Event Calendar

Welcome to our Event Calendar
Here you will find lots to do in our area. We list all kinds of events and activities, exhibitions, workshops and attractions and we are sure you will find something to suit everyone. The list isn’t exhaustive. It doesn’t detail all the things that are here all the time – the colourful streets, the attractive shops, the harbour, the beaches and the beautiful countryside around us they are all here waiting to be explored.

Viewing Event Listings
To find out what’s on in the Kirkcudbright area over the next month or so, choose from the menu on the upper left of the calendar below. Select an Event category and you will get every future event in that category.

Listing Your Event
There is no charge to have your event listed here. If you are an organiser and want to be listed please get in touch with us.

All efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained in this site. We cannot however accept responsibility for inaccurate information or cancellations. We advise you to check with the event organiser if traveling specially. (read more)


2017 Kirkcudbright Academy Half Marathon
May 27 @ 11:00 am

May 27th 2017 is the date for the 34th Kirkcudbright Academy Half Marathon!

There are three events to chose from:

  • The Half Marathon (18yrs+) – start: 1pm
  • The Beeches 11.2k (15yrs+) Run – start: 1pm
  • The Walk (open to all ages ) follows the half marathon route – start: 11am

There is a also a Family Fun Run (1.5 miles) organised by Kirkcudbright Primary school – start 1.20pm

More details: – http://kahm.org.uk/

Café Largo – A Night in Hollywood @ The Cochran Hall
May 27 @ 7:30 pm

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A Night in Hollywood

with Café Largo

and pupils from Kirkcudbright Academy

Bar Refreshments Red Carpet!

27th May 2017  7.30pm

As part of Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival

Tickets £8.00 from Thomsons, Midsteeple Box Office or the Academy



Kirkcudbright Farmers and Producers Market @ Town Centre
May 28 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

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BBQ Night at Basecamp Cafe @ Basecamp Cafe at Laggan Outdoor
May 30 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

We’re firing up our monster Kamadojo barbecue and we’ll be serving a selection of the finest fayre, cooked low and slow on our barbecue.

Booking for all of our evenings is essential, so give us a call on 01557 840 217 or email hello@basecampatlaggan.co.uk

We have a range of other great nights on so why not have a look at our website www.basecampatlaggan.co.uk


Steak Night at Basecamp Cafe @ Basecamp Cafe at Laggan Outdoor
May 31 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

We’re offering a night of the finest steaks, sides and sauces. From the most flavourful rump & ribeye steaks, to fresh tuna steaks and lamb rump, there’s something for everyone. All are served with chunky chips, onion rings, plum tomatoes and flat mushroom, as well as a range of extra and sauces.

Our evenings are all booking essential, so give us a call on 01557 840 217 to reserve your table or email hello@basecampatlaggan.co.uk


Raclette Night at Basecamp Cafe @ Basecamp Cafe at Laggan Outdoor
Jun 1 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Our ever popular Raclette nights are back for 2017 and better than ever! Like its close relative the Fondue, Raclette is made for sharing. Each table receives a hot stone, perfect for cooking marinated meats, grilling veg & melting cheese.

Our evening are all booking essential, so give us a call on 01557 840 217 or email hello@basecampatlaggan.co.uk

For more information on this or any of our events, visit our website: www.basecampatlaggan.co.uk

Broughton House Garden Scotland’s Gardens open evening @ Broughton House
Jun 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Broughton House Garden Scotland’s Gardens open evening, Thursday, 8th June 2017, 6pm to 9pm. Entry £4 includes refreshment.

2017 Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival @ Various
Jun 8 @ 8:00 pm – Jun 11 @ 11:59 pm

The 20th Kirkcudbright Jazz Festival

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The 20th annual festival in this unique small Scottish town will endeavour to maintain the high musical standards set by previous festivals. Visitors will have the chance to enjoy top class and highly professional artistes, some on a first time visit, as well as some old favourites, ensuring that the festival caters for jazz lovers of all ages who appreciate quality as well as variety in their entertainment.


More details here….  www.kirkcudbrightjazzfestival.co.uk


Kirkcudbright Car Boot Sale @ Harbour Square Car Park
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Kirkcudbright Historic Walk @ Leaves Tourist Information Centre
Jun 13 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Take this guided walk around the streets of Kirkcudbright.

Learn a wealth of historical facts and information surrounding the fascinaing 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……

Leaves Tourist Information Office Harbour Square