Migration Magic

The Smithy 113 – 115 High Street, Dumfries, Scotland

Join us at this family event to find out where the geese come from and go back to every year. Get creative by making your own piece of string art. […]

River Run 1: Life is Still Life

The Stove Cafe 100 High StreetDumfries,

Roncadora Press and Wild Goose Festival invite you to the launch of two new pamphlets with poetry by Tom Pow and artwork by Hugh Bryden that are responses to the […]

Free

Willow Geese Demonstration with Geoff Forrest

WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre Eastpark Farm, Dumfries, Dumfries

Over the 19th, 20th, and 21st of October between 10am to 4pm each day, local artist Geoff Forrest will be demonstrating sculpting with willow. As part of the Wild Goose […]

Recurring

Multi-Sensory Migration Art Exhibition

The Smithy 113 – 115 High Street, Dumfries, Scotland

Following interactive multi-sensory work- shops with Heather Molloy from PAMIS, an exhibition of artwork created by members of the Activity Resource Centres and The Arts End of Somewhere has been […]

Free
Recurring

Svalbard to The Solway Story Trail

RSPB Mersehead RSPB Mersehead Nature ReserveSouthwick, Dumfries,

Collect your pencil/activity sheet at the visitor centre before heading on the story trail about our barnacle geese. Discover how these geese have survived from the brink of extinction and […]

£2.50

Storytelling with Tony Bonning

The Smithy 113 – 115 High Street, Dumfries, Scotland

Wild Goose Kids! Step on into the Wild Goose Hub and work with Master Storyteller and writer of children’s books, Tony Bonning, on crafting your own story. Incorporating rhymes and […]

Wing and Waves: Tales of the Story Mother

Moat Brae Moat Brae House, George Street, Dumfries

As the seasons change and the year grows old, the barnacle geese prepare to fly to their new homes. It is here, when the sky is filled with thousands of […]

River Run 2: The Lure of the River

The Stove Cafe 100 High StreetDumfries,

A special preview of two new books about life on the river. Along the River: A year’s journey on the Tay (Birlinn, 2022) by Robin Crawford interweaves history both human […]

Willow Geese Demonstration with Geoff Forrest

WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre Eastpark Farm, Dumfries, Dumfries

Over the 19th, 20th, and 21st of October between 10am to 4pm each day, local artist Geoff Forrest will be demonstrating sculpting with willow. As part of the Wild Goose […]