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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.

The Stove Network

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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Creative Placemaking – a local phenomena in the South of Scotland

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  A major report into Creative Placemaking by The Stove Network has recently been released. It presents an in-depth investigation into the importance, impact and potential influence of Creative Placemaking…

Latest Support Schemes for Newly Self Employed and SMEs

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On Thursday 30th April, three new support schemes were launched by the Scottish Government to add support to those not eligible for the current UK Government schemes, including the newly…

Dumfries’ first Wild Goose Festival is coming!

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The very first Wild Goose Festival to be held in Dumfries this October has recently been awarded funding from Wigtown Festival Company as part of their Spot-lit Literary Tourism Product…

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