"Bandelero The Bandit" was last performed in 1877, when author JM Barrie was just seventeen.Read the full story ›
A play by Peter Pan author JM Barrie, last performed in 1877, is returning to the stage at his old school in Dumfries and Galloway.
The Scottish Youth Theatre and Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust have teamed up to stage "Bandelero the Bandit" at Dumfries Academy today.
Thousands of people have lined the streets of Dumfries to celebrate the town's history. The annual Guid Nychburris (Good Neighbours) day parade is the biggest event on the local calendar and as Kate Walby reports, appears to be growing in popularity.
Both rock and traditional bands are set to take the stage for Riverside Rock 2015 later today, June 20, in a charity music festival.
The 2,000 capacity event will begin at Jed-Forest RFC, Riverside Park at 12pm and is set to finish at midnight.
Attendees are encouraged to bring along a picnic (alcohol not permitted) and to help raise money for “Cash For Kids” and other sports organisations around the Scottish Borders.
It's one of the biggest events of the year in Dumfries.
The annual Guid Nychburris Festival starts today, June 22, and features rides outs, parades and parties.
Months of work goes into the planning to ensure it's a success.
The ceremony follows a route and sequence of events laid down in the mists of time.
Formal proceedings start at 7.30am with the gathering of up to 250 horses waiting for the courier to arrive and announce that the Pursuivant is on his way.
At 8am they leave the Midsteeple and ride out to meet the Pursuivant. They then proceed to Ride the Marches and Stob and Nog (mark the boundary with posts and flags) before returning to the Midsteeple at 12.15pm to meet the Provost, and then the Charter is proclaimed to the town's people of Dumfries.
This is then followed by the crowning of the Queen of the South.
The Muckle Toon Adventure Festival gets underway in Langholm today.
The annual event which runs until Sunday features a host of activities and attractions from mountain biking and a half marathon to a cycling stunt team display.
The Theatre Royal has been undergoing a £2 million refurbishment. It's on course to open its doors for a Christmas pantomime.Read the full story ›
Scotland's oldest working theatre is hoping to re-open its doors to the public in time for a Christmas pantomime.
The Theatre Royal in Dumfries had been threatened with closure until a two million pound renovation and expansion project was approved.
Building work has been going on for around a year now.
Talkin Tarn near Brampton will be transformed into an open-air theatre this evening.
A touring theatre company is performing Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice by the side of the tarn.
Gates open at six o'clock for a seven o'clock start.
An international concert pianist will play on stage in Cumbria tonight, but will only use one hand.
Anthony Hewitt broke his shoulder in a cycling accident six weeks ago.
Fiona Marley Paterson reports.