Youth Beatz Fringe Festival

We are delighted to launch details of the Youth Beatz Fringe Festival for 2024! Running for 9 days between Wednesday 19th and Thursday 27th June, the Fringe Festival will see events taking place in every Ward area of Dumfries and Galloway.

The Youth Beatz Fringe Festival events are FREE for young people and families across the region, and events are designed by a group of young volunteers to make sure they are exciting for young people, and fully accessible geographically to communities across the region. As well as a wide and fun range of events and activities open to all, there are also specific events for young people with Additional Support Needs, Young Parents and Care Experienced Young People.

From Roller Discos to Inflatables, outdoor Urban Festivals to Music Nights, there is something for everyone being delivered in local communities across Dumfries and Galloway. See below for details of each event happening across the region, and keep an eye on our social media channels!

Date Time Location Event
 

Wednesday 19th June

 

4-6pm  

Heathhall Park, Dumfries

 

Family Night Out
 

Wednesday 19th June

 

7-9pm  

Castle Douglas Town Hall

 

Silent Roller Disco
 

Thursday 20th June

 

6-9pm Summerhill Community Centre, Dumfries Party in the North
 

Thursday 20th June

 

5-7pm  

Stair Park, Stranraer

 

Urban Festival
 

Thursday 20th June

 

6-8pm Vibe 75, Newton Stewart Silent Roller Disco
 

Friday 21st June

 

1-3pm  

Loreburn Hall, Dumfries

 

Young Parents Celebration
 

Friday 21st June

 

7-10pm  

The Yurt, Newton Stewart

 

Under 18’s Night Oot
 

Saturday 22nd June

 

11am-12:30pm  

Langholm Cricket Pitch

 

Cricket Sixes Pre-Game Activities
 

Saturday 22nd June

 

7-9pm Lockerbie Town Hall Silent Roller Disco
 

Saturday 22nd June

 

12-3pm  

Lightlands Park, Wigtown

 

Family Fun Day
 

Monday 24th June

 

6:30-8:30pm  

Oasis Youth Centre

 

Super Mondays CD Launch
 

Tuesday 25th June

 

6-8pm  

Victoria Halls, Annan

 

Roller Silent Disco
 

Tuesday 25th June

 

5-7pm  

Kirkcudbright Skate Park

 

Urban Festival
 

Wednesday 26th June

 

4-6pm  

Hillview Leisure Centre and Field, Kelloholm

 

Inflatable Madness
Wednesday 26th June 5-7pm  

Colliston Park, Dalbeattie

 

Outdoor Challenges

#WeCare 24

Youth Beatz Fringe Presents the 4th Annual Gathering for Care Experienced Young People aged 11 – 25 in Dumfries & Galloway – #WeCare

The event starts at 12noon & will finish at 8:00pm, there’s workshops in the afternoon and a celebration event in the evening

Open to any young person 11 – 25 who is care experienced. This includes young people who are or have been looked after at home on a supervision order, and those who have lived in kinship, foster, residential or secure care – young people who have ‘left care’ and are under the age of 25 are welcome to attend the event too!

Open to young people who are ‘looked after’ in D&G, even if their social worker is from another area i.e. Glasgow, Orkney or Carlisle.

Young people must sign up by Friday 21st  June sign up forms available by calling or e-mailing [email protected], alternatively we have an online sign up form which you can access by scanning the QR code or clicking the link at the bottom of this page

Lunch, Dinner & Snacks throughout the day will be provided for all young people, free of charge.

Young people attending will have be part of a group with others young people who are a similar age. Each group will have a dedicated worker who will be young people’s point of contact throughout the event.

Transport will be provided from towns across Dumfries and Galloway, picking up and dropping off at local secondary schools – all information is on the sign up form!

Sign Up Form