Scotland on Tour treats rural audiences

Audiences in Tweedsmuir and Carlops will be entertained by high-calibre live music following the Eastgate Theatre in Peebles’ involvement in an initiative designed to take world-class musicians to rural venues…
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SSDA Newsletter July 2022

“This month we have a team update for you as our current Chief Executive Ross McAuley will be stepping down in September to take up a new International role. We’ll…
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South of Scotland Destination Alliance seeks dynamic new CEO to progress ambitious strategy for region

While the recruitment process takes place, the South of Scotland Destination Alliance installs board director, Melanie Allen, as Interim Chief Executive   The South of Scotland Destination Alliance (SSDA) has…
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BBC Scotland has announced a new 8 part series which will take audiences on a journey to the very best escapes that Scotland has to offer and ultimately crown one…
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Music at the Multiverse second annual festival

Music at the Multiverse – Rock the Cosmos

A stellar line-up has been unveiled for the second annual Music at the Multiverse weekend – two days of great entertainment at one of Scotland’s most amazing outdoor venues. And for…
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Crossmichael Heritage celebrated on afternoon of 30th July!

The Crossmichael Heritage Centre is open in the church hall every Wednesday and Friday afternoon (1.30-4.30pm). The Hearse Hoose exhibition is open 9-5, every Monday to Saturday. To celebrate the…
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TombsnTales Annan Old Churchyard Ghostly tour

New Graveyard Tour Explores Annan’s Hidden Stories

A new tour is set to launch in Annan this summer, featuring two of the town’s historic graveyards as its principal characters. Presented by award-winning storyteller and founder of Mostly…
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lamb jumping at Galloway Country Show

Performing pigs, sheep that leap and dogs of all kinds – all at Galloway Country Fair

The Galloway Country Fair will host some of Britain’s most talented birds and animals – including performing pigs, fence leaping sheep, beautiful birds of prey and dogs of all kinds.…
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tony Singh Chef ambassador Stranraer Oyster Festival

Tony Singh Appointed Stranraer Oyster Festival Ambassador

Scotland’s spice king, Tony Singh, has been appointed Chef Ambassador of Stranraer Oyster Festival in recognition of his support for the festival and his engagement with the community of Stranraer.…
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Kelton Wicker Belted Galloway in Castle Douglas

Kelton the Wicker Beltie returns to Castle Douglas

Kelton, the One-Tonne Wicker Beltie, returned to Castle Douglas’ Market Hill this week, part of his summer 2022 tour. Kelton was in Castle Douglas last summer for the CD Bike…
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