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Opposites Attract: Gruesome Murder & an Arty Afternoon

Dumfries

Get your spooky fix courtesy of Mostly Ghostly and grisly case of Robert Smith, then relax and unwind with a just-for-fun drawing class.

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Friday 18th May

Annan Museum

The case of Robert Smith – last public execution in Scotland

Free

2018 marks the 150th anniversary of the last public execution in Scotland. On 12 May 1868, Robert Smith was convicted of ghastly crimes and hung in Dumfries. Join Mostly Ghostly, Dumfries and Galloway’s first paranormal investigation team, for an after-hours event at Annan Musuem. With meticulous research and a flair for the dramtic, the Mostly Ghostly team will delve into the real story of this shocking crime which took place near Cummertrees in Dumfriesshire.

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Saturday 19th May

Dumfries Museum

Drawing for Enjoyment taster session

Free

Visit Dumfries Museum to try your hand at drawing during this fun, relaxed taster session. The afternoon will be run by the Drawing for Enjoyment group, who organise drawing workshops for all abilities to give it a go in a warm and friendly environment. The focus is on the enjoyment of drawing and the journey together, not the results. Places are limited so please book in advance by telephoning 01387 253374.

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