in The Living Room at South Machars Community Centre, Castlehill, Whithorn.  Tel 01988 500364 for [...]
31 Aug
31/08/2021    
5:30 pm
Rowing Session with Becki & Caroline.  Tuesday 31st August at 5.30pm. Bring layers of clothing suitable for the weather and shoes you don't mind getting [...]
01 Sep
01/09/2021    
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wigtown Parish Church Hall Every Wednesday 10-11am.  0-3 year old, £1 per child.  For more information text Jacquelyn on 07929029916.
01 Sep
01/09/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
02 Sep
02/09/2021    
7:00 pm
Free Guy (12A) - Newton Stewart Cinema 7pm.  A bank teller called Guy realizes he is a background character in an open world video game [...]
03 Sep
03/09/2021    
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wigtown Bay CRC are having a beach clean on Friday 3rd September at 4pm. Meet outside the Harbourmaster's office, Harbour Row DG8 8LL. Bring your own [...]
03 Sep
03/09/2021    
6:00 pm
SPIRIT UNTAMED (U) - Newton Stewart Cinema 6pm.  Lucky, a gutsy 12 year-old girl longing for a place to belong, befriends a wild mustang she [...]
03 Sep
03/09/2021    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Swallow Theatre, Friday 3rd September at 7pm and Saturday 4th Septemer at 2pm.  The play Clouds by writer, Laura Crow, combines the suffocating society of [...]
04 Sep
04/09/2021 - 05/09/2021    
9:00 am
Dumfries & Gallowaty Doors Open Days, 4th and 5th September 2021.  Local attractions opening include The Whithorn Trust, Sorbie Tower,  St Ninian's Chapel, Newton Stewart [...]
04 Sep
04/09/2021    
9:45 am - 11:45 am
Rowing session with Hamish and Dru, 9.45am on Saturday 4th September in Wigtown Bay.  Rowing is weather and conditions dependent.  Email wigtownbaycoastalrowing@gmail.com for more information.
04 Sep
04/09/2021    
10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wigtown Market every Saturday in the Market Square (DG8 9EH) from 1/5/20 through to the end of September, (weather permitting) from 10am until 3.30pm. https://www.facebook.com/Wigtown-Summer-Street-Market-513926808790739
05 Sep
05/09/2021    
2:00 pm
SPIRIT UNTAMED (U) - Newton Stewart Cinema 2pm.  Lucky, a gutsy 12 year-old girl longing for a place to belong, befriends a wild mustang she [...]
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