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Open Exhibition at the Tollbooth Art Centre

The Open Art and Crafts Exhibition opens in Tollbooth Art Centre, Kirkcudbright from 3rd December to 8th January. Creative Whithorn members Lynn Morley, Red Squirrel Crafts, Evelyn Mackintosh, Aldaron Woodcrafts and Liz Perry have work on display and for sale. Also on... read more

Stranraer Open Arts and Crafts Exhibition 2015

Work by Creative Whithorn members Lisa Hooper, Michal Šúr and Liz Perry has been selected for display in the ‘Stranraer Open Arts and Crafts Exhibition 2015 at Stranraer Museum gallery. Work by artists and makers from across Wigtownshire and Stewartry is on... read more

Five More… Davy Brown

From 1988 – 2002, Davy was Principal Teacher of Art at the Douglas-Ewart High School in Newton Stewart and continued to exhibit in one-man shows in Scotland and England. In 2002 he retired from teaching to become a full-time artist. Davy’s paintings can be seen in...


We are a non-profit organisation whose aim is to promote creativity in Whithorn and the Machars of Galloway.

In 2013 Jack Sloan established the first Whithorn Arts and Crafts Trail. From this grew the Creative Whithorn Arts & Crafts Association.

This website aims to provide information on the artists and events that together make ‘Creative Whithorn’.