Midsteeple Quarter

A community-led development project for Dumfries Town Centre


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People using creativity to make their own future


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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.

The Stove Network

Opportunities: Two Festival Mentorships

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The Stove is seeking two mentees to join our Nithraid team this Autumn. Two exciting opportunities have emerged for young people to get involved directly with the Stove’s project, and…

Artists & Community Landowners Commission Opportunities

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Artists and Community Landowners – telling the stories of Scotland’s land in the hands of local people.  Luchd-ealain agus Luchd-seilbh Fearann Coimhearsnachd – ag innse mu fhearainn Alba ann an…

homegrown – a conclusion and a new beginning

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Homegrown was an immediate response to the Coronavirus outbreak and subsequent lockdown that saw the world close it’s doors and retreat into our homes. The Stove’s doors too were closed…

Opportunity: Nithraid Young Artist Commission

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Nithlight Installation created by Emily Tough 2019. Image credit: Kirstin McEwan. The Stove would like to commission an emerging artist* to join our Nithraid team this Summer. This is an…

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