Author: Sara Barton

howff tales

Howff Tales – Coming to a pub near you this autumn

A Brand new series of events to celebrate Dumfries and Galloway’s untold stories will be coming to pubs across Dumfries and Galloway in October this year. Howff Tales will bring…
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July Newsletter

SSDA Newsletter June 2022

“Great to see the events roar back to life in the South of Scotland. This month saw the incredible Borders Book Festival return, the Sir Jackie Stewart Classic at Thirlestane…
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Storytrails Dumfries

Dumfries part of groundbreaking UK storytelling event

This summer, StoryTrails, the UK’s largest immersive storytelling experience, invites residents of Dumfries and Dundee to explore untold and local stories about each town through ground-breaking multimedia technologies. Actress and…
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Trimontium Museum awarded 5 starts by Visit Scotland

Trimontium awarded 5* by Visit Scotland

The Trimontium Museum in Melrose, the Face of Roman Scotland, has been awarded 5 stars by VisitScotland, the highest possible rating as part of their Quality Assurance (QA) Scheme. This…
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Find your fun at Dalkeith Country Park

Find your fun: new summer campaign for Dalkeith Country Park

Fun looks different for everyone so this summer at Dalkeith Country Park we want to help you find yours! Whether it’s at the Fort Douglas adventure park, up in the…
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Ascensos sponsors Stranraer Oyster Festival

Ascensos headline sponsor of Stranraer Oyster Festival

Stranraer Oyster Festival has announced customer service experts Ascensos as their headline sponsor for 2022, and is pledging to deliver exceptional customer service alongside an exciting programme of chef demonstrations,…
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Sir Jackie Stewart takes pole position at Borders Book Festival

The Borders Book Festival opens its canvas doors this week with motorsport legend Sir Jackie Stewart, OBE getting the four-day extravaganza off to a flying start, as he appears to…
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TAM visits Coldingham Bay for the South of Scotland Destination Alliance

Roving Robot on a Mission – help Holidaymakers discover the South of Scotland

A specially designed roving robot called TA-M has been exploring the Scottish Borders and Dumfries & Galloway as part of a mission to encourage more holidaymakers to visit the beautiful…
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Moat Brae, Dumfries

MinaLima designs exhibition of classic children’s literature for Moat Brae

A brand-new exhibition of beloved children’s stories featuring the award-winning art from the MinaLima Classics book series is set to open this July at Moat Brae, Scotland’s National Centre for Children’s Literature and…
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Rider line up for British Cycling National Championship in Dumfries and Galloway

Star-studded cast to compete for National titles in Dumfries and Galloway

Mark Cavendish, Pfeiffer Georgi, Ethan Hayter, Anna Henderson, and Ben Swift have today been named amongst the riders set to compete for the coveted national champions jerseys at this year’s…
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