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What does culture mean to you?

We recently hosted a gathering to discuss the Scottish Government's draft National Culture Strategy.


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.

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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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Dumfries’ first ‘Sign & Dine’ at The Stove!

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A fortnightly drop-in for the signing community to gather will be launched this week at The Stove!  The region’s first ‘Sign & Dine’ has been organised in association with the…

Contemporary Creative Currents in Scotland in memory of Gordon Robertson

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Last week we were delighted to host the event ‘Contemporary Creative Currents in Scotland’ featuring two illustrated talks by national cultural figures –  Andrew Crummy and Collective Architecture. Presented by…

The Stove AGM & Local Democracy Event

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It’s that time of year again…time to call our membership to our AGM, look at projects of the past year and thank you for your continued support in our activity!…

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