Season 2015-2016

To be announced - Re-opening Autumn 2015





  Adult Workshops 

At our temporary home on the Crichton Campus


Workshops resumes Autumn 2015


Work shop session  for people who are interested in  drama and the performing arts. On Wednesdays at 7.00 run by Ali Anderson-Dyer.  They run for 2 hours  and cost £5 for members so if you would like to join or know anyone who would like to come along, please do so.  You'll be very welcome.  It's not too late to join in! 





We are supported by

Holywood Trust, D&G Council, Heritage Lottery Fund, Creative Scotland, Robertson Trust, Monument Trust,  DTDT, Historic Scotland and Public donations.


The oldest working theatre in Scotland


Theatre Royal, Shakespeare Street, Dumfries

Scotland DG1 2JH , Tel: 01387 254209


Booking Information


Purchase tickets online at,  phone 01387 253383  or visit the Box Office at Midsteeple, High Street, Dumfries

(Open Tuesday to Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday 10am - 1:30pm).


Tickets can also be purchased at theatre box office  30 min prior to  performance (subject to availability)



£10 adults £8 children

£1 off on December 2nd & 3rd

Members Pantomime

Members can order and pay for Panto
tickets in advance. Season booking has been reinstated.

Membership £30.00
Junior Membership £15.00

Costume Hire


Please contact theatre royal

for making arrangements.

Phone :01387 254209

Guild of Players

The Guild of Players was founded as an amateur dramatic company in 1913. It has put on a season of plays for all but six of the years since then. There were no productions between 1915 and 1919, and none in 1944.

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