Blind date…. when Fern met Mark…

A few weeks ago some of you will remember our Blind Date Show compered by local nutter Ian McLatchie – On that night couple number 2 were matched up when Fern picked Mark.  The next week they met up  to start their date at Hetland Garden Centre where we “thought” a bit of cleaning in the soft play area would be fun….

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Filmed on location at the wonderful Hetland Garden Centre, Salon Belissimo, Alive Radio, Aura, Barbours of Dumfries and Kinmount Hotel.  With much gratitude to all for without you the dates would not have been possible.

Also thanks to GE Edwards photography, AKA Graham Edwards for all photographs and videos and also to Graham Anderson for embracing the whole concept and allowing our couples to join him live on radio.

Blind Date – when Bob met Laura….

Back in February Ian Mclatchie hosted our Blind Date Show and the first couple we matched up were local Musician Bob Hollis with his date local Eco-Warrier and all round fun lady – Laura Howieson

On their date they went to Iain Jardine Racing Ltd, Salon Belissimo, Aura at Barbours and a wee stint on Alive Radio with Graham Anderson before a relaxing meal at Kinmount Hotel but….

What happened next… click here to find out…

All credits for photo and video to GE Photography. Graham Edwards.

**Breaking News**

We are delighted to announce that upcoming artist Martina Corsini is coming to our little pub. YES really!!

This girl deserves to be heard. Listen to her here

Please bring your friends and support her.  Friday 9th of March at 9pm.

Could LOVE be in the air……?

Our Blind Date competition was a massive success last week with 6 gorgeous singles travelling from far and wide to compete for the attentions of Bob and Fern under the helpful instruction of our friend – the well known local publican Ian McLatchie…

Their dates take place on Thursday 22nd – listen out on Alive Radio FM 107.3, drive time with Graham Anderson to find out how our couples are getting on or follow us on facebook for updates afterwards….

Photos from the night.. courtesy of Graham Edwards Photography



Calling all singles

We still need contestants for our Blind Date Show.

Are you in the age range mid 20 – mid 40?  Are you single?  Like to meet people? Like to be spoiled? Take life not too seriously? Up for a laugh? Available at 9pm of Friday 16th and all day Thursday 22nd February (for the date)?  Then please get in touch with us – the dates have been provided by 5 local businesses and you WILL be pampered. 

In the News today –

Has the art of face to face conversation and romance died?  We hope not! We are hosting Blind Date (Cilla Black style) on Friday 16th of February plus Speed Dating for singles on Thursday 15th of February and Mr and Mrs for the married couples on Saturday 17th February.  Come along, leave your phones at home and let’s get some good old fashioned face to face talking going…