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FREE PICTURE:  Spring Fling Art Fest 20th Year Launch, Dumfries & Galloway Scotland, Tues 05/04/2022:
Art originals – first Spring Flingers launch programme for 20th year:
Spring Fling, which takes place over the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend (2nd to 5th June (2022)) will see 96 participants right across Dumfries and Galloway (South West Scotland) throw open their doors to welcome the public.
And sixteen of the 2003 ‘original artists’ will be taking part in 2022. See:
  Pictured is Spring Fling original willow artist Lizzie Farey. 
Photography for Upland / Spring Fling from: Colin Hattersley Photography - - - 07974 957 388.. 
 More information in accompanying Press Release and from: Matthew Shelley on 07786 704 299 or at Matthew@ScottishFestivalsPR.Org  
 Photography for Spring Fling /  Upland CIC from: Colin Hattersley Photography - - - 07974 957 388.

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Since its humble beginnings nearly ten years ago, the distillery has generated £50,000 for the local community.

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Ewan, Jamie, Charlie and Lachlan Maclean.

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Chef Tom Kitchin. Credit Marc Miller

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Rosebank Distillery.

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