This weekend, vintage vehicles and their very proud owners will be gearing up for the event of the year: the Moffat Classic Car Rally (29-30 June). Up to 1,000 classic cars are set to ride into the spa town of Moffat attracting enthusiasts from all over the UK. The Moffat Classic Car Rally, organised by the Scottish Rootes Enthusiasts, is now in its 22nd year and growing in popularity. Supported by Dumfries
We take five with... Gordon Stewart of the Füe Fighters, Scotland’s Foo Fighters tribute band, who play Moffat Town Hall at the Beef Tub Biker Bash. Describe your music in three words. Loud, hot and sweaty. How will you prepare for your gig in Moffat? We’ll source a pre-gig kebab or pizza. In the good ole days, we’d have piled into Toosh’s chip shop but sadly she isn’t with us anymore. I
It's back. By popular demand and after extensive press coverage in Bike magazine, the Moffat One Shot returns - courtesy of the brilliant Beef Tub Bikers. Last year's inaugural event was a huge success and this year's is set to be bigger and better, virtually taking over the whole high street in Moffat. WHAT IS IT? It's a photo competition with a difference - and free to enter. A photo shoot of
This is a good year for the arts. 2019 is the 40th year of the Dumfries & Galloway Arts Festival, Scotland's largest rural performing arts festival. During 24 May-2 June, there will be ten days of drama, music, dance, poetry and even a high-street takeover, all of which adds up to a wonderful showcase for the arts in Scotland. With so much demanding your attention where do you even start? Right here.
In this the Year of Conversation, the Moffat Rammy is a perfect example of celebration, collaboration, exploration - and there's always plenty of time to blether. What is it? The Moffat Rammy is an informal three-day music festival - and it's FREE. (In the Scots language, a rammy is a free for all.) Everyone is welcome to perform and play, sing or recite poetry. Or you could just turn up to watch
This weekend, Dumfries & Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team Mostly Ghostly return with more history and hauntings in Scotland's oldest working theatre, the Theatre Royal Dumfries. What to expect Mostly Ghostly present their Haunted Theatre Tour at the Theatre Royal Dumfries in a special charity event supporting Food Train Dumfries & Galloway. Robert Burns, Edmund Kean and JM Barrie have all played their part in this splendid 225-year-old building. Mostly Ghostly have
At Queensberry House you can be sure of a warm welcome, local knowledge and the full Scottish breakfast. The famous Moffat walks are on the doorstep. Bed… In our Victorian listed building with views of the Moffat hills, we offer comfortable accommodation in well-presented rooms with modern en-suite facilities. All our rooms are on the ground floor for ease of access. …and breakfast Kick-start your day with our cooked to order Scottish
On 10 October, we are celebrating World Porridge Day and supporting the Mary’s Meals campaign to raise money for hungry children. It's the ultimate winter breakfast. Packed with essential nutrients including vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre, porridge lowers blood pressure, reduces cholesterol and helps to protect against heart disease. It’ll give you a warm glow and enough sustenance till lunchtime. Warning: it may also bring on a touch of smugness. How to get