The Swallow Theatre

Oskar’s Amazing Adventure

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Monday 3 April : 3.00pm

Oskar’s amazing adventure tells the tale of a puppy who leaves his snowbound home in the mountains in search of a friendly animal to play with.
Suitable for 2-8 years

Adult : £5 / Child : £3

An evening with Late Bloomers and The Cochranes

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Thursday 6 April : 7.30pm

Blues, bluegrass, folk and acoustic singer-songwriters from our local region.

Tickets : £10

Friends’ Early Bird : £9

Latest News

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Faslane

Tonight - Faslane at The Swallow Theatre 7.30pm!
You can listen to this radio clip from a few days' ago of Jenna Watt chatting to Janice Forsyth about the show, including an extract from the show, at www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08h088n (at 1 hour in).
Tickets for tonight's performance cost £12.50 and some are still available for from swallowtheatre.co.uk/production/faslane/ or phone 01988 850368 or buy on the door (cash only please, first-come first-served, we open the foyer and gardens at 6.30pm and the auditorium at about 7.20pm).
Faslane by Jenna Watt - On Tour March / April 2017
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FaslaneMar 27, 7:30pmSwallow TheatreHer Majesty’s Naval Base Clyde, or Faslane, situated 40 miles outside Glasgow, is home to the UK’s nuclear missile program: Trident.

With her family having worked in Faslane all her life, and with friends protesting at the gates, Fringe First winner Jenna Watt explores what happens when the personal and political collide.

Drawing upon interviews with individuals at the front line of the nuclear debate, Jenna navigates her own journey through the politics, protests and peace camps in this multi award-winning show, direct from a hugely successful run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.

Presented by The Swallow Theatre Association.

Tickets cost £12.50 and can be booked online (no booking fee) at www.swallowtheatre.co.uk or telephone 01988 850368 (please leave a message).
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Wigtown Book Festival
Coming soon ( updated 27/03/17)
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The Swallow Theatre

The Swallow TheatreMay 12, 7:30pmSwallow TheatreStewart and Frank will perform in this lovely venue in Dumfries and Galloway featuring lots of new material from their forthcoming release. ... See MoreSee Less

5 days ago

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We are looking forward to a music double-bill from Wigtownshire duos Late Bloomers and The Cochranes (from The Old Bank Book Shop) here at The Swallow Theatre on 6 April!
http://swallowtheatre.co.uk/production/an-evening-with-late-bloomers-and-the-cochranes/

We are looking forward to a music double-bill from Wigtownshire duos Late Bloomers and The Cochranes (from The Old Bank Book Shop) here at The Swallow Theatre on 6 April!
swallowtheatre.co.uk/production/an-evening-with-late-bloomers-and-the-cochranes/
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About

Distant view of the Swallow Theatre site PictureThe 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

Swallow Theatre at night photographWhy 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

Swallow Theatre Wall Plaque PictureThe 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.