The Independent: The 50 Best spring days out

30th March 2012

Spring Fling, along with Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, was listed as one of the 50 Best Spring days out in The Independent by Andrew Dixon, Director, Creative Scotland:


37. Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival

'Dumfries and Galloway was one of the first places I visited as Chief Executive of Creative Scotland and it reminded me of the creativity taking place here and around Scotland,' says Andrew. 'This is a fantastic festival featuring music, dance, theatre, literature, visual arts and film, plus a number of children's events. It leads into Spring Fling, which celebrates its 10th anniversary this year, with 76 artists opening their doors to the public.'

Details: the arts festival takes place from 25 May-2 June ( and Spring Fling from 2-5 June (


Original article can be found here.