The Usual Place

The Usual Place
Academy Street, Dumfries, DG1 1BZ
  • Telephone 01387 253485
  • Opening times Mon–Fri 9am–4pm; closed Sat & Sun.
  • Email
  • Website www.theusualplace.org
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Events at this venue

There are 4 events at this location

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Emily Dodd

Storyteller, CBeebies presenter, entertainer and eco-activist. Booking is essential.

Sat 8 Apr

£4 / 01387 253485

The launch of Ollie and the Otter: A Scottish Osprey Story. Part of Big DoG Children's Festival.

Mairi Hedderwick

Meet Mairi Hedderwick, author of the well-loved Katie Morag books.

Sat 8 Apr

£4 / 01387 253485

Mairi Hedderwick reads from the latest Katie Morag books. Part of Big DoG Children's Festival.

Renita Boyle: Bear Tales and Critter Capers

Family fun for under 5s with children’s author and storyteller Renita Boyle. Shake your squirrely tale, wish upon an acorn and discover what to do in a little canoe.

Sat 8 Apr

Free / 01387 253485

Part of Big DoG Festival.

Vivian French

Vivian French is the author of multiple children's books including The Tales From The Five Kingdoms, Stargirl Academy, the Knight in Training series and Aesop’s Funky Fables.

Sat 8 Apr

£4 / 01387 253485

Vivian French introduces two new stand-alone comic adventures: The Adventures of Alfie Onion and Cherry Pie Princess. Can Alfie save the day when his big brother Magnifico sets out to win his family a Happily Ever After but fails miserably? What will Princess Peony do when she gets the librarian into trouble just because she wants to do normal things instead of being prim and proper? Part of Big DoG Festival.

£4 / 01387 253485

Vivian French reads from her book Captain Crankie and Seadog Steve, a story about ethically disposing of rubbish. Part of Big DoG Festival.