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Our Events

Book Launch with Ross MacKenzie

By Catherine Colwell, January 28, 2020


Meet the Snowqueen 21st & 22nd December

By Catherine Colwell, December 3, 2019


Winter Wonderland Adventures with Relax Kids 8th & 22nd December 2019

By Catherine Colwell,


Wee Mousie Takeover at Moat Brae 14th & 15th December 2019

By Catherine Colwell, December 2, 2019


Grinch spotted at Moat Brae!

By Catherine Colwell,


Nana finds a Moat Brae Gift Card

By Catherine Colwell, November 28, 2019


What’s On Christmas 2019

By Catherine Colwell,


Volunteer Crafting Workshops for Christmas

By Catherine Colwell, November 20, 2019


Interactive Story Trail Sat 23rd November

By Catherine Colwell,


Join the Pirate and Mermaid Adventures 24th Nov and 1st Dec

By Catherine Colwell,


Announcing Little Story Pirates

By Catherine Colwell, November 15, 2019


Discover Digital Self Management and Care

By Catherine Colwell, October 15, 2019


ONR. in Conversation at Moat Brae 25th October 2019

By Catherine Colwell,


Scotland and the Arctic

By Catherine Colwell, September 18, 2019


Doors Open Day Sun 8th September 2019

By moatbrae, September 2, 2019


Peter Pan in Kensington Gardens

By moatbrae, July 29, 2019

Fly away on a 60-minute adventure with Betwixt-and-Between’s new stage adaptation of JM Barrie’s little known PREQUEL to Peter Pan.


Introducing All Day Sunday Brunch

By moatbrae,

Our beautiful café overlooking Enchanted Land will now be serving ALL DAY SUNDAY BRUNCHES and to mark the occasion on Sunday 4th August local DJ legends Double Down Disco will be in spinning sweet soul tunes to help you chill out while you enjoy our new Sunday Brunch Menu.


Moat Brae: Characters and Connections!

By moatbrae, January 18, 2019


Pirate Gathering for Christmas Lights Switch On

By moatbrae, December 3, 2018


School Drama Club Set Up By JM Barrie Helps Celebrate Dumfries Legacy of Peter Pan Author

By moatbrae, November 19, 2018


Dreams for the Future Festival

By moatbrae, November 5, 2018

Sat 24th Nov – Sun 2nd Dec 2018. Using the power of imagination and a sprinkling of fairy dust, the young people of Dumfries will take over running Moat Brae for Dreams for the Future Festival and will present a series of events in Dumfries to celebrate Scotland’s Year of Young People 2018.


Seeking Carnival Event Producer with a bit of bite!

By moatbrae, August 24, 2018


Our Pop-Up Charity Shop 2018

By moatbrae, May 31, 2018

Running 6th to 11th August 2018 at The Bakers Oven Dumfries. Last year’s shop raised over £3,000 for The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust and we are looking forward to another great event this August. All donations of bric-a-brac, books, clothing etc are welcome.



By moatbrae, May 8, 2018

The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust is seeking an artist, or group of artists, who specialise in creating large signature puppets for carnival events to work at this year’s Youth Beatz Festival in Dumfries.


Tales of Country Life at Ellisland Farm

By moatbrae, March 30, 2018

A Special Event at Ellisland Farm, Auldgirth. Follow the Rural Ramblings of Robert Burns and JM Barrie in the country home of the great Bard.


Moat Brae Sponsors Storyteller

By moatbrae, February 22, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we are sponsoring storyteller Mara Menzies at this year’s Storytelling Festival at the Edge


D&G Young Writers Competition Launched

By moatbrae,

Announcing the 2018 D&G Young Writers Competition – aged 5 to 26? We want your stories!


Vote NOW!

By moatbrae, December 11, 2017


Moat Brae has Dreams for Year of Young People 2018

By moatbrae, November 13, 2017


JMB Creatives Welcome You to Neverland

By moatbrae, August 6, 2017


PPMBT Interview by YouTube Vlogger Sarah Says Hi!

By moatbrae, July 13, 2017


Welcome to Neverland!

By moatbrae,


Children’s JM Barrie Theatre Tours a Big Success!

By moatbrae, April 18, 2017


26th June 2017 BAFTA award-winning CBeebies duo come to Dumfries

By moatbrae, March 9, 2017

MEI Theatrical and Polka Theatre present SARAH & DUCK’S BIG TOP BIRTHDAY Live on stage – see the BAFTA award-winning CBeebies duo and friends
Monday 26th June at 4.30pm. Brought to you by The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust. Easterbrook Hall, Dumfries


8th April 2017 The PPMBT Scribbling Zone

By moatbrae,

Presented by The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum. Let’s Get Creative in Dumfries!!! Make sure you stop by as you follow the Big Dog Paw Prints from Festival Venue to Venue.

Find us in Dumfries High Street where you can scribble and stencil with an artist who will inspire and guide you in some fringy fun….


8th & 9th April 2017 Family Tour of JM Barrie’s Favourite Theatre

By moatbrae,

Family Tour of JM Barrie’s Favourite Theatre. 8th & 9th April 2017 at Theatre Royal Dumfries. A The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum event in collaboration with Theatre Royal Dumfries


8th & 9th April 2017 Peter Pan Arts & Crafts Drop In Event

By moatbrae,

Join The Peter Pan Moat Brae Trust Youth Forum and local artists in making fun, Peter Pan themed decorations and badges to take home!
Family event open to all ages, this event runs alongside a series of fun tours of JM Barrie’s favourite theatre. See behind the scenes in the place where the creator of Peter Pan first experienced the magic of theatre!


The Christmas Storyhouse at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, November 25, 2016


Big Draw 2016 at Moat Brae October 15th

By moatbrae, September 27, 2016


September Open Weekend and Roald Dahl 100 Celebration at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, August 31, 2016


Spooky Stories for Halloween at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, August 9, 2016


House of Imagination at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, July 26, 2016


Launch of the PPMBT Lecture Series

By moatbrae, May 19, 2016


Moat Brae becomes lantern making hub for BBS

By moatbrae, January 11, 2016


Welcome to Winter Event

By moatbrae, November 20, 2015


Big Draw at Moat Brae 2015

By moatbrae, September 16, 2015


October – Business to Business Event

By moatbrae, September 15, 2015


Pirates at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, September 14, 2015


September Open Days at Moat Brae

By moatbrae, August 18, 2015


APRIL Open Days At Moat Brae

By moatbrae, April 15, 2015