This year’s event includes a costumed performance on Sunday, which will take place against the impressive backdrop of the medieval castle, its loch and the surrounding hillsides.
Another, will see riders from Annandale and Nithsdale cross the hills from Moffat on a 12-hour expedition carrying water from Hartfell Spring which is said to give special powers of wisdom to anyone who drinks it.
Among the 15 riders on the trek will be Cornets who take part in the annual ridings of the marches that take place across Dumfries and Galloway and the Scottish Borders.
Quest involves riders from Lockerbie, Annan, Dumfries, Thornhill and Sanquhar and is led by local environmental artist and director of ‘Wide Open’ Jan Hogarth:
There will be plenty of activities to enjoy at the festival which encourages people to get involved rather than be a passive observer.
Full details can be found at the EAFS website.