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


South of Scotland Claims Prestigious International UCI Bike Region Label

The South of Scotland has joined a prestigious list of world-leading cycling destinations after being awarded a UCI Bike Region Label. The South is the first region in Scotland to be awarded the label by cycling’s world governing body, the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI). The label recognises a city or region’s commitment to both Elite […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


New website provides support During Regions Dental Crisis

A WEB-SITE aimed at providing advice on maintaining oral and dental health has been launched in Dumfries and Galloway.    The website aims to provide essential information, practical advice, and authoritative resources to support individuals in maintaining their oral health. This is important at any time, but particularly during these challenging times of NHS dentist […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


WOMEN RESCUED FROM RIVER NITH

On Thursday the 13th of July a Women was rescued from The River Nith in Dumfries by Emergency services. The incident took place just after lunch time, next to the Devorgilla Bridge at the Whitesands area.  River Rescue units from Nith Inshore rescue plus Fire and Rescue, Police and Ambulance personnel were all in attendance […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Controversial Dumfries Greensands Parking Expansion Approved Amidst Opposition

The Dumfries and Galloway Council’s planning committee convened on Wednesday, the 28th of June 2023, to discuss the proposed parking space expansion in Dumfries as part of the Whitesands flood defence scheme. The long-running flood prevention initiative has attracted significant attention, with several objectors expressing their concerns during the meeting. The council’s planning committee was […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


PARTS OF DUMFRIES AND GALLOWAY AT HIGHEST WATER SCARCITY ALERT

The rivers Annan and Nith in Dumfries and Galloway, are now in Significant water scarcity, the highest level, following a period of prolonged, dry weather. More parts of Scotland are facing critically low river and groundwater levels in the latest water scarcity report published by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). Four areas have reached […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


Save Water Call – And Let Lawns Go Brown – To Maintain Normal Public Supply

Scottish Water are repeating the call for customers to use water as efficiently as possible in homes and gardens and help them protect resources and maintain normal supplies across the country. With the dry, warm weather continuing, we are working to ensure our supply systems can cope with demand, which has increased during the recent […] Dumfries & Galloway News …


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