What's On Dumfries

Planning your Dumfries trip? Whether you’re looking for things to do in Dumfries such as events and attractions, to make your Dumfries visit run smoothly or are planning where to stay in Dumfries, you’ll find everything you need for your Dumfries holiday on Whats On In Dumfries.com. Our What’s On Dumfries guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Dumfries – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Dumfries by checking out our Dumfries news and our Events Calendar page.

See what's on in Dumfries. The events calendar is always packed with arts festivals, live music, exhibitions, blockbuster theatre shows, sport and activities for family and kids.​

Dumfries Local News

Our What’s On Dumfries guide has the latest events not to miss while you visit Dumfries – there’s always something going on, so don’t miss out on the latest exhibitions, shows and more on your trip to Dumfries by checking out our Dumfries new page.

Whats on in Dumfries Local News

TWO ARRESTED AFTER £180K OF CANNABIS SEIZED IN EAGLESFIELD

Detectives in Dumfries & Galloway have seized cannabis worth an estimated £180,000 from a property in Eaglesfield. Officers attended the property around 5.35pm on Wednesday, 7 February to execute a warrant and found a cultivation within. Two men, aged 29 and 18, have been arrested and charged in connection with the recovery. They are both […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


LONG WAITS FOR HERNIA OPERATIONS “CANNOT GO ON” – SMYTH

People living in pain are facing waits of up to and over a year for vital hernia treatment in Dumfries and Galloway, South Scotland MSP Colin Smyth has warned.    Statistics obtained by a Scottish Labour FOI have shown that in several health boards, Hernia patients have had to wait for hundreds of days for treatment. […] Dumfries & Galloway News | News…


Region’s Charity Thanks Retiring Chief Executive Officer

Charity Third Sector Dumfries and Galloway has held a special event to wish a happy retirement to its chief executive Norma Austin Hart. Colleagues and friends were invited to the celebration at The Usual Place to thank her for her near six years in charge. Norma is well known in the region having also been […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Scottish Blood Transfusion Service Launches Festive Appeal

This festive season, the Scottish National Blood Transfusion Service (SNBTS) are asking donors to book their festive appointment early, and ensure blood and platelet supplies are at safe levels throughout the Festive period. The campaign is supported by baby Lottie Watson who was only the weight of a small Christmas pudding when she was born. […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


£1.2 million Worth of Cannabis plants Found In Old Mill In South Of Scotland

Police officers in the Scottish Borders have recovered cannabis plants with an estimated street value of around £1.2 million following an operation in Selkirk. On the morning of Tuesday, 21 November, 2023, officers executed a drugs search warrant at disused premises in the Dunsdale Road area of the town No one was arrested and enquiries […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


King’s Award for Voluntary Service for the Veterans Garden Dumfries

The Veterans Garden Dumfries has been awarded a King’s Award for Voluntary Service. Equivalent to an MBE, it is the highest honour given to local voluntary groups in the UK. The garden sits on the Crichton estate and supports veterans and their families – teaching outdoor skills, and offering friendship and mental health advice. Dumfries […] Dumfries & Galloway News …



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