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 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.

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Trying to keep to ‘creativity as usual’ during lockdown

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I was invited by the Blueprint100 team at the beginning of the year to run the Tuesday night Open Studio sessions. Blueprint has always been supportive of new ideas and...

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…

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