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Evening Events - 2016
We offer a variety of evening entertainment throughout the week.
See below for details.
Join us and your fellow walkers for an evening meal (a selection of hot dishes followed by cake and tea or coffee) with a distinctive Scottish theme to celebrate 2015: Scotland’s Year of Food and Drink.Time: From 19:00 - meal served from 19:30Location: The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre, Riverside View, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NQCost: £12
14th Annual Festival
Talk and Slideshow - Galloway’s Raptors
Join us for an illustrated talk by Chris Rollie of RSPB featuring Galloway’s birds of prey. Several of this year’s walks will provide the chance to see spectacular birds like red kite and ospreys and this talk by a real enthusiast is the perfect introductionTime: 20:00Location: The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre, Riverside View, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NQCost: £4 including refreshments
Open Evening with Stewart R Cunningham
Get advice on the latest outdoor gear, enjoy some nibbles – plus don’t forget to take this brochure along to get a 15% discount on selected products!Time: Open late until 19:30Location: Stewart R Cunningham Outdoor Centre, 14 – 18 Victoria Street, Newton Stewart, DG8 6BTCost: Free - No booking required!
Talk and Slideshow - Galloway’s Dark Skies
Galloway Forest Park was the UK’s first designated Dark Sky Park, thanks to it’s lack of light pollution. Hear from a local expert to learn more about the heavens above us. This talk will be of interest to both walkers setting out on the night walk immediately afterwards and armchair astronomers.Time: 19:30Location: The Belted Galloway Visitor Centre, Riverside View, Newton Stewart, DG8 6NQCost: £4 including refreshments