The Swallow Theatre

Shows during The Wigtown Book Festival

Just an Ordinary Lawyer

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Sunday 24 September : 7.30pm
Monday 25 September : 7.30pm

He is Britain’s first Black judge, a fine singer and keen cricket lover.

Just an Ordinary Lawyer is a “brilliantly put together history lesson delivered as art.”

Tickets : £13.50

Lucy, Lucy & Lucy Barfield

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Tuesday 26 September : 7.30pm
Wednesday 27 September : 7.30pm

A show about finding the real Lucy from the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.

Tickets : £12

Mrs Roosevelt Flies To London

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Thursday 28 September : 7.30pm
Friday 29 September : 7.30pm

One-woman show exploring the public and hidden life of one of the most extraordinary women of the 20th century.

Performance length approximately 75 minutes followed by post-show Q&A

Tickets : £12

Sing Me A Song!

Robert Louis Stevenson Sing Me A Song! promotional Picture
Saturday 30 September : 7.30pm

Follow one of Scotland’s favourite sons, Robert Louis Stevenson, using his own words in this musical show, as he travels from his birthplace in Edinburgh to America and the Pacific.

Tickets : £10

Still to come in 2017

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The Swallow Theatre is a 50-seat venue in rural Dumfries and Galloway, and is located about three miles from Whithorn (Scotland’s earliest Christian settlement and one of its very oldest towns) and ten miles from Wigtown (Scotland’s book town).

To read about how this unique venue was created please click the button below.

Become A Friend

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Why not become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre and support the work of both the theatre and the associated Swallow Theatre charity whilst enjoying some benefits in return?

The Swallow Theatre Association

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The Swallow Theatre Association, is a registered charity which has been affiliated to the theatre since 1997.

The Association supports events that would not be viable in such a small rural venue, such as the Youth Drama Summer School, some professional theatre, and classical music.

When you become a Friend of The Swallow Theatre you also automatically become a member of The Swallow Theatre Association.

Creative Retreat

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For creative companies and individuals who want to get away from it all and have focussed production development or rehearsal time. We can offer packages that include the use of the theatre, refreshment room (The Sumner Room) and the on-site self catering accommodation.

We can also offer production services including lighting design, sound design and photography.

We will be adding our technical facilities and venue information to the website in the near future. In the meantime please contact us using the button below.

Theatre and Venue Hire

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The Swallow Theatre and the refreshment room are both available for hire at very reasonable prices.

The Theatre can be hired for small conferences (up to 50 people), talks, presentations, classes, rehearsals and performances.

The refreshment room (The Sumner Room) can be hired for meetings and classes.

If you think the venue might be suitable for something you are considering, please talk to us.

We will be adding our technical facilities and venue information to the website in the near future. In the meantime please contact us using the button below.