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Christmas Treasure Trail

Christmas Treasure Trail

Why not take part in the Christmas Treasure Trail at the Dumfries Christmas Festival & Lights Switch On organised by The Guild Dumfries on the 1st December. Wander around town collecting the letters for a chance to win some fabulous prizes includi...

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Makers Market Festival Gets The Green Light

Makers Market Festival Gets The Green Light

After almost 2 years of campaigning, The Guild (Dumfries) CIC have finally been given the go-ahead for their longed for monthly street market festival. The Guild Dumfries will launch Dumfries Market Festival, their monthly curated street market fe...

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Book Donations Needed

Book Donations Needed

Here at The Guild Dumfries we need your help! We are looking for children's book donations for our Santa’s Grotto at the Dumfries Christmas Festival & Lights Switch On this year.

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Community Christmas

Community Christmas

We were over the moon to be given the news from Dumfries & Galloway Council that The Guild Dumfries C.I.C will the lead delivery partner working in partnership with the council to organise the Christmas Lights Switch On in Dumfries this year, so w...

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Join us at our Open Evening

Join us at our Open Evening

We are hosting an Open Evening as we want to share our vision of The Guild. Our ambitious plans are to develop a community space that will offer multiple, affordable rentable concessions in our shop, have both studio and workshop space, meeting ro...

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Two Become Three

Two Become Three

We officially welcomed Frank, our newly appointed third member to our board meeting last week, the first of the year. It was a positive and successful meeting and a great start to the year ahead. The meeting was a chance to really focus on our vis...

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Please Take our Survey

Please Take our Survey

If you visited the christmas makers market in Dumfries then we need your help. Here at The Guild Dumfries we would love to hear your thoughts and would be ever so grateful if you could take the time, which won't take long, to complete our survey. ...

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Community Spirit

Community Spirit

We're delighted and overwhelmed with the positive response we’ve had to our first Dumfries Makers Market. Despite the awful weather, visitors flocked to the market in their thousands and spirits were certainly not dampened. We couldn't be more ple...

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Good Things Take Time

Good Things Take Time

The Guild Dumfries are delighted to share the news that during the Nithsdale Area Commitee meeting this week, councillors from Dumfries & Galloway Council unanimously voted to make a change in the current procedure with regard to the Dumfries Town...

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Our Story So Far

Our Story So Far

The campaign for Dumfries Makers Market began after Kirsten Scott posted a rant on her Facebook account about the lack of affordable retail premises in the town centre. As a result of the Facebook post, Leah Halliday and Kirsten decided to team up...

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