Event Calendar






Scottish Night Scottish Night:

Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 to help fund event)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: A must see family event providing excellent family entertainment. Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our award winning Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band supported by the Stewartry Area Wind Band and Galloway Pipers, Scottish Country Dancers, Highland Dancers and other traditional entertainment including the World Famous UNBEATEN Kirkcudbright Tug o' War Team. The night starts at 19:00 with a special guest act who will add colour to our event and entertain the crowds to a variety of different cultural experiences.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, July 27, 2014
Venue: Soperie Gardens (Parish Church Grounds) Kirkcudbright
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.

Historic Walk Historic Walk:

Date: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Venue: Leaves Tourist Information Office Harbour Square
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: George Wishart
Details: Take this guided walk around the streets of Kirkcudbright. Learn a wealth of historical facts and information surrounding the fascinating Royal Burgh of Kirkcudbright and its famous residents. Discover the history of the harbour and the important place Kirkcudbright has in shaping the new world. Learn about it's artistic heritage and architectural treasures. Hear about the escapades of John Paul Jones and his confinement in the Tolbooth. And lots more......

Scottish Night Scottish Night:

Date: Thursday, July 31, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 to help fund event)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: A must see family event providing excellent family entertainment. Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our award winning Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band supported by the Stewartry Area Wind Band and Galloway Pipers, Scottish Country Dancers, Highland Dancers and other traditional entertainment including the World Famous UNBEATEN Kirkcudbright Tug o' War Team. The night starts at 19:00 with a special guest act who will add colour to our event and entertain the crowds to a variety of different cultural experiences.

Maggie's Tour Maggie's Tour:

Date: Friday, August 01, 2014
Venue: High Street outside Selkirk Arms Hotel
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00
Ticket Info: £1
Contact Name: Summer Festivities Shop
Details: Maggie once again will guide you on her tour of Old Kirkcudbright. Come along and be entertained by the players, arrested by the guard, perplexed by scientists, or even propositioned by a lady of ill repute. Listen in terror to the minister's role in the witch trials. Prepare to be shocked, entertained, and to learn about the hard life the people of Kirkcudbright led 350 years ago. It is best to book on to these tours in advance as numbers are strictly limited. Tickets available at £1.00 from Solway Books / Summer Festivities Shop

Edwardian artists walk Edwardian artists walk:

Date: Wednesday, August 06, 2014
Venue: Tour will leave Harbour Square Car Park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 6:00 pm approx 45 minutes
Ticket Info: Donation to local charity.
Contact Name:
Details: Tizzie Hornel Tour Tizzie will take you on a short walk along the High Street and tell you about the lives of the artists over 100 years ago and where they lived.

Scottish Night Scottish Night:

Date: Thursday, August 07, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 to help fund event)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: A must see family event providing excellent family entertainment. Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our award winning Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band supported by the Stewartry Area Wind Band and Galloway Pipers, Scottish Country Dancers, Highland Dancers and other traditional entertainment including the World Famous UNBEATEN Kirkcudbright Tug o' War Team. The night starts at 19:00 with a special guest act who will add colour to our event and entertain the crowds to a variety of different cultural experiences.

Maggie's Tour Maggie's Tour:

Date: Friday, August 08, 2014
Venue: High Street outside Selkirk Arms Hotel
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00
Ticket Info: £1
Contact Name: Summer Festivities Shop
Details: Maggie once again will guide you on her tour of Old Kirkcudbright. Come along and be entertained by the players, arrested by the guard, perplexed by scientists, or even propositioned by a lady of ill repute. Listen in terror to the minister's role in the witch trials. Prepare to be shocked, entertained, and to learn about the hard life the people of Kirkcudbright led 350 years ago. It is best to book on to these tours in advance as numbers are strictly limited. Tickets available at £1.00 from Solway Books / Summer Festivities Shop

Galloway Recycle Sportive Galloway Recycle Sportive:

