Midsteeple Quarter

A community-led development project for Dumfries Town Centre


Welcome to Nithraid 2020


Creative Futures: Lincluden and Lochside

People using creativity to make their own future


The Stove Cafe

Coffee. Community. Creativity.


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

Elsewhere: Andy Brooke. Where Were We Then? Where Are We Now?

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This week The Stove has unveiled a new art exhibition by artist Andy Brooke in the town centre as part of our Elsewhere project. The exhibition reflects on the impact…

Wild Geese: Exhibition

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As part of this months Wild Goose Festival, The Stove cafe is currently sharing an exhibition of works produced by Fife College Learners at HMP Dumfries made as a direct…

Source to Sea: A Reflection

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Nithraid River Festival has been running as an annual event for the past eight years and I have had the absolute privilege of being the producer for the last five…

Looking Forward / Looking Backward

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By Hayley Watson. It’s September already, and I’m still trying to pare away the feeling that this month is a fresh start – a miniature new year, though distinguished by…

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