What’s on this week?

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Friday (today)

15 August:Drop-in Kids Craft Workshop – Stranraer Museum, 11am-3pm.

Free hands-on activities for ages 3 upwards. See our facebook page for more details. Drop in anytime between 11am-3pm.

15 August: Wild Seasons Rockpool Ramble – St Medans Bay, Monreith, 10am-12pm.

Discover the world beneath the waves on one of our most diverse beaches.

15 August: Planes 2: Fire & Rescue 2D (U) – The Cinema, Newton Stewart.

A damaged engine means Dusty’s career as a champion racer may be over as quickly as it began -until he joins Blade Ranger and his Fire and Rescue team, The Smokejumpers.

15 August: Jersey Boys (15) – Ryan Centre, Stranraer, 8pm.

The story of four young men from the wrong side of the tracks in New Jersey who came together to form the iconic 1960s rock group The Four Seasons.

Due to essential maintenance there may be disruption to the chip and pin payments.


16 August: Drink, Read and Relax – Glaisnock Cafe, Wigtown, 9am-5pm.

Drink Read & Relax @ Monthly book sale. Hundreds of titles all £1 or under.

16th August: Monreith Fun Day – play park, 12pm-3pm.

Games, inflatable slide, cream teas, barbecue, cake stall, raffle etc.

16 August: Kirkcudbright Parade Day.

Entertainment starts at 11am on the Moat Brae and Fisherman’s Green with children’s rides and slides, Rotary beer tent and barbecue ,side stalls and much more. Float parade through town.


Mull of Galloway Guided Walk – RSPB Mull of Galloway, 1pm-3pm.

Join Wild Seasons for a guided walk around the Mull of Galloway.


20 August: Diana Gabaldon talk and book signing – Wigtown County Buildings, 7pm.

A talk and book signing with Diana Gabaldon, American author of the hugely-popular Outlander Series which is currently being recreated for the big screen in a multi-million pound Hollywood film.

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23 August: Kirkcudbright Tattoo and Fireworks.

Tickets £3, limited to 5000, always close to a sell-out.

24 August: ‘Ma Bar’ world record weightlifting event – Ryan Centre, Stranraer.

See 80yr old Bill McFadyen attempt bench press world record. AlsoMillenium Boxing Club, Braveheart Club Boxing exhibition bouts. Tickets only £2.50.

31 August: Isle of Whithorn Gala.

5 and 6 September: Wigtown and District Horticultural Society open show – WigtownPrimary School.

19 September: Phil and Aly in concert – Kircudbright Parish Church, 7.30pm.

Tickets available on 01557 330 429or at www.ticketsource.co.uk