Date: Saturday, August 09, 2014
Venue: http://www.gallowayrecyclesportive.co.uk/the-routes
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: Start from 8.30 – 9.30 am
Ticket Info: £25
Contact Name: http://www.gallowayrecyclesportive.co.uk/contact-us
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Set in the most delightful environment for cyclists with its quiet roads beautiful countryside with rolling hills and spectacular views, Kirkcudbright enjoys a gentle climate. This event is run by Kirkcudbright Rotary Club and will be the 3rd of its kind in Kirkcudbright. Registration at Kirkcudbright Church Hall, St Mary Street from 7.45 – 9.30 am. The route starting at the Church Hall St Mary Street will be clearly arrowed and marshalled A choice of 102mls and 67mls circular routes on quiet Galloway lanes. Feed Stations Timing – every entrant will receive a certificate with finishing time. Support vehicles and motor cycles on patrol in case of problems Food when you finish. The finish cut off time will be 6pm at Kirkcudbright Town Hall. Broom wagon will pick up stragglers if required

Car Boot Sale Car Boot Sale:

Date: Sunday, August 10, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 10:00 am <> 2:00 pm
Ticket Info: Cars £5 Vans £7
Contact Name: David Tidy; Veronica Tidy Summer 01557 870314 Festivities Charity Shop
Details: This very popular event in 2013 will return in 2014. The only change is we will now be holding them on the second Sunday of the Month. We would highly recommend booking as last year we were running out of space for vehicles at almost all sales.

Edwardian artists walk Edwardian artists walk:

Date: Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Venue: Tour will leave Harbour Square Car Park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 6:00 pm approx 45 minutes
Ticket Info: Donation to local charity.
Contact Name:
Details: Tizzie Hornel Tour Tizzie will take you on a short walk along the High Street and tell you about the lives of the artists over 100 years ago and where they lived.

Scottish Night Scottish Night:

Date: Thursday, August 14, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 to help fund event)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: A must see family event providing excellent family entertainment. Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our award winning Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band supported by the Stewartry Area Wind Band and Galloway Pipers, Scottish Country Dancers, Highland Dancers and other traditional entertainment including the World Famous UNBEATEN Kirkcudbright Tug o' War Team. The night starts at 19:00 with a special guest act who will add colour to our event and entertain the crowds to a variety of different cultural experiences.

Maggie's Tour Maggie's Tour:

Date: Friday, August 15, 2014
Venue: High Street outside Selkirk Arms Hotel
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00
Ticket Info: £1
Contact Name: Summer Festivities Shop
Details: Maggie once again will guide you on her tour of Old Kirkcudbright. Come along and be entertained by the players, arrested by the guard, perplexed by scientists, or even propositioned by a lady of ill repute. Listen in terror to the minister's role in the witch trials. Prepare to be shocked, entertained, and to learn about the hard life the people of Kirkcudbright led 350 years ago. It is best to book on to these tours in advance as numbers are strictly limited. Tickets available at £1.00 from Solway Books / Summer Festivities Shop

Kirkcudbright Parade Day Kirkcudbright Parade Day:

Date: Saturday, August 16, 2014
Venue: Streets of Kirkcudbright and Harbour Square
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: Parade leaves Millflats 14:15
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 first prize £100 note)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: The parade consisting of floats, marching bands, walkers, horses and tractors. With pipe bands playing on the Harbour Square along with other attractions such as street entertainers, beer tent, barbecue, stalls, bouncy castle and disco music, this is a spectacular event. All entries welcome.

Edwardian artists walk Edwardian artists walk:

Date: Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Venue: Tour will leave Harbour Square Car Park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 6:00 pm approx 45 minutes
Ticket Info: Donation to local charity.
Contact Name:
Details: Tizzie Hornel Tour Tizzie will take you on a short walk along the High Street and tell you about the lives of the artists over 100 years ago and where they lived.

Scottish Night Scottish Night:

Date: Thursday, August 21, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00 - 20:30
Ticket Info: Free (Raffle tickets £1 to help fund event)
Contact Name: John Blaikie 01557 331415
Details: A must see family event providing excellent family entertainment. Held in the Harbour Square, a natural arena in the middle of town, the night features a mixture of traditional Scottish Pipe music from our award winning Kirkcudbright and District Pipe Band supported by the Stewartry Area Wind Band and Galloway Pipers, Scottish Country Dancers, Highland Dancers and other traditional entertainment including the World Famous UNBEATEN Kirkcudbright Tug o' War Team. The night starts at 19:00 with a special guest act who will add colour to our event and entertain the crowds to a variety of different cultural experiences.

