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Free Improvisation

March 27 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Photo by Kirstin McEwan

Free improvisation is a bold and interactive approach to composition and collaboration.

It’s the craft of exploring instrumental forces to create dynamic sound worlds.

Make your own rules! No songs, no standards, no structure. Get together with fellow musicians, collaborate and let your instincts take control in this immersive, experimental and pioneering musical form.

Find out what Free Improvisation is all about, and hear from Free Improvisation’s organiser, Calum Walker, as we ask him ten questions to get an insight into this unique and exciting group. Read more here.

100 High Street
Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
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Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). 
To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. 
We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival. 

OPEN HOOSE – Doughlicious

March 20 @ 6:45 pm 9:00 pm

For amateur bakers and bread enthusiasts alike.

Doughlicious is a bread club with a twist. Share recipes and techniques in a relaxed atmosphere and get practical with some hands-on activity. Open to all! Discover more about Doughlicious here.

The levain will be provided, but you’ll need to bring some tools from home. These are: A mixing bowl, a cloth or cover for your bowl and a jam jar.

We also have a small ‘Bread Book’ reference library for you to look through to get inspired and learn new techniques.

Free In-person donations welcome to go towards materials for the event.
100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
View Venue Website

Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival.

Open Hoose: Climate Kitchen

March 15 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

The Climate Kitchen, run by local community members, is a space for learning, sharing, contributing and working together to do something positive for the climate!

This month we will be making eco-friendly paints using materials found in nature. There will also be a chance to contribute to the new Climate Kitchen logo and website appearance using nature-based art materials and alphabet lino printing.

This session will be hosted by Lucy & Edward from the Old Mill Gallery in Palnackie, and Kirsty, a community artist and graphic designer.

Participants should please wear overalls, an apron, or clothes they don’t mind getting paint on.

Climate Kitchen is open to anyone and everyone! This evening promises to be simple, fun, effective, and suitable for all skill levels including.

The Stove Cafe will be open for food and drinks from 5.30pm, so if you’ve got an appetite for change OR an appetite for a cuppa and some locally sourced food then we look forward to seeing you there!

Doors open at 5.30pm for food, the event starts at 6pm sharp.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

As well as tickets online, we have tickets available to book in person at the Stove Cafe for this event.

Grab a physical ticket from our Box Office – just ask a member of our team next time you are in.

You can also book for this event by sending an email enquiry at [email protected]

100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
View Venue Website

Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival.

Free Improvisation

February 28 @ 7:00 pm 9:00 pm

Photo by Kirstin McEwan

Free improvisation is a bold and interactive approach to composition and collaboration.

It’s the craft of exploring instrumental forces to create dynamic sound worlds.

Make your own rules! No songs, no standards, no structure. Get together with fellow musicians, collaborate and let your instincts take control in this immersive, experimental and pioneering musical form.

Find out what Free Improvisation is all about, and hear from Free Improvisation’s organiser, Calum Walker, as we ask him ten questions to get an insight into this unique and exciting group. Read more here.

100 High Street
Dumfries, Dumfries & Galloway DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
View Venue Website

Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). 
To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. 
We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival. 

Climate Kitchen: ‘Rooted: Growing a Local Food Ecosystem’ Screening & Q+A

February 16 @ 5:30 pm 8:00 pm

The Climate Kitchen, run by local community members, is a space for learning, sharing, contributing and working together to do something positive for the climate!

“Food is such an important ingredient in how to make the world a better place”

This month, we are hosting a screening of the film ‘Rooted: Growing a Local Food Ecosystem’ – an inspiring 50-minute documentary about local food-growing networks in Dumfries and Galloway.

Learn more about ‘Rooted: Growing a Local Food Ecosystem and Propagate’ here.

There will be a panel discussion and Q&A after the film with Abi Mordin from Propagate and David Finlay from the Ethical Dairy.

Watch the trailer here:

The Stove Cafe will be open for food and drink from 5.30pm, so if you’ve got an appetite for change OR an appetite for a cuppa and some locally sourced food then we look forward to seeing you there!

Doors open at 5.30pm for food, the event starts at 6pm sharp.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

As well as tickets online, we have tickets available to book in person at the Stove Cafe for this event.

Grab a physical ticket from our Box Office – just ask a member of our team next time you are in.

You can also book for this event by sending an email enquiry at [email protected]

100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
View Venue Website

Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival.

OPEN HOOSE – Doughlicious

February 21 @ 6:45 pm 9:00 pm

For amateur bakers and bread enthusiasts alike.

Doughlicious is a bread club with a twist. Share recipes and techniques in a relaxed atmosphere and get practical with some hands-on activity. Open to all! Discover more about Doughlicious here.

The levian will be provided, but you’ll need to bring some tools from home. These are: A mixing bowl, a cloth or cover for your bowl and a jam jar.

We also have a small ‘Bread Book’ reference library for you to look through to get inspired and learn new techniques.

Free In-person donations welcome to go towards materials for the event.
100 High Street
Dumfries, DG1 2BJ United Kingdom
01387 252435
View Venue Website

Access Information: Level Access in rear of building through adjacent close to left-hand side of the Cafe (facing the front of the building). To ensure your experience with us is as best as it can be, please do let us know if you have any specific access requirements and we’d be happy to help. Please email Kevin or Sal on: [email protected] or phone 01387 252435 and speak with one of our team. We are able to provide walk-throughs of the building before attending our events as well as assign seating before your arrival.

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