What's on at The Devils Porridge


Object of the Month – Aviator Hat and Goggles

Friday 3rd March – Evening talk by Timothy McCracken on ‘Dumfriesshire in 1917’. Talk begins at 7pm, £2 entry fee.

Friday 17th March – Navvies Night – An evening of Irish poetry, traditional Irish music and a talk about the hard work of the Irish Navvies.


Object of the Month – Kriegsmarine Collection

Friday 21st April – Evening talk by David Reid on ‘The Sky Above us in 1944’. Talk begins at 7pm, £2 entry fee.


Object of the Month – Local bottles

Tuesday 23rd May – Afternoon talk by Sarah Harper

Tuesday 30th May – Evening talk by Gary Hedges on ‘Rare and Remarkable Insects of the Solway’. Talk begins at 7pm, £2 entry fee.


Object of the Month – Binoculars and case

Friday 5th June – Wednesday 3st June – Women’s Football Exhibition

Thursday 22nd June – Afternoon Talk by Stuart Gibbs on ‘Women’s Football at WW1 Factories’. Talk begins at 1pm, £2 entry fee.

Community Activities at The Devils Porridge

Our museum hosts regular community groups and provides activities aimed at those with varied interests and abilities.

We run a monthly Cordite Club for local retirees, offering lunch, refreshments and a programme varied talks on subjects including local history, art and nature.

Our Learning Suite is a large air conditioned room with ample space, tables and chairs. It can be hired for day or night classes. We currently host Tai Chi, Silver Surfers, Young Curators and many more local groups.

The room is available to hire for meetings, conferences and regular groups. To find out more, please contact the museum on 01461 700021 or email: info@devilsporridge.org.uk.