A month of events and activities exploring public art at The Stove Network


Midsteeple Quarter – a community-led development project for Dumfries Town Centre


Creative Futures:
Lincluden and Lochside

People using creativity to make their own future


The Stove Network is a membership, artist-led organisation based in Dumfries. We are a means for the creative community to play a significant role in the future of our region.

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We see the arts not as something solely for an ‘arts audience’, but rather as a vital contribution to society on all fronts.

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Lochside Public Art Project Launch

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Dumfries and Galloway Housing Partnership and The Stove Network have unveiled the last in a series of four public artworks in a new housing development in Dumfries. The Lochside Public Art Project was…

Conversing with a Town

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Eight years ago a group of artists in Dumfries started a conversation. Standing here in 2019’s ‘A Year of Conversation’, this initial spark has grown into 4 separate social enterprises,…

DMC presents: The Plaza

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In a recent survey undertaken by Dumfries Music Conference, ‘music venue provision’ was highlighted as the number one priority for the development and fruition of local bands and solo artists….

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DMC: The Female Takeover

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