A month-long project, led and facilitated by women who work in the music industry in Scotland, showcasing, highlighting and celebrating a plethora of remarkable talent.


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.

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

Whale Bench has landed

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We’ve been having a whale of an adventure with Friends of Dock Park to install a bench opposite Rosefield Mills in commemoration our Dumfries’ Norwegian connections and the Whalers who…

Stitching Our Story continues into 2019

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Stitching our Story started as an activity on our Mapping event, back in September of 2016, when the talented Deirdre Nelson got us started stitching places of significance to Dumfries’…

Join Us – Curatorial Team opportunity

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Opportunity to join The Stove Curatorial Team Deadline – Monday 6th May 5pm (open to any creative discipline)   We’re looking for a new member to join The Stove Network’s…

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Dumfries Music Conference 2018

Nithraid 2018

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