Latest Past Events

Goose Roost on Sandflats

RSPB Mersehead RSPB Mersehead Nature Reserve, Southwick, Dumfries

Some of the greatest spectacles of nature take place at dusk. As part of the Wild Goose Festival 2022, join our guide to enjoy Svalbard barnacle geese descending on the sandflat and reserve to roost. This will involve a 2.8km walk, slightly muddy in places to the viewing location. There may be some standing around […]

£2.50 – £6.00

Witches, Warlocks, Spirits & Fire – A Scottish Halloween

Hallowe’en & Samhain Festival night at Robert Burns Ellisland Farm & Museum. Come along and enjoy celebrating Samhain, that was the origin of Halloween and was first observed by Celtic Pagans. This was the end of the summer and also the end of Harvest season. Home of Robert Burns sets the scene for a traditional […]


Solway to Svalbard – SOLD OUT

Loreburn Hall Newall Terrace, Dumfries

Stuart Macpherson in partnership with the Stove Network, supported by DMC and Loreburn Hall, presents: Solway to Svalbard An immersive, multi-artform response to the spring migration of barnacle geese. Created by composer Stuart Macpherson, filmmaker Emma Dove and sound recordist Pete Smith, this unique piece of theatre brings together original music with cinematic visuals, evocative […]


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