Evening Events - DG Arts Festival


During Spring Fling, Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival is in the first weekend of its 10-day performing arts festival. Here are some recommendations for after the Spring Fling Studios shut their doors.

Advanced booking is recommended. Tickets are available from the Midsteeple, High Street, Dumfries, 01387 253383, www.dgartsfestival.org.uk, or at the door when available.


Fri 25 May 20:00

Theatre Royal, Dumfries

£20/£10 U26         

Scottish Ensemble: Mozart by Numbers

A celebration of Mozart’s astonishing range, starting with just a few musicians and gradually building to a vivacious symphony. Scottish Ensemble performances are powerful and rewarding experiences.


Sat 26 May 19:30

Broughton House, Kirkcudbright  


The Galloway Consort Presents: My Unruly Beloved       

A freshly written Renaissance music and script, illuminating the lives of 16th Century characters.


Sat 26 May 19:00 

Theatre Royal, Dumfries

£20/ £10 U26     

Black Bird Opera and The Scottish Ensemble                            

Five talented singers, accompanied by the Scottish Ensemble, perform scenes inspired by the novels of Walter Scott.


Sun 27 May 19:30

Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries

£16/£8 U26

Gavin Marwick's Journeyman Project & The Scottish Ensemble: Impressions of Galloway

Premiere of Gavin Marwick’s new compositions celebrating Galloway landscape and culture in one powerful performance with the Journeyman Project and the Scottish Ensemble.


Mon 28 May 19:30

Crichton Church, Dumfries

£12/£6 U26

Galloway Agreement and Tom Pow: The Village and The Road

A deeper appreciation of the emotional landscape of village life and the roads leading out of them.  Poet Tom Pow explores dying villages across Europe, set to specially composed live music. 

Mon 28 May 19:30

Theatre Royal, Dumfries


Jenna Watt: Faslane

Her family worked in Faslane all her life, and friends protested at the gates. What happens when the personal and political collide? A rare, intelligent and fascinating perspective on one of Britain's most divisive issues.