Spring Fling Zero Waste Blade-Maker is at the Sharp End of His Craft

Spring Fling Zero Waste Blade-Maker is at the Sharp End of His Craft

Tim Westley’s hand-forged knives – created from highly unusual, recycled materials – are highly prized by foodies cooking in restaurants or their own homes. That’s partly because, as a former professional chef himself, he understands exactly what they want from what...
Wonky Houses to Moon Jars – Spring Fling 2024 Welcomes 15 New Studios

Wonky Houses to Moon Jars – Spring Fling 2024 Welcomes 15 New Studios

A Moffat potter and a Stranraer artist who paints “wonky houses” will be among 15 new participants in this year’s Spring Fling. The annual open studios weekend (from 25-27 May) is Scotland’s premier event of its kind. There are a record-breaking 104 studios to visit...
Seafront Mural Aims to Inspire Spring Fling Visits to Stranraer

Seafront Mural Aims to Inspire Spring Fling Visits to Stranraer

A dramatic mural is being painted on the Stranraer seafront, celebrating the town’s connections to the ocean and growing importance as a destination for water sports. It is being created as a centrepiece for Dumfries & Galloway’s annual Spring Fling open studios...
Wigtown Poetry Prize Names 2024 Judges

Wigtown Poetry Prize Names 2024 Judges

The judges have been revealed for Wigtown Poetry Prizes – Scotland’s international three-language awards – and they have revealed what they will be looking for in a winning entry. The awards date back to 2005 and celebrate the country’s three indigenous languages –...