Maggie's Tour Maggie's Tour:

Date: Friday, August 22, 2014
Venue: High Street outside Selkirk Arms Hotel
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 19:00
Ticket Info: £1
Contact Name: Summer Festivities Shop
Details: Maggie once again will guide you on her tour of Old Kirkcudbright. Come along and be entertained by the players, arrested by the guard, perplexed by scientists, or even propositioned by a lady of ill repute. Listen in terror to the minister's role in the witch trials. Prepare to be shocked, entertained, and to learn about the hard life the people of Kirkcudbright led 350 years ago. It is best to book on to these tours in advance as numbers are strictly limited. Tickets available at £1.00 from Solway Books / Summer Festivities Shop

Kirkcudbright Floodlit Tattoo and Firework Display Kirkcudbright Floodlit Tattoo and Firework Display:

Date: Saturday, August 23, 2014
Venue: St Cuthbert Street, Kirkcudbright
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 7.30pm <> 10.30pm
Ticket Info: £3
Contact Name: Yvonne Gordon, 3 Seggies, Kirkcudbright / Festivities Charity Shop.
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Kirkcudbright's famous Floodlit Tattoo and Firework Display. This year's special guests are the Imps Motorcycle Display Team, who where star performers at the 2013 "The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo" The Evening will also feature Awe-inspiring Massed Pipes and Drums, Highland and Country Dancers plus a whole cast of entertainers.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Venue: Soperie Gardens (Parish Church Grounds) Kirkcudbright
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.

Classic Car Rally Classic Car Rally:

Date: Sunday, August 24, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: From 09:30 am <> 5:00 pm
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Alistair Gordon 01557 330542
Details: Now celebrating its 27th anniversary this classic car rally is presented by local and visiting classic car enthusiasts. This is an open display and run for veteran, vintage and classic cars from all over Scotland and beyond. The cars will assemble for registration at 9.30am in the Harbour Square followed by a non-competitive run of approximately 3 hours through the scenic countryside returning to the Square for display and judging. The Royal Trophy will be awarded to the best combination of vehicle and appropriately dressed driver/passengers. May we stress that in this competition; account will be taken only of the relationship between the costume and the period in which the vehicle was built. Entry form can be accessed from the 'What's On Guide' page of this website.

Edwardian artists walk Edwardian artists walk:

Date: Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Venue: Tour will leave Harbour Square Car Park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 6:00 pm approx 45 minutes
Ticket Info: Donation to local charity.
Contact Name:
Details: Tizzie Hornel Tour Tizzie will take you on a short walk along the High Street and tell you about the lives of the artists over 100 years ago and where they lived.

Car Boot Sale Car Boot Sale:

Date: Sunday, September 14, 2014
Venue: Harbour square car park
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 10:00 am <> 2:00 pm
Ticket Info: Cars £5 Vans £7
Contact Name: David Tidy; Veronica Tidy Summer 01557 870314 Festivities Charity Shop
Details: This very popular event in 2013 will return in 2014. The only change is we will now be holding them on the second Sunday of the Month. We would highly recommend booking as last year we were running out of space for vehicles at almost all sales.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014
Venue: Kirkcudbright Town Hall
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014
Venue: Kirkcudbright Town Hall
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, November 23, 2014
Venue: Kirkcudbright Town Hall
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.

Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market Kirkcudbright Farmers & Producers Market:

Date: Sunday, December 21, 2014
Venue: Kirkcudbright Town Hall
Event type: Summer Festivities
Times: 11:00 ~ 15:00
Ticket Info: Free
Contact Name: Gavin Brown 01557 331871
Website: Click here. Opens in new window.
Details: Farmers' and community markets are the perfect way to discover and enjoy a wealth of delicious local food and drink and beautiful handmade crafts, all created by producers and craft makers living and working in Dumfries & Galloway. Kirkcudbright Summer Festivities has joined force with "The Dumfries & Galloway Farmers' and Community Markets Association" to bring Farmers & Producers Markets to Kirkcudbright.