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

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…

Quarter-Life Crisis: Where was Matt Baker at 25?

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By Hayley Watson. Feeling secure in your 20s is tricky at the best of times, and our generation are lucky to have a housing crisis, yet another recession and a…

Five Years of Bravery

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It was 2015. A year in from the Scottish independence referendum, when stickers faded pale on lampposts and flags fluttered limply in the breeze, or un-tethered, clung to high fences…

Messages: Elsewhere Installation

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Messages is a new artwork installation created by artist Helen Walsh, and sited in the windows of 113-115 High Street, Dumfries. The installation will be on view from Monday 21st…

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