What’s On


TAKE a look at our listings of what’s on in the next week or so.

Friday 16 and Saturday 17 March - Senna - The Cinema, Newton Stewart, 7pm.

Senna is a BAFTA award winning 2010 documentary film that depicts the life and death of Brazilian motor-racing champion, Ayrton Senna.

The film begins with Senna’s arrival into Formula One during the 1984 season, briefly covering his time at Toleman and Lotus before concentrating on his career at McLaren. The documentary concentrates on his time with the British team – namely his rise to global fame – becoming a World Champion, his rivalry with his team mate Alain Prost, and his political struggles with the then head of FISA Jean-Marie Balestre.

Friday 16 March: The Scottish Reed Trio - The Ryan Centre Theatre, Stranraer, 7.30pm.

Stranraer Music For All presents the season’s final concert.

The Scottish Reed Trio - Oboe, Clarinet and Bassoon.

Contact: 01776 703535.

Friday 16 March: Ken Your Geese - Ken Dee Marshes Reserve, Castle Douglas. 10am-12am.

Join the Warden for a walk around the reserve and take a gander at the geese. Learn about different geese to be found around Loch Ken. Please take binoculars. Meet at the reserve carpark.

Full price: £2.00 / Members / friends: £1.00

Telephone: 01556 670464

Saturday 17 March: Pauline Scanlon, Meabh O’Hare and Friends - The CatStrand, New Galloway, 7.30pm.

On St Patrick’s Day this year The CatStrand will celebrate in true Irish style with some of the finest traditional musicians from across the water. Twenty-seven year old Pauline Scanlon is capable of making the oldest ballads sound immediate and fresh while granting newer material a timeless resonance. Belfast Born Meabh O’Hare is the 2000 winner of the TG4 Young Traditional Musician of the Year award. She has toured extensively throughout Europe and America and this year joined the Irish Sea Sessions tour where she performed with musicians such as David Munnelly, Damien Demsey and Niamh Parsons.

Tickets £10/£8.

For tickets contact The CatStrand on 01644 420 374 or for more info visit, www.catstrand.com.

Saturday 17 March (and every Saturday): Wigtown Indoor Winter Market - County Buildings, 10am-3pm.day from 10am

Freshly made hot food and drinks available, local produce, crafts and gifts. Free Entry. All Welcome.

For more info please call 07784389327 or email russelllingham@orange.net

Sunday 18 March: Mothering Sunday at Logan Botanic Garden, 11am - 3pm.

The ideal opportunity to enjoy a delicious lunch with your children. Children will have the opportunity to make a flower arrangement to give to their mum.

Cost £5.50

Sunday 18 March: Allan Neave and Robert Irvine - The Cinema, Newton Stewart, 7.30pm.

The last concert of the season will again be held in the lovely sourroundings of Wigtown County Buildings and will be accompanied by light refreshments.

Robert Irvine played for us last year with the Alba Quartet and we look forward to his return visit with one of the foremost guitarists of his generation - Allan Neave.

The programme will be works from Vivaldi through the Romantics to the present day

For more info or to book tickets please call 01671 403333 or visit www.nscinema.co.uk

Tuesday 20 March: The First Signs Of Spring, Logan Botanic Gardens, Port Logan, 10am-11.30am.

The First Signs of Spring is a tour around the garden to discover what is new for 2012 at Scotland’s most exotic garden.

Full price: £5.00 / Child price: £1.00 / Family price: £10.00 (For family (2 adults and up to 4 children) / Members and friends: £0 (Free for friends.) / Concessions: £4.00

Telephone: 01776 860231

Friday 21 March: Coffee and Chat - Wigtown Library, 11am-4.30pm.

Come along for a coffee/tea/juice and a ‘sweet’ surprise.

Chat with other readers, share your favourite baking recipes and make new friends! Bring along someone who isn’t a library member and let them see what services we have to offer.

Friday 23 March: Easter Tearoom - Apex Scotland, Stranraer, 11am-1pm.

Raising funds for our ‘Moving in’ Project. Home Baking, Bric a Brac, Easter Crafts. Cream Teas. At 2 Back Rampart, High Street, Stranraer.